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Student leaders vouch for women with power

Student leaders vouch for women with power

Bethany Probst, Reporter

April 30, 2019

Jesseca Greene was running late. She was supposed to meet her friends—game art and design students like her—at Baltimore/Washington International Airport for a 6 a.m. flight to San Francisco. That’s when “a tiny maternal instinct … kick[ed] in,” she recalled. As her mother sped to the...

Students study to ease nerves for final exams

Students study to ease nerves for final exams

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 30, 2019

AACC students and faculty said in April that studying, physical activity and relaxing can help ease the stress of final exams. Beth Mays, a registered nurse and manager of the campus Health and Wellness Center, said stress management is different for everyone. “It’s about stopping all of the...

Student keeps faith, gay pride

Student keeps faith, gay pride

Bethany Probst, Reporter

April 30, 2019

Thirteen-year-old Garrett Hutchinson’s fingers traced the braid on his mother’s best leather belt until they felt the buckle. Sitting on his mother’s bed after another rough day at middle school, the North Carolina teenager intended to fasten the belt around his neck and end his life. A room...

Students say speeches cause nerves, anxiety

Students say speeches cause nerves, anxiety

Samantha Gibson and Car’lyle Lee

April 30, 2019

Even communications majors freak out when they have to make presentations, some of them told Campus Current in April. Communications students said they feel a rush of fear when presenting a PowerPoint or even giving a short speech to an audience. Their professors said they felt the same panic when...

AACC’s women leaders share best advice

AACC’s women leaders share best advice

April 30, 2019

“Finish your education, create a commemorative remembrance and legacy, be a good role model for women in your life, travel the world and wear sunscreen.” “Develop your leadership skills early, start in college by taking positions in clubs, committees and in the community. And then afte...

AACC legal studies hosts gun control event

AACC legal studies hosts gun control event

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 29, 2019

AACC’s legal studies institute hosted a gun control forum where judges shared insights on the second amendment. “This is the twentieth year we’ve hosted a forum,” said Mary Bachkosky, legal studies professor. “One year we hosted a forum on the fourth amendment’s right against unreasonable search and ...

“AACC professor suggests mindfulness at workshop”

Maureen Lozama, Marisa Reese, and Marcus Gatson

April 24, 2019

AACC Personal and Career Counseling offers successful communication strategies that help students learn how to identify feelings that hinder communication. The successful communication strategies workshop was hosted by professor Marguerite Falcon on April 10. Falcon is a licensed social worker...

CAB host Earth day events

CAB host Earth day events

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 23, 2019

The science clubs on campus and Campus Activity Board hosted their second annual petting zoo to celebrate Earth Day. “Earth day is a celebration and acknowledgement of the importance of our planet,” said Willow Windrum, second-year botany student representing the biology club. “It’s also a...

Environmental author shares journey through climate-changed south

Environmental author shares journey through climate-changed south

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 23, 2019

A nonfiction writer shared his latest creative work, “Sudden Spring: Adaptations to a Climate-Changed South” on Thursday in Humanities 112. The reading was part of the Writers Reading lecture series which invites poets, novelists and other literary professionals to present their work to AACC students. Dr....

Environmental author shares journey through climate-changed south 

Environmental author shares journey through climate-changed south 

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 19, 2019

A nonfiction writer shared his latest creative work, “Sudden Spring: Adaptations to a Climate-Changed South” on Thursday in Humanities 112.   The reading was part of the Writers Reading lecture series which invites poets, novelists and other literary professionals to present their work to AACC students...

AACC holds first annual trail clean up and Riverhawk Walk

AACC holds first annual trail clean up and Riverhawk Walk

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 18, 2019

AACC ambassadors held their first annual trail clean up walk on April 12 to promote a cleaner environment on the Arnold campus. Staff and student leaders installed bird feeders, cleared debris, removed leaves and cleared invasive species from trees. Nyia Curtis, an AACC staff member and campus ambassador prog...

Campus Clinic team shares skin cancer awareness tips 

Campus Clinic team shares skin cancer awareness tips 

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 17, 2019

The campus clinic set up a health resource table today in the SUN building offering UV bracelets. “What we’re doing today is for sun safety and skin cancer awareness,” said Stephanie Jenkins, a registered nurse with the health and wellness center. “As the weather gets nicer outside, we want...

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