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Meeting of student leaders gets new format

Meeting of student leaders gets new format

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

Organizers tried out a new format including ice-breakers for the Dec. 4 meeting of the Student Advisory Council—a mandatory meeting of student club representatives. The format at previous meetings this semester has been rows of chairs facing a line of SGA members. This meeting, attendees arrived...

Fans play board games

Fans play board games

Daniel Saloman, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

AACC students gathered around tables and TVs to play a variety of tabletop and video games in the SUN Dining Hall on Nov. 13. The Campus Activities Board and the ESports Club partnered with Third Eye Games to host a two-hour gaming event, “Game On!” “We’re just getting together, hanging ...

ESports raises charity money for Children’s Miracle Hospital

ESports raises charity money for Children’s Miracle Hospital

Raquel Hamner, Photographer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC’s ESports Club raised around $1,500 for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at a 24-hour event that started Nov. 11. The fundraiser was the club’s most successful one to date, more than doubling the amount raised at the same event last spring. More than 60 people attended the even...

Students play dodgeball to promote health, wellness

Hailey Williams , Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Club News

About 20 AACC students and Health and Wellness club members played dodgeball in the Jenkins Gymnasium Nov. 15.    The club page on The Nest, AACC's student organization and event site, its mission is to "explore...and promote health and wellness on campus and in the community."  “There’s a ba...

CCO AACC hosts worship night

CCO AACC hosts worship night

Daniel Salomon and Elizabeth Spearman

November 14, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

Coalition for Christian Outreach at AACC hosted a worship and live music night featuring two bands Nov. 10.  Dulass Worship and a band from the Annapolis Area Christian School each performed at the event playing music ranging from Christian to alternative rock music.   “We’ve been meeting for a couple of months to get this together and also to get the bands together,” Kasey Baw...

History Club hosts a ghost tour

Daniel Salomon, Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Club News

The History Club  hosted a ghost tour for club and non-club members on Oct. 28. The tour started on the boardwalk and branched further into Ocean City. Richard Hardesty and Dr. Rita Victoria Gomez, professors and History Club co-advisers, gave an oral history of local legends and their connections...

Students celebrate Japanese and Korean cultures

Students celebrate Japanese and Korean cultures

Emily Bailey, Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

The Japanese Language Club and the Korean Culture Club joined forces on Nov. 2 to combine both cultures in “Culture Day.” The event included food, beverages and games from both the Japanese and Korean Culture. The President of the Japanese Language club, third-year biology major, Coty Hines...

AACC Employment Services give tips to stand out

Cameron Terrelonge, Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Club News

The AACC Employment Services hosted an on-campus recruitment workshop Monday, Oct. 30 where students could get tips on how to stand out to employers. The Job Search Café allows students to walk in with no appointment, every Monday from 1-4 p.m. to learn how to create and market themselves as an impressive...

New clubs start weekly meetups this semester

New clubs start weekly meetups this semester

Elizabeth Spearman, Associate Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Club News

Two new clubs, a recreational Volleyball Club and the HIT—Health Information Technology—and Medical Coding club, both started meeting this semester. The Student Advisory Council—a group of student club presidents—authorized both clubs on April 3. Members of the Volleyball Club meet weekly...

Amaranth places 1st in magazine competition

Amaranth places 1st in magazine competition

Michael Garvey, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

AACC’s Amaranth Literary Magazine won first place among large colleges in the Eastern Division of the Community College Humanities Association’s Literary Magazine Competition. Five AACC student submissions also won individual awards for pieces presented in the 2016-2017 Volume 42 edition. This...

Celebrations of LGBTQ include drag show, films, comedy

Celebrations of LGBTQ include drag show, films, comedy

Shelby Vetter, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC celebrated Coming Out Week with a drag show, a comedy performance and a panel during which students told their personal stories. Students observed Coming Out Week from Oct. 6 through Oct. 13 to address issues in the campus LGBTQ community and raise awareness among students.                 ...

Assistant director of science at NASA comes to AACC

Assistant director of science at NASA comes to AACC

Shelby Vetter, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

The assistant director of science at NASA headquarters spoke to AACC students on Saturday about the success of Cassini and other planetary missions. Michelle Thaller, astronomer and astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard center, led a discussion about Cassini, a collaboration between NASA, the European...

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