Campus Current

GSA members participate in national LGBTQ Day of Silence

GSA members participate in national LGBTQ Day of Silence

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Diversity

Members of AACC’s Gay-Straight Alliance club participated in the national Day of Silence in support of LGBTQ rights on April 12. The silent student demonstration began in the SUN dining hall before moving outside to be more visible to the greater campus community. According to GLSEN.org, “GLSE...

Active Minds club meets to discuss impact of social media

Active Minds club meets to discuss impact of social media

Lindey Gapsis, Daily Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Club News

AACC students discussed the effects of social media on self-esteem at an event on Tuesday, April 9. Active Minds at AACC is an organization dedicated to mental health awareness and education advised by AACC professor Denise Portis. Esther Kuhnert, the club’s president, said the club’s purpose...

ESports raises money in 24-hour gaming event

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Club News, Front Page, Showcase, Tech

Conway Johnson walked through the Extra Life set up and presented what was going on. The Extra Life fundraising team: extra-life.org/team/aacc The Esports Club Twitch channel: twitch.tv/aaccesportsclub The DnD Twitch channel: twitch.tv/aaccextralifednd The Esports Club Nest: nest.edu/organization/esportsc...

ESports club prepares for charity livestream to support hospital funding

ESports club prepares for charity livestream to support hospital funding

Emma Jeter, Daily Reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Club News

AACC’s ESports club is organizing a charity event called Extra Life, a twenty-four hour gaming livestream to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The ESports club is specifically funding Johns Hopkins University Hospital, an institution which has a special meaning for one club...

Psychology club talks on lack of female acknowledgement in field

Psychology club talks on lack of female acknowledgement in field

Tyreesha Boltons, Daily Reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Club News

The AACC psychology club met to discuss the lack of women in academics and research in the field on March 26. “One of the issues with getting representation in academic settings and research settings … women authors are notoriously under cited,” said psychology professor Jared Jenkins. Jenkins s...

SGA officers to run in elections

SGA officers to run in elections

Daniel Nickerson, Multimedia Editor

April 1, 2019


Filed under Club News, Front Page, Showcase

For the first time, all candidates for an officer position on the Student Government Association will run for election this semester. Traditionally, only the president has run for office, and representatives from campus clubs—who belong to an SGA “general forum”—elected most officers. For each o...

Campus Current takes 2 awards at convention

Campus Current takes 2 awards at convention

Alex Fregger, Podcaster

April 1, 2019


Filed under Arts, Club News, Front Page, Showcase

AACC’s Campus Current newspaper staff visited the San Diego area for a college journalism convention in early March and left with two awards. The student newspaper won second place for Best of Show Award among two-year college newspapers, and third place for its website, which updates news stories...

Advice: Get involved in new campus activities

Advice: Get involved in new campus activities

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019


Filed under Club News, Editorial and Opinion

Romeo came from a family of Montagues, and Juliet was a Capulet. The feud between their families made it impossible for them to be together, but that didn’t stop them from falling in love. The Shakespearean play, which Theatre at AACC will premiere on April 12, teaches a lesson of openmindedness...

“Brain, Heart, World” docuseries put on by CCO

Ashley Onwudiwe, Reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Club News, Diversity

A preacher who leads a campus Christian club said in March that students who seek counseling for an addiction to pornography feel “empty and alone.” Isaac Vineyard, head of the Coalition for Christian Outreach on campus, made the remarks after showing the first part of the docuseries “Brain,...

“On the Basis of Sex” starts off strong then gets scattered

“On the Basis of Sex” starts off strong then gets scattered

Daniel Salomon, Podcaster

March 25, 2019


Filed under Club News, Editorial and Opinion

“On the Basis of Sex” is a charming biographic about Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that starts off strong and kind of loses its momentum after a while. The movie starts off with Ginsburg’s—played by Felicity Jones—acceptance into Harvard, showing her as one of a few...

Psychology club discusses cultural biases in IQ tests

Harlee Forgacs, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Club News, Education

The Psychology Club investigated the accuracy of common intelligence tests given to children in Maryland elementary schools on March 5. In many Maryland schools, teachers turned to a test called CovAT to measure intelligence. The results of the test found issues regarding cultural biases that may...

Dozens play in Campus Ministry dodgeball tournament at AACC

Dozens play in Campus Ministry dodgeball tournament at AACC

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2019


Filed under Club News, Entertainment

AACC’s Student Government Association President Jacob Smith hurled his dodge ball across the Riverhawk court to knock-out his fellow students on March 6. But Smith was one of more than 40 players who participated in the dodgeball game, which was the first of its kind at AACC. Students athletes,...

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