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Drone club uses mind control feature

Drone club uses mind control feature

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019

The drone club tested a new mind control program at a technology conference in West Virginia this spring. The I EEE Region 2 conference at West Virginia University included several other colleges, but drone club president Nick Kiraly said AACC had a noticeably small group of three in comparison to...

ESI profs prep graduating AACC students for their futures

ESI profs prep graduating AACC students for their futures

Amber Nathan, Reporter

May 13, 2019

  Graduating entrepreneurs should stay positive, practice self-care and never give up, according to ESI faculty and staff.  Carlene Cassidy, chair of the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute, encouraged students to keep their heads high as they head to four-year schools or the workforce and ...

SGA adds new plans for next fall, graduation

SGA adds new plans for next fall, graduation

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2019

The Student Government Association created a new position for next fall and will allow students to purchase club T-shirts and wear chords for their clubs at graduation. The new position, Vice President of Outreach, Community and Engagement will be “Pretty much a liaison between all the clubs at...

Alumni return to AACC to dance in showcase

Alumni return to AACC to dance in showcase

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

May 4, 2019

  Dance instructors, professional performers and students from four-year schools all returned to AACC to dance and honor their former company on May 4. “The ‘Alumni Concert’ is phase two of our 30th anniversary celebration,” Lynda Fitzgerald, professor and dance company director told...

Bio Club watches environmental docu

Bio Club watches environmental docu

Jenna Heroux, Reporter

May 1, 2019

Biology club members watched Leonardo DiCaprio's film "Before the Flood" in April to discuss increasing climate changes. The film follows DiCaprio traveling around the world and discovering the impacts of climate change, like the death of coral reefs. "We are about to kill our Earth," Steph Stapf,...

SGA hands out awards to club members, profs

SGA hands out awards to club members, profs

Daniel Nickerson, Multimedia Editor

April 30, 2019

Campus Current, AACC’s student newspaper, won the Student Government Association’s first-ever Club of the Year Award at the SGA’s annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on April 26. “I’m really proud of our club for making an impression on the campus,” Campus Current Editor-in-Chief Alexandra...

New student pres. takes office

New student pres. takes office

Chance Iheoma and Philip Van Slooten

April 30, 2019

A second-year creative writing student will be president of the Student Government Association next school year. Mitchell Santos will replace outgoing President Jacob Smith. Santos got the job after becoming the only candidate for the position. When more than one student runs for the office, the stud...

Annual journal reveals Vol. 44

Annual journal reveals Vol. 44

Amber Nathan, Advertising Manager

April 30, 2019

The 44th annual edition of AACC’s literary journal, “Amaranth,” launched on April 24. “Amaranth” features student and faculty creative writing, poetry and photography. Editor-in-Chief Mike Pierorazio and his staff hosted a release party to celebrate, during which featured writers performed...

ESports club raises money for charity

ESports club raises money for charity

Elijah Richard, Reporter

April 25, 2019

The ESports club at AACC raised $1,748 for the Children’s Miracle Hospital in April. Around 27 gamers and their friends joined to put on a 24-hour live streaming event to support Extra Life, a charity that donates to the hospital. Club President Johanna Frank, a third-year general studies student,...

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...

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...

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

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...

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