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Campus Current staff members offer tips to survive the last days of finals week

Campus Current staff members offer tips to survive the last days of finals week

Sarah Noble, Multimedia

December 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Want to survive the last few days of final exams? Follow these steps that Campus Current staff members swear by. While studying: Some exams cover material you learned at the beginning of the semester. If you don’t know where to start, break your review time into small steps. Ideally, everyone wants ...

Active Minds hosts Fidos for Finals

Active Minds hosts Fidos for Finals

Alex Fregger, Technology Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Diversity, Entertainment, News, Showcase

A student club invited a service dog charity to help students de-stress during finals week. The Active Minds club invited Fidos for Freedom to bring their service dogs on campus as a way for students to relax and have a distraction during finals. Fidos for Freedom is a non-profit organization that...

Looking at phones may cause neck injury, pain

Looking at phones may cause neck injury, pain

Arianna Beers, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

Neck pain caused by looking down at cellphones poses a problem for students, according to a chiropractor who spoke on campus in November. Dr. Cameron Hatam, who spoke to members of the student Health and Wellness Club on campus, described “text neck” as the unnatural curve of the spine, caused...

Campus Current sends cards, papers to troops

Campus Current sends cards, papers to troops

Ashley Sokolowski, Associate Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Club News

Campus Current staff members made holiday cards and care packages before Thanksgiving to send to a military unit in Afghanistan for the holidays. Eleven student journalists on the newspaper team spent four hours creating  the cards, which they sent to the unit along with copies of Campus Current. “A...

AACC club sells pottery to increase club funds

AACC club sells pottery  to increase club funds

Sanyee Barjogar Jr., Sports Co-Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Club News

AACC sculpting students raised money in November by selling their pieces at a ceramics holiday sale on campus. The ceramics sale, hosted by the Ceramics-Keramos Society, a student club, uses the money it raises from the annual sale to pay visiting artists to make presentations to students in the ceramics...

AACC adds director of events, organizations

AACC adds director of events, organizations

Sarah Noble, Multimedia Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

The coordinator for AACC’s Black Male Initiative will become the new director of student engagement on Dec. 3. Leon Thomas will take over the position that Christine Stork held for 34 years until she retired in June. Thomas will direct the Office of Student Engagement, which oversees student club...

Literary magazine wins awards for latest issue

Literary magazine wins awards for latest issue

Bethany Probst, Photography Co-Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Club News

AACC’s student literary magazine won two awards in October for last semester’s issue. Amaranth is an annual journal that includes fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, drama, visual arts and photography by students and alumni of the college. The latest journal ranked third for the Pinnacle...

Gamers: Video games=sports

Gamers: Video games=sports

Tommy Parker, Sports Co-Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Club News, Sports

Members of AACC’s eSports Club said in November they  consider themselves as athletes playing a sport. “No one’s going to argue that normal sports take more physical activity,” said eSports Club coach Conway Johnson. “But I’m not convinced sports are 100 percent about physical ability.” AACC...

SGA to consider fewer Advisory Council mtgs.

SGA to consider fewer Advisory Council mtgs.

Alex Fregger, Technology Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

The Student Government Association has asked its Advisory Council—an organization of student club presidents—to amend the SGA constitution to require fewer Advisory Council meetings per month. AACC Advisory Council votes on club budgets and approves new student organizations. The proposed consti...

CAB hosts event for students to play games, connect with local business

CAB hosts event for students to play games, connect with local business

Daniel Nickerson, Co-Photo Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment, News, Showcase

The Campus Activities Board hosted their annual Game On event, which is co-hosted with Third Eye Games. CAB and Third Eye offered table top games to students to play in the Student Union while they hung out and ate lunch. “I played Splender with my friends it was a good old time,” said Stephen...

Hairspray opens with strong voices, funny dialogue

Hairspray opens with strong voices, funny dialogue

Coleman Guthrie, Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Club News, Diversity, Entertainment, Front Page, News, Showcase, Theater

The Theatre at AACC debuted the award-winning Broadway musical 'Hairspray' in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater this November. The show, directed by adjunct instructor AnnMarie T. Saunders, opened to faculty, students and community members on Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. AACC's rendition of 'Hairspray' is ent...

Health and Wellness Club hosts informational speech on neck injuries

Health and Wellness Club hosts informational speech on neck injuries

Arianna Beers, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Diversity, Front Page, Showcase, Sports

The Health and Wellness club hosted an informational speech to educate students on neck and spinal cord injury prevention. Dr. Cameron Hatam, who is a doctor of Chiropractics, presented a power point that discussed different types of neck injuries the symptoms to look for and how they can affect a...

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