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2 candidates run for student body president

2 candidates run for student body president

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, News, Showcase

Student representatives nominated four candidates on Monday for president of the Student Government Association in the 2018-2019 academic year, but only two plan to run.

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Student leaders explain club budgets, catering policy; appoint new senators

Student leaders explain club budgets, catering policy; appoint new senators

February 6, 2018


Filed under Club News

At a meeting of student leaders Monday, members of the Student Government Association noted a change to the dining hall’s catering policy, appointed four new student senators, explained how student organizations should submit their annual budget requests and announced the appointment of a new studen...

Video game tournament at AACC

Daniel Salomon and Gina Bell

February 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

Students gathered in the SUN Dining Hall for a two-day video game tournament on Jan. 29 and 30. The Campus Activities Board—a student organization that hosts many events on campus—organized the tournament. CAB set up three large projection screens on which students could play “NBA2K18,”...

How to start a club

How to start a club

Daniel Salomon, Digital Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Club News

For students to organize a new club they must have 10 members, a president, a faculty or staff adviser, and a written constitution. The club must send to the Office of Student Engagement a form from The Nest, AACC’s website for student clubs, at nest.aacc.edu. The club must submit its constitution...

Music dept. heading to Spain for concert tour

Music dept. heading to Spain for concert tour

Daniel Salomon, Digital Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Club News

AACC’s music department will tour Spain this spring break. The weeklong tour, which students are paying for themselves, begins on March 9. “I’m excited to get out of the country for the first time [and] to see all the cool churches and old buildings they have there,” Will Kuethe, a third-year...

Involvement Fair brings students together

Involvement Fair brings students together

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

Students filled the SUN Dining Hall to learn about clubs and activities at the spring Student Involvement Fair. Thirty-one student clubs and programs hosted tables from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to talk about their plans for the semester and encourage students to join. “[The fair is a] great way to meet...

Performing Arts Dept. to showcase students

Performing Arts Dept. to showcase students

Sarah Noble, Co-Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC’s Performing Arts Department will present shows featuring dance, theater and opera this spring. “I like that we have performing arts at AACC,” said Rae Supko, a second-year EMT major. “I think it’s a great opportunity for students to express themselves.” Dance Auditions for the May “S...

Student to compete in festival

Student to compete in festival

Elizabeth Spearman, Reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under Club News, News

AACC’s theater professors chose a student’s screenplay about suicide to present in a national competition this summer. The Theatre at AACC selected third-year creative-writing student Jonas Pallaro-Sonneborn’s original screenplay, “Dragon Hunting Support Group,” to submit the Capital Fringe...

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...

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