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AACC shows “The Princess Bride” on 30 year anniversary

AACC shows “The Princess Bride” on 30 year anniversary

Jonas Pallaro-Sonneborn, Reporter

September 18, 2017

Some students had the opportunity to watch “The Princess Bride” for the first time 30 years after its original release date. “We typically go for a family movie,” said Christine Storck, director of student engagement. "I got an email — someone told me it was the thirtieth anniversary of...

AACC campus events for Fall 2017

AACC campus events for Fall 2017

Elizabeth Spearman, Co-Editor

August 25, 2017

Students will have dozens of on-campus events to choose from this semester, including dances, motivational speakers and more. Most of the events are available to view on The Nest, a website that lists student clubs and organizations and functions around campus. “You get so much more out of your campu...

New Grill items are a big hit with HCAT

Sarah Noble, Co-Editor

August 25, 2017

Two Hotel Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute students and one instructor reviewed the updated Hawk’s Nest Grill & Deli and said it offers good food for a fair price. Carrie Svoboda and Clark Wagner, culinary students, and Louise Nielsen, an instructor, ordered a variety of new food that the Grill...

Kreider leaves role as program coordinator

Kreider leaves role as program coordinator

Tre Mooring, Co-editor

August 25, 2017

Steve Kreider, who oversaw the activities of campus clubs and the Student Government Association since 2015, has left AACC for a job at The Catholic University of America. The former program coordinator in AACC’s Office of Student Engagement, Kreider managed student organizations, co-advised the SGA...

Campus Current names new ’17-’18 editor-in-chief

Campus Current names new ’17-’18 editor-in-chief

Elizabeth Spearman, Campus Life Editor

May 3, 2017

A nontraditional student will be the editor-in-chief of the Campus Current for the 2017-2018 school year. Roxanne Ready, a first-semester transfer student, will replace outgoing editor Jesse Johnson who will graduate this month. “I am looking forward to being able to guide the paper,” Ready,...

Foreign students meet through college club

Foreign students meet through college club

Courtland Brown-Tabscott, Club News Editor

May 1, 2017

Members of AACC’s International Student Association club have said it can be hard to transition into the American educational system from a foreign school. Members of the club come from countries like Ecuador, El Salvador, China, Korea, Chile, Spain and many others to live in Maryland and attend...

Debate argues pros and cons

Debate argues pros and cons

Trevor Gardner, Reporter

May 1, 2017

AACC students who watched a campus debate in April over the economic pros and cons of a wall between the U.S. and Mexico sided with the debaters who opposed it. Sixty percent of audience members said they agreed with a student team that argued immigrants are good for the U.S. economy — so a wall...

AACC law professor advises entrepreneurs

Catherine O’Reilly, Guest columnist

April 11, 2017

An attorney who teaches law at AACC told students who want to own businesses to protect their intellectual property. At an Entrepreneurs Club meeting in March, attorney Sandy Bartlett, who handles trademark and copyright searches, registration and maintenance, said business owners should trademark...

Children’s Miracle Network benefits from ESports gaming marathon

Children’s Miracle Network benefits from ESports gaming marathon

Courtland Brown-Tabscott, Reporter

April 5, 2017

The ESports club managed to raised hundreds of dollars for the Children's Miracle Network during a 24-hour long video game marathon beginning Saturday, April 1 at 6:00AM. The club streamed their gameplay footage live online, and had three different streams going at once with an average of five to...

Amaranth hosts Coffeehouse

Amaranth hosts Coffeehouse

Elizabeth Spearman, Campus Life Editor

March 9, 2017

Amaranth's monthly Coffeehouse performance took place Wednesday night. Student performers recited poetry, sang, played the piano and played the ukulele. “I promised someone that I would play the ukulele for the next Coffeehouse, so I bought this yesterday and learned how to play it today,”...

Student club promotes nutrition

Tre Mooring, Reporter

March 2, 2017

AACC's Health and Wellness club hosted Eating Healthy on a Budget in the SUN dining hall to promote nutrition on campus. The guest speaker Emily Craft, an in-store nutritionist with Giant Food of Severna Park, talked to the crowd in the dining hall about ways they can eat healthy on a budget. Craft...

Observatory to get better tech

Observatory to get better tech

Brad Dress, Associate Editor

February 28, 2017

The Astronomy Club plans to upgrade AACC’s Observatory with better technology as soon as possible. Jessica Harryman, a second-year stronomy major and the president of the Astronomy Club, said she plans to work on projects like Hyperstar. In the project, Harryman plans to upgrade the observatory...

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