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72% of poll in esports’ favor

72% of poll in esports’ favor

Brayden Nazarian, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

Sports studies students and professors said in October they would like AACC Athletics to start an esports team. Esports—electronic sports—involve established teams that play video games competitively for fun, ranking or monetary rewards. In an informal poll, 72 percent of the 40 students who...

Adventure club hikes Patapsco Valley trail

Adventure club hikes Patapsco Valley trail

Kacie Orgera, Reporter

October 1, 2019

AACC Adventure Society Club members bonded while hiking six miles at Patapsco Valley State Park during their first outing of the semester in September. The hike was the first of dozens of trips the group has planned for the fall. “We usually have three or four events every month, so over four...

Club harnesses new mind-controlled tech

Club harnesses new mind-controlled tech

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

October 1, 2019

Members of AACC’s Drone Club have programmed drones that they can operate using their brainwaves.  Former student Ciaran Dorland programmed the drones, while fourth-year entrepreneurial student Nick Kiraly and third-year transfer studies student Nathaniel Disney assisted with research.  “I...

Students to pitch big ideas for ESI contest

Students to pitch big ideas for ESI contest

James Robinson, Reporter

October 1, 2019

The AACC Entrepreneurial Studies Institute will hold its Big Idea competition on Nov. 12 for students and faculty members who want to pitch their business ideas for cash prizes. “Everybody has an idea,” ESI adviser Stephanie Goldenberg said. “You need to be talking about your idea.” Goldenberg...

Students audition for Nov. drag show

Students audition for Nov. drag show

David Stemmle, Daily Editor

September 27, 2019

AACC students auditioned for a Halloween themed charity drag show on Friday. The Gay-Straight Alliance will host the bi-annual drag show Drag-O-Ween on Nov. 1. All proceeds raised during the show will be donated to the Trevor Project, a suicide prevention organization focusing on helping LGBT youth...

Honor society offers scholarships to qualified students

Honor society offers scholarships to qualified students

Jacob Dear, Reporter

September 18, 2019

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society held an information session this Wednesday to explain key facts regarding the qualifications, benefits, and nature of the organization. The organization offers scholarships to members who meet the eligibility requirement. Students need a minimum GPA of 3.5 and to have...

Students weigh in on Constitution Day

Students weigh in on Constitution Day

Maria Pasaylo, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Legal Studies Club gave out free pocket Constitutions to help celebrate Constitution Day on Sept. 17. Club members also asked students to write what Constitution Day meant to them and post it on a display board. Nick Sierco, a second-year criminology student, said Constitution Day is “coming...

SGA and CAB to host spirit week

SGA and CAB to host spirit week

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2019

The Campus Activities Board and the Student Government Association are hosting a Spirit Week from Sept. 23-27. Each day will have a different theme with a new club collaborating. “I really like collaborating with clubs,” SGA President Mitchell Santos said. “That’s the most exciting part...

Design Club elects new officers

Design Club elects new officers

Adrianna Gonzalez, Reporter

September 12, 2019

AACC’s Design Club members elected four officers on Thursday. Among those elected into a position was third-year web and graphic design student Sara Strutz, who is the treasurer. “I’ve always wanted to join an art club,” Strutz said. Associate Professor Erik Dunham, a co-adviser for...

Club members share their praise for Gay Straight Alliance at meeting

Club members share their praise for Gay Straight Alliance at meeting

Tom Ostrye, Web Designer

September 11, 2019

The Gay Straight Alliance held their second general meeting to promote inclusion and discuss issues related to LGBTQ on Wednesday. At meetings students play games, discuss upcoming activities like Coming Out Day on October 11 and play trivia on topics such as women’s history and LGBTQ history. Jarred...

Psychology Club welcomes new members during Recruitment Gathering

Psychology Club welcomes new members during Recruitment Gathering

Maria Pasaylo, Contributor

September 10, 2019

AACC’s Psychology Club invited new members during their Recruitment Gathering Tuesday. Members noted Psychology Club plans different events and activities to share their knowledge about psychology with the college community. Dr. Julie Grignon and Dr. Jarred Jenkins, assistant professors of psychology...

Nominations made at SGA general forum

Nominations made at SGA general forum

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2019

The Student Government Association held nominations for senators and a vice president of finance on Monday at a general forum. Attendees at the forum nominated four candidates for senator positions and two candidates for a vice president of finance. President of the SGA Mitchell Santos said,...

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