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Japanese Language and Culture club plans their Cherry Blossom festival DC trip

Japanese Language and Culture club plans their Cherry Blossom festival DC trip

Sammi Gibson, Daily Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Club News, Diversity

The Japanese Language and Culture club held presentations during their meeting last Thursday and a field trip planned for this semester to Washington, DC. In the first presentation, students learned about one of Japan’s southernmost islands, Yakushima. Club president Lizzy Overton gave the presentations...

Game Development Student Designs Virtual Sets for R&J

Game Development Student Designs Virtual Sets for R&J

Philip Van Slooten, Daily Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Arts, Club News, Tech

In Shakespeare’s “Othello,” the villainous Iago derides Cassio as a “great arithmetician” who “never set a squadron in a field.” This insult dismisses one who “computes” in favor of one who “acts,” but today programmers and performers work hand-in-hand. Shawn Smith, a returning...

Mitchell Santos running unopposed in 2019 SGA election

Mitchell Santos running unopposed in 2019 SGA election

Catherine Wood and Sam Cheyne

March 4, 2019


Filed under Club News

The Student Government Association discussed the upcoming elections at their meeting today. According to the current SGA president, Jacob Smith, for the first time in three years the candidate will be running unopposed. “I really want to see the student government run … in good hands and with...

More students choose to study gaming in ’19

More students choose to study gaming in ’19

Rob Samson-Krebs, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Club News, Education

An introductory animation class doubled its enrollment between fall 2017 and last semester as AACC’s video game development program became more popular with students. In fall 2017, 16 students enrolled in Animation 1, compared with 34 last semester, according to animation professor Aaron Granofsky. Granofsky...

GSA club to focus on history of LGBTQ+, involve more faculty

GSA club to focus on history of LGBTQ+, involve more faculty

Kenzie Airey, Graphic Designer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Club News, Diversity

Gay-Straight Alliance officers said at a February meeting of the student club that they will focus on LGBTQ+ history and collaborate with faculty and other student organizations this semester. “We … have a few more collaborations in the mix,” GSA President and second-year psychology student...

Religious clubs meet for prayer, Bible study

Religious clubs meet for prayer, Bible study

Amber Nathan, Advertising Manager

March 1, 2019


Filed under Club News

Two Christian clubs on the Arnold campus regularly invite students and faculty to come together for prayer, Bible study and social opportunities. Experience Apostolic Campus Ministries, or EACM, and Coalition for Christian Outreach, or CCO, are open to new members of any religious background. CCO’s...

Ceramics speaker shares skill

Ceramics speaker shares skill

Chance Iheoma, Photography Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Arts, Club News

The Ceramics Club held an open studio workshop with a guest speaker demonstrating various methods of working with clay on Feb. 15. Chris Lively, a professional ceramic artist, showed a number of methods to enhance the aesthetic qualities of pottery pieces. “I used what’s called slip—which...

Student-run clubs offer increased involvement

Student-run clubs offer increased involvement

Noah Reem, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Club News

Students who belong to campus clubs say they benefit socially and professionally from taking part in extracurricular activities. Joining campus organizations helps students make friends and gives them experiences that will benefit them in the future, club members said. “You make so many amazing...

SGA members approve Game Dev Club for conference

SGA members approve Game Dev Club for conference

Sarah Noble, Daily Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Club News

The Game Development Club was approved to travel to a convention this March at today’s Student Government Association meeting. According to Executive Vice President Jesseca Greene, the trip will cost approximately $3,500. The club is traveling to GDC, or Game Development Convention, in San Fransisc...

History Club focuses on the 60’s

History Club focuses on the 60’s

Tyreesha Bolton, Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Arts, Club News

AACC History Club viewed a historical documentary on the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy this afternoon. “The Kennedy assassination was the moment when the 60’s began and a lot of the issues we see today kind of stem from the assassination.” said Richard Hardesty, co-adviser...

Amaranth hosts first open mic coffee house of the spring

Amaranth hosts first open mic coffee house of the spring

Jesseca Greene, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts, Club News, Showcase

AACC’s award winning literary magazine hosted their first themed coffee house of this semester. Amaranth’s editor-in-chief, Mike Pieroazlio, said tonight’s theme of love and breakup was a chance to reflect on Valentine’s Day. The audience was filled with usual Amaranth attendees. Ren...

Campus Activities Bd. to host karaoke events

Campus Activities Bd. to host karaoke events

Daniel Salomon, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

The Campus Activities Board will host a monthly karaoke event in the SUN Dining Hall starting March 4. CAB is a club that hosts events on campus for students. “We’re just looking for something different than our normal club cafes … where we would bring someone in to play music,” Neena Robertson,...

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