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ESports club raises money for charity

ESports club raises money for charity

Elijah Richard, Reporter

April 25, 2019

The ESports club at AACC raised $1,748 for the Children’s Miracle Hospital in April. Around 27 gamers and their friends joined to put on a 24-hour live streaming event to support Extra Life, a charity that donates to the hospital. Club President Johanna Frank, a third-year general studies student,...

CAB host Earth day events

CAB host Earth day events

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 23, 2019

The science clubs on campus and Campus Activity Board hosted their second annual petting zoo to celebrate Earth Day. “Earth day is a celebration and acknowledgement of the importance of our planet,” said Willow Windrum, second-year botany student representing the biology club. “It’s also a...

AACC holds first annual trail clean up and Riverhawk Walk

AACC holds first annual trail clean up and Riverhawk Walk

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 18, 2019

AACC ambassadors held their first annual trail clean up walk on April 12 to promote a cleaner environment on the Arnold campus. Staff and student leaders installed bird feeders, cleared debris, removed leaves and cleared invasive species from trees. Nyia Curtis, an AACC staff member and campus ambassador prog...

GSA members participate in national LGBTQ Day of Silence

GSA members participate in national LGBTQ Day of Silence

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 16, 2019

Members of AACC’s Gay-Straight Alliance club participated in the national Day of Silence in support of LGBTQ rights on April 12. The silent student demonstration began in the SUN dining hall before moving outside to be more visible to the greater campus community. According to GLSEN.org, “GLSE...

Active Minds club meets to discuss impact of social media

Active Minds club meets to discuss impact of social media

Lindey Gapsis, Daily Reporter

April 10, 2019

AACC students discussed the effects of social media on self-esteem at an event on Tuesday, April 9. Active Minds at AACC is an organization dedicated to mental health awareness and education advised by AACC professor Denise Portis. Esther Kuhnert, the club’s president, said the club’s purpose...

Adventure Society plans kayaking trip

Chase Duvall, Reporter

April 10, 2019

The AACC Adventure Society held their weekly meeting today and discussed their upcoming trip to kayak in Selby Bay. The Adventure Society is a club designed to get AACC students outdoors on various trips to explore Maryland and it’s surrounding areas while making new friendships they might not make...

ESports raises money in 24-hour gaming event

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Conway Johnson walked through the Extra Life set up and presented what was going on. The Extra Life fundraising team: extra-life.org/team/aacc The Esports Club Twitch channel: twitch.tv/aaccesportsclub The DnD Twitch channel: twitch.tv/aaccextralifednd The Esports Club Nest: nest.edu/organization/esportsc...

ESports club prepares for charity livestream to support hospital funding

ESports club prepares for charity livestream to support hospital funding

Emma Jeter, Daily Reporter

April 3, 2019

AACC’s ESports club is organizing a charity event called Extra Life, a twenty-four hour gaming livestream to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The ESports club is specifically funding Johns Hopkins University Hospital, an institution which has a special meaning for one club...

Psychology club talks on lack of female acknowledgement in field

Psychology club talks on lack of female acknowledgement in field

Tyreesha Boltons, Daily Reporter

April 2, 2019

The AACC psychology club met to discuss the lack of women in academics and research in the field on March 26. “One of the issues with getting representation in academic settings and research settings … women authors are notoriously under cited,” said psychology professor Jared Jenkins. Jenkins s...

SGA officers to run in elections

SGA officers to run in elections

Daniel Nickerson, Multimedia Editor

April 1, 2019

For the first time, all candidates for an officer position on the Student Government Association will run for election this semester. Traditionally, only the president has run for office, and representatives from campus clubs—who belong to an SGA “general forum”—elected most officers. For each o...

Campus Current takes 2 awards at convention

Campus Current takes 2 awards at convention

Alex Fregger, Podcaster

April 1, 2019

AACC’s Campus Current newspaper staff visited the San Diego area for a college journalism convention in early March and left with two awards. The student newspaper won second place for Best of Show Award among two-year college newspapers, and third place for its website, which updates news stories...

Advice: Get involved in new campus activities

Advice: Get involved in new campus activities

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019

Romeo came from a family of Montagues, and Juliet was a Capulet. The feud between their families made it impossible for them to be together, but that didn’t stop them from falling in love. The Shakespearean play, which Theatre at AACC will premiere on April 12, teaches a lesson of openmindedness...

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