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AACC students teach visiting children on Science Night

AACC students teach visiting children on Science Night

Adrianna Gonzalez, Reporter

November 19, 2019

AACC hosted its annual science night in November to spark the community’s interest in STEM.                       The event is geared mainly toward children, who are able to participate in experiments. The...

SGA connect clubs with students at ClubsGiving week

Clubs present themselves to students during the first day of ClubsGiving.

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

November 18, 2019

The Student Government Association invited students to join clubs on the first day of ClubsGiving this Monday. SGA President Mitchell Santos said ClubsGiving is a Thanksgiving-themed fundraiser running from Nov. 18 to 22 during which numerous clubs promote themselves while the Student Government Association...

On Your Feet improv show entertains AACC students and faculty

Lauryn Damron (left) and  professor Sean Urbantke help put together the performance.

Adrianna Gonzalez, Reporter

November 15, 2019

The Theatre at AACC club entertained students and faculty during On Your Feet, an improv show, Thursday at Kauffman Theater. Attendees watched as the Mulletproof Improv troupe executed spontaneous performances, influenced by suggestions given by the audience. Wyatt Unger, the director of the show,...

AACC literary magazine wins award

Amaranth Editor-in-Chief Mitchell Santos reads the issue of the literary magazine that won the Pacemaker Award this November.

Jacob Dear, Reporter

November 7, 2019

AACC's literary magazine won the Pacemaker Award at the National College Media Convention this November, while Campus Current was a finalist. Amaranth’s faculty adviser, Dr. Garrett Brown, said the student literary magazine winning an award reflected well on the college. “I think it’s fantastic,”...

Guest ceramics artist demonstrates his unique process

Jason Piccoli, a ceramics artist, shows off his talent of creating ceramics to students at AACC.

David Stemmle, Daily Editor

October 25, 2019

The Ceramics-Keramos Society hosted a visiting ceramics artist at AACC on Friday Oct. 25. Jason Piccoli, a Ceramics artist from Denver, CO, spoke on his work and experience in his field.   In his lecture, Piccoli displayed a slide show of his work and discussed with the audience his methods,...

Theatre Club scares students with Haunted Theater tour

Actors try to scare students as they walk through the haunted theater.

Jacob Dear, Reporter

October 24, 2019

The Theatre at AACC club hosted a haunted house on Thursday where acting students chased and scared attendees in a haunted tour. During the Haunted Theatre Fundraiser, organized at the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, attendees entered the Kauffman Theater as if going to a play. The actors dressed...

Entrepreneurs Club hosts pumpkin painting party

Students paint pumpkins with members from the Entrepreneurs Club.

Jacob Dear, Reporter

October 22, 2019

The Entrepreneurs Club held a fall festival themed fundraiser event on Oct. 22 where students could paint and decorate purchased pumpkins. In the Hatchery the E-Club sold pumpkins, ranging from three to five dollars, to help raise money for the club’s expenses. “We’ve had a really good turn out an...

Gay-Straight Alliance hosts panel

The Gay-Straight alliance members talk about their coming out stories

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

Members of AACC’s Gay-Straight Alliance shared their stories about coming out and answered audience questions in a panel on October 8. Students opened up about conflicts between hostile family members and the struggles and joys of coming out. “I was definitely near crying toward the end of...

72% of poll in esports’ favor

Members of the AACC esports club at a meeting.

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

Members of the AACC Adventure Society Club take a break during an outing at Patapsco Valley State Park.

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

Drone Club members say they believe hands-free drone technology may allow disabled operators to perform more tasks. Pictured: Jim Blanchard, LASR program director.

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

E-Club Vice President Daniel Levy (left) and third-year marketing and advertising student Noah Davis gear up for ESI's Big Idea competition.

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...

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