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“Brain, Heart, World” docuseries put on by CCO

Ashley Onwudiwe, Reporter

March 27, 2019

A preacher who leads a campus Christian club said in March that students who seek counseling for an addiction to pornography feel “empty and alone.” Isaac Vineyard, head of the Coalition for Christian Outreach on campus, made the remarks after showing the first part of the docuseries “Brain,...

“On the Basis of Sex” starts off strong then gets scattered

“On the Basis of Sex” starts off strong then gets scattered

Daniel Salomon, Podcaster

March 25, 2019

“On the Basis of Sex” is a charming biographic about Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that starts off strong and kind of loses its momentum after a while. The movie starts off with Ginsburg’s—played by Felicity Jones—acceptance into Harvard, showing her as one of a few...

Psychology club discusses cultural biases in IQ tests

Harlee Forgacs, Reporter

March 13, 2019

The Psychology Club investigated the accuracy of common intelligence tests given to children in Maryland elementary schools on March 5. In many Maryland schools, teachers turned to a test called CovAT to measure intelligence. The results of the test found issues regarding cultural biases that may...

Dozens play in Campus Ministry dodgeball tournament at AACC

Dozens play in Campus Ministry dodgeball tournament at AACC

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2019

AACC’s Student Government Association President Jacob Smith hurled his dodge ball across the Riverhawk court to knock-out his fellow students on March 6. But Smith was one of more than 40 players who participated in the dodgeball game, which was the first of its kind at AACC. Students athletes,...

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 5, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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