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Celebrations of LGBTQ include drag show, films, comedy

Celebrations of LGBTQ include drag show, films, comedy

Shelby Vetter, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC celebrated Coming Out Week with a drag show, a comedy performance and a panel during which students told their personal stories. Students observed Coming Out Week from Oct. 6 through Oct. 13 to address issues in the campus LGBTQ community and raise awareness among students.                 ...

Assistant director of science at NASA comes to AACC

Assistant director of science at NASA comes to AACC

Shelby Vetter, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

The assistant director of science at NASA headquarters spoke to AACC students on Saturday about the success of Cassini and other planetary missions. Michelle Thaller, astronomer and astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard center, led a discussion about Cassini, a collaboration between NASA, the European...

AACC Legal Studies Club Welcomed Immigration Law Experts for Panel

Sarah Alonso, Photographer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Club News

Lawyers from a federal agency, a Maryland university, and a Baltimore-area charity explained visas, immigration and immigrant services at AACC on Oct. 24th. Department of Justice Attorney Dan Smulow opened the panel discussion for AACC’s Legal Studies Club. He reviewed the law enforcement agency...

Amaranth’s open mic night numbers rise

Amaranth’s open mic night numbers rise

Michael Garvey, Reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Club News, Entertainment

For the second month in a row Amaranth’s coffee house has a full lineup on Oct. 18. This month there were seventeen performances, performances ranged from poets, musicians, singers, novelists, and a comedian. “The performances tonight where very lively and very interesting, and I’m so glad...

S.O.D.A club celebrates Disability Awareness Month

S.O.D.A club celebrates Disability Awareness Month

Hailey Williams, Reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

The Students Out to Destroy Assumptions club celebrated Disability Awareness Month on Oct. 18 with a fair on the Quad featuring therapy dogs, free massages and a wheelchair obstacle course. There were tables advertising their clubs, services and organizations. One of the tables had  The Center...

Theatre Club host Friday the 13 haunted house

Theatre Club host Friday the 13 haunted house

Daniel Salomon, Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Club News, Entertainment, Showcase

The theatre club hosted a haunted house on Friday the 13,  giving plenty of scares for everyone in attendance. The house’s route began with a tour guide telling "stories" of those who have died in the theater. The route included zombies coming out from the floorboards, chasing students. A dead ...

AACC GSA members talk coming out

Shelby Vetter, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

Members of AACC’s Gay-Straight Alliance discussed coming out as LGBTQ during an open panel on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Fifth-year engineering major and PR chair of GSA Nick Nadeau, along with others from the club, shared personal experiences with coming out, transitioning and more topics. Nadeau, who...

Students customized airbrush t-shirts

Students customized airbrush t-shirts

Sarah Sutherland, Campus Life Editor

October 2, 2017


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Students had the opportunity to receive free custom airbrush t-shirts on Sept. 28. The event drew in a long line of students throughout the day as they noticed it on the Quad while walking in between classes. When asked about the design they planned on getting put on their shirts, students were...

Students learn to shoot videos on smartphone

Students learn to shoot videos on smartphone

Hailey Williams, Reporter

October 2, 2017


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An AACC media specialist alumnus taught students how to shoot professional videos using a smartphone on Sept. 26 at the Entrepreneurs Club. Ed Sparks, a former AACC student, who has helped film many projects came in to teach the E-club how to properly shoot a video using a cell phone for an upcoming...

Culinary students visit Italy for summer study

Culinary students visit Italy for summer study

Elizabeth Spearman, Associate Editor For The Web

September 29, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

Some students use the summer to relax, but a few of AACC’s culinary students spent their time working alongside some of the best cooks in Italy. For the past 13 years, AACC’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute, or HCAT, has given its students the opportunity to do their required internships...

Events honor Hispanic heritage: arts, food, fun

Events honor Hispanic heritage: arts, food, fun

Sarah Sutherland, Campus Life Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC observed Hispanic Heritage Month in September with music, food and art. The month kicked off on Sept. 15 with the Latino Club handing out “tres leches” cake, a sponge cake soaked in three kinds of milk. “Most people don’t know about the Hispanic culture,” said Latino Club President Diana Perez. “They don’t know ab...

October features dance recitals, opera shows

October features dance recitals, opera shows

Elizabeth Spearman, Associate Editor for the web

September 29, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC’s Opera Company will celebrate its 15th anniversary on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 with a gala show featuring former students and faculty who have performed at AACC over the years. Here is a roundup of performing arts events coming up in October. Opera AACC More than 135 performers will join the pr...

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