Campus Current

Amaranth hosts first open mic of the semester

Michael Garvey, Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Club News, Entertainment

19 students preformed at Amaranth’s first coffee house open mic of the semester on Sept. 20. Acts ranged from musicians, poets, singers, a stand-up comic, and a magical act duo. Much of the material presented was original content created by students. Host, and Amaranth co-publicity manager Rebecca...

Culinary Club demonstrates how to make beer, cheese and wine

Culinary Club demonstrates how to make beer, cheese and wine

Sarah Sutherland, Campus Life Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

The Culinary Club gave students the opportunity to watch a beer, cheese, and wine demonstration on Sept. 19. HCAT instructional specialist and adviser of the Culinary Club Louise Nielsen organized the workshop to allow AACC students not in the HCAT program to experience the art of beer, cheese, and...

Latino Club kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with tres leches cake

Latino Club kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with tres leches cake

Sarah Sutherland, Campus Life Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

The Latino Club helped AACC celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month by handing out tres leches cake on Sept. 15.   President of the Latino Club and third year paralegal studies student Diana Perez offered students pieces of the tres leches cake, a traditional Hispanic cake k...

AACC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Scott Kettner and Nation Beat

AACC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Scott Kettner and Nation Beat

Ryan Sullivan, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC continued to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with a live musical performance with music origins from Brazil and New Orleans. Nation Beat and drummer Scott Kettner came out to AACC and lit up the stage with their blend of Brazilian maracatu and New Orleans funk. Kettner made the crowd move w...

AACC shows “The Princess Bride” on 30 year anniversary

AACC shows “The Princess Bride” on 30 year anniversary

Jonas Pallaro-Sonneborn, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

Some students had the opportunity to watch “The Princess Bride” for the first time 30 years after its original release date. “We typically go for a family movie,” said Christine Storck, director of student engagement. "I got an email — someone told me it was the thirtieth anniversary of...

AACC campus events for Fall 2017

AACC campus events for Fall 2017

Elizabeth Spearman, Co-Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

Students will have dozens of on-campus events to choose from this semester, including dances, motivational speakers and more. Most of the events are available to view on The Nest, a website that lists student clubs and organizations and functions around campus. “You get so much more out of your campu...

New Grill items are a big hit with HCAT

Sarah Noble, Co-Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

Two Hotel Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute students and one instructor reviewed the updated Hawk’s Nest Grill & Deli and said it offers good food for a fair price. Carrie Svoboda and Clark Wagner, culinary students, and Louise Nielsen, an instructor, ordered a variety of new food that the Grill...

Kreider leaves role as program coordinator

Kreider leaves role as program coordinator

Tre Mooring, Co-editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Club News

Steve Kreider, who oversaw the activities of campus clubs and the Student Government Association since 2015, has left AACC for a job at The Catholic University of America. The former program coordinator in AACC’s Office of Student Engagement, Kreider managed student organizations, co-advised the SGA...

Campus Current names new ’17-’18 editor-in-chief

Campus Current names new ’17-’18 editor-in-chief

Elizabeth Spearman, Campus Life Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

A nontraditional student will be the editor-in-chief of the Campus Current for the 2017-2018 school year. Roxanne Ready, a first-semester transfer student, will replace outgoing editor Jesse Johnson who will graduate this month. “I am looking forward to being able to guide the paper,” Ready,...

Foreign students meet through college club

Foreign students meet through college club

Courtland Brown-Tabscott, Club News Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Club News

Members of AACC’s International Student Association club have said it can be hard to transition into the American educational system from a foreign school. Members of the club come from countries like Ecuador, El Salvador, China, Korea, Chile, Spain and many others to live in Maryland and attend...

Debate argues pros and cons

Debate argues pros and cons

Trevor Gardner, Reporter

May 1, 2017


Filed under Club News

AACC students who watched a campus debate in April over the economic pros and cons of a wall between the U.S. and Mexico sided with the debaters who opposed it. Sixty percent of audience members said they agreed with a student team that argued immigrants are good for the U.S. economy — so a wall...

AACC law professor advises entrepreneurs

Catherine O’Reilly, Guest columnist

April 11, 2017


Filed under Club News

An attorney who teaches law at AACC told students who want to own businesses to protect their intellectual property. At an Entrepreneurs Club meeting in March, attorney Sandy Bartlett, who handles trademark and copyright searches, registration and maintenance, said business owners should trademark...

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