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Students and faculty can use the service LanguageLine when they need an interpreter to help them talk to others who speak a different language. Shown, Anne-Keren Kanté, a second-year biology student and native French speaker.

Interpreters assist with translation on phone calls

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2022

Students who have trouble speaking or reading English can get help from an interpreter or translator through a program that began in February. Faculty, staff and community members also have access to...

Governor-elect Wes Moore speaks at a podium.

Students react to Maryland governor’s race

Dan Elson and Sam Gauntt November 16, 2022

AACC students said in November they are happy about the election of Maryland’s first black governor. In an informal Campus Current poll of 28 students on the Arnold Campus after the midterm election,...

Diversity training shouldn’t just be for faculty. Students should get training as well.

Diversity isn’t just for faculty

Editorial Board October 27, 2022

The student journalists at Campus Current applaud our college’s administration for making diversity a priority on campus and for offering training in diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism to faculty...

Cade Gallery

Artist hosts solo exhibition in Cade Gallery

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor October 26, 2022

The Cade Gallery on West Campus hosted a reception last week for a local artist displaying large prints and paper sculptures meant to raise awareness of domestic violence victims.  Marta Pérez-García,...

Rafael Laveaga, the chief of the Consular Section at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, speaks about relations between Mexico and the United States for a Hispanic Heritage Month event.

Mexican embassy official speaks on relations with US

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor October 19, 2022

The relationship between the U.S. and Mexico has grown over time from distant neighbors to close economic and cultural allies, an official from the Mexican Embassy told administrators and students on Oct....

Students, faculty perform at Hispanic Heritage poetry slam

Students, faculty perform at Hispanic Heritage poetry slam

Thomas Ayers, Reporter October 17, 2022

Half a dozen Latinx students on Oct. 11 read poems–some in Spanish and some in English– about their experiences with everything from chronic illness to raising children to personal development. The...

Professors and staff learn LGBTQ support

Professors and staff learn LGBTQ support

Micah Smith, Reporter October 14, 2022

LGBTQ indviduals are three times more likley to experience mental health issues than others, the faculty adviser for the Genders and Sexualities Club told professors and staff at a Coming Out Week event...

People making a quilt

AACC community crafts quilt for Coming Out Week

Tomi Brunton, Reporter October 13, 2022

Students and faculty celebrated Coming Out Week on Tuesday by working on a community quilt while listening to a speaker who talked about the “use of quilts as a mechanism for political activism.” “Tools...

Marta Perez-Garcia working on print

Local artist makes 12-foot print with AACC students

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor October 13, 2022

A local artist is collaborating with AACC printmaking students to create a 12-foot wide print to display in the Cade gallery during October. Marta Pérez-García, a Washington-based artist, began work...

Students learn gender inclusivity in Hispanic Heritage event

Students learn gender inclusivity in Hispanic Heritage event

Ava Herring, Diversity Editor October 10, 2022

Many in the Latinx culture believe men are superior to women, a speaker at a Hispanic Heritage Month event said on Oct. 4. Men who are aggressive with women, try to dominate others, are ultra-competitive...

Students make pinatas from paper-mache at a Hispanic Heritage Month event.

Students make pinatas, learn Hispanic history

Zoe Hammond, Reporter October 4, 2022

Students learned about the history and process of making a pinata on Wednesday as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.  English language learning technician Ana Derr, who oganized the event, said she designed...

Hispanic Heritage Month sign

AACC holds in-person events for Hispanic Heritage Month

Ellianna Shields, Reporter September 16, 2022

For the first time in three years, AACC’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration will include in-person events.  Student success and retention adviser Samuel Cordero-Puchales said this year's celebration...

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