Campus Current

Don’t let holiday cheer cause you to skip class

Don’t let holiday cheer cause you to skip class

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


Filed under Advice from an editor, Editorial and Opinion

The holiday season is a time for fun and friends, which can lead students to ditch classes in favor of off-campus festivities. Think twice before skipping classes this season. Although this is a busy time of year, getting behind on classwork will only pile on the stress. But baking cookies or going...

Students: Pricey items don’t always show care

Students: Pricey items don’t always show care

December 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

For AACC students on a tight budget, a low-cost, meaningful gift can be even better than an expensive present. As much as we wish it did, school doesn’t stop to give us time to get ready for the holidays. Students must scramble to find the perfect gift with one hand, while using the other to tie a b...

Entrepreneurs: Shaping Gen Z

Entrepreneurs: Shaping Gen Z

Editorial Board

November 8, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Front Page

Campus Current’s editors think students of every major should have to take an entrepreneurship class at AACC during their first year. The college’s Introduction to Entrepreneurship class teaches students the beginnings of how to run their own businesses. Lots of students on campus could be future busi...

Adjunct offers start-up tricks

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Editorial and Opinion

An AACC entrepreneurship instructor said any student interested in starting a business should prepare to work hard, seek mentoring and get involved on campus. Adjunct instructor Candice Pruett, who teaches Introduction to Entrepreneurship, suggested that would-be business owners meet regularly with a faculty adv...

Bus riders say too little stops

Bus riders say too little stops

Daniel Nickerson, Web Designer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

Students riding the MTA LocalLink 70 and Gold Route buses to AACC this semester have complained about poor timing and cramped conditions. “Sometimes they’re late, but not all the time,” Nikkie Stevens, a fourth-year transfer studies student, said. “It’s just annoying.” Stevens started...

Students returning to college share advice

Students returning to college share advice

Nick Burns, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Editorial and Opinion

For students who have not entered the halls of higher education for years, returning to college can be an anxious and terrifying proposition. Students older than 25 make up 36 percent of the population on campus, according to public relations administrative assistant Amy Gurtshaw. “The biggest...

Youthful actions follow students for their lives

Youthful actions follow students for their lives

Sarah Noble, Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Poll

AACC students said in October what students do in high school and college should not follow them for the rest of their lives, unless the offense is sexual assault. In an informal poll of 45 students on the Arnold campus two weeks after the U.S. Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court justice,...

College police: Up the security

October 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

After a mass shooting at The Capital Gazette in June, Campus Current is calling on campus security for stronger efforts to prevent any shooters from ever opening fire on campus. On June 28, a shooter killed five people in the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, just 15 minutes from AACC. Although...

Gov. Hogan: It’s not far enough

Gov. Hogan: It’s not far enough

Editorial Board

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Editorial and Opinion

Gov. Larry Hogan signed the Community College Promise Scholarship law in May to make community colleges in Maryland affordable for people in financial need.  Campus Current supports a state law to make community college more affordable, but this one doesn’t go far enough.   This scholarship is o...

Don’t let harassers get away with it: Speak up

Don’t let harassers get away with it: Speak up

Editorial Board

May 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

Former AACC student Sarah Sutherland said she used to avoid groups of men as she walked into class so they wouldn’t yell unwanted comments to her. The cat-calling was at its worst when she wore revealing clothes, which some men, Sutherland said, seemed to take as an invitation for sexual harassment. It’s...

Keep moving toward your goals

Keep moving toward your goals

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

It’s hard to believe another school year has already come and gone. As you look ahead, you may be thinking about summer break as a time to relax or work full time while you wait to restart classes in fall. Or maybe you’re graduating, and you’re wondering about your next step, whether that...

Demand change: Stand up, speak out, be heard

Demand change: Stand up, speak out, be heard

Editorial Board

April 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

In the face of local school shootings and threats of violence, AACC students need to take a stand and speak out. According to The Baltimore Sun, this country has had six school shootings since February. Last month, a 17-year-old student at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland shot two other...

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