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Look for factual info so you’ll vote wisely

Look for factual info so you’ll vote wisely

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-chief

August 21, 2019

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, we should all prepare to vote wisely. In this day and age, information on the candidates is available at the click of a mouse or a quick tap on a phone screen. But with more sources comes more room for error. As more and more people...

Give everyone a voice

Give everyone a voice

Editorial Board

August 21, 2019

We’re coming back to school this fall during a time of great political divide. Let’s work to give everyone we meet here a voice, even if we don’t agree with them. It’s easy for political discussions to turn nasty or backfire on those who have expressed an opinion. It’s important that all...

’19 graduates: Set new goals

’19 graduates: Set new goals

April 30, 2019

As Riverhawk graduates fly into summer, we should reflect on our time at AACC and redefine ourselves before heading to four-year universities. Instead of viewing graduation as the end of an era, graduates should use it as a stepping stone to future success. Just because some of us are leaving the...

Earth: Keep it clean this spring

Earth: Keep it clean this spring

Editorial Board

April 1, 2019

AACC students can take small steps to clean up the planet—right here on campus—in celebration of Earth Day on April 22. First, students in Humanities and CALT can fill up their water bottles at those buildings’ automatic fountains. With this feature, students can place their bottles under...

Advice: Get involved in new campus activities

Advice: Get involved in new campus activities

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019

Romeo came from a family of Montagues, and Juliet was a Capulet. The feud between their families made it impossible for them to be together, but that didn’t stop them from falling in love. The Shakespearean play, which Theatre at AACC will premiere on April 12, teaches a lesson of openmindedness...

“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...

Today’s posts will affect future

Today’s posts will affect future

Editorial Board

March 1, 2019

AACC students should scrub their social media accounts now to get rid of embarrassing or incriminating photos and information. And consider what you post from now on with an eye to how your actions today might affect your future. If you believe that your college-age antics won’t come back to bite...

Keep working; don’t slack off

Keep working; don’t slack off

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day may charm students in March, but it will take more than luck for them to see the spring semester through. As the semester approaches its halfway mark, it’s easy for students to get lazy and lose motivation to keep up with school work. But the good news is there are plenty...

Movie Monday Review: Beautiful Boy

Movie Monday Review: Beautiful Boy

Daniel Salomon, Video Editor

February 24, 2019

“Beautiful Boy” is an excruciating biopic that tugs at the viewer’s emotions every chance it gets. The movie takes the viewer into a tale of a father’s heartbreak, a son’s self-destruction and the damage drug use can do to one’s psyche and family. Nic Sheff, played by Timothee Chalamet, is a c...

It’s not too late to make New Year’s resolutions

It’s not too late to make New Year’s resolutions

Alexandra Radovic, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

January is a time to reflect on the past year, and February is all about re-energizing and reigniting change and personal growth. Students at AACC and all across the globe scrambled to make their 2019 New Year’s resolutions, in hopes of transformation and new beginnings. However, in study after...

Apply for FAFSA no matter what

Apply for FAFSA no matter what

Editorial Board

January 23, 2019

Students can apply for the Maryland Promise Scholarship in March, so it’s time to fill out the FAFSA—Free Application for Federal Student Aid—to assure you get all of the state money you deserve. The Promise Scholarship is a state program that could pay up to $5,000 toward your tuition if you...

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

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...

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