Campus Current

Bus riders say too little stops

Bus riders say too little stops

Daniel Nickerson, Web Designer

November 1, 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

November 1, 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

November 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

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,...

Don’t let family stress you out on turkey day

Don’t let family stress you out on turkey day

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

AACC students who still live with their parents are no strangers to family drama. But even those who live on their own should prepare this month for some ups and downs over the Thanksgiving weekend. We all love our families, but having everyone all together at once can feel just as stressful as a...

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...

Advice from an editor

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Editorial and Opinion, Feature

Although AACC doesn’t have dorms, students here can still make it feel like home.   Coming to college for the first time can be an overwhelming adjustment, but making yourself at home is easier than you think.   Student Government Association President Jacob Smith said he entered AACC cur...

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...

Why vote: Potholes are politics

Why vote: Potholes are politics

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

Election season isn’t the only time to care about politics; they matter year-round, and they affect simple, everyday things. Not all politics are about divisive, complicated issues. Many are about day-to-day things that make a big difference in the everyday life of college students like us. How...

‘Hear us roar!’ Women are changing the world

‘Hear us roar!’ Women are changing the world

Editorial Board

March 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

More than ever before, young women are breaking barriers and stereotypes. With every, “You can’t” comes a resounding, “Watch me!” More and more of today’s young women are challenging gender roles and using their educations to redefine traditionally male jobs. “[Women] are becoming...

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