Campus Current

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...

Students: Pricey items don’t always show care

Students: Pricey items don’t always show care

December 4, 2018

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

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

November 1, 2018

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

November 1, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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