Campus Current

Students: Pricey items don’t always show care

Making cards is a low-cost and easy gift idea.

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

Gigi Maresca, owner of Blue Photo Bus photography, is a first-year entrepreneurship student and her son, Nikko Maresca, is a first-year photography student.

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

AACC students who take the bus to and from the college take MTA LocalLink 70, by way of Link 69. They may also take the Annapolis Transit Gold bus route.

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

Returning college student Kathy Chandler is in her first year of studying addiction counseling.

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

More men than women say what they do now should not count against them later in life.

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

Campus Current Editor-in-Chief Alexandra Radovic recommends getting ahead on class assignments before the holidays.

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...

Gov. Hogan: It’s not far enough

Gov. Hogan: It's not far enough

Editorial Board

August 25, 2018

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

The teal ribbon represents sexual violence awareness. Most people do not report when they are sexually harassed.

Editorial Board

May 1, 2018

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

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...

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