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Actors from campus and the community meet twice a week to practice their improvisational skills.

Theater students prep for improv show

Jacob Flores, Reporter October 21, 2021

AACC theater students and actors have been rehearsing their improvisational skills for about a month to prepare for an upcoming show Nov. 12 and 13 at the Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park. The...

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Esports to join Athletic Department

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief September 8, 2021

AACC plans to start an intramural esports team sometime this fall and expand it to a varsity team in the spring, the athletic director told Campus Current earlier this month. Esports--or electronic...

The bookshelf in the home of third-year communications student Amber Nathan is stocked with classics. Nathan, like other students, says she has been reading more since the pandemic has kept her at home.

Students reading for fun more often during pandemic

Dominic Salacki, Reporter April 27, 2021

Students are reading more since they have been stuck at home during the pandemic. First-year transfer studies student Ryan Oberteuffer said before COVID, he would normally spend his free time hanging...

AACC students are rooting for two animated films, Soul and Onward, to sweep the Oscars on Sunday.

Student movie lovers weigh in with Oscar picks

Dominic Salacki, Reporter April 22, 2021

Students are rooting for Disney/Pixar to win the Academy Award for Animated Feature Film on Sunday, with two of the studio’s films up for the Oscar: “Soul” and “Onward.” During the pandemic,...

Dance Company Director Lynda Fitzgerald (left) won the Dance Educator of the Year award in March.

Dance Company director wins Dance Educator of the Year

Adrianna Gonzalez, Daily Editor May 5, 2020

AACC’s Dance Company director in March won the Maryland Dance Education Association’s top award. “I am so honored and humbled by the award,”  Lynda Fitzgerald, said of her Dance Educator of...

Producer of Dancing Through The Flames Beverly Lindsay-Johnson stands with AACC students.

AACC students see documentary on civil rights DC dance movement

Johannes Haasbroek, Reporter February 18, 2020

The AACC Black History Month Committee showed a 30 minute documentary on Tuesday called ‘Dancing Through The Flames.’ The documentary depicts the six days of rioting in Washington, DC after the...

Students attend the first Anti-Valentines dance, hosted by the Campus Activities Board.

CAB Hosts First Anti-Valentine’s Day Dance

Mason Hood, Reporter February 13, 2020

The Campus Activities Board throws the first Anti-Valentine’s Day Dance Thursday night. CAB member Alex Sawyer, a third-year Spanish education student attended the event. “This is hands down...

Mike Pierorazio, a second-year creative writing student, is among the students who performed at Amaranths 1st Coffeehouse of the semester.

Amaranth Literary Magazine hosts first open mic this Spring

Theodora Francu, Reporter February 5, 2020

Students had the chance to perform at the first open mic of the semester hosted by Amaranth, AACC’s award winning literary magazine, on Wednesday. Students read poetry, performed live music, told...

J8ke performs for students in the SUN Dining Hall.

Canadian musician performs concert at AACC

Jacob Dear, Daily Editor January 29, 2020

The Campus Activities Board hosted a concert in the SUN Dining Hall on Wednesday featuring a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Jake Robertson, who goes by the stage name J8ke, performed song covers...

Mecca Verdell, a slam poet from Baltimore, reads poetry at the final coffeehouse of the semester, hosted by the AACC literary magazine Amaranth and the Campus Activities Board.

Baltimore slam poet performs at Amaranth Coffeehouse

Jacob Dear, Reporter December 5, 2019

The second-place winner of the 2019 Individual World Poetry Slam read poetry about death and racism to the audience of the last Amaranth Coffeehouse on Thursday. Baltimore slam poet Mecca Verdell, also...

Students celebrate the holidays at an event with craft stations, hot cocoa, gingerbread house building and more.

Students celebrate holidays at Winter Wonderland

Jacob Dear, Reporter December 4, 2019

Students commemorated the winter holidays during AACC’s first Winter Wonderland this Wednesday in the SUN Dining Hall. The Campus Activities Board and the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society hosted the...

Professor Mercedes Beckman conducting for the AACC Jazz Ensemble.

AACC Jazz Ensemble performs at Fall Concert

Jacob Dear , Reporter November 22, 2019

Student musicians performed a variety of traditional jazz pieces on Friday night at the Kauffman Theater, then mixed it up with funk and swing. The AACC Jazz Ensemble and students from the Community...

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