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“Romeo and Juliet”: Go for the classic story, stay for smaller characters

“Romeo and Juliet”: Go for the classic story, stay for smaller characters

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 13, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, News, Showcase

“Romeo and Juliet” opened Friday night to an eager audience. The visual effects were enchanting as both music and video projections amplified the mood either by blanketing the young lovers in stars or bathing the stage in red during Mercutio’s murder. While the performances of AACC alumn...

Co-stars share true love tales

Co-stars share true love tales

Tyreesha Bolton, Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Like Juliet in the classic Shakespeare play, second-year theater student Katie Laubert said she has experienced forbidden love. Laubert, who is playing the doomed Juliet in Theatre at AACC’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” in April, said the parents of both of her previous boyfriends disapproved...

Influencers go viral on social

Influencers go viral on social

Bethany Probst, Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, Tech

Former AACC student Dominique Barrett stands across the desk from a group of potential employers, who ask, “Do you have any special talents?” He answers by flipping a water bottle, which lands upright on the table with such force that the interviewers fall out of their seats. He filmed that...

Art events held across campus

Art events held across campus

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-In-Chief

March 25, 2019


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

AACC students can enjoy a slew of art events across campus in April. On March 25, visual arts students set up the “Sister Settings” display in the Careers Center Room 202 to celebrate Women’s History Month. The student-painted bowls and challises shown in the room pay homage to powerful female...

Poet shares experience writing about nuclear devastation

Poet shares experience writing about nuclear devastation

Philip Van Slooten, Daily Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Education, Entertainment

Tyler Mills, a guest poet, shared her work “Hawk Parable” with faculty and students yesterday at the first Writers Reading event of this spring semester. Mills stunned the audience with her vivid images relating the horrors of nuclear testing. “‘A doctor would look at them and they would...

Naptown Jazz Kids, AACC host German youth orchestra

Naptown Jazz Kids, AACC host German youth orchestra

Emma Jeter, Daily Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Jazz players from Frankfurt, Germany performed smooth, rhythmic tunes for AACC students tonight in the Humanities building. Naptown Jazz Kids, an organization designed to preserve and promote jazz music in Annapolis, partnered with AACC to host The Phoenix Foundation Youth Band, a German youth jazz...

CAB hosts first karaoke, students line up to perform

Jameson Evans, Daily Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment

The AACC Campus Activities Board hosted its first-ever karaoke event of the semester in the SUN cafeteria on March 4. CAB officers said they will host karaoke events on the first Monday of every month this semester. The sing-a-long ran 30 minutes longer than the two hours CAB allotted, which CAB membe...

Factuality teaches students about diversity, inequality

Factuality teaches students about diversity, inequality

Lindey Gapsis, Daily Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Diversity, Entertainment

AACC students learned about diversity in modern society through a monopoly-like game today in the Cade building. “Factuality” is an interactive game used to portray how diversity affects real life. The game leader assigned students characters with different ethnic backgrounds, economic classes...

Dozens play in Campus Ministry dodgeball tournament at AACC

Dozens play in Campus Ministry dodgeball tournament at AACC

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2019


Filed under Club News, Entertainment

AACC’s Student Government Association President Jacob Smith hurled his dodge ball across the Riverhawk court to knock-out his fellow students on March 6. But Smith was one of more than 40 players who participated in the dodgeball game, which was the first of its kind at AACC. Students athletes,...

Student improv troupe rehearses for two shows in May

Chase Duvall, Daily Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Entertainment

An improv troupe rehearsal took place on Friday night in the Florestano Building leading to a night of learning and laughter. Wyatt Unger, a local professional actor and acting coach, is the leader of the local troupe. Unger says while at its core, improv is fun, he’s also gained life skills...

Opera AACC hits all marks with ‘Sweeney Todd’

Opera AACC hits all marks with ‘Sweeney Todd’

Chance Iheoma, Photography Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Entertainment, Front Page, Showcase

Opera AACC gave an astounding performance of the musical thriller “Sweeney Todd” on Feb 16. The performance, directed by faculty member Jerry Vess and conducted by Anna Binneweg of the AACC Symphony Orchestra, opened on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Robert E. Kauffman Theater on campus. Additional...

Black History Month Committee plans lectures, performances and art exhibits to celebrate BHM

Black History Month Committee plans lectures, performances and art exhibits to celebrate BHM

Ashley Sokolowski, Daily Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Diversity, Entertainment, Front Page, News, Showcase

AACC’s is hosting a series of events for students to celebrate Black History Month. This February, the Black History Month Committee will be hosting discussions, performances, movie screenings and art exhibits. Dr. Nicole Williams, the chair of the department of human services, is on the Black...

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