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Some students say they spend time on social media that they could be using to study.

TikTok most popular social media at AACC

Andrea Bridgett, Reporter May 2, 2023

AACC students said in March TikTok is their favorite social media platform. In an informal survey of 50 students on campus, 16 said TikTok is their favorite, while 13 said they like Instagram the best....

AACC’s journal for the arts, Amaranth, features student works from creative writing to photography. Shown, last year’s 47th edition.

Literary journal puts out 48th annual issue

Jordan Crymes and Payton Thompson May 1, 2023

The 48th edition of AACC’s student literary journal will come out on May 18. Students can pick up a copy of Amaranth, the journal of literature and arts, on Campus Current newsracks in the Humanities...

Student podcasters like first-year transfer studies student Micah Walker say the production is time consuming but doesn’t cost much money.

Student podcasters create original series

Andrea Bridgett, Reporter April 28, 2023

More than 2,000 listeners follow “Stoppage Time,” a two-year-old podcast by AACC student Joseph Angerome. Fellow student Micah Walker’s podcast, “At Least You’re Not Me,” has fewer fans. To...

Theatre AACC put on Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead this weekend. Shown, AACC alumnus Eliza Geib as Rosencrantz and theater student Cameron Walker as Guildenstern.

Theatre AACC takes existential comedy to the stage

Tomi Brunton, Associate Editor April 15, 2023

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” is my favorite play of all time, and Theatre AACC’s Friday night production of it lived up to my high expectations. Tom Stoppard’s comedic, tragic, existential...

Opera AACC will perform Pirates of Penzance from May 19-21. Shown, an Opera AACC rehearsal.

Opera AACC to put on “Pirates of Penzance”

Tomi Brunton, Associate Editor April 13, 2023

Opera AACC will perform the comedic opera “Pirates of Penzance” in May. The company’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s 1880 show will run May 19-21 in the Kauffman Theater. “It's really...

Captial Gazette Editor Brooks DuBose, right, speaks to a crowd of students and faculty at a live interview on Tuesday.

Capital Gazette editor speaks on his career path, local journalism

Micah Smith, Reporter April 10, 2023

The editor of The Capital Gazette, the daily newspaper covering Annapolis, said on Tuesday that artificial intelligence apps will never take the place of human reporters. “AI can’t replace real...

Second-year dance and physical therapy assistant student Sarah Schulze, right, rehearses for “Spring Vibrations,” which AACC’s Dance Company will present in May.

Dance Company to present spring-themed show

Tomi Brunton, Associate Editor April 7, 2023

The AACC Dance Company will present a performance featuring modern, tap, jazz and West African styles in May. Titled “Spring Vibrations,” the show is “going to be all about colors, because spring,”...

AACC will hold four student performances in May. Shown, members of the AACC Symphony Orchestra at a rehearsal.

Music departments to host 4 spring performances

Tomi Brunton, Associate Editor April 5, 2023

Four student music ensembles will perform concerts at the end of this semester. The Small Jazz Combo will perform on May 9; the Large Jazz Combo will perform on May 6; the Symphony Orchestra will perform...

Theatre at AACC will perform Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead in April. Shown, a group photo of the cast.

Theatre AACC to put on ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’

Tomi Brunton, Associate Editor April 3, 2023

Theatre at AACC will perform the existentialist tragicomedy “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” in April. The production of Tom Stoppard's 1966 play, which will run April 14 to 16 and April...

AACC performing arts professors work off-campus in theater, music and dance. Shown, music professor Anna Binneweg conducting an orchestra.

Web Exclusive: AACC professors perform off-campus

Tomi Brunton and Éva Parry March 31, 2023

Some of AACC’s performing arts professors work off campus on professional theater productions or as part of dance companies, jazz groups and symphonies. Sean Urbantke Theater professor Sean Urbantke...

Brooks DuBose, editor of the Capital Gazette, will speak at a Campus Current event on April 4.

Capital Gazette editor to speak at AACC

Sam Gauntt, Managing Editor March 29, 2023

The editor of the Capital Gazette, the daily newspaper serving the Annapolis area, will speak with Campus Current’s editor-in-chief at a live, on-stage interview on April 4.  Brooks DuBose, editor...

Communications professor and event organizer April Copes speaks at Soapbox Sisters on Tuesday.

Students perform poems, speeches at Soapbox Sisters

Andrea Bridgett, Reporter March 29, 2023

Students and faculty performed poems and speeches from historical and contemporary women at a Women’s History Month event on Tuesday. Communications professors April Copes and Haley Draper organized...

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