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AACC students see documentary on civil rights DC dance movement

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 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and details the impact the riots and the Civil Rights Movement...

CAB Hosts First Anti-Valentine’s Day Dance

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 the first time we’ve done this,” Sawyer said. “It started off as a joke, but then the more we...

Amaranth Literary Magazine hosts first open mic this Spring

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 stories and did stand-up. “We have a lot of great talent here,” Mitchell Santos, editor-in-chief...

Canadian musician performs concert at AACC

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 including “Circles” by Post Malone, “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson, “Sorry” by Justin...

Baltimore slam poet performs at Amaranth Coffeehouse

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 known as  Meccamorphosis, read poems about the death of a friend, racism in modern society and...

Students celebrate holidays at Winter Wonderland

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 event to help establish a sense of holiday cheer before the semester ended. “It’s basically like...

AACC Jazz Ensemble performs at Fall Concert

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 Jazz course played together on Nov. 22 at the Jazz Big Band Fall Concert with Professor Mercedes Beckman...

Novelist gives advice to AACC students following reading

Novelist gives advice to AACC students following reading

Jacob Dear, Reporter

November 7, 2019

A novelist came to AACC Thursday to read from her recent books and give advice to students. Jessica Anya Blau said AACC students were smart, attentive, and she appreciated the questions they asked after the reading. She said she hoped students would “enjoy the experience of having someone read...

Theatre Club scares students with Haunted Theater tour

Theatre Club scares students with Haunted Theater tour

Jacob Dear, Reporter

October 24, 2019

The Theatre at AACC club hosted a haunted house on Thursday where acting students chased and scared attendees in a haunted tour. During the Haunted Theatre Fundraiser, organized at the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, attendees entered the Kauffman Theater as if going to a play. The actors dressed...

Haitian band performs for students at AACC

Haitian band performs for students at AACC

David Stemmle, Daily Editor

October 3, 2019

A Haitian band came to AACC to perform music for students and faculty in the amphitheater on west campus Thursday. RAM is a mizik rasin band based out of Port-au-Prince Haiti. They were founded by song-writer and lead vocalist, Richard A. Morse, in 1990. Their music combines traditional Haitian and...

Newsprint Exhibition Reception showcases comics from 1893 to present

Newsprint Exhibition Reception showcases comics from 1893 to present

Tom Ostrye, Web Designer

September 11, 2019

AACC hosted a Newsprint Exhibition Reception at Cade Art Gallery on Wednesday. The reception featured comics ranging from 1893 to our current day. Associate Professor Erik Dunham said that late last year he asked curator Warren Bernard to put together an art show about items from his comic collection. Bernard's...

Associate professor’s band releases album

Associate professor’s band releases album

Christian Richey , Associate Editor

September 1, 2019

An associate music professor’s band released an album created over his sabbatical on March 15. Ian Wardenski’s album, called Collective Thoughts, is made up of nine compositions recorded with his band, the Ian Wardenski Quintet. Wardenski, chair of the performing arts department, said the album...

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