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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...

Drone club uses mind control feature

Drone club uses mind control feature

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019

The drone club tested a new mind control program at a technology conference in West Virginia this spring. The I EEE Region 2 conference at West Virginia University included several other colleges, but drone club president Nick Kiraly said AACC had a noticeably small group of three in comparison to...

Students prep for upcoming drag show

Students prep for upcoming drag show

Daniel Nickerson, Multimedia Editor

May 15, 2019

  In a Campus Current social media poll of 49 followers, 60 percent said they would attend a drag queen show on campus, while 40 percent disagreed. Each year, the Gay Straight Alliance    sponsors an event called “Dragapalooza,” where students dress in drag and put on a runway show for...

See AACC dancers’ practice pay off in “Spring Migration”

See AACC dancers’ practice pay off in “Spring Migration”

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

May 4, 2019

  AACC’s Dance Company performed a collection of original works collectively titled “Spring Migration” to a packed audience on May 3.  This spring marks their 30th anniversary and they are performing two shows to celebrate.  “Spring Migration” is also scheduled for 4 at The Kauffman Theater at 8p.m. and the “Alum...

AACC hosts film fest, chooses winners

AACC hosts film fest, chooses winners

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

May 1, 2019

A student film about a man seeking redemption after murder won the best drama award at AACC’s first student film festival on April 26. The filmmaker, Dylan Siebenhar, a second-year film studies student, also won the best overall prize for what the judge called “a unique voice” emerging. “‘Purgatory...

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