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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...

Student views photo, makeup skills as similar

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2K59gXU_aU&t=1s Zach Tennant tilts his model’s rounded chin so she will face the warm glow of the soft amber-colored studio light he had set up behind his tripod, with his camera steady and pointed toward her plumped lips. He zooms his lens slightly so her lips fill ...

Annual journal reveals Vol. 44

Annual journal reveals Vol. 44

Amber Nathan, Advertising Manager

April 30, 2019

The 44th annual edition of AACC’s literary journal, “Amaranth,” launched on April 24. “Amaranth” features student and faculty creative writing, poetry and photography. Editor-in-Chief Mike Pierorazio and his staff hosted a release party to celebrate, during which featured writers performed...

“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

“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...

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