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Associate professor’s band releases album

Associate Professor Ian Wardenski's band released an album this March.

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

This spring, the drone club tested a mind control system, which it will continue to improve this fall.

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”

Dance professor Lynda Fitzgerald prepares students for spring performances.

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

 “Purgatory Bay” by Dylan Siebenhar won awards for best drama and best overall film in the AACC film fest on April 26.

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 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

Rachel Green, a third-year creative writing student, reads from work she submitted to the 44th annual edition of AACC’s literary journal, “Amaranth,” at the release party on April 24.

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

Pictured above: Jack Venton as Romeo, Annie Gorenflo as Mercutio and Amanda Matousek as Benvolio.

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...

Co-stars share true love tales

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Tyreesha Bolton, Reporter

April 1, 2019

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

Bethany Probst

Bethany Probst, Reporter

April 1, 2019

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

Students can find flyers for the art events around campus on bulletin boards.

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-In-Chief

March 25, 2019

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 Tyler Mills speaks at yesterday's Writers Reading event, which highlighted her work on nuclear devastation.

Philip Van Slooten, Daily Reporter

March 15, 2019

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...

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