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‘Hairspray’ to open with seasoned acting group

Alum Izzy Amor, first-year theater student Allison Vallario, third-year culinary student Annie Gorenflo and second-year transfer studies student Johnny Dunkerly (left to right) will be in “Hairspray” this fall.

Daniel Nickerson, Web Designer

November 1, 2018

The cast of AACC’s production of “Hairspray”—which opens on Nov. 9 in the Kauffman Theater—is a collection of seasoned actors and those who are relatively new to the acting game. “I’ve done theater ever since I was like, 9 years old,” Johnny Dunkerly, a second-year transfer studies...

Culinary club hosts first event

Club adviser Carrie Svoboda and second-year culinary student Emily Parent arrange pumpkins at today's culinary event.

Sarah Noble, Multimedia Editor

October 29, 2018

The culinary club hosted a pumpkin-themed fundraiser on the Quad from 11 to 1 today at the Arnold campus. The college approved the club earlier in the semester as a part of SGA President Jacob Smith's initiative to host club events and meetings on the satellite campuses. Culinary club is one of those...

AACC literary magazine gets new office, editor

Amaranth members pose after their monthly open mic night event, called Coffee House.

Brooke Carneal, Reporter

October 4, 2018

AACC’s student-run literary magazine, Amaranth, got an office in the Humanities Building and a new editor-in-chief this semester. According to Ren Bishop, the club’s layout manager, the staff used to hold meetings at different locations across campus. Now, the magazine will share a space with...

Student clubs to throw campus events in Oct.

AACC clubs, including Students Out to Destroy Assumptions, the Gay-Straight Alliance and the Campus Activities Board, are hosting October events relating to domestic violence, Halloween and coming out.

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018

AACC student clubs are holding a number of events in October to raise awareness about domestic violence, disabilities and the LGBTQ+ community. On Oct. 3, SODA—Students Out to Destroy Assumptions—will hold its second annual Assumption Destroyers Festival from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Quad, so...

Students club to host events across campus

Students club to host events across campus

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2018

AACC student clubs are holding a number of events in October to raise awareness of domestic violence, disabilities and the LGBTQ+ community. On Oct.3, SODA--Students Out to Destroy Assumptions--will hold its second annual Assumption Destroyers Festival from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Quad, so stu...

Amaranth hosts first coffee house of school

Amaranth hosts first coffee house of school

Sarah Noble, Multimedia Editor

September 19, 2018

AACC’s literary magazine Amaranth hosted it’s first coffee house open mic session tonight in the Humanities theater. Creative writing student Mike Pierorazilo, is the club’s new editor-in-chief. For coffee house performances, he said he plans on “keeping with tradition” when it comes...

AACC Dance Company takes flight with spring show

AACC Dance Company takes flight with spring show

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2018

The AACC Dance Company presented "Spring Migration" on May 4 and 5. Members of AACC Dance Company and Lynda P. Fitzgerald, its director and founder, choreographed the show.   Photo by Daniel Salomon Photo by Daniel Salomon Photo by Daniel Salomon Photo by Daniel Salomon Photo by Daniel Salomon...

AACC community speaks out for women at annual ‘Soapbox Sisters’ event

Second-year graphic design student Raquel Hamner performs

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

April 19, 2018

AACC hosted the annual “Soapbox Sisters” event on March 29, inviting attendees to hear presentations of historical speeches by women. Students, faculty and alumni presented speeches including: “Ain’t I a Woman” by abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth; “Phenomenal...

Theatre at AACC pokes fun at show business for spring performance

Theatre at AACC pokes fun at show business for spring performance

Raquel Hamner and Roxanne Ready

April 18, 2018

Theater Department students are performing a double-feature comedy, including a student-written musical revue, for their spring semester production.

Dance troupe visits college

KanKouran performers teach participants how to play traditional African drums.

Sanyee Barjogar Jr., Reporter

February 28, 2018

African performers taught students how to play tribal-styled instruments in the SUN Dining Hall on Feb. 23. The KanKouran West African Dance Company told the audience what each of the drums are used for and the symbolism behind them. “It was a big surprise,” Chris Linds, a second-year fine...

Math, science critical to success of theater

Theater professor Sean Urbantke shows off some of the electronics he uses in the production of shows.
Photo by Brandon Hamilton

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018

The stage is mostly dark, but a light follows someone running from her pursuers, panicked. An eerie haze billows across the stage, while screens in the background show bits of a cityscape. Scripted sounds echo around the hall, drawing the audience into the play. As the pursuers close in, lights pulse...

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