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White Stripes artist advises

White Stripes artist advises

Brandon Hamilton, Photo Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment

An artist who designed posters for the rock duo The White Stripes told AACC students Sept. 20 it’s hard to get work in the screen printing industry. “The music industry is so saturated with people … that it’s harder to get work doing it and getting paid for it,” said Michael Byzewski, founder...

Amaranth hosts first open mic of the semester

Michael Garvey, Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Club News, Entertainment

19 students preformed at Amaranth’s first coffee house open mic of the semester on Sept. 20. Acts ranged from musicians, poets, singers, a stand-up comic, and a magical act duo. Much of the material presented was original content created by students. Host, and Amaranth co-publicity manager Rebecca...

Latino Club kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with tres leches cake

Latino Club kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with tres leches cake

Sarah Sutherland, Campus Life Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

The Latino Club helped AACC celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month by handing out tres leches cake on Sept. 15.   President of the Latino Club and third year paralegal studies student Diana Perez offered students pieces of the tres leches cake, a traditional Hispanic cake k...

Scott Kettner holds Brazilian Maracatu workshop

Scott Kettner holds Brazilian Maracatu workshop

Sarah Sutherland, Campus Life Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, Showcase

In honor of Hispanic Heritage month Scott Kettner held a Brazilian Maracatu drumming workshop on Sept. 16. Kettner is a drummer, percussionist, educator, and lead of the band Nation Beat who blends together the similarities of Northeastern Brazil and Southern United States music. “Music is connected...

AACC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Scott Kettner and Nation Beat

AACC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Scott Kettner and Nation Beat

Ryan Sullivan, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC continued to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with a live musical performance with music origins from Brazil and New Orleans. Nation Beat and drummer Scott Kettner came out to AACC and lit up the stage with their blend of Brazilian maracatu and New Orleans funk. Kettner made the crowd move w...

GSA holds drag-a-palooza auditions

GSA holds drag-a-palooza auditions

Shelby Vetter, Reporter

September 12, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, Showcase

AACC’s Gay Straight Alliance will hold its third drag-a-palooza show in October. GSA held student auditions on Sept 11  for the show. The GSA holds a drag show once per semester where students have the opportunity to perform among professional drag queens. All proceeds from the show go ...

AACC urged to “Rise Above Hate”

AACC urged to “Rise Above Hate”

Elizabeth Spearman, Associate Editor - Digital

September 8, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, News, Showcase

Around 50 people from both AACC and the community came together to “Rise Above Hate” on Sept. 7. The vigil was put together by the Division of Learning in response to the events that happened in Charlottesville back in August. “Our college community must continue to rise above intolerance,...

Involvement Fair comes to AACC

Involvement Fair comes to AACC

Ben Kanaras, Reporter

September 7, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, Showcase

On Sept. 6, 37 clubs gathered in the cafeteria for the involvement fair to introduce themselves to students. The involvement fair is a way for students to learn about different clubs on campus. Also, it gives clubs an opportunity to promote themselves and their individual activities. One...

“The Legacy of America” comes to AACC

James Haggerty, Co-Editor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, Photo Feature

The Director of the Maryland state Archives Study, Christopher E. Haley came to AACC on August 25 to talk about “The Legacy of slavery in America.” The speech was intended to spread knowledge about former slaves and former slave owners in America. Around 60 people came to the speech. Most who...

AACC campus events for Fall 2017

AACC campus events for Fall 2017

Elizabeth Spearman, Co-Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

Students will have dozens of on-campus events to choose from this semester, including dances, motivational speakers and more. Most of the events are available to view on The Nest, a website that lists student clubs and organizations and functions around campus. “You get so much more out of your campu...

AACC sports offering live stream to viewers

AACC sports offering live stream to viewers

James Haggerty, Co-Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, News, Photo Feature, Sports

For the first time, the Athletics Department plans to live stream as many home games as possible starting this fall. The department will stream using the official AACC Athletics page on YouTube. The live stream allows students, faculty, scouts and anyone interested to view the games. It’s a popu...

New Grill items are a big hit with HCAT

Sarah Noble, Co-Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

Two Hotel Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute students and one instructor reviewed the updated Hawk’s Nest Grill & Deli and said it offers good food for a fair price. Carrie Svoboda and Clark Wagner, culinary students, and Louise Nielsen, an instructor, ordered a variety of new food that the Grill...

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