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GSA holds drag-a-palooza auditions

GSA holds drag-a-palooza auditions

Shelby Vetter, Reporter

September 12, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Letters of intent for 2017 total highest recorded

Letters of intent for 2017 total highest recorded

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2017

The number of incoming athletes who have signed contracts with AACC this year is the highest on record, according to the athletics director. Across the 11 teams playing at AACC throughout this school year, 49 student athletes have signed contracts with the college so far. Athletics Director Duane...

Prized organist to play at AACC

Brad Dress, Associate Editor

March 31, 2017

One of the most celebrated organists in the world will play with the AACC Symphony Orchestra & Concert Choir & Chamber Singers on April 21 and 23. Concert organist Felix Hell, a native of Germany, tours the world with his digital touring organ instrument—a unique, transportable organ. Organs are...

Jazz ensemble ready for show

Jazz ensemble ready for show

Jymyaka Braden, Reporter

March 31, 2017

The preparation for a an AACC Jazz Ensemble per- formance includes more than just practice. To put on a perfor- mance, the band reserves space in the Humanities Building theater, hires light and sound technicians, tunes the piano in the theater and gets yers and posters from the AACC Public Relations...

Drag-a-Palooza raises major funds

Drag-a-Palooza raises major funds

Elizabeth Spearman, Campus Life Editor

March 8, 2017

AACC’s Gay Straight Alliance hosted its second annual Drag-a-Palooza on Feb. 5, raising an estimated $1,000 for Royal Court Charities that benefit The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is an organization that provides crisis and suicide prevention services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender...

‘Family’ arrives on AACC stage

‘Family’ arrives on AACC stage

Jymyaka Braden, Entertainment Editor

February 28, 2017

A new musical is coming to AACC at the end of March, blending music, comedy and a classic tale. “The Addams Family” theater production is a song-and-dance version of the adventures of a family that was introduced in the 1930s, beginning as a series of cartoons drawn by Charles Addams of The New...

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