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Magician Kid Ace brings magic to AACC

Magician Kid Ace brings magic to AACC

Khadean Coombs, Entertainment Editor

October 31, 2016


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AACC hosted magician Kid Ace on Oct. 19 as a part of Paranormal Week on campus. Ace, born David Boyd, began his magic act as a child. “I started off acting when I was 12,” Boyd said. “My theater teacher showed me my first magic trick. I fell in love with it. I got the magic bug.” Ace began...

Snowden movie traces life of former student

Jesse Johnson, Associate Editor

October 31, 2016


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Former AACC student Edward Snowden is the subject of filmmaker Oliver Stone’s thrilling new drama, Snowden. Snowden, who attended AACC for several years starting in 1999, captured headlines in 2013 for being a whistleblower, a person who reveals wrongdoing by the government or another organization...

Swoopstock takes flight

Swoopstock takes flight

Khadean Coombs, Entertainment Editor

October 10, 2016


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AACC held its first ever music festival, Swoopstock, on Oct. 7 at the west campus amphitheater. The first act of the night was Britney Valentine, a father-daughter duo featuring Britney Pieraldi, an AACC sophomore. The duo performed strictly cover songs, such as "Ain't No Sunshine," originally by Bill Wi...

Johnny Cupcakes speaks at AACC

Johnny Cupcakes speaks at AACC

Megan Ladabouche, Sports Editor

October 3, 2016


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Entrepreneur Johnny Earle, a.k.a Johnny Cupcakes, visited AACC on Sept. 27 to advise students on different strategies to start and grow their own successful business. Earle told the students attending his presentation, held in the Kauffman Theater, that he believes everyone should do more of what m...

Music festival set for October

Music festival set for October

Khadean Coombs, Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2016


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AACC will hold its first outdoor music festival, Swoopstock, on Oct. 7 from 2 to 7 p.m. in the West Campus Amphitheater. Campus Activities Board President Diane Rapine said she got the idea for the festival while listening to music as she walked through the Cade Building. The event’s title combines...

SNL comedian comes to AACC

SNL comedian comes to AACC

Khadean Coombs, Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2016


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The talent of former Saturday Night Live star Jon Rudnitsky, who headlined a back-to-school comedy show on campus Sept. 2, held true to AACC’s reputation for bringing quality talent to its students. Comedian Jake Nordwind, Rudnitsky’s opening act, started things out with a high-energy set. Nordwind...

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