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Courtney Buiniskis, an adjunct professor of communications, ends her first campaign for political office with a loss.

Adjunct professor loses bid for delegate seat

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2022

An adjunct communications professor lost her bid for a seat in the Maryland House of Delegates race this month. Democrat Courtney Buiniskis, who represents AACC’s part-time faculty on the college’s...

First-year entrepreneurship student Hannah Gribbin claims first prize for her business idea at the 13th annual Big Idea competition.

Students win money for business ideas

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2022

Student entrepreneurs won a total of $2,250 in awards to help them make their business ideas a reality on Thursday. First-year entrepreneurial student Hannah Gribbin, who claimed first prize in the...


The Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference selected first-year transfer studies student Bailey Healy to the  All-Maryland JUCO women’s cross-country team in November.

Cross-country runner selected to All-Maryland team

Dan Elson, Sports Editor November 21, 2022

The Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference named a Riverhawk to the All-Maryland JUCO women’s cross-country team in November.  The All-Maryland JUCO team is a squad for the best athletes in...

Professor Susan cohen, the director of AACCs creative writing program, will retire at the end of this semester. Shown, Cohen with journalist and author Robert Caro.

Creative writing director reflects on time at AACC

Olivia Sheridan, Reporter November 17, 2022

Editors and alumni of AACC’s student literary magazine held a surprise retirement party to celebrate the retirement of a longtime creative writing professor at an Oct. 16 coffeehouse. This year’s...

Students and faculty can use the service LanguageLine when they need an interpreter to help them talk to others who speak a different language. Shown, Anne-Keren Kanté, a second-year biology student and native French speaker.

Interpreters assist with translation on phone calls

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2022

Students who have trouble speaking or reading English can get help from an interpreter or translator through a program that began in February. Faculty, staff and community members also have access to...

Governor-elect Wes Moore speaks at a podium.

Students react to Maryland governor’s race

Dan Elson and Sam Gauntt November 16, 2022

AACC students said in November they are happy about the election of Maryland’s first black governor. In an informal Campus Current poll of 28 students on the Arnold Campus after the midterm election,...

The Riverhawks mens soccer team ended its regular season with nine wins and four losses. In the regional playoffs, the team went 2-0 and finished 0-2 in nationals.

Riverhawks men’s soccer wraps up 2022 season

Dan Elson, Sports Editor November 15, 2022

Before the Riverhawks men’s soccer team headed to New York to play in the national tournament, the squad won nine games and lost four in the regular season. In the regional playoffs, the team went...

Both mens and womens soccer squads got shut in the first round in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III national tournament.

Men’s, Women’s soccer eliminated in Nationals

Dan Elson and Aidan Gunn November 15, 2022

Both men’s and women’s Riverhawks soccer teams got shut out in New York on Nov. 9 in the first round in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III national tournament. The Riverhawks...

The Riverhawks won yesterday 72-67 against the West Virginia Potomac State College Catamounts 72-67.

Riverhawks top West Virginia Potomac State College Catamounts 72-67

Dan Elson, Sports Editor November 11, 2022

The Riverhawks women’s basketball team nearly blew a 19-point lead but still held on to beat the West Virginia Potomac State College Catamounts 72-67 and earn its first win of the season. A few of...

Second-year Spanish education student Conor Curran speaks at an Anne Arundel County Budget event.

Student leader takes on county positions

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022

A second-year Spanish education student won a seat on the Anne Arundel County Democratic Central Committee in July. Nineteen-year-old AACC student Board of Trustees member Conor Curran has represented...

York, Pennsylvania, Assistant Superintendent LeTricia Gloster speaks to AACC students at the Riverhawks Rise leadership conference keynote presentation.

Education official speaks at leadership conference

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022

“Understand your purpose, understand your passion and make sure every decision that you make is counted in the end,” a Pennsylvania school official told AACC student leaders last week. York, Pennsylvania,...

Students on a travel study trip to Costa Rica in 2020 led by biology professor Benjamin Weibell. The next chance to take a travel study course will be in 2024.

Study abroad to stay on pause until 2024

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor November 7, 2022

AACC will not allow students and faculty members to travel out of the country for classes again until early 2024, according to school officials.  The travel study program allowed instructors to take...

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