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AACC eats fresh; Subway to reopen

Sam Gauntt, Managing Editor January 30, 2023

Thirty-four months after it closed, the Subway in Careers reopened on Monday.  The sandwich restaurant, located on the bottom floor of Careers, will serve food from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through...

From right to left, AACC Police Chief Sean Kapfhammer, Anne Arundel County Police Detective Kayla Jennings, and AACC Compliance Officer Melanie Monts De Oca, a stalking survivor, share advice in an awareness panel at the Arnold Campus on Thursday. Victims of stalking can file a report with AACC police by calling 410-777-1818.

Cops, survivors, give advice in stalking panel

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2023

This story contains mentions of violence and stalking. A stalking survivor who works at AACC advised students and faculty to “be observant of your surroundings of yourself and others” on Thursday. Melanie...

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Artificial intelligence raises plagiarism concerns

Sam Gauntt, Managing Editor January 26, 2023

Students who use artificial intelligence tools to write their papers or answer exam questions are guilty of plagiarism, AACC faculty members said in January.  According to Wayne Kobylinski, the academic...

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Early numbers show enrollment increase

Tomi Brunton, Associate Editor January 26, 2023

Projected enrollment for this semester suggests the student body will increase by 5.7% from last spring, according to the college. New student registrations are up 10.7% and returning student registrations...

By filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid–FAFSA–students can qualify for scholarships, tuition assistance and on-campus work-study jobs.

Students get opportunities for financial aid, jobs, from FAFSA

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2023

The deadline for filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid––FAFSA––which is the first step to applying for financial aid, scholarships and on-campus job opportunities, is March 1. AACC...

Most of AACC’s student services will keep the same in-person and online hours as last semester.

Services to maintain same hours in spring

Tomi Brunton, Associate Editor January 25, 2023

Academic advising and admissions, as well as most other student services, will be open in person Monday through Thursday and virtually Monday through Saturday in the spring semester. Most services, including...

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Police report rise in stalking on campus

Tristan Comba, Reporter January 25, 2023

This story contains mentions of violence and stalking. AACC police records indicate that incidents of stalking rose on campus during the fall 2022 semester. Police took three reports of possible stalking...

AACC Athletics discontinues the men’s and women’s cross-country teams. Shown, runners Bailey Healy (left) and Paul Watson (right).

Riverhawks men’s, women’s cross-country officially ends

Dan Elson and Micah Smith December 9, 2022

AACC Athletics has discontinued the men’s and women’s cross-country teams, the college announced on Monday. The programs are ending for two reasons. First, the college has seen fewer students participating...

Some students celebrate winter holidays and traditions other than Christmas. Shown, Hanukkah cookies.

Students celebrate array of winter holidays

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

Some AACC students will celebrate holidays and traditions other than Christmas this winter for cultural and religious reasons. First-year transfer studies student Reni Zolt, who celebrates Hanukkah,...

From left to right, massage therapy Academic Chair Lynne Brummitt, smiles with first-year massage therapy student Jordyn Brown and first-year massage therapy student Gregory Dailey, who gave fellow students 10-minute massages as part of the Stress Less Festival.

Students get massages, pet service dogs at stress-relief event

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2022

AACC students got massages, spent time with service dogs, ate free food and made small bottles of scented oils in a stress-relief event yesterday.  Health and Wellness Center nurse Stephanie Jenkins,...

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College introduces blended class format

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor November 30, 2022

Students who take 15-week classes online that incorporate Zoom or Teams meetings next semester will be able to choose between courses having one required virtual session a week or two. The new “Online...

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...

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