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“Romeo and Juliet”: Go for the classic story, stay for smaller characters

“Romeo and Juliet”: Go for the classic story, stay for smaller characters

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 13, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, News, Showcase

“Romeo and Juliet” opened Friday night to an eager audience. The visual effects were enchanting as both music and video projections amplified the mood either by blanketing the young lovers in stars or bathing the stage in red during Mercutio’s murder. While the performances of AACC alumn...

AACC hosts 4th annual Hoops For Hope charity event

AACC hosts 4th annual Hoops For Hope charity event

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Police, Showcase

The AACC community came out on Sunday to support the Hoops for Hope charity basketball event. The event was sponsored by Recovery Anne Arundel and proceeds benefited the campus collegiate recovery center (CRC), located in SUN 217 and the county’s crisis response team. “Last year we raised nearl...

MD legislature votes to increase legal age of purchasing tobacco products

MD legislature votes to increase legal age of purchasing tobacco products

Philip Van Slooten and Noah Reem, Reporters

April 8, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News, Showcase

Maryland legislature voted to increase the legal age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21 on April 3. Legislature voted in favor of the bill that if passed would increase the legal age to purchase such products like Juul, Suorin, and other e-cigarette products. However, 18-21-year-olds with a military...

Collective bargaining bill dies

Collective bargaining bill dies

Ashley Sokolowski and Alexandra Radovic, Reporter and Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, News

For the third year in a row, a proposal that would have allowed AACC employees to engage in collective bargaining—organized negotiations between staff and administration over pay raises, benefits and better working conditions—has failed in the state Legislature. The House of Delegates neglected...

“We’re All Brothers”: LAX Coach, captains rally around hospitalized teammate

“We’re All Brothers”: LAX Coach, captains rally around hospitalized teammate

Philip Van Slooten, Daily Reporter

March 14, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Front Page, News, Showcase, Sports

Last Friday AACC Lacrosse player Robert Gilman, barely survived a major car accident. Despite arriving in critical condition, the Lacrosse team visited Gilman on Tuesday and report he and his family, who were also injured, are recovering and in good spirits. “Rob’s a solid player and a better...

AACC members encouraged to speak at town hall meetings

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-In-Chief

March 13, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In hopes of getting county funding for the college in 2019, AACC students can attend town hall meetings this semester to tell officials how the college has benefited them. In past years, the county has held only two town hall meetings, but this year it will hold seven to account for each district,...

Men’s baseball ends losing streak in game against Prince George’s Community College

Men’s baseball ends losing streak in game against Prince George’s Community College

 Nathaniel Durfee, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

AACC Men’s Baseball emerged victorious against the Prince George’s Owls with a score of 13-8 on Thursday, improving their record to 4-6. Prince George’s Community College got out to a 7-3 lead after back-to-back rallies in the third and fourth innings. The Riverhawks answered with seven...

AACC students and faculty discuss STEM, representation on International Women’s Day

AACC students and faculty discuss STEM, representation on International Women’s Day

Philip Van Slooten, Daily Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Diversity, Front Page, News, Showcase

Google Doodle celebrated International Women’s Day with quotes from important women from around the world. Around campus, students and professors pointed out there is more work to do, particularly in the area of STEM representation. Ashley Gross, a transfer studies student, said International...

AACC holds 9th annual Black Male Initiative Summit

AACC holds 9th annual Black Male Initiative Summit

Philip Van Slooten, Daily Reporter

March 2, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Diversity, Front Page, News, Showcase

AACC students, faculty and community members gathered at the CALT building for the 9th annual Black Male Initiative Summit. Leon Thomas III, the director of student engagement, organized the event. The keynote address was delivered by Sadiq Ali, a motivational speaker. “How can we better ourselves?”...

Past fundraiser alleges rape by Virginia Lt. Gov.

Past fundraiser alleges rape by Virginia Lt. Gov.

Sarah Noble, Daily Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, News

One of the two women who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault worked at AACC in the mid-2000s. School fundraiser Meredith Watson, a Baltimore resident, worked for the AACC Foundation for about two years starting in 2006. Watson on Feb. 8 said Fairfax raped her when they...

New manager oversees safety

New manager oversees safety

Alex Fregger, Technology Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Police

AACC in January hired a former firefighter as the campus Public Safety and Police Department’s first emergency manager. Arlene Crow started her job after teaching biological warfare as an adjunct professor from July to December 2018. According to AACC Police Chief Sean Kapfhammer, Crow’s responsibilities...

AACC faculty double as politicians, professors

AACC faculty double as politicians, professors

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under News

At least three AACC professors are leading double lives: as faculty members by day and as politicians after school. Dr. Darian Senn-Carter, an associate professor with AACC’s Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute, is the latest to take his oath of office. He was sworn in as a member of...

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