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AACC professor publishes second book

AACC professor publishes second book

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2019

A gender and sexuality studies professor published her second book on Nov. 1, which features both students and faculty from AACC. Heather Rellihan said she and other women’s and gender studies professors felt inspired by their students, and this is why she wanted to include them in her book, “Theory...

Anne Arundel County residents share concerns

Anne Arundel County residents share concerns

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

Transportation is the number one concern for Anne Arundel County residents according to AACC's biannual survey. Political science professor Dan Nataf, the center’s director, said he believes both local construction and a lane being shut down on the Bay Bridge could be the reason for this concern. Overpopulation,...

Students lead drag show for charity

Students lead drag show for charity

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

Students dressed in drag for charity on Friday, performing in a Halloween-themed show. All proceeds—$519—went to the Trevor Project, which seeks to prevent suicide among LGBTQ youth. “I just want people to know it's important that we’re represented as the LGBTQ community,” GSA President...

High number of AACC students enroll in USM

High number of AACC students enroll in USM

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

Anne Arundel County sends the fourth-highest number of students to University System of Maryland colleges compared with other counties, according to USM’s chancellor. More than 11,000 students from Anne Arundel County enrolled in the University System of Maryland this year—about 9,000 undergraduates...

62% of students side with Trump impeachment

62% of students side with Trump impeachment

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

November 1, 2019

AACC students said in October they support the impeachment of President Donald Trump. In an informal Campus Current poll of 50 students, 62 percent said they hope a congressional investigation of the president will result in his impeachment. “I didn’t want him to be in office in the first place...

Henna class teaches students age-old art

Henna class teaches students age-old art

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

Students in a non-credit henna class are learning how to make paste and create designs. Henna is a flowering plant. People from Africa and India use a henna-based powder to make a paste that temporarily stains the skin with intricate designs called Mehndi. They decorate themselves with these tattoo-like...

Dogs learn to fly

Dogs learn to fly

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

AACC Public Safety officers in October helped two faculty members with disabilities train their service dogs to go through airport security. English professor Jessica Rabin and psychology instructor Denise Portis are both raising and training their own service dogs, and because they plan to travel...

Associate professor runs for City Council seat

Associate professor runs for City Council seat

November 1, 2019

An associate professor is running for a seat on the Bowie City Council in November. Dr. Darian Senn-Carter, with AACC’s Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute, became involved with politics in January when a councilmember resigned, leaving an open seat. The City Council appointed Senn-Carter...

Students say they plan to vote in 2020 election

Students say they plan to vote in 2020 election

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

AACC students said in October they plan to vote in the 2020 presidential election. While nine students said they plan to vote for Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders, more than half who participated in the 50-person poll said they don’t know which candidate they will support. “I’m a little torn...

MD Promise funding still available

MD Promise funding still available

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

November 1, 2019

Students who are eligible for the Maryland Promise Scholarship but missed the June 17 paperwork deadline could still receive the financial aid this semester. According to Shanna Kibler, AACC’s assistant director of financial aid, students who already qualified for the grant but did not submit...

AACC gets English degree

AACC gets English degree

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

AACC will offer a degree in English starting next fall. “We’re over the moon,” professor Steve Canaday said about the Arts and Science transfer degree with a concentration in English. “The department’s been working on … getting that approval for a couple of years. So it’s really gratifying...

Speaker helps creative entrepreneurs file taxes

Speaker helps creative entrepreneurs file taxes

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2019

A speaker explained to AACC students and faculty on Wednesday how creative entrepreneurs can avoid being stereotyped by the IRS as starving artists when filing their taxes. During her talk, Cole said she felt the starving artist stereotype is untrue and gave creative entrepreneurs advice about how...

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