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Campus Police identify and charge a former AACC student with shooting video of men using urinals in the Library and Student Union bathrooms.

Police charge former student with taking bathroom photos

Zack Buster, Associate Editor May 20, 2022

Police said Thursday they have charged a former student with videotaping or photographing men using college restrooms. The suspect is charged with three misdemeanors and police are taking steps to ban...

AACC changed the photo on the sign-in portal screen to a shot of the colleges
mascot so the page does not look like the one hackers used for a scam email.

Hackers send spam emails

Lilly Roser, Reporter May 16, 2022

A hacker sent more than 10,000 spam emails to AACC email accounts in March, the college reported.  The emails went to a random mixture of students, faculty, and staff and contained a link to a fraudulent...

First-year transfer studies students Arnold Beck and
Kestrel Watson mask up on the Quad.

AACC to discontinue mandate on May 19

Zack Buster, Associate Editor May 15, 2022

AACC will continue to require students and employees to wear masks inside of campus buildings until May 19. However, the college on March 9 ended its requirement for those who come to campus to show...

AACC released its fall catalog in April, featuring more
in-person classes than the spring 2022 catalog.

College to hold more fall classes in person

Lilly Roser, Reporter May 12, 2022

AACC will hold 41.5% of its classes on campus in the fall, according to college vice presidents. “The push has been to bring back more face-to-face offerings so we get that community feel again,”...

Second-year psychology student Hamza Iqbal at
tends a Zoom meeting for his online SYNC class.

SYNC class meetings to mirror face-to-face

Zack Buster and Dan Elson May 11, 2022

Students who take online SYNC courses this summer and fall could be meeting more often over Zoom or Microsoft Teams with their professors and classmates. Online SYNC courses that have included a single...

U.S. Supreme Court

AACC students speak out against possible abortion ban

Zack Buster, Associate Editor May 11, 2022

AACC students said this week they would oppose any decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the case that established abortion as a constitutional right. In an informal poll of 50...

The second COVID-10 booster is available on campus to those who are older than 50, are immunocompromised or whose first two shots were from Johnson & Johnson.

AACC offers 2nd COVID-19 booster shot on campus

Zack Buster, Associate Editor May 9, 2022

Anyone who is 50 or older or is immunocompromised can get the second COVID-19 booster shot on the Arnold campus. The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Health is offering the shots in Annex A...

The Amaranth Journal for the Arts publishes creative writing and art pieces created by AACC students.

Student literary journal releases 47th edition

Zack Buster, Associate Editor May 5, 2022

The editors of AACC’s student literary journal published the 47th annual edition of Amaranth on May 4. Faculty adviser Simon Ward said seeing the culmination of a semester’s worth of work is a unique...

students pet dogs at stress relief event

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

Zack Buster, Associate Editor May 4, 2022

AACC’s Health and Wellness Center partnered with the Student Government Association to hold its first stress-relief event in two years. Health and Wellness Center nurse Stephanie Jenkins said...

Second-year marketing and psychology student Abigail Billovits-Hayes is SGAs president-elect. Billovits-Hayes will take office on June 1.

2nd-year student wins SGA election with unanimous vote

Zack Buster, Associate Editor May 3, 2022

A second-year marketing and psychology student will become the Student Government Association president on June 1. In an election that drew just nine voters, Abigail Billovits-Hayes and four vice presidents,...

Second-year entrepreneurship student Andrew Parr, who won first place in the business pitch competition, presents his ideas for a popup biergarten dressed as Mary Poppins.

Student entrepreneurs win $50,500 in annual business pitch

Vance Wild, Reporter May 3, 2022

AACC’s Entrepreneurial Studies Institute awarded $50,500 to six student entrepreneurs during its annual Business Pitch competition on Tuesday. Second-year entrepreneurship student Andrew Parr, who...

AACC is one of only two Maryland community colleges to publish an academic journal of their students work. Shown, the inaugural edition of the Journal of Emerging Scholarship.

College publishes undergrad research journal

Sam Gauntt, Reporter April 29, 2022

AACC on April 29 published the first edition of a journal for students to showcase their research. The inaugural issue of the Journal of Emerging Scholarship contains seven articles from students studying...

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