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Amaranth hosts first coffee house of school

Amaranth hosts first coffee house of school

Sarah Noble, Multimedia Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Diversity, Entertainment, News, Photo Feature, Showcase

AACC’s literary magazine Amaranth hosted it’s first coffee house open mic session tonight in the Humanities theater. Creative writing student Mike Pierorazilo, is the club’s new editor-in-chief. For coffee house performances, he said he plans on “keeping with tradition” when it comes...

AACC Women’s Volleyball wins first game of season

Tommy Parker, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

The AACC Women’s Volleyball team won their first game of the season on Monday against Allegany College of Maryland. In a best of five game match, the Riverhawks won three games to none. They won by a score of 25-16, 25-17 and 25-16. “It feels good to get it in and out of the way,” said head...

CAB hosts food truck festival

CAB hosts food truck festival

Brady Reilly, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, News, Showcase

The Campus Activity Board set up three food trucks in the back of parking lot A Wednesday afternoon from 11-2. The food trucks included Truck of Deliciousness, Pablo’s Tacos, LovePuddin, BricknFire Pizza and Kona Ice, who all gave free food to the first 150 students who attended the event. The limit...

Campus clubs promote events, student involvement at fair

Campus clubs promote events, student involvement at fair

Arianna Beers, Reporter

September 6, 2018


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

The Campus Activity Board hosted a student involvement fair September fifth on the Quad to promote AACC’s clubs and programs. Tables and booths were set out from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. that offered club information, prizes and food. Ren Bishop, a second-year psychology student and editor of AACC’s...

Re-designed Athletics site to launch this fall

Madeleine Pedersen

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

AACC Athletics will unveil a redesigned web page this semester.   When AACC changed its mascot in 2015 from the red, white and blue Pioneer to Swoop, a teal Riverhawk, the “colors were not changed properly” on the website, said Zach Malone, sports information specialist.  Malone said “ce...

New sports coordinator to aid athletes with progress, schoolwork

New sports coordinator to aid athletes with progress, schoolwork

Madeleine Pederson, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

AACC’s Athletics has approved a new position for a student athlete success coordinator, who will help student athletes.    According to Athletics Director Duane Herr, the coordinator will schedule pre-season and in-season educational meetings with student athletes, and keep up with their academ...

Women’s Soccer preps for upcoming fall season

Madeleine Pederson, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

AACC Women’s Soccer team is bringing back eight returning players for the fall 2018 season.  Women’s Soccer will play 18 games this season, including eight at Siegert Field.   Last season, the Riverhawks won nine games, lost five and tied one. They scored 35 goals, averaging about 2.3 go...

AACC Softball gets nod for Division II upgrade

AACC Softball gets nod for Division II upgrade

Roxanne Ready, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Feature, News, Showcase, Sports

AACC’s athletic department will upgrade Softball to Division II in spring.  Division II programs are able to offer scholarships and play against more competitive teams.  The move comes in part as a response to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s plans to categorize colleges b...

AACC student’s play in Capital Fringe Festival

AACC student’s play in Capital Fringe Festival

Ashley Sokolowski, Associate Editor

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Diversity, Feature, News

The 2018 Capital Fringe Festival at Arena Stage in Washington featured a 75-minute play in July by an AACC creative writing student.  Third-year student Jonas Pallaro-Sonneborn wrote “Dragon Hunting Support Group.”   “I just felt like I wanted to do something that was personal to me and m...

AACC program helps Hispanic high school graduates adjust to college life

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Diversity, News

A group of Hispanic high school graduates who are attending AACC this semester transitioned into college life by taking a free, two-week course over the summer.   Created in 2008, the Adelante program helps graduating high school students of Hispanic descent adapt to a full-time college schedule.  ...

Students may pick own, desired name in upcoming fall semester

Daniel Salomon, Multimedia Producer

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Diversity, News

Students who prefer their nicknames—or go by names other than the ones their parents gave them—may choose how the college identifies them, starting this fall.  Chief Diversity Officer Deidra Dennie said students also may choose which names appear on their student IDs, class schedules and college e...

Campus team to focus on inclusion, fairness

Sarah Noble and Daniel Salomon

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Diversity, News, Showcase

AACC’s Chief Diversity Officer is restarting the college’s diversity committee after a two-year break.  Dr. Deidra Dennie is organizing the committee to meet once a month to promote inclusion, diversity and fairness.   The team is made up of approximately 37 representatives from administration,...

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