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AACC members encouraged to speak at town hall meetings

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-In-Chief

March 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Update: Police name suspect in Arundel Mills shooting

Update: Police name suspect in Arundel Mills shooting

Alex Fregger, Reporter

February 17, 2019

Police on Sunday identified a 16 year old from Severn as the suspect in Saturday’s shooting at Arundel Mills Mall. The suspect, Jamari Marquese Hammond, shot an adult man in the chest during an argument just before 8 p.m. near a mall entrance next to Modell’s, according to Anne Arundel County...

Breaking News: Shooting at Arundel Mills mall on Feb 16

Breaking News: Shooting at Arundel Mills mall on Feb 16

Alex Fregger and Daniel Nickerson

February 17, 2019

At around 8:30  Feb. 16, a shooting occurred at the Arundel Mills Mall, just minutes away from one of AACC’s campuses. Ayod Shuford, a second-year photography student, said his girlfriend who works at Zumiez heard a loud bang come from the direction of Modell's. After that everyone was confused...

Possible gas leak causes smoke, evacuation

Alex Fregger, Daily Reporter

February 8, 2019

The Cade building was evacuated today at 12:54 p.m. as students in class smelt burning rubber and saw smoke. At around 12:30 AACC facilities were notified of a possible gas leak and a smell of burning plastic or oil. Shortly after at 12:54, fire alarms on Cade’s first and second floors when off...

Black History Month Committee plans lectures, performances and art exhibits to celebrate BHM

Black History Month Committee plans lectures, performances and art exhibits to celebrate BHM

Ashley Sokolowski, Daily Reporter

February 6, 2019

AACC’s is hosting a series of events for students to celebrate Black History Month. This February, the Black History Month Committee will be hosting discussions, performances, movie screenings and art exhibits. Dr. Nicole Williams, the chair of the department of human services, is on the Black...

RegisteredNursing.org recognizes AACC nursing program as top school

RegisteredNursing.org recognizes AACC nursing program as top school

Ashley Sokolowski, Daily Reporter

February 1, 2019

This past January, RegisteredNursing.org ranked AACC’s nursing program fourth in the state. RegisteredNursing.org ranks programs by the passing rates of the National Council Licensure Examination or NCLEX-NR. The exam determines if a person is prepared for entry-level nursing practice. “I ...

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