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Prizes, Pizza, and Kombucha Pop: A Look at the Eastview Campus Fall Fest

Story and photos by Shaina Kambo, Reporter Eastview Campus hosted the Fall Fest, a student appreciation event providing free food, admission, and activities open to all ACC students. The seventeen-member Enrollment Management Team at Eastview Campus organized the October 15 event.  Recruiting Advising Specialist Kendra Singletary said the aim of putting on such an event was to

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Photo Story: Collings Guitars

Photo story by, Kelly West News Photography One Class, Fall 15′ Collings Guitars, which started as a one-man shop in the mid-1970s, has grown to include more than 70 full-time employees and an expanding facility on the western edge of Travis County. Bill Collings dropped out of college as a pre-med major and started repairing

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Campus Viewpoint: What is Your Reaction to the Umpqua Community College Shooting in Oregon?

Story by Ryan Fontenette-Mitchell, reporter Photo by Joseph Lee, photographer                      

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On the Record: Gigi Edwards Bryant

Story by Shaina Kambo, reporter Photo Courtesy of Deborah Cannon, Austin American-Statesman ACC District Trustee and businesswoman Gigi Edwards Bryant, who grew up in the Texas foster care system, began her post-secondary education at ACC in 1977. Bryant recently discussed her journey to success with Accent. ACCENT: What was your childhood like? BRYANT: My childhood

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Campus Viewpoint: How do you feel about finding water on Mars?

Story by Noor Alahmadi, reporter

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Campus Viewpoint: Is Voting Important to You?

Story by Anthony DeVera, reporter

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At the Movies: A Review of Recent Box Office Films

Reviews by Avery Callaway and Gaius Straka, Bridge of Spies Steven Spielberg’s latest film, “Bridge of Spies,” is pleasant, but not very memorable. There are no standout moments that can really push it over the edge from being good to great. Even with the Coen brothers writing and Tom Hanks’ star power elevating the film,

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A Surreal Steve-O

Story by Christian Santiago, reporter In lieu of recording his Showtime comedy special at the Paramount Theater on November 21, Steve-O of Jackass fame took some time to speak with Accent to answer a few questions. Accent: What inspires you? What’s the inspiration for the things that you do? Steve-O: “My main inspiration is the

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Riverbat Cafe: You Get Served

Story by Ryan Fontenette-Mitchell, reporter A quick bite to eat and then off to classes is how many ACC students operate on a daily basis. The Eastview Campus has an option for hungry students —The Riverbat Cafe, located in the campus courtyard. The cafe offers two different menus, the regular menu which changes each week

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