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Help Wanted: Meet the Three Finalists for Chancellor of ACC
In its 50th year, ACC is already nearing the final stages of its first middle-aged major change. Announced in an email to students, staff and faculty on June 16th was an invitation to meet the three top candidates to succeed Dr. Richard Rhodes in the role of ACC’s supreme position, the Chancellor.
Roads, Rails and Riders: A Look into the Austin Transit Experience
In 2019, city council unanimously passed the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan, detailing a mission to bring the number of people driving alone to work down to 50%. Through interviews and new first-hand experience on public transportation, Nathan Adam Spear tries to see what Austin is doing to make this dream a reality.
Vision+Voice Makes a Comeback
Students share their thoughts at ACC’s revived literary festival.
Newsroom & Latest Opinions
Opinion: Democrats Had The Best Midterm in Decades…Thanks to Generation Z
Nov. 8 midterm elections were predicted to be a “red wave” of Republicans taking the House and Senate. Instead, we saw more of a trickle due to a record turnout in several key states from youths under 30. Opinion by Ky Duffey The U.S. midterm elections occur every two years and are often seen as…
Black Voters Matter Tour Visits ACC
On February 16, 2022, organizers from Black Voters Matter visited Austin Community College’s Highland campus as part of their Campus Blackout Tour. The outreach tour across Texas aimed to educate and register young voters ahead of the recent March 2 primary election. The weeklong bus tour began in Houston, Texas on February 14 and ended…
ACC’s Rio Grande Campus Reopens After $49 Million Renovation
Story by Jonathan Gonzales Edited by Pete Ramirez Austin Community College’s Rio Grande campus reopened for the fall 2021 semester in a limited capacity after undergoing renovations that began four years ago during the fall of 2017. The building that makes up ACC’s Rio Grande Campus has been around for more than 100 years and…
Valentine’s Day For All
Story by Gloria Nguyen Graphic by Kate Korepova Edited by Pete Ramirez Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Americans have been celebrating Valentine’s Day since the 19th century but the holiday became ubiquitous early in the 20th century. Nowhere in the world is Valentine’s Day celebrated as wildly as in the U.S. Much like…