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Tea Talk

March 25 2015, By , No Comments

Press release by Kassandra Burns TEA TALK – WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELBRATION ACC ROUND ROCK CAMPUS, RM 2117, ROUND ROCK, TX, THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015 – In an effort to celebrate Women’s History Month Student Life will host a Tea Talk event. The event will take place 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Students can come, celebrate and converse with…

Accent Promotion: Free Movie Passes!

March 25 2015, By , No Comments

Accent is giving away free movie passes to Universal Pictures’ new thriller/horror film “Unfriended.” Each pass admits two people. To receive a pass: Please take a photo of yourself holding the latest issue of Accent (a cell phone picture is fine) Email the photo to along with your full name, home campus (where you’d like…

Realizing the Potential of College Advising Systems

March 12 2015, By , No Comments

Story by Jessica Youssefi, Reporter To better address the issues, successes and future progress of community college education, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hosted a panel discussion during the 2015 SXSW conference. The “Unravelling the Advising Maze” panel on March 11 focused on how to better counsel and advise students during their time at…

Community College Receives Increasing Attention

March 12 2015, By , No Comments

Story by Noor Alahmadi, Editor in Chief Panelists focused on the increasing importance of community colleges at the South by Southwest Education summit held March 10 at the JW Marriott Austin. The seminar on Re-Designing Higher Education for Student Success aimed to boost awareness on how schools can increase graduation rates and gave students a unique…

ACC Spring Break Preparation 2015

Story by Ryan Fontenette-Mitchell, Reporter Survival tips gave students a new perspective on spring break, today at the Rio Grande Campus. The Office of Student Life held a spring break preparation fair from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the Austin Police Department attended to provide students with safety tips on spring break. Students were advised…

Buzz Mill Review

 Story by Raquel Moreno, Online Editor  Photos by Accent Anthony Devera  Students that are looking for a cool new place to study, drink, and attend free events, Buzz Mill is the place to go. Located on East Riverside and open 24/7, Buzzmill has a unique atmosphere with its cozy cabin-style interior, where you can either…

Student Voice- Community College

Joseph Lee, Photographer  How has community college changed your life?    

Program has Austinites running for Shelters

Story and photo by Kyle August, Reporter Austin is home to runners and dog lovers alike. Combine the two and you get RuffTail Runners— a program that inspires Austinites to take shelter dogs out of their kennels and onto the trails for exercise and exposure. “There were a lot more benefits than we realized,” Rob…

Spring 2015 Cover Art Winner

On the cover: ACC student Devon Foster is the winner of Accent’s Spring 2015 Cover Art Contest. The painting titled “Illusion” is acrylic on canvas. The dimensions of the original are 22 inches by 28 inches.

Spring 2015 Photo Story Winner: Inking Austin One Body at a Time

Photo Contest : Inking Austin One Body at a Time {First Place Winner} Photo Story Krystal Anzaldua   Featured Photo Above: Closing Tine — Tattoo artist Garrett Potts locks up his shop after a long day. Mom’s Tattoos is open 7 days a week, and is located at 1703 South Lamar.