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September 30 2015, By , No Comments

Interviews by Ryan Fontenette-Mitchell and photos by Joseph Lee What are your thoughts on the 2016 presidential race?

Shyamalan Returns with Horror- Comedy “The Visit”

September 30 2015, By , No Comments

Story by Ryan Fontenette-Mitchell, reporter In a surprising twist, M. Night Shyamalan’s new horror-comedy “The Visit,” ends with — a plot twist. Most people recognize the name M. Night Shyamalan as the director of the movies “The Sixth Sense” and “Signs.” After those two outstanding films, Shyamalan’s track record went down from there having made…

Concealed Carry, Open Controversy

September 30 2015, By , No Comments

Story by Christian Santiago, reporter This past summer, the Texas legislature passed S.B. 11. The republican sponsored bill allows those with a concealed handgun license (CHL) to carry a concealed handgun on universities and community college campuses throughout the state. The issue of firearm possession is debated across the U.S., and some states have been…

Christian Rap Gets Students to Clap

September 30 2015, By , No Comments

Story by Ryan Fontenette-Mitchell, reporter A lifetime of passionate lip syncing in the shower may have been the ticket to winning big at Student Life’s Riverbat Bash. The fifth annual Riverbat Bash on Sept. 17, welcomed students and the community with free food, family activities and chances to win Austin City Limits passes. More than…

Student Debt, Student Threat

September 30 2015, By , No Comments

Story by Noor Alahmadi, reporter Student debt is a looming black cloud affecting many students in America. According to the U.S. Department of Education, student loan interest rates have gone down about one-third of a percent in the last year from 4.66% to 4.29%, which according to Blake Ellis with CNN Money Investigations, is still…

Dancing for Independence

September 30 2015, By , No Comments

Story and photo by Stefani Ventura, Reporter It had just stopped raining before the music of Mariachi Estrella was heard around the Riverside Campus. ACC staff and students gathered to witness the eighth annual Diez y Seis event. “It’s a long standing event. We co-host it with former Texas State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos for about…

Behind The News

September 28 2015, By , No Comments

Story and photo by Anthony DeVera, Reporter and Editor in Chief ACC journalism professor Paul Brown anchors Capitol Tonight, a local political talk show on Time Warner Cable. A typical day includes meetings, follow-up phone calls on leads and editing video packages.

On the Record: Ben Mathey

September 28 2015, By , No Comments

Interview and photo done by Shaina Kambo Eastview Campus Manager Ben Mathey, has worked for ACC since 1999. He started in student services and gained experience as a center supervisor and adjunct professor. Mathey received a bachelor’s degree in history from Southwestern University and a master’s degree in history from Texas State University. ACCENT: Can…

What Is Your Favorite Quote And Who Said It?

September 28 2015, By , No Comments

Story by, Stefani Ventura, Reporter              

Letter From the Editor

September 25 2015, By , No Comments

By Anthony DeVera, Editor in Chief The first day of school is like New Year’s Day for scholastic institutions. Many ponder the potential academic new year’s resolutions and events posed by the upcoming school year. For the administration, it’s the challenge of improving operations and maintenance. For teachers, it’s the challenge of translating and communicating…