The student publication of Arapahoe Community College in Colorado

The Arapahoe Pinnacle

The student publication of Arapahoe Community College in Colorado

The Arapahoe Pinnacle

The student publication of Arapahoe Community College in Colorado

The Arapahoe Pinnacle

Over Twenty Students Honored At ACC Student Awards
Over Twenty Students Honored At ACC Student Awards
Cody Knudson, Student Reporter • May 15, 2024

Now that lectures, tests, essays and labs are done, the class of 2024 has graduated and the semester is over. Along with the semester's end comes the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Student...

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Poster of ACC Vespers Jugger club
Meet the ACC Vespers
Michael Price, Reporter • May 6, 2024

In the Australian-American movie "The Salute of the Jugger" (also known as "The Blood of Heroes" in the US), a brutally violent sport called Jugger captures post-apocalyptic America. Writer and director...

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ACC volunteers and nearby residents get together to open school’s community garden in 2010.
ACC Students and Faculty Make Efforts to Reopen Community Garden
Cody Knudson, Reporter • April 29, 2024

With warm weather slowly creeping in, Coloradans are impatiently counting down the days until they can bask in the sunlight. Like Coloradans, plants also love to soak up the rays, and what’s a better...

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Image by Rishabh Sharma via Unsplash.
Charting New Horizons: Arapahoe Community College Bachelor Programs Redefining Higher Education
Hayden Chedid, Reporter • April 29, 2024

Nestled amidst sprawling landscapes and enveloped by miles of plains lies the heart of Douglas County, Castle Rock. An hour away from Denver and 40 minutes away from the nearest university, the town’s...

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From Left to Right: Peter Loyd-Vuolo, Felicity Daleccio, and Jaden Netwig in Littleton, Colo on April 19, 2024.
ACCESS: Reproductive Care Deserts in The Denver Metro Area Review
Jenna Raine, Reporter • April 26, 2024

The overturning of Roe V. Wade in 2022 has left dire consequences for pregnant people nationwide. Since then, many have been forced to travel out of state in order to seek reproductive care. Luckily,...

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The World On Fire: The 1960s and 1970s Panel Sets the Library Ablaze
"The World On Fire: The 1960s and 1970s" Panel Sets the Library Ablaze
Alexander Novosad, Reporter • April 23, 2024

Typically on Wednesday afternoons, the Arapahoe Community College library is a quiet, relaxing place to unwind or study. However, this was not at all the case this previous Wednesday afternoon when...

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Students sit in the stands at a high school basketball game with a video camera and audio equipment.
Putting Together the Puzzle Pieces
Alex Kellogg, Reporter • April 17, 2024

After earning your high school diploma, you’re onto bigger and better things. Maybe you end up helping the state of Colorado promote its mental health services. Maybe you end up finally adding filters...

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A photo of the eclipse through Arapahoe Community Colleges telescope on Monday, April 8, 2024.
From beauty to Ziggy Stardust, ACC community revels in eclipse experience
Hayden Chedid, Michael Price, and Cody Knudson April 11, 2024

Birds fell silent and the air cooled as if nature was holding its breath to witness the spectacle. A crowd of about 200 people awaited the captivating exchange between the celestial spheres, momentarily...

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Arapahoe Community College Mortuary Sciences students attend one of the many classes associated with the program on March 5, 2024
Delivering Dignity in Death
Cody Knudson, Student Journalist • April 2, 2024

You’re driving through town and pass by a mortuary. You ask yourself, “I wonder what exactly they do in there”? I’m sure that many of us have asked ourselves this question once or twice. Throughout...

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Danielle SeeWalker addresses the room of observers during the opening event for her exhibit in the History Colorado Center in Denver on Feb. 29, 2024.
A Voice of Her Community:
Michael Price, Reporter • March 27, 2024

In the United States of America, we often see subtitles in other languages under the English description. That is not the case in the History Colorado Center’s newest exhibition, "But We Have Something...

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Jackson Culpepper, published author and professor, at the Arapahoe Community College Sturm Campus on Feb. 14, 2024.
Faces of ACC: Jackson Culpepper
Hayden Chedid, Reporter • March 19, 2024

After an endless trek through unlit pathways, suffocated by unrelenting heat and the screams of tortured souls, Jackson Culpepper had reached sanctuary — a frigid room consumed by blinding light...

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During Spring Break (Mon. March 12-Sat. March 17) students and professors take a pause from the typical class schedule. (Photo credit PixaBay via Creative Commons).
Pinnacle Classic- The Best Spring Break Advice? to Actually Take a Break
Lauran Hamm, Reporter • March 7, 2024

This story was originally published on March 9, 2018. Events listed will vary. Already, spring break is crouching in this Monday, March 12 - Saturday, March 17. With jobs and schoolwork begging...

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Cancel Culture: A Double-Edged Sword in the Digital Age
Dante Aguado, Contributing Writer • March 6, 2024

In the age of information overload and rapid social connectivity, cancel culture has emerged as a defining aspect of the digital landscape. While it seeks to address issues of accountability and social...

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Pinnacle Classic- Fast Food Calls, Your Freezer Answers
Pinnacle Classic- Fast Food Calls, Your Freezer Answers
Rachel Lorenz, Food and Sustainability Reporter • February 29, 2024

This story was originally published on Dec. 8, 2017. It’s cold. It’s dark. Your neglected stomach grumbles as you drive towards home. Suddenly, the warm glow of a fast food sign beckons...

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