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Vendor tents light up the Starlight Market event. Festival Park Starlight Market, Castle Rock, Colo., Dec., 4, 2020.
Hello Christmas!
Donna DeBacco, Reporter • December 20, 2020

Christmas called, and Castle Rock answered with a resounding "HELLO Christmas!" by hosting Festival Park Starlight Market on Dec. 4 and 5 from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. The town of Castle Rock, Jay Kim, Aidan...

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Christmas in the Rockies Gift Mart in the Aspen Grove Shopping Center, 7301 S Sante Fe Dr., Littleton Colo., December 4, 2020.
Christmas in the Rockies, A Welcome Opportunity to Shop Without Your Computer
Donna DeBacco December 11, 2020

You are at your computer scouring through the unlimited number of items for sale on Amazon's website. You read the reviews, make your final decision, add it to your virtual cart, click the checkout...

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Ziva, a therapy dog for Denver Pet Partners, at ACC
ACC's De-Stress Fest: Therapy Dogs
Jason Truitt, Editor • December 10, 2020 On Monday, Dec. 3, four therapy dogs from Denver Pet Partners, came to ACC's library to comfort students who were feeling a bit 'ruff' during finals week. "The human-animal...

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How ACC Is Helping Students Destress Around Finals Time
Daniel Tate, Reporter • December 9, 2020

Every year Arapahoe Community College provides a way for the students to destress around finals time. For example, in the past, professional therapy dogs would be brought into the library to give...

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Colorado Partners With Community Colleges To Train Healthcare Apprentices
Daniel Tate, Reporter • December 9, 2020

Colorado is launching a new partnership with community colleges across the state that will train thousands of new healthcare apprentices to help fight against the spread of COVID-19. This new partnership...

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ACC's Response To COVID-19
Daniel Tate, Reporter • December 8, 2020

As we all know, the situation surrounding COVID-19 is a highly volatile one. Considering, doctors are learning new things about the virus every day. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment...

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Faces of ACC: Brian Bator- Student Life Champion
Daniel Tate, Reporter • December 8, 2020

Brian Bator is a third-year Arapahoe Community College employee who graduated from Franklin Pierce University. Bator is the Coordinator of Student Organizations and Wellness Program in the Student...

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GraceFull Cafe, Littleton, Colo.
Pay-As-You-Can the Remarkable Genius Behind the Generosity
Donna DeBacco, Reporter • December 2, 2020

The brain, we all have one. It is one of the largest organs in our bodies; and is the one organ that cannot be replaced, so how we nourish that mass of gray matter located in our skull impacts everything,...

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Police lined up near cop cars.
Journalist Press Freedoms - A Newfound Battle
Zoe Wells, Reporter • December 1, 2020

During the weekend of June 1st, 2020, a 21-year-old student and weekend editor for a television company named Balin Brake lost an eye due to a tear gas can hitting him in the face during a protest...

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Pictured is Lorez Meinhold, Executive Director for the Caring For Denver Foundation.
Caring For Denver Foundation Opens $10 Million Funding Opportunity
Zoe Wells, Reporter • December 1, 2020

On November 10th, 2020, the Caring For Denver Foundation opened $10 million to fund youth in need of services relating to mental health, trauma, and substance abuse. The foundation was founded and...

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Shopping Season During COVID
Joseph Groenbeck, Reporter • November 27, 2020

An unexpected time in which Black Friday and holiday shopping mostly online. Amazon Prime had even started their Black Friday between October 13 and 14. Walmart, Best Buy, Target, Home Depot, Macy’s...

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Campus Police protect Arapahoe Community College  campus and ensure safety.
Arapahoe Community College Lock Out
Zoe Wells, Reporter • November 18, 2020

On November 17th at 7:29 pm, Arapahoe Community College (ACC) sent out an email notification saying the campus was on lockout. Lockout procedures at ACC consist of all doors being locked, classes...

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New COVID-19 Guidelines for Both Students and Staff of ACC
Joseph Groenbeck, Reporter • November 17, 2020

Is Colorado entering a second wave of COVID-19? With COVID cases spiking since the beginning of Fall, there are new guidelines that will help students and staff of Arapahoe Community College(ACC)...

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One time COVID relief payment for Coloradans
Daniel Tate, Reporter • November 17, 2020

On October 28th, 2020, Governor Jared Polis signed an executive order that would provide Coloradans who make less than $52,000 a year and who have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic...

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