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The student publication of Arapahoe Community College in Colorado

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Brennon Morris discussing future plans for committee at Littleton City Hall during the monthly NGAC meeting.
Empowering Future Leaders: NGAC & Littleton Leadership Academy Look Toward their Futures
Sebastian Comes-Pritchett December 7, 2023

Founded in 2019, the Next Generation Advisory Committee (NGAC) meets on the first Thursday of every month to discuss and help the City of Littleton and community matters. Made up of community members...

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Heritage High School’s Junior guard, Atticus Schroeder (2), finishes a lay-up late in the fourth quarter. 11.28.2023 19:00
Stellar Sophomore Trystan Rangel Leads Heritage to Win in Opener at Columbine
Michael Price, Reporter • December 6, 2023

After a defeat at home to Columbine High School in last season’s high school varsity boy’s basketball opener for Heritage High School, they looked to start this year on a better note in the reverse...

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Gavin Lee, a student in Advanced Human Anatomy, readies the lab for a day of work.
Arapahoe Community College’s Body Donor Lab gives students a unique opportunity for hands on learning
Lillian Fuglei, Contributing Writer • December 5, 2023

At Arapahoe Community College, teachers come in many forms. Some teach full-time. Others—like librarians—just teach a class here and there. Some may not even be technically considered teachers,...

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Your 2023 Finals and Holiday Season Mental Health Guide
Your 2023 Finals and Holiday Season Mental Health Guide
Carson Frost, Reporter/Editor • December 5, 2023

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Image by Rishabh Sharma via Unsplash.
Colorado Launches a Drug User Health Hub Project to Prevent the Spread of Hepatitis
Hayden Chedid, Reporter • December 4, 2023

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has recently partnered with Findhelp, a social care network, to create a Drug User Health Hub Project that aims to prevent the transmission...

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Getting a Feel for Things
Getting a Feel for Things
Carson Frost, Editor/Reporter • November 30, 2023

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Thanksgiving is for Family.
Traditions Reinvented
Rachel Lorenz, Food and Sustainability Reporter • November 21, 2023

This story was originally published on Nov 20, 2017. Eighteen turkeys. Brined turkeys, fried turkeys, roasted turkeys and even one turducken have graced my holiday table. For most of my married...

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Op Ed: ACC's Fall Break schedule can push students to the breaking point
Caleb Reagor, Arapahoe Pinnacle Columnist • November 17, 2023

This story was originally published Dec 1, 2015. Because ACC combines Thanksgiving break and fall break into one long vacation, students experience unnecessary levels of stress at the beginning...

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Rachel Newlon at ACC Littleton Campus on October 10th, 2023
Faces of ACC: Rachel Newlon
Sebastian Comes-Pritchett November 13, 2023

With degrees on her office wall, family photos on the desk, and bookshelves stocked with teaching materials, Rachel Newlon proudly displays her love for education and her family, who serve as her...

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Enter if you dare!
ACC's Halloween Headquarters was a spooky good time!
Cody Knudson, Journalist • November 10, 2023

Many residents of Colorado consider Halloween to be their favorite holiday, and that proved to be evident by the turnout at this year's Halloween event, rightly dubbed "Halloween Headquarters". Ghouls,...

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Telescope at the Astronomy Party at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colo., on Oct. 25, 2019.
Party with the Stars on Monday, November 13th
Michael Price, Reporter • November 10, 2023

The Arapahoe Community College Astronomy program chair, Jennifer Jones, will host an Astronomy Star Party on Monday, November 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the Littleton Campus' West Lawn or...

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Mary Steggall stands next to a manikin in a simulation laboratory at Arapahoe Community College on Oct. 12, 2023.
Faces of ACC: Mary Steggall
Hayden Chedid, Reporter • November 9, 2023

In 1970, 8% of STEM workers in the U.S. were women. Fifty years later, this percentage has nearly quadrupled. Mary Steggall, a professor in nursing and the BSN Coordinator at ACC, was a part of that...

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A spooky sculpture welcomes visitors to Magic of the Jack O Lanterns at the Hudson Gardens on Oct. 31, 2023.
Magic of the Jack O'Lanterns
Zachary Robledo, Photojournalist • November 6, 2023

From September 22nd through October 31st, over 7,000 hand-carved pumpkins illuminated the Hudson Gardens in the Magic of the Jack O'Lanterns light festival. Visitors experienced a half-mile trail...

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Faces of ACC: Tim Meyer
Faces of ACC: Tim Meyer
Carson Frost, Editor • November 5, 2023

It was just over a year ago when award-winning photographer and cinematographer Tim Meyer accepted the role as ACC’s Video and Photography Production Coordinator, and in that short time he has already...

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Op-Ed: The Land of the Free(ish)
Hayden Chedid, Writer • April 14, 2023

On Feb. 22, 38-year-old Nathacha Augustin was shot and killed in a suburb west of Orlando, Florida. After the scene of the crime had been cleared,...

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ACC Delays Student Government Election
Lillian Fuglei, Co-Editor-In-Chief • April 11, 2023

As the school year comes to an end, Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is working hard to prepare for the next academic year. One of the main ways...

Photo courtesy of Serenity Gambrell.
Rep. Jason Crow visits with EHS students
Robyn Gusek and Serenity Gambrell February 10, 2023

Editor's Note: This story originally appeared in The Pirateer A personal insight into a politician. Students, staff, and members of the Englewood...

White man puts ballot in white voter drop box.
Civic Engagement at ACC
Nicole Morton , Reporter • November 7, 2022

Going to college is not just about finding where in the world someone’s place may be. It can be about discovering someone's unknown inner voice...

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