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Anti-Vax or Vaccine Safety?
"Anti-Vax" or Vaccine Safety?
Jaymes Grundmann, Reporter • October 20, 2021

This piece has been selected to be re-run by the Editor-in-chief as the United States wrestles with vaccine mandates and vaccine misinformation, and the on-going Covid-19 pandemic. All across the...

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Monica Fuglei posing on one of ACCs balconies, September 23, 2021
Faces of ACC: Monica Fuglei
Angela Merlano, Reporter • October 11, 2021

After climbing the stairs from the entrance of Arapahoe Community College (ACC) to the second floor, a proud display of names and plaques can be seen adjacent to the doors of the library. The one...

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East Troublesome Wildfire clouds by Rocky Mountain National Park
How Coloradans Can Do Their Part to Prevent Wildfires As Camping Season Nears
Casey Cheatum, Reporter • May 12, 2021

Colorado is perhaps most well known for the beauty of its mountains and wilderness, but the natural beauty of Colorado received some nasty scars in the Summer of 2020. The Summer of 2020 saw Colorado's...

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Unknown Players practice before their game. April 25th, 2021. Metzler Ranch Community Park, Castle Rock, CO.
CHSAA Shortens High School Boys Baseball Season.
Casey Cheatum, Reporter • May 12, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed high schools across Colorado last year, the season for spring sports was abruptly ended, with the majority of teams not even getting a chance to play a game, or...

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Skateboarder performing a grind on a rail at the Downtown Denver Skatepark.
Skateboarding Returns to Denver
David A. Bolanos Uribe, PhotoJournalist • May 11, 2021

At the beginning of the pandemic many skateparks were closed down; some like the Denver Skatepark were even flooded with sand to keep skaters out but with the pandemic nearing it's end skateparks...

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Photo by Natalie Chaney on Unsplash
On the Anniversary of the STEM High School Shooting
Nico Spagnola, Contributing Writer • May 7, 2021

There are 130,930 schools in America. There have been 304 fatal school shootings since 1999. There is approximately 0.23218514 percent chance of being in school that has had a school shooting. It...

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Highlands Ranch Falcons come together as a team during halftime to figure out their game strategy for the second half at Highlands Ranch High School on March 9th, 2021.
A small window in to the CHSAA women's basketball playoffs
Jake Smith and Nick Palmer May 5, 2021

2021 finally saw a small return to normalcy after the CHSAA winter sports were all canceled in 2020. The Women's basketball programs in Colorado played a condensed schedule of only 14 games to limit...

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Kristi Strother at the Sturm Collaboration Campus on May 4, 2021.
Faces of ACC: Kristi Strother- Campus Navigator/Instructor
Taylor Scherck, Reporter • May 5, 2021

Navigating through college is not an easy process. College can bring about stress and anxiety in students as they figure out what they want to study and do with their lives. Luckily for students at...

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Teamwork success within the soccer team, Englewood High School, March 11,2021. via Joseph Groenbeck
Englewood High School Spring Soccer 2021
Joseph Groenbeck May 4, 2021

Spring soccer season began at Englewood High School, but there have been some complications due to COVID-19 restrictions.  The coach, Chris Kavinsky, was teaching freshman soccer with an emphasis...

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The Story of Jack Adler: A Slave Laborer in the Holocaust
The Story of Jack Adler: A Slave Laborer in the Holocaust
Casey Cheatum, Reporter • April 29, 2021

The late 1930s into the mid 1940s serves as one of the darkest moments in world history, a time period remembered for hatred, murder, and tragedy. The world saw one of the darkest eras of violence...

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Disc golf
ACC Disc Golf League's Official Start to the Season
Cory Porter, Reporter • April 28, 2021

On April 7th, 2021, the ACC Disc Golf League held its first official tee time of the season from 3 P.M to 5 P.M where students needing to borrow discs could come and rent them out. The league is...

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The Progenitor team gathers outside Hampden Press, posing as a group for the first time on April 23, 2021.

Left to right: Connor Sandrock, Kalyca McQuire, Samantha Scanlon, Zachary Vultao, Dalton Giesick, Jocelyn Hodovance, Meagan White, Melissa Morse, Mckenzie Marner.

Front: Professor Jamey Trotter
Progenitor 2021 Visits Hampden Press
Lucas Miller, Editor-in-chief • April 28, 2021

Disclaimer: Lucas Miller, Editor-in-chief for the Arapahoe Pinnacle, is also the current Nonfiction Editor for the Progenitor. He participated in the tour at Hampden Press and is also the author...

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Soon to be graduate, Kevin Cady, poses in the art and design gallery at Arapahoe Community College. Thursday April 1st, 2021.
Commencement to be Held on Littleton Campus 
Sara Trautman, Reporter • April 27, 2021

This year’s Arapahoe Community College (ACC) graduates will celebrate in a unique graduation ceremony. Unlike the 2020 virtual commencement or the traditional ceremony held at the University of...

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ACCs Newly Revamped Medical Assistant Program
ACC's Newly Revamped Medical Assistant Program
Taylor Scherck, Reporter • April 27, 2021

Arapahoe Community College’s Medical Assistant Program began in the 1970s and is designed to develop students’ skills and place them in outpatient care facilities. The program is designed in a...

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