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

A member of the Arapahoe tribe in traditional headdress.
ACC's Land Acknowledgment: One Way to Recognize Native American History Month
Joseph Groenbeck November 30, 2022

It's November – it's time to recognize Native American Heritage Month as a moment in United States history and remember why it's celebrated. Jaden Netwig is the faculty chair of Anthropology...

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The Veterans Study Lounge, a place for studying, lounging, snacking but above all, learning.
Littleton Campus Hosts Veteran's Study Lounge
Jiri Rivera, Reporter • November 29, 2022

The Arapahoe Community College (ACC) Littleton Campus has a Veteran's Study Lounge. Located in room M1630, the lounge is a welcoming space for ACC Veterans and military connected students. The...

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Attendees at the Holiday Fair were welcomed by screens of Christmas trees and a roaring fire. Taken at ACC’s Holiday Fair on Nov. 3, 2022.
Photo Essay: Getting into the Spirit of the Season
Lilly Bisset, Dalton Giesick, Shelby O’Brien, and Leah Schreier November 18, 2022

On Nov. 2 and 3, Arapahoe Community College (ACC) hosted the Holiday Fair, previously known as the Artisan’s Fair, in the first floor Summit Room. Walking in, the room smelled of pumpkins and pine...

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First-Generation Celebration from outside the Summit Room at the Arapahoe Community College, Littleton Campus on Nov. 7, 2022.
"First-Gen to Me Means Prosperity": ACC Honors First-Gen Students
Noah Grenoble, Reporter • November 16, 2022

Editors' Note: Noah Grenoble is a TRIO student. On Nov. 7, TRIO and Student Life hosted an event called First-Generation Celebration. Over 50 people from different walks of life and ages five to...

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Op-Ed: Veterans and America have a Rocky Relationship
Op-Ed: Veterans and America have a Rocky Relationship
Jiri Rivera November 14, 2022

Veteran’s Day is weird. Strangers say "thank you for your service" (we always reply "thank you for paying taxes"), we get a free appetizer and maybe, just maybe get a day off work. Cool. But what...

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Photo by Benjamin Faust via Unsplash
Op-Ed: Veterans' Mental Health Matters
Hudson Quitter, Contributing Writer • November 11, 2022

In 2018 I joined the Marine Corps. I joined to find my sense of purpose, instead I found what wasn’t my purpose. Spending weeks without a shower for training. Sitting in the rain on a cold night,...

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The “Fiske Guide to Colleges” can be a helpful resource for students during the transfer process.
Tips for Transfer Students
Shelby O’Brien, Reporter • November 10, 2022

College applications can be stressful, confusing, and outright frustrating. Students looking towards transferring to a four-year college or university may find it’s hard to even know where to begin....

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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 and why it counts in a society ruled by democracy....

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Stephanie Fujii and Lisa Matye-Edwards explain the anticipated remodel to meeting participants. Taken November 1, 2022.
ACC Plans to Remodel Annex
Angela Merlano, Co-editor-in-chief • November 4, 2022

On Nov. 1, 2022, Arapahoe Community College (ACC) held an informational seminar to inform students and ask for input on the Littleton Campus's Annex remodel. Vice President of Students Affairs...

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Students gather at the Sturm Collaboration Campus to learn about helpful services. Taken October 21, 2022.
Student Resource Fair At ACC Sturm Campus
Benino Coscia, Contributing Writer • November 3, 2022

    On Thursday, October 13, 2022, Arapahoe Community College (ACC) held a Student Resource Fair at the ACC Sturm Campus. According to LaMario Fortson, an event organizer,...

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A line of pumpkins carved with various pop culture icons, including Beetlejuice at the front.
Photo Essay: Celebrating Spooky Season in Littleton
Lilly Bisset, Reporter • October 31, 2022

Just on the opposite side of Santa Fe Dr. from Arapahoe Community College lies Hudson Gardens. In celebration of Halloween, Hudson Gardens is hosting Magic of the Jack O'Lanterns. The event, produced...

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Books in a case. Taken June 6, 2020.
Banned Books Op-Ed
Brandon Wheelis , Contributing Writer • October 28, 2022

Throughout history, many different regimes have attempted to control and suppress knowledge. During the Second World War, government censorship of books was at its height and spearheaded by Hitler...

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Aurora Poet Laureate, Ahja Fox, at ACCs Writers Studio
Aurora Poet Laureate, Ahja Fox, at ACC's Writers Studio
Irving Hernandez, Reporter • October 25, 2022

Last week at Arapahoe Community College (ACC), literary professors and students gathered to listen and ask questions to ACC alum and Aurora poet, Ahja Fox. Fox told her story and encouraged students...

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Cover image next to poem
A Page For Poetry Class
Dalton Giesick, Reporter/Writer • October 17, 2022

A Page For Poetry Class By Dalton Giesick (Winner of Silent Spark Press Publication in Amazing Poetry E-Book 2022 Edition.)   Trotter says, write a Page for Poetry Class. I open...

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