The Arapahoe Pinnacle

A car with the words "workers of the world unite" drives past a tent on California St on April 25, 2020.
How COVID-19 Has Affected Vulnerable Populations In Colorado
Juana Rocha, Reporter • October 25, 2020

Update: The 2019-20 Pinnacle Awards saw reporter Juana Rocha's featured image as a finalist. Earning an honorable mention in the 'Best General News Photo' category. To commemorate Rocha's achievement,...

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We Need Our Friends- #COVIDDiariesOfACC
Leah Porter, Contributing Writer • October 21, 2020

How have students at Arapahoe Community College felt since the strong changes brought on by COVID-19? #COVIDDiariesOfACC is a mini-series composed of non-fiction diary entries from students at ACC....

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October 12, 2020, ACC welcomes all students to National Coming Out Day Storytelling
Coming Out! The Power of Storytelling, The Impact it Can Have
Donna DeBacco, Reporter • October 21, 2020

"Coming out" is a personal and unique experience for every person who does so. It takes courage and commitment to boldly embrace and share your sexual orientation and or gender identity. Historically...

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Current State of Fall and Winter Sports For Colorado High Schools
October 20, 2020

Due to the complications with Covid-19, The Colorado High School Activities Association has had to make several changes to the 2020 high-school sports calendar. According to their 2020 calendar, cross...

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Coffee And A Good Book- #CovidDiariesOfACC
Becca Campos, Contributing Writer • October 20, 2020

How have students at Arapahoe Community College felt since the strong changes brought on by COVID-19? #COVIDDiariesOfACC is a mini-series composed of non-fiction diary entries from the community of...

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Jena Griswold Testifies in Front of Congress on Fighting Election Misinformation
Jena Griswold Testifies in Front of Congress on Fighting Election Misinformation
October 19, 2020

 On October 6th, Colorado Secretary of State, Jena Griswold appeared before the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Elections to testify against combating misinformation for the...

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LGBTQ+ March for equal rights
LGBTQ+ History Month
Zoe Wells October 19, 2020

As Arapahoe Community College (ACC) celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month this month in October, the Pinnacle is reflecting on the advances our society has now and their importance. Decades ago, people...

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Aspen Dienes 11, Autumn Dienes 5, Tristian Dienes 8, Alexia Dienes, Stan Luna and Judy Luna visiting the Pumpkin Patch on September 30th.
Littleton Delights in Big, Bumpy, Glorious Pumpkins
Donna DeBacco and Zoe Wells October 15, 2020

Fall, the time of year when favorite sweaters, warm woolly socks and boots make their way out of our closets, the scent of warm cider delights our senses and those glorious, orange pumpkins take center...

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Devontae Harris wearing his Broncos Country Votes t-shirt. Image via Allie Engelken and the Denver Broncos.
Go Vote! The Denver Broncos Host a Powerful, Informative Virtual Town Hall
Donna DeBacco, Reporter • October 5, 2020

The Denver Broncos are more than just an NFL team. They are deeply invested in community engagement and are strong advocates for making sure all citizen's voices are heard. On Sept. 22, 2020, the...

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A poster for Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Zoe Wells October 3, 2020

On Sept. 18th, 2020, Supreme Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away from complications with pancreatic cancer. She was laid to rest as the first woman in American History to lie in state at the US...

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Alan Ivar in front of ACC.  Rashid Mohamed
Revisited: Striving Against the Odds - Meet Alan Ivar, ACC's Homeless Student
Rashid Mohamed, Managing Editor • October 2, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pinnacle revisits a piece originally published on December 14, 2017 Alan Ivar was the last student we know that was homeless in 2017 attending Arapahoe Community...

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The 3D Printer located at Arapahoe Community College, Littleton Campus taken on Sep. 24 2020
Create 3D Prints at the Arapahoe Community College Library
Joseph Groenbeck October 2, 2020

If students need objects made from the 3D printer then, come to the ACC library.  Students can come to the library and get their objects if they need them for a specific class or if it is for their...

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Masks, a point of contention, are recommended by the Center for Disease Control to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Trump Tests Positive for COVID-19: a Reminder to be Safe
October 1, 2020

Late Thursday night, Oct. 1st, 2020, President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he and his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, tested positive for COVID-19. Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive...

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Update on Arapahoe County Football
Daniel Tate, Reporter • September 28, 2020

Due to the current pandemic going on right now, the Colorado High School Activities Association primarily decided to move the high-school football season into spring. But recently Governor Polis said,...

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