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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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How is ACC Helping Those Who Need Mental Health Assistance?
Antonio Cvjetkovic, Reporter • September 28, 2020

Every day people were being told to not have any physical contact with each other and to wear masks as explained by a variety of websites available; as well as by professors, psychologists, and doctors...

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Molly, Dirt Coffee Bar employee, creates one of Dirt
Coffee with a Mission is a Mission of the Heart
Donna DeBacco, Reporter • September 28, 2020

Since 2010, Lauren Burgess, Founder and CEO of Dirt Coffee Bar, has worked with individuals with autism at her for-profit company, Garden, Inc. She later realized 90% of autistic people were unemployed...

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Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, the ACC campus police is parked outside the main building.
Chief Joseph Morris Hosts Open Forum
Donna DeBacco, Reporter • September 28, 2020

George Floyd died at the hands of law enforcement on May 25, 2020. His death rippled through the nation and resurfaced concerns about social and racial injustice. Law enforcement is being scrutinized...

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National Voter Registration Day Prepares Voters for the Election
Antonio Cvjetkovic, Reporter • September 28, 2020

Anticipation. Excitement. Emotions. All are usually running wild when it comes to National Voter Registration Day that starts on the fourth of Tuesday, September 22. This particular holiday started...

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Colorado Secretary of State Files Lawsuit Against United States Postal Service
Daniel Tate, Reporter • September 28, 2020

On Sept. 12, 2020, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold filed a lawsuit against the United States Postal Service over a pre-election mailer because the mailer included misinformation for Colorado...

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ACC Campus During COVID
Zoe Wells, Reporter • September 22, 2020

At Arapahoe Community College (ACC) on September 17th, students are few on the campus that was once packed before the pandemic struck. According to the Center for Disease Control, Covid-19 had...

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Dirt Coffee celebrates World Autism Day with free coffee in Littleton, Colo., Monday April 2, 2018.
Revisited - Coffee with a Mission Coming to Littleton
Rachel Lorenz and Donna DeBacco September 21, 2020

In honor of the upcoming National Coffee Day, Sept. 29, The Pinnacle revisits a classic. Originally published April 11, 2018. Mary Zuchegno was excited to see that today was the day. The coming...

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A Call to Arms
Mimi Williams, Contributing writer • September 18, 2020

This student's article placed second in the 2020 Annual English Essay Contest at Arapahoe Community College.  Bitterness.  Frustration.  Anger.  Despair.  Emotions are an intrinsic part of...

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New Puma Mascot Adds to Character of ACC
Jason Truitt, Contributing Writer • September 14, 2020

In June, Arapahoe Community College (ACC) announced their new mascot: The Puma. After a 15-year mascot absence, the college's Student Life department decided it was time to bring one back, especially...

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Angela Faris Belt and Nathan Abels pictured next to pieces for their art from “The Nascent” and “Tent Shadows.”
Happy Hour with Angela Faris Belt and Nathan Abels
Zoe Wells, Reporter • September 7, 2020

Angela Faris Belt and Nathan Abels, professors and program directors at ACC, were featured in a five day pop up show from September 1st - 5th at Michael Warren Contemporary gallery. Belt, a professor...

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Student Op-Ed: A Chance at Life
Angie Teters, Contributing writer • August 31, 2020

“I know what it is to want to die” and Elizabeth Brico had died. In fact, she had overdosed on heroin nine times; she is alive and sober today to tell her story of how Narcan was able to help...

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No One Else
Aaron B. Sibuea, Contributing writer • August 26, 2020

Growing up as an Indonesian kid in the States was an experience I was socially unprepared for, especially because I was already socially awkward. Learning the social balance, cultural balance and...

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Saving Your Wallet, One Textbook at a Time
Saving Your Wallet, One Textbook at a Time
Scott Bright, Contributing Writer • August 24, 2020

Welcome back to a new semester and all that it brings -- new classes, new friends, and new experiences.  Ah, you can almost taste the excitement in the air, filled with yearning for learning.  We...

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