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Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein Mulls Over Case That Could Offer Federal Protection for Cannabis

Lauran Hamm, Reporter

February 24, 2018

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York conducted a hearing in which the Justice Department argued for the dismissal of a cannabis scheduling case, in which three plaintiffs have found medicinal solace from the plant. Due to Hellerstein's openness and priority to hear the plaintiffs Washingt...

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Looking To The Sky At The Super Blue Blood Moon

February 1, 2018

Ever take a moment to step outside and stare at the moon? Its beauty is mysterious. It can effect the patterns of the ocean tides. On Jan. 31, 2018, the ra...

Let’s Talk About Tide Pods

Jess Ameter, Contributing Writer

January 27, 2018

Okay, everyone, let’s talk about Tide Pods. I never thought I’d have to say this, but the multi-colored laundry detergent pouches are not meant for human consumption. In case you’re totally lost right now, let’s start with the basics. The "Tide Pod challenge" is the latest internet phenomenon to somehow gain traction, where people record themselves eating one or more...

Bill Spialek, emergency medical service faculty member, and Danielle Staples, associate dean of health, mathematics and sciences, welcome students with maps, snacks and smiles on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colo. Faculty and administrators take turns greeting students at the north and west entrances of the main building during the first week of the spring semester.

Through the Lens

January 24, 2018

Bill Spialek, emergency medical service faculty member, and Danielle Staples, associate dean of health, mathematics and sciences, welcome students with...

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Appolition; an App That Helps Prisoners Pay Bail

December 11, 2017

As landing pages increase where consumers can give to charities by donating leftover change from purchases, civil rights organizations have capitalize...

Fast Food Calls, Your Freezer Answers

Fast Food Calls, Your Freezer Answers

Rachel Lorenz, Food and Sustainability Reporter

December 8, 2017

It’s cold. It’s dark. Your neglected stomach grumbles as you drive towards home. Suddenly, the warm glow of a fast food sign beckons you to pull...

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A Guide to Initiative 300 and Where to Consume

December 7, 2017

What is Initiative 300? In November 2016, the city of Denver adopted a four-year pilot program under the name Initiative 300  for businesses to allow...

Top Ten Gifts For The Stoner in Your Life

Top Ten Gifts For The Stoner in Your Life

December 5, 2017

Ah, the holiday season, always bringing with it the challenge of finding the perfect gift for the people in your life. Maybe you drew the name of the office...

Medjool dates. Image via WikiMedia

Dates: Nature’s Power Snack

November 22, 2017

For some people, the small, oblong-shaped drupe, with the wrinkly brown skin, may not be the most attractive looking snack. Reminiscent of an oversized ...

Ring Nebula viewed through NASA's Hubble Telescope. Image via WikiMedia

Uncover the Cosmos at ACC’s Astronomy Party

November 18, 2017

Who wants to discover Orion together? I recently attended an event on Friday 10. November, put together by the Astronomy class. They hold an event four times ...

Op Ed: Curvy Women Can Rock Lingerie Too

Eric Gonzalez, Student Life Edtior & Entertainment Reporter

November 17, 2017

"Maybe I'll be a Victoria's Secret Angel this year for Halloween since it ain't happening in real life..." says Tabria Majors on her Instagram post. Tabria is smashing down Victoria's Secret for body shaming and only showing skinny women rocking their lingerie. She is posting many pictures of herself in her bra and underwear and comparing it to an Angel. In my opinion, Tabr...

It’s Up to You to Stop the Flu

Emily Langenberg, Reporter

November 10, 2017

You wake up shivering yet somehow sweating at the same time, your nose stuffed to the point of headache, swallowing not an option with the razor blades that seem to line your throat. Influenza, more commonly known as the flu.  If only there was something you could do to prevent this. The CDC reports between 9.2 million and 35.6 million people get the flu every year. Of...