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Operating on a Spectrum for Success

May 20, 2020

Raising children comes with various challenges. From teaching them how to walk and speak to how to drive and figure out their own paths as adults, no two...

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How COVID-19 Has Affected Vulnerable Populations In Colorado

May 18, 2020

People of color and immigrant communities nationwide have always been disproportionately targeted by economic and health disparities due to lack of access....

Different COVID-19 signs posted in the front of ACC's main building on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. The signs are specifying the importance of wearing masks before entering.

Is the Pandemic Creating a Different Health Crisis?

May 15, 2020

Many people spend a great deal of effort and energy trying to avoid change. Whether it’s starting a new job, getting fired from a job, the end of a relationship,...

Colorado tenants share rent demands and eviction notices received during the COVID-19 pandemic with Governor Jared Polis on April 27, 2020 at Polis' home in Denver, Colo.

Dealing With Colorado’s Rent Crisis

May 12, 2020

Any longtime Colorado resident will know that the cost of living here has skyrocketed in the past few years. According to the government backed mortgage...

What the Arapahoe Pinnacle Staff is Doing in Quarantine

A collection of photos of what the Arapahoe Pinnacle staff is doing during quarantine.

Pinnacle Staff, Cam Yarumian, Jake Smith, Juana Rocha, Jaymes Grundmann, and Lucas Miller

May 3, 2020

The Pinnacle staff, and everyone else in the world, has been stuck at home, in quarantine. During this time, we all seem to be running out of shows to...

A car with a sign taped to the outside stating drives into the parking lot to prepare for Cancel The Rent Housing 4 All car protest during COVID-19 on April 25 2020 in Denver.

A Protest For Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19

April 29, 2020

The global pandemic known as COVID-19 has amplified the inequalities of individuals across the United States. On April 25, 2020, residents of Colorado...

Colorado Community Colleges Rise in Challenging Times

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Joe Garcia, Contributing writer

April 28, 2020

Have any of us ever seen anything like this before? Shuttered and locked businesses.  Stay-at-home orders.  School-aged children underfoot as we struggle...

ACC Employees Working From Home With Their Pets

Photo collage of some of the ACC Employees with their pets during quarantine.

Cam Yarumian and Miranda Riley

April 27, 2020

As the stay-at-home order changes to safe-at-home order, while the state slowly starts to open, some of us have been quarantined with our furry friend...

Elevating Students At Arapahoe Community College

Elevating Students At Arapahoe Community College

April 25, 2020

Previously, the Pinnacle looked into Arapahoe Community College’s Student Access Services, and the programs offered to students requiring extra assistance....