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Update on Arapahoe County Football

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 in...

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How is ACC Helping Those Who Need Mental Health Assistance?

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 w...

Coffee with a Mission is a Mission of the Heart

Molly, Dirt Coffee Bar employee, creates one of Dirt's specialty hand crafted coffees. While a customer sits  at a table.

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...

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, the ACC campus police is parked outside the main building.

Chief Joseph Morris Hosts Open Forum

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...

National Voter Registration Day Prepares Voters for the Election

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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...

One student walks through eerily quiet halls on September 17th.

ACC Campus During COVID

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...

Dirt Coffee celebrates World Autism Day with free coffee in Littleton, Colo., Monday April 2, 2018.

Revisited – Coffee with a Mission Coming to Littleton

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 s...

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New Puma Mascot Adds to Character of ACC

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 i...

Saving Your Wallet, One Textbook at a Time

Saving Your Wallet, One Textbook at a Time

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...

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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,...