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TRiO program helps selected ACC students of many ages

Tabitha Waite, Arapahoe Pinnacle Reporter

November 17, 2015

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, TRiO Talent Search is still helping students achieve their life ambitions. TRiO is not an acronym, but rather a name that highlights the program’s beginnings that offered three primary services to low-income students. To this day, this program provides opportunities for students as young as middle-school age up to age 27. Currently,...

For ACC student Clare, Colorado is nice but South Africa beckons

For ACC student Clare, Colorado is nice but South Africa beckons

November 17, 2015

If anyone understands diversity, it’s Brooklyn Clare. This ACC student was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and lived there until she was 8. Her...

Op Ed: Despite gut-punch, no need for panic — yet

Anthony Shaw, Arapahoe Pnnacle Sports Columnist

November 17, 2015

Following last week’s gut-punching first loss to Indianapolis, Denver took the field Sunday hoping to reverse its regression. The Broncos faced division rival Kansas City in a rematch of Denver’s week-two, 31-24 come-from-behind victory. Peyton Manning entered the game needing only three passing yards to surpass Brett Favre’s all-time career passing yards record and...

New laws, stricter enforcement can get you in trouble in I-70 corridor

Tabitha Waite, Arapahoe Pinnacle Reporter

November 17, 2015

Winter is upon us, and so are the Colorado Department of Transportation’s newly implemented traction and chain laws for the I-70 corridor. Law enforcement officials plan to strictly enforce them. If the weather conditions are bad enough for CDOT to issue a Code 15 or 16, all motorists must abide by these laws. “During an active Traction Law, also known as a Co...

Op Ed: Broncos’ silly errors cost them the game in Indianapolis

Anthony Shaw, Arapahoe Pinnacle Sports Columnist

November 10, 2015

Sunday’s bout between Denver and Indianapolis had more than an undefeated record on the line. Two of the sport’s highest individual accomplishments were on the brink of being broken by Peyton Manning. Both records are owned by the legendary Brett Favre. All Peyton needed to do was win the game and throw for 284 yards to dethrone the Packer great. Ironically the team...

Domestic violence: Though it’s not much fun to talk about, it’s critical to pay attention

Julia Barnett, Arapahoe Pinnacle Reporter

November 10, 2015

Domestic violence is a topic few people want to discuss openly  because of the embarrassment for the  victim or the reluctance to get involved. This reluctance forces this abomination underground. Lack of visibility does not change its impact or the importance of getting it out of the shadows where society must  actively deal with the ramifications for women and children. Seve...

Information from Domestic Violence Awareness Project

November 10, 2015

From the Domestic Violence Awareness Project If you are in immediate danger, please: • Call 911. • Contact your local hotline. • Contact a national hotline: • Call the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or TTY 1-800-787-3224. • Call, text or chat Love Is Respect—the U.S. National Teen Dating Violence Helpline: 1-866-...

Op Ed: With signature win over Packers, Broncos prove they’ll be remembered

Anthony, Arapahoe Pinnacle Sports Columnist

November 4, 2015

Going into Sunday Night’s gauntlet match against Green Bay, the Denver Broncos had some heads still left to turn. Several NFL analysts said the Broncos hadn’t been “tested” in their previous six wins. For the past two weeks they had been preparing for an offense lead by perhaps the greatest quarterback of all time (even better than Peyton Manning), Aaron Rodgers,...

Nature beckons for all seasons at nearby South Platte Park and Carson Nature Center

Nature beckons for all seasons at nearby South Platte Park and Carson Nature Center

November 3, 2015

If you’re someone who wants to become more in touch with nature, wait no longer. South Platte Park Carson Nature Center is within a stone’s throw...