The Arapahoe Pinnacle

A Call to Arms

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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.  Em...

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Student Op-Ed: A Chance at Life

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 h...

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No One Else

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 Healing Power of Poetry and Dogs - #COVIDDiariesOfACC

The Healing Power of Poetry and Dogs – #COVIDDiariesOfACC

May 16, 2020

How have students at Arapahoe Community College felt since the strong changes brought on by COVID-19? #COVIDDiariesOfACC is a mini-series composed of non-fiction...

We're All On A Giant Steaming Pile of Shit and Big Bird Tried To Stab Me-#COVIDDiariesOfACC

We’re All On A Giant Steaming Pile of Shit and Big Bird Tried To Stab Me-#COVIDDiariesOfACC

May 8, 2020

How have students at Arapahoe Community College felt since the strong changes brought on by COVID-19? #COVIDDiariesOfACC is a mini-series composed of non-fiction...

Grocery Hoarding and Missed Connections-#COVIDDiariesOfACC

Grocery Hoarding and Missed Connections-#COVIDDiariesOfACC

May 7, 2020

How have students at Arapahoe Community College felt since the strong changes brought on by COVID-19? #COVIDDiariesOfACC is a mini-series composed of non-fiction...

Pneumonia #COVIDDiariesOfACC

Pneumonia #COVIDDiariesOfACC

May 5, 2020

How have students at Arapahoe Community College felt since the strong changes brought on by COVID-19? #COVIDDiariesOfACC is a mini-series composed of non-fiction...

Quarantine Is Different- #COVIDDiariesOfACC

Quarantine Is Different- #COVIDDiariesOfACC

May 4, 2020

How have students at Arapahoe Community College felt since the strong changes brought on by COVID-19? #COVIDDiariesOfACC is a mini-series composed of non-fiction...

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Don’t Call Essential Workers Heroes – Have Empathy Instead

May 4, 2020

In the article “Social Distancing is a Privilege” by Charles M. Blow, Blow makes the point that, despite how the spread of COVID-19 is being portrayed...

Modifying Language Use in the Healthcare System

Modifying Language Use in the Healthcare System

Alicia Trujillo-Stryzak, Contributing Writer

May 4, 2020

Throughout the Vice article “Doctors Privately Use Cruel Words to Describe Their Patients”, Michael Zirulnik and Jonathan Cartsonis explain how the...

Holding Onto Faith For Our Future- #COVIDDiariesOfACC

Holding Onto Faith For Our Future- #COVIDDiariesOfACC

April 29, 2020

How have students at Arapahoe Community College felt since the strong changes brought on by COVID-19? #COVIDDiariesOfACC is a mini-series composed of non-fiction...

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...