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...

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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...

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Struggles of a Parent and Student – #COVIDDiariesOfACC

April 24, 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...

World Book Day-Reading: A Complicated Life Saga

World Book Day-Reading: A Complicated Life Saga

April 23, 2020

The story of my relationship with reading begins in my mom’s car. Every time I entered the car, a Harry Potter audiobook would be playing. I’d find...

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Student Opinion: Private Prison Reform

April 17, 2020

Prisons and jails have an integral part in the American justice system. They punish criminals and keep citizens safe from dangerous people. The importance...

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Summer of Reprieve

April 15, 2020

Just about every teen movie I can think of relays the experience of just how hard life can be when you are young and trying to figure it all out. The never-ending...

Can Cool Kids Make A's?

Can Cool Kids Make A’s?

April 9, 2020

When I was a senior back in the day, I didn’t really care about much of anything. My days were full of laughter, skipping class and planning the greatest...

Breaking Through a Century of Red Scare Hegemony

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Jaymes Grundmann, Editor-In-Chief

February 20, 2020

Over the past century the American public has been subjected to anti-socialist propaganda across all types of media. Starting with “anti-red” union...

Student Opinion: How Much Longer do Our Kids Have to Suffer Gun Violence

Student Opinion: How Much Longer do Our Kids Have to Suffer Gun Violence

January 9, 2020

The school shooting has become a morbid phenomenon that takes place across the United States and plagues this nation. As CNN pointed out, the US has 5...