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Arapahoe Pinnacle

2017-2018 Staff

Rachel Lorenz

Food and Sustainability Reporter

With a thirst for knowledge that just can’t be satiated, Rachel Lorenz is pursuing journalism as a first-year student at ACC. The field allows her to explore a variety of interests and continue to be a life-long learner. Rachel...

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Eric Gonzalez

Culture Reporter

Eric Gonzalez is a second year ACC student. He was born in Miami, Florida on August 27th, 1997. He moved to Castle Rock, Colorado in 2003. He graduated from Douglas County High in 2016 and is planning on transferring to CU Boulder...

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Serena Montoya

Environment and Entertainment Reporter

Serena Montoya is a first-year Arapahoe Community College student, a journalism major and the new VP of Journalism Club, which meets Tuesdays at 1:00 in M1030 (come join us!). In her free time she enjoys: reading, writing, hiking,...

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Alejandro Botello

Sports Reporter

Alejandro Botello is a proud native of the mile-high city, Denver Colorado. He was born April 27th, 1997 and over the years has become very passionate about two things, writing and sports. Alejandro is an excited and eager firs...

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Emily Langenberg

Opinion Editor

Emily Langenberg is a Colorado native, originally hailing from the bustling metropolis of Greeley, Colorado. She is a first year Journalism student at Arapahoe Community College on a mission to crush the term “fake news.”...

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Vicki Johnson

Political Reporter

Vicki is a Denver native and has always lived in Colorado. She has returned to Arapahoe Community College (ACC) again to obtain a degree in Journalism. In 2007, she received her A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies at ACC. Vicki enjoyed...

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Bryden Smith

Culture Editor

Bryden Smith believes that the world deserves better news.  At the dawn of the age of information, he watched as technology became ingrained into peoples’ lives at an exponential rate.  The media evolved, but somehow truth...

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Scott Bright


Scott Bright is a second-year ACC student, a Psychology major (with an emphasis on Human Sexuality), as well as the Editor-in-Chief and advice columnist for the Arapahoe Pinnacle. He lives, breathes, and will not shut up about...

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Nico Danks

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Nico Danks is a second-year student at ACC and a transplant from the East Coast. Having lived in the Denver area for three years, she loves that Colorado provides ample resources of entertainment that can suit her ADHD lifestyle....

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Rashid Mohamed

Managing Editor

Maybe it was the royal purple that evokes sentiments of virtue, or perhaps the encouraging motto: 'Move Mountains', that initially attracted me to ACC. Ultimately I am pleased to be enrolled here, where students from all walks of ...

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Jamey Trotter

Faculty Adviser

Journalism = Democracy

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