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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...

What the Arapahoe Pinnacle Staff is Doing in Quarantine

A collection of photos of what the Arapahoe Pinnacle staff is doing during quarantine.

Pinnacle Staff, Cam Yarumian, Jake Smith, Juana Rocha, Jaymes Grundmann, and Lucas Miller

May 3, 2020

The Pinnacle staff, and everyone else in the world, has been stuck at home, in quarantine. During this time, we all seem to be running out of shows to...

Article on a phone about the coronavirus in Colorado from the Denver Post on April 1, 2020.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly-#COVIDDiariesOfACC

April 21, 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...

A House Divided – Finding Unity in Left and Right

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Lucas Miller, Reporter

November 30, 2019

Politics. It’s the topic that’s on every American’s mind these days, but also the one topic no one wants to discuss publicly. Michael Lenz, a professor...

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Which NCAA College Basketball Player will Benefit Most off New Payment Rule?

November 21, 2019

Last month, the NCAA officially granted over 1000 of their colleges the ability to have their student-athletes be paid off their likeness- allowing studen...

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J’s Ruckus Free Concert Hypnotizes ACC

October 1, 2019

On Wed., Sep. 25, 2019, Arapahoe Community College hosted a free J’s Ruckus concert. The hour and a half of the hip hop and jazz show were recorded li...

Censorship and Contemporary Banned Books

A birds-eye-view of a book page. Banned Books Week takes place from Sep.22 to Sep. 28.  (Photo via Love)

Kamaryn Evans, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas and Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell have become two of the most popular young adult books of the last five years. The Hate You Give follo...

A white book lays beside purple flowers. Banned Books Week takes place from Sep. 22 to 28, 2019.

Banned Books Week: The Triggering S’s: Sex and Suicide

September 24, 2019

Banning books has been an interesting subject that has mainly been associated with political ideas; however, it's still an issue today that goes beyond...

Plenty of spectators watch a court soccer match at Larrisa Station Park in Athens, Greece on June, 25, 2019.  This man stood out to the crowd with his athleticism,

Hearts in the Park

September 11, 2019

In the back streets of Athens, Greece near the Candia Hotel where we stayed during our visit, I walked past Larisa Station Park and witnessed the future...

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Fishing In and Around Parker

September 8, 2019

I've had a burning passion for fishing since I was four or five years old. Being from Minnesota, my fiery passion could be quenched easily seeing how...