• Congratulations to the Vaqueros Cross Country Teams

    Congratulations to the Vaqueros Cross Country Teams

    Staff

    November 28, 2016

    After an exciting and successful season, the men and women of Vaqs cross country capped it off with the Lady Vaqs first in the state for back-to-back championships and the men taking second place in the WSC finals in Fresno on Friday. The Lady Vaqs dominated all season long with first place wins in n... READ MORE »»

    REPEAT: The Lady Vaqs cross country team lead the pack in the state meet at Fresno on Saturday. The team went on to bring home back-to-back championships, while the men’s team won second place.

    Courtesy of Richard Quinton

  • Sierra Vista Ready June 2017- Maybe

    Sierra Vista Ready June 2017- Maybe

    Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

    November 28, 2016

    The Sierra Vista building update, Measure GC results and dual enrollment were discussed at the board of trustees meeting on Nov. 15 at Kreider Hall. College President David Viar presented the victory for Measure GC—the successful local ballot measure that promises to provide Glendale College with $... READ MORE »»

    IT’S STILL A PUZZLE: As the pieces slowly come together, the latest claim is that the Sierra Vista building will be ready by June 2017. The multi-million dollar project originally had a completion date of December 2015.

    Sal Polcino

  • Anti-Trump Protests Continue Nationwide

    Anti-Trump Protests Continue Nationwide

    Morgan Stephens, Staff Writer

    November 28, 2016

    Protests erupted throughout campuses and on the streets in Los Angeles in wake of the election of Donald J. Trump as president on Nov. 8, and they show no sign of slowing down. Hundreds of college students demonstrated on Nov. 17 at USC and on the streets of downtown Los Angeles after a weekend of pr... READ MORE »»

    HOLLYWOOD AGAINST TRUMP: Protesters line up on Sunset Boulevard Nov. 14 to show their displeasure with the Nov. 8 election results. Similar protests are taking place across the US, on college campuses and city streets.

    Tess Horowitz

  • GCC Wins at Conference

    GCC Wins at Conference

    El Vaquero Staff

    November 14, 2016

    Representatives from Southern California’s community college journalism programs met last weekend for an annual conference dedicated to reporting workshops and intercollegiate competition. Glendale’s El Vaquero and Insider staffs performed very well, winning 9 awards at the Journalism Association o... READ MORE »»

    WINNING TEAM: From left, Elena Jacobson, Diane Roxas, Sal Polcino, El Vaquero advisor Michael Moreau, Melody Shahsavarani and Tess Horowitz show off the numerous awards earned at JACC.

    Anahit Kardzhyan

  • The Man Who Would be King

    The Man Who Would be King

    Sal Polcino, Staff Writer

    November 14, 2016

    This is not my America. The world’s greatest conman has just pulled the wool over the eyes of an entire nation. The greatest country in the world has become the laughing stock of the planet. This is a man who has failed in almost every business venture he has ever begun, a supposed self-made billionai... READ MORE »»

    MEDIA FAVORITE: Donald Trump’s rhetoric fomented hate and distorted the truth during campaign rallies and in his venomous Twitter rages. Conservative blogs deluged the internet with anti-Hillary fake news.

    Illustration by Sal Polcino

The Insider Magazine Spring 2016

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News

Marijuana Legalization Approved

Marijuana Legalization Approved

Morgan Stephens, Staff Writer

California voters have spoken and approved Proposition 64, the legalization of recreational marijuana, the same day as the presidential election. The measure reached an overwhelming “yes” vote of 56 pe...  Read More »

Nov 28

Transfer Tips: Navigating the Process

Morgan Stephens, Staff Writer

It’s that time of year again when GCC students prepare themselves to transfer from community college to a four-year university by the Nov. 30 deadline. Approximately 1,200 students per academic yea...  Read More »

Nov 28

GCC Wins at Conference

GCC Wins at Conference

El Vaquero Staff

Representatives from Southern California’s community college journalism programs met last weekend for an annual conference dedicated to reporting workshops and intercollegiate competition. Glendale’s El Vaqu...  Read More »

Nov 14

US Elects Celebrity to Oval Office: Trump Wins

US Elects Celebrity to Oval Office: Trump Wins

Melody Shasavarani, Editor in Chief

After a tumultuous election cycle, Donald J. Trump has become the 45th president of the United States of America. Shocking millions of liberal voters, he pulled to an early lead and maintained it. How thi...  Read More »

Nov 11

California Ballot Propositions

Morgan Stephens, Staff Writer

California voters await polling results for statewide propositions, which took place on Tuesday during the presidential election. GCC Professors Roger Bowerman, John Queen, Sandy Somo, and Andra Verstraet...  Read More »

Nov 11

College Enrollment Is the Lowest Since 2012

College Enrollment Is the Lowest Since 2012

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

Challenged by years of declining enrollment, the college is reaching out to the community to find ways to improve services to current and prospective students. Preliminary ideas from the community were g...  Read More »

Nov 11

Statewide Props: Bullets and Buds on the Ballot

Statewide Props: Bullets and Buds on the Ballot

Morgan Stephens, Staff Writer

Statewide propositions will include hot button issues regarding education and healthcare funding, tax increases on the wealthy, tobacco tax increases, gun restrictions, the recreational use of marijuana,...  Read More »

Oct 27

Local Ballot Measures to Improve Quality of Life

Local Ballot Measures to Improve Quality of Life

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

Local ballot measures affecting Glendale College funds, transportation improvements and Los Angeles housing are in for the looming Nov. 8 elections. Measures M, GC and JJJ, if approved, will directly...  Read More »

Oct 27

Dueling Democrats Duke it Out in the 43rd District

Dueling Democrats Duke it Out in the 43rd District

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

Democrats Laura Friedman and Ardashes “Ardy” Kassakhian are fighting for a seat in the State Assembly this November for representative of the 43rd district. The district includes Glendale, Burbank,...  Read More »

Oct 27

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Sports

Congratulations to the Vaqueros Cross Country Teams

Congratulations to the Vaqueros Cross Country Teams

Staff

After an exciting and successful season, the men and women of Vaqs cross country capped it off with the Lady Vaqs first in the state for back-to-back championships and the men t...  Read More »

Nov 28

Vaqueros Cage the Owls

Vaqueros Cage the Owls

Tina Fernestam, Staff Writer

The Vaqueros Men’s soccer team went up against the Citrus College Owls at Sartoris Field on Friday. The game started with a boring first half, where there wasn’t much happenin...  Read More »

Nov 10

Lady Vaqs Win First Two Games

Lady Vaqs Win First Two Games

El Vaquero Staff

Basketball season is underway and the Lady Vaqs are off to a strong start with two in the win column. Glendale overwhelmed MiraCosta on Thursday 72-45, then went on to defeat ...  Read More »

Nov 10

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Is it done yet?

Glendale College terminated its contract with Mallcraft Inc. April 20 for failure to meet deadlines. See story at http://elvaq.com/news/2016/05/04/sierra-vista-construction-update-temporary-halt-causes-delay-in-occupancy/

Features

3D Cars: The Future is Now

3D Cars: The Future is Now

Ekaterina Nikitina, Staff Writer

There were some surprises at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show at the LA Convention Center. The prototypes of 3D printed vehicles were on display. The first 3D...  Read More »

Nov 28

Retired Professor Pedals for Haiti Relief Funds

Retired Professor Pedals for Haiti Relief Funds

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

Preparing for a 500-mile bike ride on Dec. 3 from Alhambra to San Luis Obispo and back, 72-year-old Carlos Ugalde will make the seven-day trip alone fo...  Read More »

Nov 28

Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story of Auschwitz

Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story of Auschwitz

Morgan Stephens, Staff Writer

The loud shrieks of bombs and airplanes were heard from inside the barracks throughout the night and come morning, the women weren’t called outside for t...  Read More »

Nov 11

‘Trials of the Century’ Examines Obsession with Crime

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

Americans are fascinated with crime. They like to read about it, watch it, talk about it and revel in it.” said Mark J. Phillips, one of the authors o...  Read More »

Nov 11

Parent/Student Education Program Holds Harvest Hoedown

Parent/Student Education Program Holds Harvest Hoedown

Sheron Page, Staff Writer

On top of the hill near the student campus parking, the Parent/Student Education program held their annual Harvest Hoedown Saturday. Activities and vendo...  Read More »

Nov 10

The (Un)Dead Haunt the Plaza de la Raza

The (Un)Dead Haunt the Plaza de la Raza

Tina Fernestam, Staff Writer

Dia de los Muertos was celebrated last Saturday at Plaza de  la Raza, the biggest celebration of its kind in Southern California. The first thing you...  Read More »

Nov 10

‘It Can Wait’ Eyes on the Road, Not on Your Phone

‘It Can Wait’ Eyes on the Road, Not on Your Phone

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

AT&T made a stop at Glendale College with its “It Can Wait” campaign that promotes “eyes on the road, not on your phone.” Camped out at Plaza ...  Read More »

Nov 10

Campus Police Welcome Two New Officers

Campus Police Welcome Two New Officers

Sheron Page, Staff Writer

Well aware of the hazards of the job and the public’s jaundiced view of police, Brandon Mackabee, 35 took a leap of faith and successfully completed...  Read More »

Oct 27

Local Haunters Create Scary Front Yard Scenarios

Local Haunters Create Scary Front Yard Scenarios

Ekaterina Nikitina, Staff Writer

WHEN YOU’RE DEAD, YOU’RE DEAD, UNLESS...: North Glendale households display Halloween ghouls and monsters. Pumpkinhead, upper left, is near Verdugo Ro...  Read More »

Oct 27

‘Wicked Lit’ Livens Up Local Cemetery

‘Wicked Lit’ Livens Up Local Cemetery

Elena Jacobson, Staff Writer

Three horror  plays, a cemetery and a mausoleum… at night, what could possibly happen?  Right? The scene is talent night at Camp Mountain View and the ...  Read More »

Oct 12

GCC Alumni Performs Stand-Up in Hollywood

GCC Alumni Performs Stand-Up in Hollywood

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

“I’m not racist, I’m just racy” is the tagline of Graig Agop, a GCC alumni who is making his way as a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles.   “People ask me ...  Read More »

Oct 12

GCC Hosts TECHNOLOchicas

GCC Hosts TECHNOLOchicas

Breanna Hamilton, Staff Writer

What if there were more women in technology? Glendale College’s Aspire, Initiate and Master program hosted Latina Power in science, technology, engineering a...  Read More »

Oct 12

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