News

Shredding to Success: Skaters Rise and Ride

Shredding to Success: Skaters Rise and Ride

Alex LaFosta, Staff Writer

It’s been a long time since the likes of Stacy Peralta and Tony Alva were crowned Dogtown royalty, but the the art and profession of skateboarding has only picked up speed.  Since their rise...

May 18, 2017

Upcoming Grads Have a Ball at Transfer Party

Upcoming Grads Have a Ball at Transfer Party

Carolina Diaz, Staff Writer

The spring semester is coming to an end and students are excitedly waiting to receive their transfer letters or are enjoying their last semester in Glendale College before they graduate on June 14.  To...

May 18, 2017

Glendale Library Reopens with Sleek New Look

Glendale Library Reopens with Sleek New Look

Ken Allard, Staff Writer

The Glendale Central Library is finally open to the public once again. The historic downtown city library had been getting a makeover since July 2015 and had been closed entirely since September...

May 4, 2017

Warren Promotes Progressive Government

Warren Promotes Progressive Government

Nicholas Martinez, Staff Writer

Sen. Elizabeth Warren incited a revolution with a bit of humor while describing the fight for the middle class on Saturday with 1,400 people in attendance. The Massachusetts Democrat was at the Alex Theatr...

May 4, 2017

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Sports

Star of Two Sports

Star of Two Sports

Ricardo Nuno, Staff Writer

He was 10 years old when he had to leave his friends and family behind to start a new life, make new friends, learn a new language and be the new kid in school. And that was  just...

June 1, 2017

GCC Alumn Lands Spot in Mexican Minor League

GCC Alumn Lands Spot in Mexican Minor League

Johnny Ruiz, Staff Writer

From the moment Angel Rodriguez, 23, stepped onto Stengel Field, he knew where he wanted his life to take him. Baseball is his passion and like every baseball player who has ever p...

May 18, 2017

Vaqs Headed for Playoffs

Vaqs Headed for Playoffs

Johnny Ruiz, Staff Writer

They had the best record in the conference heading into the three-game series against College of the Canyons and were looking at continuing their dominance in the conference pl...

May 4, 2017

Vaqueros Tennis Teams Bring Home the Gold

Vaqueros Tennis Teams Bring Home the Gold

Ken Allard

Glendale Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams had a busy day at the Western State Conference (WSC) Championships. The finals were held April 14 at Ventura Coll...

May 4, 2017

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The Insider Magazine Spring 2016

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Features

Aviation and Space Club Hangs at the Hangar

Aviation and Space Club Hangs at the Hangar

Ken Allard, Staff Writer

The cramped single-engine propeller plane shuddered in the hot San Fernando Valley winds as we made our approach toward the runway. “It’s a ...

June 1, 2017

Glendale Community College Then and Now Photos

Glendale Community College Then and Now Photos

Johnny Ruiz, Writer

Glendale Community College was founded in 1927 and is celebrating its 90th birthday this year. The school was created to meet the educational needs of...

June 1, 2017

Drag Divas Dominate Downtown LA

Drag Divas Dominate Downtown LA

Melody Shahsavarani, Editor-in-Chief

Fans from all over shed tears, dressed as their favorite queens and represented a safe zone in a time of prejudice and scrutiny. With over 40,000 attendees,...

May 4, 2017

Don’t You Forget About Breakfast Get free eats at the ‘Breakfast Club’

Don’t You Forget About Breakfast Get free eats at the ‘Breakfast Club’

Carolina Diaz, Staff Writer

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and Glendale College has the solution for students who skip it. The “Breakfast Club” progr...

May 4, 2017

‘The Girls in My Town’ Wins Prestigious Award

‘The Girls in My Town’ Wins Prestigious Award

Nicholas Martinez, Staff Writer

Angela Morales was teaching her English 102 class when she happened to glance at her email. To her surprise, she had been nominated for a prestigious P...

May 4, 2017

Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War

Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War

Nicholas Martinez, Staff Writer

James Wright will be at the Buena Vista Branch Library in Burbank at 7 p.m. on Thursday to discuss his book “Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation an...

April 6, 2017

Local DJ Makes a Mark on the Music Scene

Local DJ Makes a Mark on the Music Scene

Melody Shahsavarani, Editor-in-Chief

Barely a year under his belt of mixing and producing tracks, Scott Yzarnotegui -- known in the music scene as “Bang$kott”  -- has toured the nation and worked in the studio...

April 6, 2017

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