• Women’s March Draws 750,00 Peaceful Protesters

    Women’s March Draws 750,00 Peaceful Protesters

    Morgan Stephens, Staff Writer

    January 25, 2017

    After days of heavy rain, the sun came out for hundreds of thousands of protesters at the Women’s March in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, the day after Donald J. Trump was inaugurated president of the United States. An estimated 750,000 activists participated in the march, according to the Los... READ MORE »»

    L.A. WOMEN: Hundreds of thousands joined in the peaceful protest in front of City Hall in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday after marching from Pershing Square. The march far exceeded expected crowd numbers.

    Morgan Stephens

  • Long Time El Vaquero Adviser Bids Adieu

    Long Time El Vaquero Adviser Bids Adieu

    Michael Moreau, Adviser

    January 25, 2017

    When I became adviser to El Vaquero 1998, I barely knew what an adviser did, and the first student staff looked at me as warily as I did the task ahead. There was a crusty and wheezy retired copy editor who held the adviser job as an adjunct, and I had been hired to teach a couple of English classes. (L... READ MORE »»

    LAST HURRAH: Journalism adviser Michael Moreau, center, at the Journalism Association of Community College SoCal convention in Cerritos on November 9 with award winners Diane Roxas, Sal Polcino and Editor-in-Chief Melody Shahsavarani from fall semester 2016.

  • The Alternative to Fact is Fiction

    The Alternative to Fact is Fiction

    Sal Polcino, Staff Writer

    January 25, 2017

    After the 45th U.S. President, Donald Trump, was sworn in on Friday, the biggest issue for his press staff seemed to be how many people attended the festivities—an issue only important to Trump’s image and how the media perceives him. In fact, Press Secretary Sean Spicer held a conference on Saturday j... READ MORE »»

    TRUMPNOCCIO: In a break with the traditional values of truth and transparency, the 45th President chooses his own reality, unhampered by facts.

    Illustration by Sal Polcino

  • Remembering Dr. King

    Remembering Dr. King

    Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

    January 25, 2017

    Martin Luther King, Jr. was known for being a powerful speaker. His words transcend time and drive people to action. His works with the Civil Rights Movement led to monumental strides, most notably an African-American president for two terms. In commemoration of this, the college held its second ann... READ MORE »»

  • Professor Awarded for Dedication to Travel-Study Program

    Professor Awarded for Dedication to Travel-Study Program

    Morgan Stephens, Staff Writer

    December 9, 2016

    Professor Darren Leaver has traveled to 74 countries and still has 121 left on his to-do list. Leaver was awarded the Distinguished Faculty award on Nov. 29  for his 21 years of teaching at GCC. Leaver is the director of the study abroad program and an assistant geology professor. As the director ... READ MORE »»

    INCAN CITY: Professor Darren Leaver poses high above Machu Picchu in Peru on one of his many international trips.

    Darren Leaver

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News

Sierra Vista Building – Possibly Another Year Before Occupancy

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

A whole new year will pass before the departments waiting to occupy Sierra Vista will be able to move from their now in some cases overcrowded or decrepit current quarters into the new building. It...  Read More »

Jan 25

Women’s March Draws 750,00 Peaceful Protesters

Women’s March Draws 750,00 Peaceful Protesters

Morgan Stephens, Staff Writer

After days of heavy rain, the sun came out for hundreds of thousands of protesters at the Women’s March in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, the day after Donald J. Trump was inaugurated president of...  Read More »

Jan 25

Long Time El Vaquero Adviser Bids Adieu

Long Time El Vaquero Adviser Bids Adieu

Michael Moreau, Adviser

When I became adviser to El Vaquero 1998, I barely knew what an adviser did, and the first student staff looked at me as warily as I did the task ahead. There was a crusty and wheezy retired copy editor ...  Read More »

Jan 25

Professor Awarded for Dedication to Travel-Study Program

Professor Awarded for Dedication to Travel-Study Program

Morgan Stephens, Staff Writer

Professor Darren Leaver has traveled to 74 countries and still has 121 left on his to-do list. Leaver was awarded the Distinguished Faculty award on Nov. 29  for his 21 years of teaching at GCC. Leaver is the director of the ...  Read More »

Dec 9

Sierra Vista Projected Occupancy Now Spring of 2018

Sierra Vista Projected Occupancy Now Spring of 2018

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

Sierra Vista has been under construction since October of 2013, with several deadlines passing by for those eager to move into its state-of-the art class and meeting rooms. Unfortunately, it is still h...  Read More »

Dec 9

Bernie Sanders Talks with Sarah Silverman

Bernie Sanders Talks with Sarah Silverman

Melody Shahsavarani, Editor-in-Chief

Glendale welcomed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and comedian Sarah Silverman to a sold-out crowd at the Alex Theatre on Nov. 29 when he brought his book tour and a discussion to the stage. An event coordinated...  Read More »

Dec 7

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

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Sports

Vaqueros Lose a Squeaker – Owls Win in Final Seconds

Vaqueros Lose a Squeaker – Owls Win in Final Seconds

Sal Polcino, Staff Writer

The Vaqueros men’s basketball team lost to Citrus College Saturday afternoon in a game that went down the wire. The two Western State-East conference teams came onto the boar...  Read More »

Jan 25

Lady Vaqs Stay in Front – Lead Conference

Lady Vaqs Stay in Front – Lead Conference

El Vaquero Staff

The Lady Vaqs remain undefeated in conference play with a win over Citrus Saturday. The women ran all over their opponent, winning 52-44. Now 15-6 overall, the Glendale women’s...  Read More »

Jan 25

Vaqueros’ Baseball Heats Up for Spring Season

Vaqueros’ Baseball Heats Up for Spring Season

Sal Polcino, Writer in Chief

Returning players and new prospects have begun training and Head Coach Chris Cicuto looks forward to another winning season. Third baseman Frank Garriola, an All-SoCal selectio...  Read More »

Dec 9

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A 360 view of the L.A. Women's March

1/21/17: 100,000+ participated in the #WomensMarchLA #popup360newsroom - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Watch from the center of the Women's March on Saturday Jan. 21. Film by Rich Kontas Note: Works best on touchscreen and mobile devices

Features

Remembering Dr. King

Remembering Dr. King

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

Martin Luther King, Jr. was known for being a powerful speaker. His words transcend time and drive people to action. His works with the Civil Rights Moveme...  Read More »

Jan 25

Hollywood Parade Kicks Off the Season

Hollywood Parade Kicks Off the Season

Sheron Page, Staff Writer

Hollywood presented its 84th Annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, Nov. 26. Police cars, floats, and Santa and his elves filled the Hollywood streets ce...  Read More »

Dec 9

Addiction Studies Club Donates to LA Mission, Other Homeless Organizations

Sheron Page, Staff Writer

The Addictions Study Club educates students about awareness of how certain drugs lead to other destructions, such as DUIs, sexual-behavior, and many othe...  Read More »

Dec 9

Films to Delight Audiences in the Coming Year

Films to Delight Audiences in the Coming Year

Tina Fernestam, Staff Writer

We are getting closer to 2017 and we have so many new movies to look forward to in every single genre there is. So without any further adieu here’s some...  Read More »

Dec 9

Best Holiday Films of All Time

Best Holiday Films of All Time

Elena Jacobson, Staff Writer

There are certain things that people expect out of Christmas, a tree, presents, time together as a family, and sometimes even eggnog. Christmas movies can be...  Read More »

Dec 9

Give Something Special for the Holidays This Year

Give Something Special for the Holidays This Year

Morgan Stephens & Sheron Page, Staff Writers

The holidays are a perfect time for giving and not just in the sense of perfectly wrapped boxes with bows underneath the Christmas tree. One way to make the ...  Read More »

Dec 9

Professor Brings Students to Rose Bowl Aquatics

Professor Brings Students to Rose Bowl Aquatics

Diane Roxas, Staff Writer

Dr. Lee Parks refuses to believe that anything should get in the way of young people participating in healthful physical exercise and that it provides a...  Read More »

Dec 9

Pets Bring Much-Needed Stress Relief to Students in Finals Week

Pets Bring Much-Needed Stress Relief to Students in Finals Week

Melody Shahsavarani, Editor in Chief

As students prepare for the wrath of finals week, the Associated Students of Glendale College (ASGCC) brought some furry friends to Plaza Vaquero on Tu...  Read More »

Dec 9

An Organization teaches a Musical Message

Sheron Page, Staff Writer

The Guild Opera Company is a 66-year-old nonprofit organization that has introduced over 4 million children to the performing arts through opera. The o...  Read More »

Dec 6

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

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