• Vaquero Men’s Tennis Pushing for the Playoffs

    Vaquero Men’s Tennis Pushing for the Playoffs

    Ricardo Nuño, Staff Writer

    March 23, 2017

    The Glendale College men’s tennis team has been on a hot streak as it looks to make a push for the playoffs. With two matches left in the season, the Vaqs hope to make a strong finish to bring a championship home, high expectations from coach Bob McKay. “Obviously I want to win our remaining league matches and th...

    GAME, SET, MATCH: Vaquero Chris Hess, above, serves during the pick-up match against New Mexico March 15. Glendale’s David Preciado, right, returns a serve against Victor Valley on March 14.

    Ken Allard

  • College Engineering Student Doing It Big

    College Engineering Student Doing It Big

    Nicholas Martinez, Staff Writer

    March 23, 2017

    Hard work and perseverance are words that people use to describe how they get to be successes. For some people, it does not resonate. But for others, these words could never be truer. Trey Weber, a first-year mechanical engineering student at GCC, has been accepted into the prestigious WAVE Fellows pr...

    WAVE RECIPIENT: Engineering student Trey Weber works on a project in the lab. Weber has been accepted into the WAVE Fellowship at Caltech.

    Nicholas Martinez

  • DANCE PHANATIX:

    DANCE PHANATIX:

    Ekaterina Nikitina, Staff Photographer

    March 23, 2017

     Glendale College Dance Company performed an eccentric piece with giant silver exercise balls last Saturday. The performers are Dominique Johnson, Samantha Flores, Ashley Navarro, Koharu Takagi, Alan Martinez, Vladimir Petrosyan, Kyungin “Ini” Kim and Sera Shahgholian.

  • David Bowie:  Among the Mexican Masters at Forest Lawn

    David Bowie: Among the Mexican Masters at Forest Lawn

    Elena Jacobson, Staff Writer

    March 9, 2017

    The Forest Lawn museum in Glendale opened an eclectic photo exhibition of a tour through Mexico’s landmarks featuring pop icon David Bowie as the guide. On the trip to Mexico Bowie had photographer Fernando Aceves follow him as he visited artwork: several Diego Rivera murals, Teotihuacan and the Fri...

    Fernando Aceves

The Insider Magazine Spring 2016

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News

Ken Allard, Staff Writer

The Glendale City Council election is quickly approaching, with 10 candidates contending for three open spots. Issues include traffic congestion, downtown overbuilding, and fiscal responsibility. Among those running,...

March 23

School Board Candidates Address the Issues

School Board Candidates Address the Issues

Johnny Ruiz, Staff Writer

Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) residents will vote next month for the first time in split districts as a result of a lawsuit under the California Voter Rights Act requiring that minorities ge...

March 23

Streetcars May Return to the Jewel City

Streetcars May Return to the Jewel City

Alex LaFosta, Staff Writer

Streetcars may be making a local comeback. The cities of Glendale and Burbank could be borrowing ideas from the past to improve their future, as Los Angeles County was recently granted $4.5 million b...

March 23

Live Stream: Watch Conclusion of Rain-Delayed Vaqs Baseball Game Against Citrus

El Vaq Staff

GCC baseball wraps up its rain-delayed game against visiting Citrus starting today at 2 p.m. at Stengel Field via live stream from SoCalCollegeSports. Click on the link above to watch the g...

March 23

Campus Police Offer Safety Services

Nareg Atteukenian, Staff Writer

After a stabbing in the medical lot near the Garfield campus, the Glendale Community College Police are looking out for students and cautioning them to stay safe. Several ways that students can be kept ...

March 9

Board of Trustees Holds Candidates Forum

Mark Nassim, Staff Writer

Candidates for the GCC Board of Trustees  discussed financial issues, their experience, and education during the Trump Administration, during a forum in Kreider Hall.      Three candidates are com...

March 9

There’s Lots of Parking (If you know where to look)

There’s Lots of Parking (If you know where to look)

Nicole House, Staff Writer

The early bird gets the parking spot. Superintendent/President Dr. David Viar has advice for students who drive to campus daily. “We need to spread the word about where parking is available,” Vi...

March 9

El Vaquero and the Insider Magazine Win Big at California College Media Awards Banquet in San Francisco

El Vaquero and the Insider Magazine Win Big at California College Media Awards Banquet in San Francisco

Melody Shahsavarani, Editor-in-Chief

The California College Media Association (CCMA) awarded El Vaquero and the Insider 13 accolades. CCMA collected submissions from four-year and junior college publications. More than 200 California college journ...

March 9

Sierra Vista Still Behind

Sierra Vista Still Behind

Mark Nassim, Elena Jacobson, Staff Writer

After multiple delays of the Sierra Vista building construction, the expected occupancy date remains set for spring 2018. Sierra Vista has been under construction since 2013 and was initially expected...

March 9

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Sports

Vaqs: Three-Peat as Conference Champs?

Johnny Ruiz, Staff Writer

The Vaqs baseball team was Western State-East Conference champs the last two years and expect to repeat as conference champs this year. They are moving along this season, strin...

March 23

Vaquero Men’s Tennis Pushing for the Playoffs

Vaquero Men’s Tennis Pushing for the Playoffs

Ricardo Nuño, Staff Writer

The Glendale College men’s tennis team has been on a hot streak as it looks to make a push for the playoffs. With two matches left in the season, the Vaqs hope to make a strong ...

March 23

Women’s  Tennis Team Off to Strong Start

Women’s Tennis Team Off to Strong Start

Ken Allard, Staff Writer

VAQ ATTACK: Lady Vaq Tsukimi Ono lobs one across the net at home on Thursday in a match against Ventura.  The Lady Vaqs beat 7-2 and start the season second in their divisio...

March 9

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Features

School of Rock: Students and Faculty Drum to the Beat

School of Rock: Students and Faculty Drum to the Beat

Carolina Diaz, Staff Writer

Music and dancing filled Plaza Vaquero on March 16 with the help of Rumbling Rhythms instructor Alan Bruni. Bruni was invited by a student on campus ...

March 23

College Engineering Student Doing It Big

College Engineering Student Doing It Big

Nicholas Martinez, Staff Writer

Hard work and perseverance are words that people use to describe how they get to be successes. For some people, it does not resonate. But for others, t...

March 23

Get Credits While Swimming in Baja

Get Credits While Swimming in Baja

Nareg Atteukenian, Staff Writer

Students can swim with whale sharks and sea lions, see many species of dolphins, learn about marine biology, and get the transferrable credits to UC/CSU and...

March 23

Mayor to Speak at GCC for Women’s History Month

Mayor to Speak at GCC for Women’s History Month

Carolina Diaz, Staff Writer

Glendale College has set a month-long series of events for the 30th anniversary of Women’s History Month, including a session with Glendale’s mayor. “Wo...

March 23

‘Shadow Day’ Aims to Recruit  High Schoolers

‘Shadow Day’ Aims to Recruit High Schoolers

Elena Jacobson, Staff Writer

Thirty prospective students from Los Angeles River High School visited the college for “shadow day” on Tuesday to take tours and learn more about co...

March 23

Students Bounce Back With Fun and Games

Students Bounce Back With Fun and Games

Carolina Diaz, Staff Writer

The Associated Students of Glendale Community College (ASGCC) held its bi-annual “Welcome Back” event March 2 at Plaza Vaquero. This semester’s ...

March 9

Engineering Students Host Maker Faire

Engineering Students Host Maker Faire

Carolina Diaz, Staff Writer

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) held its second-annual Maker Faire on Feb. 25, next to the Aviation/Art building. Volunteers handed out ba...

March 9

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...

January 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...

December 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...

December 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...

December 9

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