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Rose Floats: Magic and Beauty Astound


Richard Kontas, Production Manager
February 1, 2015

The 126th annual Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ theme was “inspiring stories,” and paid tribute to the people of the community who “loved unconditionally, persevered courageously, endured patiently, and accomplished much on behalf of others.” Featured for the first time was an entry by the American... Read more »

1971 FBI Burglars to Visit Glendale College

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Agnessa Kasumyan, Editor in Chief
December 3, 2014

As Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali battled it out in “The Fight of the Century” on March 8, 1971 to a roaring crowd of onlookers, eight seemingly ordinary Americans broke into an FBI office in Media, Pa., stealing more than 1,000 documents with the goal of fighting for the preservation of civil liberties... Read more »

Zoo Glows for the Holidays


Jennifer Rodamn, Staff Writer
December 3, 2014

To kick-start the holidays, the Los Angeles Zoo has been transformed into a Christmas Winter Wonderland, with lights illuminating the entire menagerie. The night starts off with LED lights greeting visitors with “Happy Holidays” and a tree filled with disco balls with reflecting lights. The walking... Read more »

Glendale Celebrates the Holidays in Style


Aimee Yeghiayan Beck, Staff Writer
December 3, 2014

  Despite the lack of snow to accompany the holidays, spirit is aplenty in Glendale. Whether it is the Glendale Galleria, the Americana or Montrose, Glendalians do not have to drive far to be part of the festivities. The Americana launched the beginning of holiday celebrations with a tree lighting... Read more »

Pilates Exercises Both Body and Mind

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Louise Andersson, Staff Writer
December 3, 2014

While many people might think that the core of academic success is to study hard, one class on campus revolves around building up a strong physical core, exercising both mind and body. Diana Diekmann, an adjunct professor of dance, has been teaching pilates at GCC for 13 years. She described pilates... Read more »

GCC Project Manager: Family Man and Survivor


Melinda Ebrahimi, Staff Writer
December 3, 2014

When Karl Aldridge, the college’s consultant and project manager for construction on the new building, was told he only had three months to live, the last thing he expected was for his wife to leave him. However, Aldridge, Glendale Community Colleges’ consultant and project manager through Cumming... Read more »

The 37th Occasional DooDah Parade


Jane Pojawa, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

The counterculture answer to the Tournament of Roses, Pasadena’s Doo Dah Parade, celebrated its 37th anniversary on Saturday. For a few hours on most years, chaos reigns and anything goes. The parade begins at the intersection of Vinedo Avenue and East Colorado Boulevard, and makes a circuit to Altadena... Read more »

Planetarium Offers Out of This World Presentation


Anahit Kardzhyan, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

The college’s planetarium opens its doors on most Monday afternoons to the campus community and general public for a series of free astronomy presentations conducted by students and faculty. The establishment is completely digitalized and was developed using Sky-Skan technology. DigitalSky 2 and Digital... Read more »

Students Face College from the Blind Side


Louise Andersson, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

Although these students cannot see, they are not blind to what they can accomplish through determination and perseverance, leaping over hurdles without leaving the ground. Daniel Amezcua, 24, a foreign language major with an emphasis in Spanish, is in his fifth year at Glendale College. His goal is to... Read more »

Students Celebrate Armenian Culture


Miyu Kawamura, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

Traditional music roared through Plaza Vaquero as Armenian and non-Armenian students  alike  danced, ate barbecue and celebrated Armenian culture. The Armenian Students Association has hosted the event since 1976, when the organization was first founded. The tradition was continued on Nov. 13 during... Read more »

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