Childhood Memories Gear Actress for Future Success

Ani Asatryan
El Vaquero Staff Writer

September 26, 2002

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"I have memories of singing and dancing in front of the radio for my parents and friends when I was little." And that is how it all started for actress Royce Herron, who teaches costume design, theater make-up and Theatre Arts...

Faces of Death Valley: Field Trippers Survive!

Nairi Chopurian
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 9, 2002

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Slideshow: Death Valley The second-highest air temperature ever recorded was taken in Death Valley ? so Darren Leaver decided that would be a good place to take his Geography 111 class. For the record, no temperature records were set d...

Welfare-to-Work Program in Danger of Budget Cut by Davis

Michael Konigsberg
El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 24, 2002

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Maria Adame, 26, came to the Glendale Community College CalWORKs center a year ago on a referral from her welfare agency, hoping to find a better way to support herself and her five children. She lived from paycheck to paycheck. "I...

Maxed-Out: Students and Credit Cards

Jenifer Bernardo
El Vaquero Editor-in-Chief and Me

April 24, 2002

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College students are in the midst of a crisis, and they may not even be aware of it - it's credit card debt. The Washington Post reported in an April 18 article that 13 percent of college students owe between $3,000 and $7,000...

Author Dishes Out a Recipe for Success

Cyndi Kline
El Vquero Staff Writer

April 3, 2002

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The same is true for life as for a good pot of beans; you need experience and a taste for richness. So said author Yolanda Nava in a March 28 lecture before an audience of 100, part of the Women's History Month series at Kreider...

Historical Film Depicts Chilean Struggle

Talynn Soghomonians
El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 3, 2002

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The Association of Latin American Students introduced the painful images of the financially unstable people of Chile in the 1970s through the second film festival feature "Avenue of the Americas" shown on March 27. The director...

History at a Glance

March 6, 2002

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Women's History Month is a celebration that recognizes notable women that have made extraordinary contributions to history. The celebration of Women's History has only been commemorated since the early 1970s, after the Education Ta...

GCC Celebrates Women?s Month

March 6, 2002

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Events are being held during March to recognize Women's History month. The award-winning theatrical production of "The Vagina Monologues" are a handful of events put together by the history department and the United Womyn's Co...

First Year Mentoring Critical in Students Success

Michael J. Arvizu
El Vaquero Staff Writer

December 13, 2001

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When Glendale Community College student Hagop Kassabian came to the United States from Lebanon in 1995, he had no idea what college life was like. Though his parents had gone to college in his home country, they couldn't help hi...

Retention Pilot Takes Off to Keep Students in Class

Michael Konigsberg
El Vaquero Staff Writer

December 13, 2001

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Students at GCC may be interested to know that someone is looking over their shoulders. Susan Borquez-Dougherty of Student Retention Services is watching their every move. to class. Since the Student Retention Pilot debuted in...

Culinary Arts Program Adds Flavor to Education

Ani Asatryan
El Vaquero Staff Writer

November 29, 2001

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The Culinary Arts program at Glendale Community College has come a long way since it started with only two classes in 1974. It now offers more than 27 classes in three programs, providing students hands-on experience, serving...

Skerry Is Not Your Ordinary Administrative Assistant

Helen Galvin
El Vaquero Staff Writer

November 8, 2001

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Since Sept. 11, Patricia Skerry, administrative assistant to President John Davitt, has been on call 24/7 as a senior master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. She has all of her personal affairs in order, her bags packed,...

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