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Wildfire Burns Above Glendale

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Alin Boughousi, Staff Writer
June 24, 2014

A brush fire that started on Sunday afternoon continues to burn on the hillsides of Brand Park. According to officials, the fire spread to 126 acres, injuring two firefighters. Three hikers were treated for dehydration by paramedics after being evacuated from the park. The Glendale fire department is... Read more »

2014 Graduation – Exclusive Slideshow Coverage


El Vaquero Staff
June 13, 2014

The GCC class of 2014 was celebrated Wednesday evening with the annual commencement ceremony attended by hundreds of family members, faculty, well wishers and others. [Show picture list] Slideshows require the Flash Player and a browser with Javascript support. ... Read more »

Student Government Fall Election Results

Kristine Dizon
May 29, 2014

The Associated Students of Glendale Community College held elections on May 20 and 21 with 1,358 ballots cast in the course of two days. Francisco Aguilar was elected as president/student trustee with 445 votes. The runner-ups were Kevork Naibandian, 404 votes, and Christine Yeghnazarian, with 346. Sevana... Read more »

Former GCC President Dies at 81


Agnessa Kasumyan and Pauline Guiuan, Managing Editor
May 27, 2014

John Davitt, who retired as president of the college in 2006, was a serious-minded yet affable administrator who, well into his 70s, could be seen roaring onto campus on his Harley-Davidson, died Saturday at the age of 81 after a long battle with Parkinson’s. Davitt served Glendale Community College... Read more »

Pilot Program Offers Alternative Textbook Options


Nikki Nagrone, Staff Writer
May 27, 2014

Paying the ever-rising prices for college textbooks may seem inevitable for college students.  Students often pay more for textbooks than they do for classes, but an instructor at Glendale Community College is trying to change that. Michael Dulay, Division Chair of Social Sciences and a psychology instructor,... Read more »

Drought Plagues California and Basin States


Agnessa Kasumyan, Managing Editor
May 27, 2014

With sprinklers showering elaborate landscapes and water flowing endlessly as the average person leaves the faucet running while brushing their teeth, most Californians do not worry about where their water supply comes from. In January, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought state of emergency as the state... Read more »

Glendale College Transfer Rate Ranks High in State

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Anthony Huizar, Staff Writer
May 14, 2014

With budget cuts in the community college system, it has become problematic for students to transfer to the university system within the expected two years, thus resulting in a decline in transfer rates at GCC in recent years. With classes nearly always full, it’s hard to get the required courses that... Read more »

Library Renovations Need Student Input


Nikki Nagrone, Staff Writer
May 14, 2014

Libraries are the cornerstones of many academic institutions.  Until recently, collections of books and their wealth of information were the main resources for students. However, within the last two decades, the advent of the Internet has changed everything.  Books are no longer the only source for... Read more »

Thousands of Protesters March to Turkish Consulate


Moises Torres, Staff Writer
May 1, 2014

Cries for justice could be heard from miles away, as thousands of protesters filled the streets demanding acknowledgement of the Armenian genocide. Marchers united to protest against the Turkish government for failing to acknowledge the Armenian genocide. However, this year was a little different. This... Read more »

New Building to Bring Additional Wi-Fi Access

Alin Boughousi, Staff Writer
May 1, 2014

Connecting to the Internet on campus may seem like going back to the dial-up days. The signal is slow and sporadic. Students are frustrated with the current service, as many need the Internet to do research and homework. Kim Antezana, 22, a biology major who uses the Internet almost every day, has a... Read more »

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