Sincerely, Aggie: Don’t Judge a College by Its Cost

Agnessa Kasumyan, Managing Editor

May 29

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If someone told my 12-year-old self that I would be at a community college rather than at Oxford University penning the next greatest book series since Harry Potter, I would have most likely responded with a catty “that is never...

Sincerely, Aggie: It’s the Same Old Story, Monica

Agnessa Kasumyan, Managing Editor

May 15

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As a child of the ’90s, I cannot even begin to remember when I first learned of the Monica Lewinsky-Bill Clinton scandal. As unfortunate as this is, it would be like trying to remember when I first learned to walk or talk. That’s...

Fukushima Reactor: An Unnatural Disaster

Alin Boughousi, Staff Writer

May 14

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  The Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster may be the worst of its kind. It has left a path of devastation in its wake and the radiation may have already reached our shores. This is not the first time a reactor has leaked...

Sincerely, Aggie: Bill Protects Student Data

Agnessa Kasumyan, Managing Editor

May 1

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Being a fairly private person with journalistic career aspirations, I generally keep personal or opinionated posts on social media sites to a minimum. My accounts are primarily used to network, share news stories, and spam my...

Sincerely, Aggie: Kessab Armenians Under Attack

Agnessa Kasumyan, Managing Editor

April 3

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As a child, I always dreaded the month of April, for it symbolized fear and the death of my ancestors and fellow Armenians. As March came to a close, my stomach suffered deep pangs of anxiety while my nights were haunted by thoughts...

Sincerely, Aggie: Pigeonholing Journalists

Agnessa Kasumyan, News Editor

March 19

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Back in high school, when I was even more of a cub reporter than I am now, I could not understand why more people did not want to be journalists. For me, there was nothing quite like getting to hear people from all walks of life...

e-Books Here to Stay

Kristine Dizon, Staff Writer

March 5

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Cheap, paperless and light or an actual hard-bound book is a question that can lead to discussion among college students. “Students are not aware that e-books are available on our library website,” GCC librarian Karen Knotts...

GCC Recognizes Womens History Month

Julia Orr, Staff Writer

March 5

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My first assignment writing on Women’s History Month for El Vaquero Newspaper could not have been more perfect, or so I thought. I figured I would flip open my laptop, type in those weighty words, “Women’s History Month,”...

Ask Aggie: Feminism and the Modern Woman

Agnessa Kasumyan, Managing Editor

March 5

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When my male friend casually dismissed feminism as an ideal only “ugly” and insecure girls buy into, I was disturbed at the ignorance of the statement yet not entirely surprised. What I found particularly disheartening,...

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