El Vaquero

New Senate Bill Gets Positive Nods

October 20, 2006

I think it's great that Christina Chavez is following her grandfather's footsteps. The idea of lowering the cost of units to fifteen dollars sounds very pleasing. With the new bill, students who were once underprivileged will no...

Students Need to Clean Up After Themselves

October 20, 2006

Dear Editor: I strongly agree that students are suffering from unsanitary restrooms. The question is, who is at fault? Is it the school or students that need to be blamed? Even if the school has custodians, there is only so mu...

‘Street Art’ Equals Vandalism

October 20, 2006

Dear Editor: I'm writing regarding "Underground Street Artist Refines Art in L.A." Netsil (which stands for listen backwards) claims to be a street artist with a message. Boy, do I have a message for him. "Street art" is appalling. I ...

School Campuses Are Not Getting Safer

October 20, 2006

Dear Editor: School safety for students, whether in elementary schools or college, isn't getting any safer. Can students really feel safe and assured at school? I don't think so. School is difficult enough, but when it comes...

Helpful Tattoo Hints, Information Come in Handy

October 20, 2006

Dear Editor: The Oct. 6 issue of El Vaquero had many good articles, but the one that gave the me most helpful information was "How to Avoid a Bad Tattoo." Tattoos are becoming a very popular trend among people, and I know I've ...

Police Spokesman Clarifies Parking Problem

June 9, 2006

In the last issue of the El Vaquero [was] an article about a "new policy" regarding towing vehicles that are stacked and not removed prior to 4:30 p.m. This is not a new policy and has been in place for several years now. The GC...

Student Speaks Out Against Campus Theft

May 26, 2006

DeAnn Morris is a retired English teacher who has been taking classes at GCC to improve her Spanish skills. Any information regarding this theft should be reported to the campus police. MsFit, I find you to be trashy and insen...

Schiff Opponent Responds to Article

May 26, 2006

Dear Editor, In your recent article on a May 8 campus appearance, you reported that Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff "voted to authorize the use of force" against Iraq "based on the intelligence reports of weapons of mass de...

Disabled Student Speaks Out Against Faulty Elevators, Inconsiderate Parking

April 28, 2006

Jorge Acevedo's life was turned upside-down on Christmas Day 1999. His luxury Lincoln town car with expensive rims made him an attractive target for an ambush. Acevedo was carjacked; three gunmen shot 10 rounds at him, hitting hi...

An Open Letter to Students Who Park on Campus

April 28, 2006

Thank you! Thank you for your patience and cooperation as the college begins work on a long-planned and awaited parking structure. The parking structure project will provide a 1,100 car garage and add approximately 850 new pa...

School Should Do More to Discourage Smoking

December 9, 2005

Dear Editor: As I am sure many of your readers will notice, Glendale Community College has a smoking problem. I was surprised after reading "Health Center Gives More Than Free Condoms" (Nov. 18) that there was no mention of th...

Student Argues for Keeping Library Open Sunday

December 9, 2005

Dear Editor: During the fall and spring semesters, the Glendale Community College library is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. However, it is, unfortunately, cl...

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