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Online UpdateAnthropology Instructor, Fonarow, Hosts Book Reading, Signing Tonight

July 26, 2006

Glendale Community College anthropology will be signing copies of and reading from her new book, "Empire of Dirt: The Aesthetics and Rituals of British Indie Music," today at 7 p.m. at the Heritage Wine Company and Tasting Bar,...

Anthropology Teacher Analyzes ‘Empire of Dirt’

El Vaquero Staff Writer

June 9, 2006

Amid England's cold, rainy climate, an influential musical culture flourishes each day, redefining popular music. GCC anthropology professor Wendy Fonarow explores this scene in her book "Empire of Dirt: The Aesthetics and Rituals...

Professor’s Book Looks at Tests of Manhood

El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 21, 2005

Throughout history, men have devised tests by which to define themselves. Just ask Steve Taylor. Taylor, a professor of English and humanities, has just published a book of short stories, "Cut Men," and each of the stories is about...

Writer Sets Murder Mystery in Burbank

El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 7, 2005

Jane DiLucchio, Division Chair of Continuing Education Business and Life Skills at the Garfield campus, has recently had her first novel published, a lesbian murder mystery titled "Relationships Can Be Murder." It was released...

Bart Edelman Serves ‘The Last Mojito’ at Vroman’s

El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 7, 2005

In the middle of Pasadena, on the second floor of a magnificent bookshop, a large crowd is waiting to hear the readings of a poet. On Sept. 30 at Vroman's Bookstore, Bart Edelman, a professor of English at GCC and also the ed...

‘Blink’ Suitable Read for College Students

El Vaquero Staff Writer

June 3, 2005

Malcom Gladwell's "Blink!" is about the first two seconds of looking. It is about a single glance that Gladwell refers to as "a wave of 'intuitive repulsion,'...as opposed to concveivable strand of evidence." Blink appears to...

From Movie to Book: Revenge Is Sweet

El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 6, 2005

Vader was seduced by the Dark Side of the Force. Ever since the first "Star Wars" movie came out in 1977, this was the gist of why the renowned antagonist, the more-machine-than-man who was once Anakin Skywalker, was such a ...

‘Revolt of the Ants’ Will Leave Readers Content

El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 1, 2005

Nathalie Donnet's book "Revolt of The Ants: A Director's Life Through Six Decades of Theater and Politics" tells of her love affair with the theater and politics and makes a hilarious, exhilarating and daring reading. Back in...

Annual ‘Eclipse’ Shines Light on Creative Writing

El Vaquero Staff Writer

September 24, 2004

In 1990, GCC English professor Bart Edelman was commissioned by the college to continue and edit the school's literary journal, which published the works of fiction and poetry of the students: naming it the Eclipse. "I like th...

Doyle provides glimpse of common life in Dublin

Zack Lane (Daily Nebraskan Online) and By Zack Lane
Daily Nebraskan Online

August 8, 2002

The trouble with Irish literature is that people believe it's all good. James Joyce and Oscar Wilde dance in readers' minds like manic, drunken sugar plum fairies. Irishness is marketable; the island has a peculiar mystique. To produ...

Students Respond to ‘Vagina Monologues’ Opinion Piece

April 25, 2002

Thank you, to the entire staff at El Vaquero, for your generous support and coverage of the Women?s History Month events. I have grown to highly respect the reporters who spent sleepless hours finishing stories so others could...

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