Lecture Offers Insights to a Better Life

Keion Moradi
El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 10, 2002

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Instructor Kathia Rabeleo offered insights into the benefits of meditation, which she said can improve life and reduce stress, Tuesday in SF107. "My job is to inspire you to calm your mind," Rabeleo announced upon initiating th...

Serious Illness Shapes Courage

Cydni Kline
El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 10, 2002

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Roberta Lerma was only 32 years old when a diagnosis of inoperable brainstem glioma changed her life. Brainstem glioma is an abnormal growth of brain cells. Upon hearing the news, her dreams were shattered. "I felt it wasn't fa...

Queen Mary&#0146s Shipwreck Offers Halloween Scare

Tania Chatila
El Vaquero Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2002

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With Halloween fast approaching, students may wonder what there really is to do out there besides the typical costume party or amusement park haunt. For those looking for something a little different, the Queen Mary's Shipwreck...

Student Wins Faculty Scholarship for Top Academic Excellence

Beverly Irwin
El Vaquero Staff Writer

September 26, 2002

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At the Faculty Institute event in early September, prior to the beginning of the academic year, Dany Paragouteva was presented with the Glendale Community College Faculty Award for Academic Excellence, sponsored by the Academic...

GCC Re-entry Student Named Radio Station Book Reviewer

Beverly Irwin
El Vaquero Staff Writer

September 26, 2002

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Carolyn Howard-Johnson is not your regular GCC adult re-entry student. She has been a student here, on and off, since 1967 and on one return visit was a writer for El Vaquero, penning a column entitled "On The Cheap" and contributing...

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...

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