GCC Fights to Restore Funds Cut From Budget

Jamie Gadette
El Vaquero Staff Writer

July 3, 2001

On July 26, Gov. Gray Davis slashed $126 million in community college funding as part of a statewide 2001-2002 budget cut. The move was made in an effort to alleviate debts attributed to California's recent energy crisis an...

Botany Professor Joe Keefe Mourned After Untimely Death

Michael J. Arvizu and Sommere Hawkins
El Vaquero Sta

May 10, 2001

Glendale Community College is suffering the loss of long-time botany professor Joseph Keefe, who died April 26 at the age of 59 of pancreatic and liver cancer. Keefe was born on January 19, 1942, in Santa Paula, and after gr...

New Award to Honor Most Outstanding Campus Club

CHRISTINE AGHAKHANI
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

For the first time, of the 29 campus clubs at GCC, four have earned a Most Outstanding Club Award (MOCA) nomination for the positive impact they have had on students and campus life. The Associated Student-nominated clubs ar...

Proposed Bond Measure Aims to Finance Campus Construction, Parking Expansion

ERIC ADAMS
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

Attempting to capitalize on increased voter approval of capital improvement bonds, GCC is investigating the possibility of a large bond measure for the near future. Written in 1990 and published in 1992, Glendale Community Co...

Campus Improvements Considered

WENDI L. VAUGHN
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

The Campus Development Committee has finally heard the students' requests for more parking, more food services, and a better football field. The committee is planning on constructing seven new building projects, although at...

GCC Workshop Focuses on Children with Autism

MICHAEL KONIGSBERG
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

Glendale College's Child Development Center's hosted teachers from the community May 5 at the Children with Special Needs Consortium. Inconspicuously poised atop "Cardiac Hill," the center is a laboratory school that trains GC...

City Flag Lowered in Face of Controversy

JAMIE LITTLEFIELD
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

After months of letters, controversy, and political proclamations, the American flag was lowered to half-staff over Glendale City Hall last month in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. The flag controversy is nothing ne...

Injury from Cart Accident Prompts Tighter Regulations

MARK ZABALA
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

In an incident that may tighten the rules for use of the electric carts regularly seen zigzagging around and between pedestrians on campus, one student was seriously injured in a freak accident April 14. Glendale student Art So...

Armenian Church Leader Makes Southland Visit

EL VAQUERO STAFF

May 10, 2001

His Holiness Karekin II, the world leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church is in Southern California for a five-day visit, and will appear at 7:30 p.m. today at Glendale Civic Auditorium adjacent to campus. Also today, fr...

Carillons Bring Music to Campus

BERNADETTE MEDINA
El Vaquero Staff Wrtier

May 10, 2001

Over the past several weeks the melodic sounds of bells have been heard throughout the campus, leaving many wondering what they are and where they come from. The recorded carillons are a set of bells timed to go off at de...

Distinguished Student Nominations Announced

CHRISTINE AGHAKHANI
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

Nominees are in for the annual Distinguished Man and Woman of the Year awards to be presented at the Associated Students Honors and Award Banquet on May 24. The awards are traditionally bestowed on students nominated by th...

Campus Left Powerless

MICHAEL J. ARVIZU
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

Glendale Community College and some of its neighbors suffered a blackout shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday due to an explosion in a vault at the Glendale Water and Power plant. Main power was lost, causing disruption of lights,...

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