Former GCC International Students Counselor Passes Unexpectedly

Angel Silva, El Vaquero Managing Editor

October 3, 2012

Phillip Kamara-Kay, international students counselor and social sciences professor, passed away over the summer at the age of 67 in his home country of Sierra Leone, three years after retiring from Glendale College at the end...

‘Avengers’ Director Reveals Production Insight

Eric Bourse, El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

Joss Whedon, director of “The Avengers” (2012), revealed insight on how he wrote and made the superhero epic in a college press conference on April 16. Whedon said he had to come up with the set pieces and action se...

Board of Trustees Discuss District’s Polarizing Voting Results

Angel Silva, El Vaquero News Editor

April 4, 2012

The Glendale Community College District's at-large system of voting creates polarized voting results, potentially barring candidates of certain ethnic backgrounds from being represented, according to two separate studies presented...

Professor Lectures on Dangers of Climate Change

Tatevik Manucharyan, El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 4, 2012

In his lecture, “Three Questions About Climate Change,” GCC Professor Poorna Pal tackled one of the hottest topics of the century - is the planet undergoing global warming, and if so, who is to be blamed and what can be done? The...

Public Figures Support Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Tex Wells, El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 4, 2012

Two of Southern California’s big guns, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck and Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, have spoken out in favor of driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants. “My personal belief...

New Convenience Store Offers Affordable $1 Snacks

Jonathan Caballeros, El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 4, 2012

Cradled between the McDonald’s at Canada Boulevard and Towne Street and the restaurants between Verdugo Road and Canada Boulevard, is a new store offering low prices for chips and soda, reviving the existence of the $1 snack. Orange...

College May Face Reduction in Course Offerings in Upcoming Semesters

Agnes Constante, El Vaquero Copyeditor

March 13, 2012

The brunt of the ongoing cuts to higher education has been evident in the last four to five years, and the college has tried different measures to cope with reduced funding. Mary Mirch, vice president of instructional services,...

“John Carter” Brings Live Action, Challenges and Rewards

Agnes Constante, El Vaquero Copyeditor

March 7, 2012

Mars is at war. And when Civil War veteran John Carter (Taylor Kitsch, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” 2009) wakes up to find himself on this planet, he joins 12-foot-tall green aliens in their fight against the opposition....

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