Sincerely, Aggie: Pigeonholing Journalists

Agnessa Kasumyan, News Editor

March 19, 2014

Back in high school, when I was even more of a cub reporter than I am now, I could not understand why more people did not want to be journalists. For me, there was nothing quite like getting to hear people from all walks of life...

e-Books Here to Stay

Kristine Dizon, Staff Writer

March 5, 2014

Cheap, paperless and light or an actual hard-bound book is a question that can lead to discussion among college students. “Students are not aware that e-books are available on our library website,” GCC librarian Karen Knotts...

GCC Recognizes Womens History Month

Julia Orr, Staff Writer

March 5, 2014

My first assignment writing on Women’s History Month for El Vaquero Newspaper could not have been more perfect, or so I thought. I figured I would flip open my laptop, type in those weighty words, “Women’s History Month,”...

Ask Aggie: Feminism and the Modern Woman

Agnessa Kasumyan, Managing Editor

March 5, 2014

When my male friend casually dismissed feminism as an ideal only “ugly” and insecure girls buy into, I was disturbed at the ignorance of the statement yet not entirely surprised. What I found particularly disheartening,...

Attention Slobs: Your Mother Doesn’t Work Here

Sal Polcino, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2013

Okay I admit it. I’m still a smoker. One of the last hold-outs, but the campus ban on smoking hasn’t affected me much. Walking out to the sidewalk to feed my disgusting habit doesn’t bother me at all. In fact, I never felt...

Undressing for Halloween

Agnessa, Managing Editor

October 30, 2013

There is nothing like the anticipation of dressing up on Halloween to scare friends and family with Justin Bieber masks or Pennywise (IT) the Clown costumes. At the end of the day, we all know that the scares are all in good...

iOS 7 Irritates iPhone Users with Buggy Performance

Alexandra Duncan, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

The latest iPhone operating system has Apple customers going bananas. This bubbly, bright and colorful update, iOS 7, has left users confused, annoyed and even angry. While some are fearful of updating their phones from the...

Professional Players Need Profound Privacy

Marlon Miranda, Staff Writer

May 15, 2013

Jason Collins became the Lebron James of gay rights last month when he became the first active NBA player to announce he is gay. His announcement turned the NBA universe upside down. Most current and former players supported...

Not Every Discarded Box Is a Bomb

Sal Polcino, Staff Writer

May 15, 2013

Not long ago a discarded hatbox found at a campus parking lot most likely would have been kicked aside or ignored. Maybe a good citizen would have picked it up and chucked it in the nearest trash receptacle. Today, it sets off...