2011-2012 Staff

Eric Bourse

Eric Bourse was born and raised in Hollywood, California. This is Bourse's  fifth year as a member of El Vaquero and has served as writer, editor-in-chief, and newsroom manager. He has covered a variety of topics for the paper...

Richard Kontas

Production Manager; Former Editor-in-Chief and Action Sports Photographer.  

Jane Pojawa

Jane Pojawa is a Southern California-based print media editor/writer who also dabbles in web design. Her passion is historical research and has served as  a secretary/archivist/historian for the Cabot’s Pueblo Museum board...

Seneyda Rodriguez

Seneyda Rodriguez is a Los Angeles based photojournalist. Since graduating from The Art Institute of North Hollywood, her passion is to travel and tell stories through her photography. As a staff photographer for El Vaquero...

Angel Silva

Angel Silva is a former writer for El Vaquero.  He was a Mass Communications major who transferred to Northridge in Fall 2013.  Angel is a technology and music enthusiast and likes to write in his spare time.

John Ferrara

A once measly staff writer, I have risen to the ranks of El Vaquero sports editor.  As sports editor I hope to deliver unbiased, entertaining news to the students of GCC. If you need to contact me you can find me in the winners...

Jonathan Caballeros

My interest for journalism started in sixth grade. I had journalism for my elective in middle school, but in my middle school, electives were only eight weeks long. After my first encounter, I finally had a chance to have journalism...

Tex Wells

Tex Wells was born in a little town in the Texas panhandle.   He moved to Los Angeles when he was a senior in high school.  After a stint as a volunteer in the Army, he came back to LA where he worked on two Los Angeles Community...

Tatevik Manucharyan

Tatevik Manucharyan has always had a passion for writing. However, she started considering journalism as her future career only recently after realizing that it is a perfect combination of her  favorite activities - travel, meeting...

Graig Agop

Graig Agop has been trying to find the doors to exit the Glendale Community College campus since spring 2005. Rumor has it that he is getting close. This self- proclaimed “Entertainment Terrorist” is a Communications major...

Ani Kashadoorian

'La vie est ailleurs - Life is elsewhere'

Jessica Bourse

My name is Jessica Bourse and I’m the editor-in-chief of El Vaquero, Glendale Community College’s student newspaper. After graduating from UC Santa Barbara with a bachelor’s in communication, I decided it was time to return...

Isiah Reyes

I've been a staff member of El Vaquero since 2008, shifting between writer and photographer. Overall, I’m very laid back and I get the job done.

Agnes Constante

Agnes is a double-major in journalism and political science at Cal State Northridge. She has been on the staff of El Vaquero for several semesters and has enjoyed every minute of being part of Glendale College's student newspaper....

Marlon Miranda

I am a man of many parts, some are dark and some are geeky. In between lines of madness and sadness lays a humble man who wears his heart on his sleeve. A man who will bend but will never break, level-headed and spiritual by nature....

Derek Stowe

Derek is from Carlisle, Mass. and has a family tree that spreads back to England.  His Mayflower ancestor John Stowe, surveyor for King Charles I, arrived in 1624.  As a high school senior at Phillips, Andover, Derek published...

Alex Gonzalez

This is my second semester at El Vaq. I have a vast knowledge of the sporting world, my goal is to be at ESPN some day or a big newspaper like the LA Times or the Pasadena Star News.

Lillian Wu

I have been at GCC for two years. I joined El Vaquero in spring 2011, and this is my second semester on the staff. Being on El Vaquero has taught me more about journalism. It has also given me the opportunity to meet various students,...

Vanessa Duffy

I’m a nerd. I like to read, write, and take long walks on the beach. My writing inspiration derived from the elementary school teachers that I despised, or so I thought I did at the time. I was instructed to re-write the...

Verzhine Nikoghosyan

I like writing and learning about cultures. Reading is one of the things that inspires me and gives me new perspectives about life.

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