Budget Considerations Compromise Maintenance

Eric Bourse and Agnes Constante, El Vaquero Staff Writers

May 23, 2012

Ongoing state budget cuts have continually hit California’s public higher education system, and the effects have taken a toll on Glendale’s ability to maintain a campus as clean as it used to be. “Classrooms are cleaned...

GCC Alumnus Lands Job at Microsoft

Agnes Constante, El Vaquero Copyeditor

May 23, 2012

Since he was 12, Jason Holmes was obsessed with computers. In high school, the son of Mathematics Division Chair Kathy Holmes decided he wanted to pursue his studies in a math-science-related field. When he began attending...

Volunteers Clean up Classrooms

Agnes Constante, El Vaquero Copyeditor

May 23, 2012

The Associated Students of Glendale Community College (ASGCC) held a campus beautification project Saturday to improve the appearance of five classrooms. “I was so happy that we got five classrooms fully done and I was happy...

Gala Bash Planned for 85th Anniversary

Agnes Constante, El Vaquero Copyeditor

April 25, 2012

In celebration of the college’s 85th anniversary, the Glendale College Foundation will be hosting a fundraiser gala on Oct. 20. And while it’s still months away, the foundation has already begun planning what’s going...

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....

Community Colleges Suffer $149 Million Cut

Agnes Constante, El Vaquero Copyeditor

March 1, 2012

California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott announced on Feb. 21 that community colleges throughout the state will suffer an unexpected $149 million cut. “Because of the poor economy, we’ve seen a dramatic increase...

Associated Students: 72 Days and Possible $7.5 million cut

Agnes Constante, El Vaquero Copyeditor

February 18, 2012

With a possible $7.5 million cut in the college’s $81 million-budget, the Associated Students of Glendale Community College (ASGCC) is determined to better the lives of the student body in the remaining days its current members...

Agnes Constante