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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...

Jim Riggs Approved as Interim President/Superintendent

Angel Silva, Managing Editor

September 26, 2012

Taking a leave of absence from CSU Stanislaus, doctorate professor Jim Riggs is filling the position of interim president/superintendent at Glendale College for the 2012-2013 school year. “I sent my paperwork in and sent...

Board of Trustees Approves Tenure, Computer System

Angel Silva, El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 23, 2012

The Board of Trustees approved nine faculty members for tenure and discussed the new addition of the PeopleSoft Student Education Plan system during Monday’s meeting. Professors approved for tenure were biology professor...

David Naiditch Presents ‘Our Baby Universe’

Angel Silva, El Vaquero News Editor

May 23, 2012

Lectures, skepticism, aerospace and more — all are just another part of aerospace and computer engineer David Naiditch’s day-to-day life. A graduate of UCLA, Naiditch received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics there...

‘Battleship’ Sinks Not as Much as You’d Think

Angel Silva, El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 23, 2012

Movies based on games have flopped miserably, often scoring low box office scores and enraging gamers and filmgoers alike. From video game movies such as “Tekken” (2010), “Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li” (2009),...

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...

Enrollment Freeze Hits Transfer Students

Angel Silva, El Vaquero News Editor

April 4, 2012

In response to difficult economic hurdles, the California State University (CSU) system will not accept transfer students for the 2013 spring semester at most of its campuses and will wait list all incoming fall students until...

Robiglio Awarded Fullbright Scholarship

Angel Silva, El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 4, 2012

Garfield Campus ESL professor Deborah Robiglio has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar and will travel to Chile in Spring 2013 under the program, both as an instructor and researcher at a national university. “I’m still...

Classes Are Making the Switch to Moodle

Angel Silva, El Vaquero Staff Writer

March 1, 2012

In a move to save money, GCC is adopting Moodle, a free online class supplement program, to replace the older Blackboard program that has been in place for approximately 7 years. According to Brett Miketta, business department...

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