2014 Summer Movie Recap


Alexandra Duncan, Entertainment Editor
September 11, 2014

This summer’s sizzling heat brought forth a refreshingly impressive arrangement of films from all genres, with some topping the box office for weeks while others flopped almost instantly. Compared to recent years of summer blockbuster profits, however, 2014 summer films were surprisingly disappointing. Here... Read more »

‘Cosmos’ Series Revived by Noted Astrophysicist


Tamara Hacopian, Staff Writer
May 29, 2014

Science comes alive in “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” as astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson delves into the nature of the universe and its connection to mankind, dating it back to the Big Bang. The documentary is an adaptation of the original iconic classic, “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage,” hosted... Read more »

Music Faculty Hits All the Right Notes at Recital


Fidel Cantu, Staff Writer
May 15, 2014

The Glendale College music department had a large turnout for a faculty recital held at the auditorium on May 1. The crowd was enthralled as performers mingled and interacted with audience members. The introductory piece, “Trio Sonata in G major,” composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, was a good beginning... Read more »

International Students Showcase Talents


Alexandra Duncan, Arts Editor
May 14, 2014

Arms swirled gracefully through the air beneath the beating sun and liquid movements flowed through each of the dancers’ bodies as they performed at Plaza Vaquero. Tibor Fober and Yani Santos danced Brazilian and hip-hop-style and with two other entrants sang in their unique styles Thursday, during... Read more »

Phresh N Phamous Talks Hip Hop


Kristine Dizon, Staff Writer
May 14, 2014

With his fedora hat, relaxed attitude, and positive energy, Jordan Gore, also known as Jay-O, epitomizes radio-host charm. Despite having interviewed big-name artists like Big Sean, Andrew Schulz, and YG, Gore, 22, also focuses on indie, less well-known hip-hop artists to help promote their music. He... Read more »

Brick Mansions Disappoints Tenants

Jennifer Rodman, Staff Writer
May 1, 2014

Camille Delamarre’s “Brick Mansions” is an English-language remake of the French director Pierre Morel’s action thriller “District B-13,” which was released in the United States in 2004. This watered-down American version, similar in many forms, is a huge disappointment. “District B-13”... Read more »

Minions Bring Mayhem to Universal Studios


Agnessa Kasumyan, Alexandra Duncan, Staff Writer
April 30, 2014

Sweltering heat and excruciatingly long lines are always the biggest downer of theme parks, particularly as one’s face trickles with sweat and the soles of people’s feet begin to blister from standing around so long. While waiting for the gala opening of Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, it seemed unlikely... Read more »

‘Spelling Bee’ Delighted Audiences

Lucas Yepez, Staff Writer
April 23, 2014

Spelling bees are stressful enough, but imagine having to spell words while dancing, singing, and swinging from ropes. Okay, so the actors know the words beforehand, but its still a way to make education fun. “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a one-act musical comedy which involves,... Read more »

‘The Raid 2:Berandal’ Is a Feast for Action Fans


Eric Bourse, Newsroom Manager
April 3, 2014

British director Gareth Evans’ 2011 Indonesian action film, “The Raid: Redemption,” was a spectacle that awed audiences worldwide with its nonstop bone crunching fights. This year, Evans surpasses his sophomore effort with the super-sized sequel, “The Raid 2: Berandal.” The film picks up two... Read more »

‘Paper Trail’ Brings Creative Art to Gallery

Lucas Yepez, Staff Writer
April 2, 2014

“Paper Trail,” an exhibition by artist Daniella Woolf, opened on March 15 at the GCC art gallery inside the main entrance to the library. A crowd gathered to admire the artwork while helping themselves to cookies, drinks, and other refreshments provided by the art department. Woolf herself was at... Read more »

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