One-Woman Show Brings Reclusive Poet to Life


Louise Andersson, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014

As she sat in the garden of 19th century poet Emily Dickinson in Amherst, Mass., actress Kate Randolph Burns felt herself getting into character while rehearsing lines for a play about the reclusive poet. Dickinson will be visiting Glendale College in the person of Burns, who gives voice to Dickinson’s... Read more »

New Japanese Restaurant is a Hit


Jennifer Rodman, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014

The sound of sizzling meat and the delicious aroma of different dishes at Akuma, a sushi restaurant in Glendale, can tempt even a full person to order a meal. Walking into the restaurant’s loud, vibrant atmosphere and seeing people laughing and smiling was very welcoming and exciting. The owner, Ki... Read more »

Acclaimed Author Explores Cultural Diversity


Melinda Ebrahimi, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014

Author and USC English professor Dana Johnson spoke to a roomful of attendees at the Student Center on Oct. 29. Johnson was selected as a speaker for this year’s Los Angeles Writers Reading Series, co-founded and directed by adjunct English professor Claire Phillips, to speak about her acclaimed novel... Read more »

‘Fury’ Depicts the Horror of WWII


Rikard Kohler, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014

David Ayer’s “Fury” is raw, true, and deviates from the norm of films that glorify war; however, despite comparisons to “Saving Private Ryan” (1998), it falls short of the Academy Award-winning film. “Fury” depicts the European Campaign in the later stages of World War II from the American... Read more »

Adjunct Professor Writes/Directs Movie


Alexandra Duncan, Entertainment Editor
October 10, 2014

Warm sunlight streamed in through wood paneled windows as arguably two of the most powerful men in all of corporate America: the CEO and the potential COO played a game of chess. “Life is one big chess game,” Roger, the CEO said. “In the end, it’s about protecting the king. We don’t give a... Read more »

Affleck Comes Alive in Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’


Rikard Kohler, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014

With a plot heavy in passion, jealousy, and a manipulative central character, “Gone Girl,” which premiered last Friday and is directed by David Fincher, had the audience chewing their nails in anticipation. Adapting Gillian Flynn’s novel, Fincher who directed critically acclaimed films like “Seven”... Read more »

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 »

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