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Music Staff is Pitch Perfect


Emiliano Chavez, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014

The sound of music echoed through the halls of the packed auditorium last Thursday when the music department presented its faculty recital. For the last six years, the bi-yearly recital has given the music department the opportunity to showcase its talent on the auditorium’s mainstage stage in front... Read more »

Hoop Becomes Hope for Student Engagement


Louise Andersson, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014

Aiming high for the basketball hoop might just translate into students aiming higher in their academics as well. Although most people attend college to prepare for university and future employment, some professors like to offer their students a break from a purely academic routine. On Tuesday and Thursday... Read more »

Accounting Division Chair Wins Distinguished Faculty Award


Rikard Kohler, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014

Tossing chocolate bars to the audience, accounting division chair Christine Kloezeman, 64, had one student crawling on the floor for Milky Way bars before delivering her Distinguished Faculty lecture on taxes Sept. 30. “Accounting can be a very dry subject and you have to make it fun,” Kloezeman... Read more »

Many Students are Taking Time Off Before College


Louise Andersson, Staff Writer
September 25, 2014

Upon graduating from high school, most students take the traditional route and enroll in a college or university. With the stress and anxiety that comes with starting college, many choose to stay close to home. Twenty-year-old Mikaela Klein wanted to venture out beyond her comfort zone and take on the... Read more »

Students Take the Stairs


Elie Georges, Staff Writer
September 24, 2014

Nine of the campus elevators were shut down by the state inspector due to compliance issues in the early morning of Sept. 15. The compliance issue arose as a result of the college’s third-party fire life-safety company failing to submit its Elevator Recall Test report on time before the inspector’s... Read more »

Safety Concerns Arise after Campus Arrest


Jennifer Rodman, Staff Writer
September 24, 2014

  Campus life generally goes undisturbed as students hustle between classes or flock to the café in Plaza Vaquero and across campus to the seating arrangement by The Wedge. However, on the morning of Sept. 4, the school’s generally relaxed atmosphere was disturbed when an officer was dispatched... Read more »

Piano Barn Shelters the Ivories


Louise Andersson, Staff Writer
September 24, 2014

As students linger in line at the campus coffee shop and huddle around the San Rafael Plaza in between classes, they may hear a sometimes faint or sometimes loud melody from a quaint corner just outside of the administration building. The Piano Barn, a musical fixture on campus, has recently been renovated,... Read more »

Google Spies on the World


Miyu Kawamura, Staff Writer
September 24, 2014

As technology continues to advance to new heights, it seems George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984,” about mass government surveillance, is gradually coming to life. Google’s incredible growth, both economic and technological, has stirred a sense of paranoia throughout the public. Privacy in a... Read more »

Panel Advocates Integrated Healthcare


Emiliano Chavez, Staff Writer
September 24, 2014

Despite the widespread public discussion  of health care in the United States, most Americans remain under-informed about the different health care programs and plans available to them. To better inform the Glendale community, Didi Hirsch’s Armunity Program and the college’s Alcohol and Drug studies... Read more »

Rocket Scientists Welcome GCC Students and Faculty


Emiliano Chavez, Staff Writer
September 9, 2014

Science geeks who build robots that can take over the world are typically what come to mind when people think of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. However, the facility is not as out-of-this world or detached from the public as people may think. GCC faculty and students have the opportunity to work... Read more »

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