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Professor Teaches During Violent Protests in Chile

Alexandra Duncan, Features Editor
April 3, 2014

Billowing clouds of tear gas encircled the school as Professor Deborah Robiglio continued her lecture despite the chaos of students boycotting for better education last year in Chile. Robiglio, a non-credit ESL professor at GCC shared her perspective as a teacher in Chile during her lecture “Teaching... Read more »

Former Baseball Player Campaigns for New Clubhouse

Jonathan Williams, Sports Editor
April 3, 2014

Stengel field needs saving. That’s what Bryan Longpre and his nonprofit foundation set out to accomplish across the street from the Glendale College campus. Signs read, “,” in bold green letters and are speckled across the La Crescenta Valley and the Glendale area. The goal of Longpre’s... Read more »

Two Students Create Innovative Bookselling Website

Alin Boughousi, Staff Writer
April 3, 2014

Because they were tired of seeing so many pesky, textbook ad flyers displayed around campus, two GCC students decided to do something about it. “I wanted a solution to high textbook prices,” said business major Alex Karibyan. Karibyan, 19, created a unique website with his partner, computer engineering... Read more »

Women Break Down Traditional Job Barriers


Julia Orr, Staff Writer
April 1, 2014

When the serial killers dubbed the “Hillside Stranglers” murdered two of her close friends, Lisa Rosales switched careers from being an elementary school teacher to a police officer. She now serves the Pasadena Police Department as a commander in the Strategic Services Division. Rosales was part... Read more »

Softball Team Remembers Coach Hawk


Kendall Faulkner, Staff Writer
April 1, 2014

“Once a Vaquero, always a Vaquero,” is a popular motto among sports teams at Glendale College, but the women’s softball team demonstrates the true meaning and value of that slogan with its David “Hawk” Wilder tournament, as well as with the badges on their uniforms in his memory. The players... Read more »

Glendale Market Gets a Fresh Face


Alin Boughousi, Staff Writer
March 19, 2014

The Glendale Farmer’s Market moved to a new location in January, where shoppers can take in the aroma of fresh bread and locally grown fruits as they bask in the sunlight. Certified organic farmers sell fresh fruit and vegetables, fresh fish, as well as prepared foods. Artisans vend their crafts like... Read more »

Retro-Gaming Makes a Comeback in Glendale


Nikki Nagrone, Staff Writer
March 19, 2014

Shouting and laughter fill the air as a group huddles around a table, watching closely while someone pulls a piece from the neat tower of wooden blocks. Facial expressions turn tense as the tower shakes from the movement. Crash! Laughter and excitement fill the air as the tower falls and someone yells... Read more »

Global Warming: The Harsh Reality Is Heating Up

Moises Torres, Staff Writer
March 19, 2014

The dangers of global warming are real, and things are likely to get worse, Geography Professor Michael Reed warned attendees in a lecture Feb. 26. Reed, who came to GCC in July of 2000, talked about the effects that global warming could cause if we didn’t adopt appropriate measures to stop it. “If... Read more »

Champion of the Underdog Paves Way for Women


Julia Orr, Staff Writer
March 18, 2014

A life spent challenging the barriers of racism and sexism did not deter professor Ramona Barrio-Sotillo from achieving her dream of getting a formal education. Barrio-Sotillo exemplifies the theme of Women’s History Month this year, which celebrates women of character, courage and commitment. As an... Read more »

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

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Sal Polcino, Editor-in-Chief
March 5, 2014

Gru and his minions will come alive at Universal Studios this spring with a new ride based on the popular animated films. The new attraction replaces the Terminator ride in the corner above the Frankenstein parking lot. Show producer and project director Jon Corfino donned an orange vest and a hardhat... Read more »

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