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 »

Eating Disorders : A Cause for Concern

Nikki Nagrone, Staff Writer
March 5, 2014

There are hidden dangers on college campuses across the country that can affect anyone, regardless of gender, age or race. They are called eating disorders, which come in many forms and often hide in plain sight. a report released in February by the National Institute of Mental Health states that 25... Read more »

Health Center Helps Students Learn Safe Sex Choices


Alexandria Diaz, Staff Writer
March 4, 2014

Sex. It comes with pleasure and consequence, yet many avoid talking about it. If students are new to the act of sex and feel uncomfortable talking about it, they can get free confidential advice at the health center. Sharon Horejsi, a registered nurse who works on campus, said there is no topic they... Read more »

Engineering Students’ Bots Clash


Lucas Yepez, Staff Writer
March 4, 2014

Though not quite at the level of Real Steel or Wall-E, some of these robots built by students can serve functions in the medical field or even the Mars Rover mission. Mentors guide students as they build their own robots to compete in matches. Many of these students are the engineers of the future. Feb.... Read more »

Annual Faculty Alumni Dance Performance – Double Slideshow Coverage


El Vaquero Staff
January 14, 2014

The 2013 presentation of the annual performance featuring students of the Dance Production and Jazz Performance Skills classes with choreography by faculty, alumni, students and guests. Staff: Artistic directors Dora Krannig and Lynn McMurrey; production assistant Patt Paczynski; technical director Guido... Read more »

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