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Job Market is Getting Better for College Students

Elie Georges, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

Although the economy has started recovering and unemployment rates have decreased, finding jobs is still a challenge for college students. With arms wide open, the college’s Job Placement Center welcomes hundreds of students and alumni every semester to match them with job opportunities in various... Read more »

Newly Remodeled Veterans Center Celebrates Grand Opening

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Aimee Yeghiayan Beck, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

After two years of hard work, members of the GCC Veterans Association finally accomplished their goal of having a newly expanded Veteran’s Resource Center on campus, celebrating the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 6. Although the veterans had a space that opened a year ago, the new... Read more »

Burglars Break Into San Gabriel, Steal Computers

Melinda Ebrahimi, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

Three computers were stolen from the top floor of the San Gabriel building after a burglar broke into several offices during the weekend of Nov. 8. The offices broken into included SG 315, 318, and 319 in addition to 323, 367 and 368. The suspect managed to break the windows of the doors to get in. Although... Read more »

Trust Grant Paves the Way for Tech Jobs in Glendale

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Emiliano Chavez, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014

With catering provided by the school’s culinary department and flat-screen T.V.’s, borrowed from Clark Magnet High School, set up around the room, the Student Center was transformed into a mini banquet hall to host the Verdugo Creative Technologies Consortium’s partner’s reception on Oct. 29. About... Read more »

Bachelor’s Degrees a possibility for Junior Clolleges

Rikard Kohler, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014

New legislation passed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 28 could allow Glendale College the possibility of offering baccalaureate degrees in specific areas; however, state requirements and funding limit the options. The pilot program, which would allow community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees primarily... Read more »

Rio Hondo’s ‘El Paisano’ Apologizes

El Vaquero, Staff
November 5, 2014

A story written by El Vaquero  editor-in-chief Agnessa Kasumyan and published in its Oct. 22 edition was misappropriated and republished in El Paisano, the student newspaper of Rio Hondo College, as well as on its website. El Paisano’s co-editor David Loza said the story was given to his adviser,... Read more »

Obama Declares November National College Application Month

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Barack Obama, POTUS
November 5, 2014

From the  office of the Press Secretary at the White House: With hard work and determination, a great education should be within everyone’s reach. At the heart of America’s promise is the belief that we all deserve an equal opportunity to get ahead, and today more than ever — as we face greater... Read more »

Sex Offender Arrested

Agnessa Kasumyan, Editor in Chief
October 22, 2014

A former lecturer at Cal State University, Long Beach and Rio Hondo College is facing criminal charges in Davis County, Utah, for failing to register as a sex offender, a third-degree felony that could land him up to five years in prison. According to a press release report by police officer Erin Behm,... Read more »

‘Guardian Angel’ Director Inspires ASA Club

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Anahit Kardzhyan, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014

Despite winning various awards for his work, Vahik Pirhamzei did not call himself a filmmaker until the release of his second film “Guardian Angel,” which hit theaters on Friday. Pirhamzei said his close friend and well-known Armenian artist, Vahe Berberian, hugged him after watching the film’s... Read more »

San Francisco College Accreditation Problems Drag On

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Elie Georges, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014

The Accreditation Commission of Community and Junior Colleges is facing allegations of suspicious practices in a case that goes to trial on Oct. 27. The issue arose after the commission imposed a “show cause” sanction on City College of San Francisco in July 2012, removing its accreditation standard... Read more »

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