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Mining in Armenia Creates Danger of Toxic Bi-products

Moises Torres, Staff Writer
April 3, 2014

Armenia’s vast landscapes and mountain chains are now under siege as private mining companies deplete the country’s natural resources. According to Suzy Petrosyan, a coordinator for Pan Armenian Environmental Front, Armenia’s ecosystem is rich in natural minerals and precious metals, making it... Read more »

Police Helicopter Lands on Sartoris Field

Fidel Cantu, Staff Writer
March 21, 2014

The noise was thunderous – the window panes in the office started to shake and tiles from the ceiling wanted to fall, and I could hear the reverberation from the helicopter having trouble. That is the way Assistant Football Coach Michael Cole described the noise that he heard when a helicopter... Read more »

Women’s Panel Discusses Choices and Challenges


Julia Orr, Staff Writer
March 19, 2014

“Follow your dream despite the challenges” was the resounding message that permeated the Choices, Challenges and Compromises panel discussion on March 5. The event was part of the GCC line-up for Women’s History Month organized by Peggy Renner. The panel consisted of Ramona Barrio-Sotillo, the... Read more »

Garfield Thanks Donors With Wall of Tiles


Fidel Cantu, Staff Writer
March 18, 2014

Alfred Ramirez, dean of administrative services at Garfield campus, welcomed the Board of Trustees Monday afternoon to the unveiling of the new Donor Wall, which honors those who have donated funds to the school. The Donor Wall is located in the patio area of the campus between the new and old buildings,... Read more »

Three Blackouts/Three Weeks!


Anthony Huizar, Staff Writer
March 6, 2014

It’s barely three weeks into spring semester and multiple power outages have struck the main campus, affecting several facilities and many students.  The outages took place, Feb.16, Feb.25, and March 4. In all three cases, the Administration building, the Library, the cafeteria, the bookstore, San... Read more »

Parking Mania


Alin Boughousi, Staff Writer
March 6, 2014

The closure of parking lot 34, across from Verdugo Park,  is causing nightmares for students. A portion of the lot is closed off until November due to construction. Campus police chief Gary Montecuollo was informed by city engineers that the construction will take place on Canada Boulevard, from Lot... Read more »

New One-Stop Facility to Open November 2015

Moises Torres, Staff Writer
March 5, 2014

With a career center, a student lounge, open labs with the latest computers, and a new culinary arts kitchen — the new Lab/College Services building will be a one-stop shop. When the new building is completed in 2015, it will house a journalism lab, speech and ESL classes, classrooms, student services... Read more »

Journalism Department to be Honored by the Board of Trustees

Student journalists contribute to the Glendale News-Press:
Kathy Bakowicz, from left, Jonathan Williams, Alexandra Duncan, Sal Polcino  and Agnessa Kasumyan.

Jane Pojawa, Editor-in-Chief, Insider Magazine
February 21, 2014

Glendale College’s Journalism Department will be honored by the Board of Trustees of Glendale on Monday in Krieder Hall at 5 p.m. This presentation will feature a status update on the Journalism Department including Insider Magazine, El Vaquero Newspaper and student contributions to the Glendale... Read more »

Fourth Annual Architectural Student Projects Exhibition – Slideshow Coverage


Eric Bourse
February 10, 2014

The Architectural Design and Digital Drafting program is hosting the fourth annual Architectural Student Projects Exhibition in AT 229. The gallery has relocated to the Advanced Technology building this year after being held in the library’s gallery for its past three showings. “The change in location... Read more »

Glendale S.W.A.T. Team at GCC – Slideshow Coverage


El Vaquero Staff
January 16, 2014

In cooperation with the Glendale police department, campus police arranged for the Glendale S.W.A.T. team to hold a training exercise at GCC on Jan 9. Police took over the Advanced Technology building with a faux hostage situation in one of the classrooms and practiced rescue moves with snipers, gas... Read more »

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