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Aviation Arts: Training Pilots for 85 Years

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Alexandra Duncan, Entertainment Editor
September 25, 2014

The 85-year-history of the aviation department will be celebrated with the purchase of a Cessna 172P, which will increase student pilot opportunities by 30 percent. The department’s purchase of the new aircraft to accommodate student demand for flight training is set to be finalized by the end of September.... Read more »

Offensive Line Shows Power and Strength

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RJ Saunders, Staff Writer
September 24, 2014

The Glendale Vaqueros football team has entered the new season with an attitude hardened toward winning. Despite last season’s 4-3 conference record and an overall 6-3 finish, the team’s efforts did not earn them a championship title. However, with seven returning players, the team is ready to take... Read more »

Film Club Seeks to Keep Kids Warm this Winter

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Aimee Yeghiayan Beck, Staff Writer
September 24, 2014

In collaboration with the Salvation Army Glendale Corps, the Film Collective club is hosting its first jacket drive. Students and faculty can donate clothing items between Sept. 29 and Oct. 3 in Plaza Vaquero. Julio Espino, a student and the president of the club, spearheaded this event after realizing... Read more »

Campus Energy Saving Project Wins Award

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Melinda Ebrahimi, Staff Writer
September 24, 2014

As on most campuses, Glendale College’s library is probably the most visited structure other than the parking lot. Students gather there to study, print assignments, check out textbooks, or even to escape the summer’s scorching heat. Students may be happy to know that the library is undergoing a... Read more »

College to Hold Armenian Genocide 100th Commemoration

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Anahit Kardzhyan, Staff Writer
September 24, 2014

In 2015, the Armenian community will have spent exactly a century fighting for the recognition of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, orchestrated by the Ottoman Turkish Empire under the leadership of Mehmed Talaat Pasha. In recognition of the horrific massacres, the board of trustees passed a resolution recognizing... Read more »

9/11 Day of Service and Donation Drive Runs Until the End of the Month

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Louise Andersson, Staff Writer
September 11, 2014

To observe the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, the Center for Student Involvement is working with School on Wheels, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing homeless children with educational materials and tutoring, for the fifth annual “Pack a Backpack” event on campus. In 2009,... Read more »

Rocket Scientists Welcome GCC Students and Faculty

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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 »

Welcome Back Vaqueros

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Anahit Kardzhyan, Staff Writer
September 9, 2014

Students gathered in Plaza Vaquero for Tuesday’s Welcome Back BBQ as ASGCC served them hot dogs, popcorn, and refreshments during lunch hour while entertaining them with music. The student body government has been hosting the Welcome Back BBQ for the past five years. Their goal is to keep students... Read more »

Students Advised to Apply For Financial Aid Early

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Melinda Ebrahimi, Staff Writer
September 9, 2014

One of the most dreaded experiences of starting a new semester is waiting in the notoriously long, tedious line at the financial aid office. According to Patricia Hurley, the associate dean and financial aid director, the long line outside of the office is largely due to procrastination, as students... Read more »

Construction Gradually Nears Completion

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Melinda Ebrahimi, Staff Writer
September 9, 2014

As students rush back and forth from the hilltop parking lot to their classrooms, construction workers toil away in the sweltering heat to complete the Lab/College Services building, where  an open parking structure and the culinary arts building used to reside. Although construction began in July of... Read more »

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