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Lab/College Services Building is on Track

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Sal Polcino, Staff Writer
July 23, 2014

Construction of the Lab/College Services building continues through the summer as the pouring of the foundation on the north end and the interior walls is progressing. Rebar is being set daily and the lower level walls on the south end are complete. Prep work has begun to form the walls for the third... Read more »

Fireworks at the Rose Bowl – Exclusive Slideshow Coverage

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Sal Polcino, Editor-in-Chief
July 7, 2014

Americafest 2014 was a huge success, drawing tens of thousands of celebrants to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena for a spectacular Fourth of July pyrotechnics display. Grammy nominated Liverpool Legends, a Beatles tribute band entertained the crowd and a motorcycle stunt show outside the stadium amazed all.... Read more »

Wildfire Burns Above Glendale

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Alin Boughousi, Staff Writer
June 24, 2014

A brush fire that started on Sunday afternoon continues to burn on the hillsides of Brand Park. According to officials, the fire spread to 126 acres, injuring two firefighters. Three hikers were treated for dehydration by paramedics after being evacuated from the park. The Glendale fire department is... Read more »

2014 Graduation – Exclusive Slideshow Coverage

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El Vaquero Staff
June 13, 2014

The GCC class of 2014 was celebrated Wednesday evening with the annual commencement ceremony attended by hundreds of family members, faculty, well wishers and others. The Flash Player and a browser with Javascript support are needed.. var mo80_4 = { params : { wmode : "transparent", allowfullscreen... Read more »

Dance Performance 2014 – Exclusive Slideshow Coverage

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May 29, 2014

The Dance Department will host a series of performances from today to June 1 in the auditorium. The dancers are students from dance production and jazz performance classes. The events on Friday and Saturday start at 8 p.m. Today and Thursday has performances at 12:20 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Sunday performance... Read more »

Student Body President Bids Farewell to ASGCC

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Jennifer Rodman, Staff Writer
May 27, 2014

Passing over his torch on Tuesday, Davit Avagyan stepped down after completing his term as ASGCC president. “It’s hard to just leave when you have done this for a year,” he said. “It’s a bittersweet moment.” Avagyan, who was born in Armenia and moved to Glendale about seven years ago, described... Read more »

Adjunct Teacher Wins National ‘Shout Out’ Award

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Fidel Cantu, Staff Writer
May 27, 2014

Karen Harmon, an adjunct professor of accounting at GCC, will receive the 2014 “Teacher Shout Out “ award in June. About 6,500 educators have been recognized in all 50 states since the Teacher Shout Out community was created online in 2013. According to Ginger Plexico, vice president of marketing... Read more »

Pilot Program Offers Alternative Textbook Options

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Nikki Nagrone, Staff Writer
May 27, 2014

Paying the ever-rising prices for college textbooks may seem inevitable for college students.  Students often pay more for textbooks than they do for classes, but an instructor at Glendale Community College is trying to change that. Michael Dulay, Division Chair of Social Sciences and a psychology instructor,... Read more »

Drought Plagues California and Basin States

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Agnessa Kasumyan, Managing Editor
May 27, 2014

With sprinklers showering elaborate landscapes and water flowing endlessly as the average person leaves the faucet running while brushing their teeth, most Californians do not worry about where their water supply comes from. In January, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought state of emergency as the state... Read more »

International Students Showcase Talents

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Alexandra Duncan, Arts Editor
May 14, 2014

Arms swirled gracefully through the air beneath the beating sun and liquid movements flowed through each of the dancers’ bodies as they performed at Plaza Vaquero. Tibor Fober and Yani Santos danced Brazilian and hip-hop-style and with two other entrants sang in their unique styles Thursday, during... Read more »

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