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Just a Quack in the Park

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Miyu Kawamura, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014

The lingering smell of hamburgers grilling and the sound of duck calls mingled through the  crowd at the sun-drenched Verdugo Park. The crowd had arrived at the park for the 10th annual Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash on Oct. 11. The Duck Splash is hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Glendale and is often... Read more »

‘Fury’ Depicts the Horror of WWII

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Rikard Kohler, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014

David Ayer’s “Fury” is raw, true, and deviates from the norm of films that glorify war; however, despite comparisons to “Saving Private Ryan” (1998), it falls short of the Academy Award-winning film. “Fury” depicts the European Campaign in the later stages of World War II from the American... Read more »

Halloween is More than Kids and Candy

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Melinda Ebrahimi, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014

Halloween is the time of year for trick-or-treating, horror movies and, in the spirit of good fun, traumatizing susceptible individuals with scary masks. However, few people who celebrate Halloween actually understand the history behind it. This widespread ignorance has caused many to denounce the holiday... Read more »

Ain’t it Swede: A Cheesy Adventure

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Rikard Kohler, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014

Upon seeing Americans and their disgusted reactions as they try a brand of creamed smoked fish roe called “Kalles Kaviar,” a Swedish delicacy, I decided to try something American that I deemed equally disgusting: spray cheese. A few weeks ago, an Uber driver making conversation about Sweden asked... Read more »

Army of Pink Raise Awareness to Fight Breast Cancer

Aimee Yeghiayan Beck, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014

Glendale Adventist Medical Center has once again kicked off its Army of Pink campaign to increase awareness about breast cancer. This year, six prominent community members will wear pink and speak out to increase awareness of early breast cancer prevention. Army of Pink is a biennial campaign that began... 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

With Glendale College now embroiled in the accreditaion process, administrators might look to the  recent problems facing San Francisco City College. In that case, the Accreditation Commission of Community and Junior Colleges is facing allegations of suspicious practices and goes to trial on Oct. 27. The... Read more »

Aviation and Space Club Takes Flight to the Boneyard

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Rikard Kohler, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014

Turbulently flying more than 60 people across the mountains to the Mojave Desert, the Aviation and Space Club of GCC had its third annual Mojave fly-in on Oct. 12. Ten planes flew students, club members, friends and instructors to the Mojave Air and Spaceport. President of the Aviation and Space Club... Read more »

El Vaquero Captures Six Awards from Journalism Convention

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El Vaquero Staff
October 22, 2014

The staff at El Vaquero and the Insider Magazine brought home six awards from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges’ SoCal competition last weekend. Editor-in-Chief Agnessa Kasumyan took third place in the copy editing competition and an Honorable Mention for her “Ask Aggie” column from ... Read more »

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