Category: A1 News

by Danny Bush In spring, Maricopa County Community College District will finalize plans made for a Reverse-Transfer Project partnership in order that students may receive Associate Degree retroactively after having transferred to Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University or University of Arizona. A $500,000 grant received from the Helios Foundation will be used as needed …

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by Danny Bush Students here at GCC are accustomed to online learning and participation. This effort, fueled by the Learning Management System (LMS) called Canvas, is an integral part of faculty teaching and student learning. Its purpose is to aid students and teachers alike, but as students saw at the beginning of the semester, it’s …

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Knowledge Bowl arrives By Dani Horn Today, the Knowledge Bowl will be held in the Student Union. The competition is administered every semester by STEM club. It is a Jeopardy-style game in which participants can answer questions for cash that goes toward funding their club activities. “The top three clubs receive money in their GCC …

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Posted on: February 12, 2015 | Author: Dani Horn
Categories: A1 News Campus Life

by Seth Askelson The annual GCC alumni baseball game commenced on the Gauchos baseball field Jan. 24. This is the time where old players reconnect with their coaches and get their first look at the new team. “There’s a lot of old teammates I get to see, a lot of old coaches,” alum Tony Blanford …

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by Danny Bush The Super Bowl is here. It doesn’t last but three short, action-packed hours and it’s expensive. Fundamentally, nearly every student lacks necessary funds to do more than watch the game on TV. Luckily, there are several events in the metropolitan area that are made for celebrating the big day – on a …

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by Jessica Snyder Nov. 28 kicked off year 21 of Glendale Glitters. Located in downtown Glendale, this 1.5 million light display is the largest free event of it’s kind in Arizona. Glendale Glitters is lit every evening from 5-11 p.m. through Jan. 10. “This is an event my family and I wait for every year. …

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Posted on: December 10, 2014 | Author: Jessica Snyder
Categories: A1 News Lifestyles

by Jessica Snyder In Arizona, U.S. District Judge John Sedwick ruled same-sex marriage legal on Fri. Oct. 17. The new law went into effect immediately and many lined up at the courthouse downtown to become part of history. “All people are created equal and should be treated equal. I agree with the ruling. Should have …

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Posted on: December 10, 2014 | Author: Jessica Snyder
Categories: A & E A1 News

by Jhonny Alvarez The “Created Equal” film series is an opportunity for students of Glendale Community College and members of the community to learn and become involved in a discussion regarding inequality. The program, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in association with GCC’s Social Sciences and Honors program, showcases …

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Posted on: December 9, 2014 | Author: Jessica Snyder
Categories: A1 News Campus Life