Fire science program prepares and educates

by Jim Grimes The GCC Fire Science curriculum was completely reorganized to include a more complex and diverse program for students interested in the emergency medical technician, or fire science field, effective fall semester 2012. The new program is designed to prepare students for a career in firefighting or in the EMT profession. Current firefighters…

Volleyball starts season hot with wins

by Raymond Ortega After a disappointing end to the 2011-2012 season, Lisa Stuck and the Gaucho women’s volleyball team were poised to start this season on a high note as Chandler-Gilbert Community College came to town. This season welcomes back seven returning players along with a new floor in the gym. Coach Stuck says she…

Phoenix College falls to Gaucho defense

  by Raymond Ortega After a lackluster second half performance in their season opener in Scottsdale, which saw the Gauchos only trailing by eight at the half before getting outscored 21-7 after the break. Determined not to come out slow in this game, the Gauchos were pumped up from the opening kick. Linebacker Jordan McFadden…

Native American Remembrance resonates with music

by Meret Patrenos, Editor in Chief Despite the continuous babble of students and staff in the Student Union, the steady beat of a drum, and the soft singing of Payton Jones could still be heard over the crowd. Currently a Phoenix Community College student, and member of the Navajo nation, Jones participated in Glendale Community…

Glendale Glitters lights up downtown with annual celebration

  by Leah Myers Glendale Glitters kicked off its holiday celebrations Friday November 23. From 5 to 10 p.m., friends and families bustled around historic downtown Glendale, centralizing on Murphy Park. The festivities will continue every weekend through Jan. 12. “It’s very exciting to see so many people supporting our local merchants. In today’s world,…