Monthly Archives: December 2012

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 …

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Posted on: December 13, 2012 | Author: Stacy Damitio
Categories: Campus Life

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 …

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Posted on: December 12, 2012 | Author: Stacy Damitio
Categories: Sports

  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 …

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Posted on: December 12, 2012 | Author: Stacy Damitio
Categories: Sports

  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, …

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by Jim Grimes The Glendale Community College Gaucho football team is ranked No. 19 nationally according to the current National Junior College Athletic Association. The Gauchos had announced that they will host the Raiders of Central Lakes College-Brainerd from Minnesota, currently ranked number 8 in the nation with an overall record of 10-1 including a …

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by Jim Grimes The Glendale Community College men’s basketball team has made it to No. 18 in the nation, despite a tough loss at home to a talented Central Arizona Vaqueros basketball team. The Vaqueros started the season with five straight victories and currently boast an impressive 8-1 record. The Gauchos hosted the Vaqueros Nov. …

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Posted on: December 4, 2012 | Author: Stacy Damitio
Categories: Sports

by Jennifer Jeske Many college students can feel busy with homework, work, and relationships, so thinking about giving some free time to volunteer could seem impossible. It is possible to become involved in local volunteer activities even if you already have a full plate. Students can become involved with volunteerism for the reason that it …

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by Jim Grimes Rio Salado College and 91.5 KJZZ joined together to launch RSC’s new campus and KJZZ’s SPOT 127 Youth Media Center, Nov. 28. RCO Thomas, located at 3701 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, Ariz., focuses on bridging pathways to post-secondary education, internships and career advancement. It provides adult basic education and students can take …

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