Students’ experiences during winter break show variety

By Gerardo Yepez As last semester came to a close, many of Glendale Community College students welcomed the winter break with open arms. They looked forward to joining their families in the upcoming festivities, and to celebrate the New Year. In preparation for the holidays many families turned into shopaholics finding deal after deal while…

Must-see movies of the upcoming year

By Gerardo Yepez With movies like “Beasts of the Southern Wild,”  “Django,” “Unchained” and “Lincoln” all garnering praise for their remarkable stories, as well as Oscar nominations, many of us wonder what the New Year will bring for cinema. As new waves of movies crash in, there is no doubt this year will be a…

Tantalizing music that does not fear the unusual

By Emily Csukardi For music listeners everywhere, 2012 provided a shift toward an unusual, introspective, yet catchy side of music. Artists such as Grimes and Dan Deacon proved that a one-person music machine is not a myth, while albums from bands such as Beach House gave listeners a new way to perceive music’s dream-like capabilities….

GCC prepared student for her journey to ASU

By Emily Csukardi For many Glendale Community College students who plan to transfer to a university, the coming years of higher education remain a mystery. However, Carlie Fugate, a recent GCC to Arizona State University transfer student, is delving into university life and learning the differences. This spring marks Fugate’s first semester at ASU’s campus…

Glitter and Glow spreads excitement throughout the streets

By Stacy Damitio Gasps and the wide eyed grins of young children and countless adults could be glimpsed throughout the 16 blocks of Historic Downtown Glendale on the night of Jan. 12, at the annual Glitter and Glow. Patrons enjoyed numerous blocks packed with stores and the essence of the holidays still lingering around for…