Banned books week at GCC

By Denisha Gregory Glendale Community College Amnesty International Club hosted their annual Banned Books Reading on Tuesday October 4 apart of Banned Books Week. On Tuesday students and members were welcomed to participate in this event by reading from a banned, challenged, or censored publication.  According to the American Library Association an average of 1500…

Fine Arts Department sponsors sugar skulls ceramics workshop

by Michael Arbizo Dia De Los Muertos is associated with beautiful and somewhat morbid depictions of death. It is a very influential theme at the end of Hispanic Heritage month which runs from Sept. 15 thru Oct. 15. The Fine Arts Department decided to intertwine both Hispanic Heritage month events and Dia De Los Muertos…

Claudia Martinez showcases talent beyond GCC borders

Some people paint from the brush; others paint from the heart. Glendale Community College student Claudia Martinez is one of those individuals that paint from the heart. Martinez has been creating life from an acrylic world since 2004, but got her start experimenting with other crafts, such as ceramics and batik. While these were fine…

Brush Party sparks creative expression among locals

  It’s hard to stand in an art gallery and not be spellbound by one particular piece. Maybe it’s the sky that’s the right shade of blue, or the grassy field below that somehow keeps thriving the more it’s taken in. This is the essence of Brush Party Studios. As instructor Anthony Sobrino puts it,…