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…

Raising minimum wage? No way!

by Michael Arbizo We would all love to get paid more money. That statement is hard to argue with. Employees who earn a living from minimum wage salaries would especially be in favor of getting paid more. Proposition 206 aims to raise minimum wage, but not everyone is enthusiastic about the change that it would…

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…

Students take vote beyond two candidates

With Election Day approaching, media sources are filled with political propaganda attempting to persuade you to vote one way or another. Being bombarded with biased ads on television and voter registration volunteers on campus can cause students to steer away from politics and the entire voting process altogether. There are many reasons why eligible voters…

Student Life celebrates the Aztec roots of Hispanic Heritage

by Michael Arbizo Taco Tuesdays, tequila, and Tecate are what comes to mind for most students when they think about the contributions of Hispanic culture to everyday American life. But there is so much more to it than that. On Thursday, Sept. 15 the office of Student Life sponsored an educational event in honor of…