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Tuesday October 24th 2017

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LA River: metropolis’ wet dream fulfilled

LA River: metropolis’ wet dream fulfilled

Many Angelenos are unaware that a river runs through the heart of our metropolis. The Los Angeles River, a 51-mile waterway, begins at the far western edges of the San Fernando Valley, flows through dozens of neighborhoods and cities, and finally lands in Long Beach where [Read More]

There are not enough medical facilities to handle stroke victims…

There are not enough medical facilities to handle stroke victims…

And the problem is getting worse. In 2011, Lotje Sodderland was a healthy, 34-year-old advertising professional when one night she was jolted awake by a thundering headache. She flailed around her room knocking things over, and lumbered outside to the hotel next door for [Read More]

X Games: bad news for fans of extreme sports

X Games: bad news for fans of extreme sports

Los Angeles has gotten a double-dose of bad news from ESPN’s X Games. On March 12, ESPN announced that it would be cancelling the Best Trick competition (in both the motorcycle and snowmobile categories) from its lineup. As if that wasn’t bad enough, on April 30 came [Read More]

Glendale Fighting Club

Glendale Fighting Club

Inside a gym in the heart of Glendale, a 7-year-old boy is tossed around and kicked to the ground. Any normal kid would be in tears after such punishment, but not this one. Arsen Muradyan rises up, smiles and continues the fight. Remarkably, he trained at the Glendale [Read More]

Opinion: Where in the world is Kony?

Opinion: Where in the world is Kony?

In a world more often at war than at peace, it’s easy to become inured to the images and stories of those left in its wake. Too often the faces of innocent victims blur with those of the intended target. However, history has shown that there are slivers of compassion even [Read More]

Robots Motivate Student Success

Robots Motivate Student Success

The GCC robotics club is at the forefront of some exciting new opportunities.  “Robotics helps us unify all the knowledge we get from classes, and see how it works together to be put to a practical purpose,” says Antonella Wilby, a vivacious student who started her [Read More]

Zombie Walk: Social Networking Leads to Invasion of the Undead

Zombie Walk: Social Networking Leads to Invasion of the Undead

Zombies have stumbled a long way from being the victims of a voodoo curse that causes death, then continued existence in a re-animated state serving the will of an evil witch-doctor. Now these walking dead are regularly encountered in horror and fantasy-themed fiction and [Read More]

Latest Topics

Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Four years ago, there were zero film and art festivals in the country dedicated to queer Latinx, the gender-neutral [Read More]

The Language of Loss

The Language of Loss

Language connects us. We are able to communicate with strangers, and isolate ourselves for a moment from the rest of [Read More]

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Nineteen-year-old Alejandro Ambrosio pedals 10 miles each way from his home in North Hollywood to Glendale College and [Read More]

Racial Diversity: an increasing number of people identify with more than one culture

Racial Diversity: an increasing number of people identify with more than one culture

The multiracial population in the United States is growing at a swift rate, but what does it really mean to be [Read More]

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Trying to find words to describe Dr. Michael Harnett as a college professor is like trying to find new ways to describe [Read More]

NASA's Image of the Day

The Grace of Saturn

 
Saturn's graceful lanes of orbiting ice -- its iconic rings -- wind their way around the planet to pass beyond the horizon in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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