Glendale College's Student Magazine
Wednesday August 23rd 2017

‘Challenges’ Archives

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 multiethnic?             Melody  Shahsavarani,  20,  was  born  of  an  Iranian  father  and Armenian  mother.  Her parents were both from Iran. [Read More]

The Cost of Size Zero: top models are dying to be thin

The Cost of Size Zero: top models are dying to be thin

Every hour, someone dies as a result of an eating disorder. Over 30 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder today, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). Society blames the media for putting too [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]

California’s Minimum Wage Conundrum

California’s Minimum Wage Conundrum

By 6 a.m. on Monday, second year Glendale College mechanical engineering student Mia Maselli is awake in her apartment packing school books for a 90­-minute bus ride, but she’s not heading to school. She’ll do homework on the ride to a diamond jewelry wholesaler in [Read More]

Flavor of the Month: Gluten-free diets

Flavor of the Month: Gluten-free diets

Once little more than a fad, what was formerly a nutritional recommendation has for some adherents become a way of life. Miley Cyrus, Zooey Deschanel, Lady Gaga and Chelsea Clinton are among the celebrities who have chosen to eliminate gluten from their diets. Rana Saldano, [Read More]

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Clean Water in Nicaragua

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Clean Water in Nicaragua

On spring break, I wasn’t hanging out with friends at the movies, riding rollercoasters at theme parks, or lying in the sun at the beach. This was my first day of clinics in Nicaragua. I was excited to help but I won’t deny I was daydreaming of being back at the hotel [Read More]

Auto Insurance: What Do You Have To Lose?

Auto Insurance: What Do You Have To Lose?

As I slowly opened my eyes I tried to make sense out of my clouded vision. I couldn’t hear or even feel a thing until…………. Bam! What sounded like a flat hand smacking my driver’s side window has set me free from what may have felt like temporary paralysis. While [Read More]

Eating Clean: Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

Eating Clean: Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

Many people are trying to become healthier in a world dominated by convenience, fast food and mega-sized servings. It has now become a trend, as much as hipster culture and red hair. People talk about getting healthier, juicing fruits and vegetables to get essential [Read More]

Silent Cries: Recovering From Domestic Violence at the YWCA

Silent Cries: Recovering From Domestic Violence at the YWCA

Think back to a time when you felt powerless.  That fight in grade school or that argument that resulted in heartache.  Float further back to the moment when you realized this was a fight that you will lose and there is nothing you can do about it.  Every nine seconds a [Read More]

Interstitial Cystitis: a personal quest for a cure

Interstitial Cystitis: a personal quest for a cure

9:30 p.m.: go to bed. 9:50p.m.: get up and go to the bathroom. 10:22p.m.: get up and go to the bathroom again… 11:00p.m.: get up and go to the bathroom yet again. Get up and go only to find that I don’t really have to go. So why does my bladder think I do? A [Read More]

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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

Glory of the Heavens

 
This composite image shows the progression of a partial solar eclipse over Ross Lake, in Northern Cascades National Park, Washington on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.
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