Glendale College's Student Magazine
Tuesday June 27th 2017

‘Challenges’ Archives

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]

Give Peace a Chance: The Anti-War Movement Keeps the Faith in Glendale

Give Peace a Chance: The Anti-War Movement Keeps the Faith in Glendale

On Sunday May 1st, America rejoiced and breathed a collective sigh of relief in learning that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the terrorism attack of September 11, 2001, was killed. As the story of the assassination of Osama bin Laden by U.S. Navy SEALs was unfolding [Read More]

Proposition 8 Recalls Landmark Case

Proposition 8 Recalls Landmark Case

When they met at a pool party 12 years ago, Gary Freeman and Nick Macierz had no idea that their love would be at the center of a hotly contested political battle. They didn’t know that one day they would marry. But on Oct. 18, Nick Macierz, 53, and Gary Freeman, 62, did [Read More]

Latest Topics

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 [Read More]

Arctic Drilling: Who has the right to destroy the environment?

Arctic Drilling: Who has the right to destroy the environment?

Santa Claus may be wondering who his new landlord is going to be as several world nations are staking their claim to [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 [Read More]

Review: The Broad (you should go)

Review: The Broad (you should go)

The Broad in downtown LA is the city’s seventh and newest art museum, and packs a truly unique art viewing [Read More]

Wi Spa: Where Naked is the New Black

Wi Spa: Where Naked is the New Black

I’ve been pummeled, slapped and soaked Korean Spas over the years. They’re mostly quaint, intimate places, where [Read More]

NASA's Image of the Day

Saturnian Dawn

 
NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers toward a sliver of Saturn's sunlit atmosphere while the icy rings stretch across the foreground as a dark band.
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