October 10, 1997 |
Don't try to tell members of the Glendale College men's cross-country team that the light rains at the start of this week were the result of any combination of atmospheric conditions. They will tell you that Vaquero teammate Julio Serratos was to blame. When Serratos shows up for a 14-mile run in Griffith Park at 7 on a Sunday morning, they say, it is such a surprise that something has to give. "You see what happens?" Serratos recalls his teammates saying earlier this week.
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September 21, 1997 |
When Glendale Community College celebrates its 70th anniversary today, the usual raft of dignitaries and alumni will wax nostalgic for a college that has grown into a 13,000-student learning mecca seven decades after graduating its first class of 12. But the school's growth has been measured in more ways than enrollment and acreage.
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August 19, 1997 |
Enrollment at local community colleges is up slightly this fall, according to preliminary figures, despite deep budget cuts at many schools and a healthy job market--two factors that have historically kept students away. The trend came as a pleasant surprise to school officials.
June 23, 1997
As the cost of attending four-year universities continues to rise precipitously (private universities now charge as much as $22,200 for annual tuition), more individuals are exploring non-university options to obtain educations that can ready them for entry into the work force. Southern California's numerous community colleges offer relatively inexpensive ($13 per unit), two-year vocational certificate programs that prepare students for specific jobs.
March 20, 1997 |
The opposing coaches stood behind the portable batting practice screen, watching hitters rip line drives and fly balls toward the brilliant sky. There were still nearly two hours before the game on Tuesday, so the men soaked in the sun and talked shop. "[Our] games have literally been over by the third inning," said one. Said the other: "We are playing well, we really are." The coaches have known each other for years, but their experience with junior college baseball is vastly different.
January 19, 1997 |
Robert dos Remedios, former football coach at Burroughs High, will return to Glendale College as an assistant. "It's a done deal," dos Remedios said Saturday. "I'm going to coordinate the offense." Dos Remedios was a Vaquero assistant before heading the Burroughs program the past three seasons. Dos Remedios said Burroughs has selected assistant coach Keith Knoop as his successor, pending approval by the Burbank school board in February.
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December 10, 1996 |
In Bilinda Osburne's culinary arts class, held Tuesday evenings at Glendale Community College, students have spent a semester immersing themselves in every aspect of cooking, from preheating to presentation. With the arrival of the holidays, however, these cooks in training are using their newfound culinary skills to whip up something special in the kitchen, a recipe to warm stomachs and spirits. They're building gingerbread houses--and letting various charities enjoy the fruits of their labors.
November 1, 1996 |
Ramone Archie and Rahsaan Harrison are sitting with football teammates in the Glendale College athletic office when Archie pops a question. "Hey, you guys wanna see my speech?" Archie asks. Harrison grabs the handwritten paper and looks it over. Archie then stands and explains how he hooked his classmates with the speech. "Sex," Archie says. "All I said was 'sex' and looked around [the class]." Everyone howls.
August 19, 1996 |
School Starts Classes are starting this week for students attending the San Fernando Valley's six community colleges (B1). . . . One possible choice at Los Angeles Valley College is a class on how to become a private investigator. The course, offered through Valley College's extension program, costs $950. For their money, aspiring sleuths will do 150 hours of classroom and field work on topics ranging from interview techniques to crime-scene analysis and electronic surveillance.
July 19, 1996
Denny Barrett has been hired as baseball coach at Glendale College. Barrett coached at Chaminade High the past two years and compiled a record of 36-17. He replaces Andy Nieto, who left Glendale after one season to become an assistant at USC. Barrett played at Notre Dame High and UC Santa Barbara. Glendale was 14-24 last season and finished fifth in the six-team Western State Conference South Division with a record of 9-17. Track Shana Driscoll of St.