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Chaparral 2020-2021: About Chaparral

About Chaparral

Printed 3 or 4 times per semester, the Chaparral is published by and for the entire staff of GCC. Primary funding is by the Glendale College Guild, AFT 2276. The newsletter is dedicated to providing timely information on the campus community about any issues that affect our college, higher education, and our professional lives. Prose, poetry, art work, and opinion, as well as expository reporting, are welcome. The pages of Chaparral are open to all faculty, staff, students, and administrators. Submissions for publication should be emailed to Joanna Parypinski. If you have announcements you wish printed or any questions, contact Joanna at

The Chaparral Editorial Board is composed of volunteers and is open to any college staff members. The current board includes Joanna Parypinski (editor-in-chief) and Patricia Chamroonrat (production editor). Columnists are Guild President (Faculty United), Academic Senate President  (Senate Update), CSEA President (CSEA Connection), Classified Council President (Classified Council Notes), Guild 2nd Vice President (Adjunct Junction), Guild Garfield Campus Steward (Garfield Matters), Governance Office Coordinator (Governace Tidbits), and Kinesiology Department (Our Wellness).

The editors reserve the right to edit for length, clarity and/or relevance; to publish editorial commentaries; to omit materials which in their good-faith judgment is believed to be libelous, obscene and/or offensive, or an invasion of privacy. Questions regarding this editorial policy may be directed to the editor-in-chief.
The views expressed in the articles of the Chaparral are solely those of the contributing authors.  They do not represent the views of Glendale College or the Guild.

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