Were it left to me to decide whether we should have government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate to prefer the latter.

Thomas Jefferson's strong belief in a free press, reflected in the 1st Amendment to the Constitution, sets this country apart from all others. Our right to know and to read is one of our most important freedoms and one that the founders knew required constant vigilance and an educated public.

Become a part of a glorious tradition by enrolling in Journalism classes at Glendale Community College. You can learn to report and write the news, while gaining first-hand experience in the college newspaper, El Vaquero. You can be the one to let your fellow students know about important news affecting their lives.