The Summit

Mental Health Awareness Day at Grossmont

Britney O

May 17, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

’Donnell Mental Health Day was held Thursday May 15 in the Griffin Gate on Grossmont College Campus. The keynote speaker, Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst David Diamond Ph.D., visited the campus to enlighten all students on being aware of one’s own proper mental health. Diamond included applica...

Meet the New ASGC President Esau Cortez

Meet the New ASGC President Esau Cortez

Amber Sherman

May 10, 2013


Filed under ASGC, Student Affairs

  As the old saying goes “With great power comes great responsibility”.  Those words rang true to one Grossmont  student who evolved from an unconfident teenager to a more than confident leader. In April 2013, 19-year-old  Esau Cortez was elected the ASGC President for the next 2013-2014...

Tobias Wolf Makes Apperance at the Literary Arts Festival

Michael Covington

May 10, 2013


Filed under Student Affairs

The 17th annual Grossmont College Literary Arts Festival at Grossmont College is an event that celebrates the written word and helps display student writing while also bringing in important writers from every facet of the literary community. This year, the keynote speaker and headliner for the event...

The Lantern Tree

Ashley Davis

May 10, 2013


Filed under Student Affairs

The Grossmont Literary Arts festival ended its last event with a poetry reading of Lantern Tree: Four Books of Poems where local poets and authors of the book, Chris Baron, Heather Eudy, Cali Linfor, and Sabrina Youmans.  The book contains in four different collections of poetry, each written by the a...

Evening Class Safety

Evening Class Safety

Carly Albrecht

May 7, 2013


Filed under Police, Student Affairs

  At night, school campuses can seem like creepy places. Some students might be reluctant to take night classes when they think of being on campus in the evening. But students should not fear! Security protocols and safety measures are in place. Officer Frank Laveaga of the Grossmont Campus...

Werewolves, Vampires and Zombies – Oh My!

Johnny Weber

May 4, 2013


Filed under Student Affairs

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The 17th Annual Literary Arts Festival hosted Werewolves, Vampires, and Zombies – Oh My!, In the Griffin Gate on May 2 as part of their series of events. The event included a panel of guest speakers that spoke about the supernatural and the undead in literature. The guest s...

17th Annual Literary Arts Festival Returns to Grossmont

Ashley Davis

May 3, 2013


Filed under Student Affairs

The Literary Arts Festival is a Grossmont College event that is held each year, sponsored by the Grossmont College Creative Writing program and English Department. The festival is a four-day event where different poets, authors and writers share their wisdom and ways the students could improve th...

I Can Afford College Holds $5,000 Sweepstakes

Britney O'Donnell

April 5, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

The California Community Colleges and its statewide financial aid awareness campaign, “I Can Afford College,” want to remind high school and returning community college students that April is Financial Aid Awareness Month, which means there will be even more opportunities this month to learn how...

Griffins Baseball Breaks School Records

Griffins Baseball Breaks School Records

Kerry Hower

March 17, 2013


Filed under Baseball (men), Sports

  The Griffins had a record setting day to win against visiting Imperial Valley College 22-2 on March 12 at Noel Mickelson Field. Grossmont’s 16-run fifth inning was the most scored in a single inning in Griffin history.  Pitcher, Kendall Lindley got the win, throwing 5 shutout innings...

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Michael Covington

March 17, 2013


Filed under Movie reviews

  Oz The Great and Powerful is the latest idyllic fantasy brought to us by Disney. Oz brings a Burtonesqe reimagining of the famous world crafted by L. Frank Baum. Directed by film wunderkind Sam Remi, Oz ends up being being comprehensible and easier to follow than other movies Disney has create...

ASGC Accepting Applications for Elections

Amber Sherman

March 16, 2013


Filed under ASGC, Clubs, Student Affairs

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- The Associated Students of Grossmont College (ASGC) Board and Trustees are accepting applications for board elections for the 2014 Fall and Spring semesters. ASGC is a collective group of Grossmont students with an interest in giving back to Grossmont and the community throug...

BYU Dance Ensemble Dances Their Way Across The World

BYU Dance Ensemble Dances Their Way Across The World

Michael Covington

March 16, 2013


Filed under Dance, Off-Campus News, Other Colleges

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The world famous BYU Folk Dance Ensemble and the Mountain Strings Orchestra treated Grossmont College to a performance in the main quad on March 12. The BYU Dance team, which normally has around 200 members, sent their best and brightest to entertain and show of their...

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