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Grossmont Theatre Presents: Love Scenes

Grossmont Theatre Presents: Love Scenes

Andrew Finley, Senior Writer

February 13, 2020

The flyers were pinned up all over campus the last few weeks advertising “Inside The Actor’s Process: Love Scenes”. The title of this play didn’t seem traditional, like the type of play that Grossmont’s Theatre department is known to showcase. It initially seemed very different.  The produc...

Hyde Gallery Student Art Show

Hyde Gallery Student Art Show

Matisse Sanchez, Staff Writer

January 26, 2020

We’re nearing the end of the semester, and the Hyde Gallery finally opened up its doors for its regular student art show from Nov. 18 to Dec. 6. Due to the delay in the new Performing and Visual Arts Center, the art show was hosted in Building 25. It contained various styles of art such as ceramics,...

Retirement: A Kathy Meyer Story

Retirement: A Kathy Meyer Story

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor

January 19, 2020

Kathy Meyer has been working at Grossmont for 31 years, doing everything she can to make the Dance Department thrive. Meyer is scheduled to retire in the spring of 2020; she has extended her stay due to the building of the new theater. “That was a huge motivator for me to stay because I wanted to...

Without Further Adieu, the New PVAC… Almost

Without Further Adieu, the New PVAC… Almost

Sharisse Cohee, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2020

Since construction began December 2017, the enormous land-mass north of Parking Lot 1 – the one that has impeded pathways and disrupted parking, and is constantly flooded with jack-hammering – is now site to a transformed Performing and Visual Arts Center (PVAC). The complex will hold a plethora...

Theater Auditions

Theater Auditions

Antonio Chamberlain, Senior Staff Writer

January 18, 2020

These auditions are open to all students, regardless of acting experience or having previously taken acting courses at Grossmont. The auditions will begin Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. in the week prior to the start of the spring semester. In order to audition, students must also schedule an appointment time as...

All That Jazz

All That Jazz

Sandi Westrand, Senior Staff Writer

December 29, 2019

Jazz can be defined as a specific American music style that originated from ragtime and blues to influence later genres, e.g. swing, pop and rock.  This sophisticated style is characterized by driving syncopated (displacement of beats) rhythms and polyphonic (harmonic) ensemble playing, by using vary...

End of the Skywalker Saga

End of the Skywalker Saga

Austin Peregud, Senior Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

The franchise began in 1977 when George Lucas released the first Star Wars film: A New Hope. The movie had an $11 million budget and featured young actors such as Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Harrison Ford (Han Solo) and others. After the first movie, Lucas and his tea...

“Joker”: A Movie Review — Spoiler Alert!

“Joker”: A Movie Review — Spoiler Alert!

Austin Peregud, Senior Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

The highest-grossing rated R film now belongs to Todd Phillips’s Joker at $788 million, (and counting) beating out Tim Miller’s Deadpool which made $738 million according to CNN. Vanity Fair reported that it reached $93.5 million in its opening weekend and the global gross was $234 million. The film sc...

A Spoiler-Free Review of “Jojo Rabbit”

A Spoiler-Free Review of “Jojo Rabbit”

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Taika Waititi, best known as the director of the cult hit What We Do in the Shadows, and the MCU’s (Marvel Cinematic Universe) Thor Ragnarok, has made yet another film, Jojo Rabbit. The movie has been in theaters for about a month now, and, in all honesty, it would be a disservice to one’s self t...

Cutest Child, it is.

Cutest Child, it is.

Austin Peregud, Senior Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The cutest baby in the world is taking over the internet. While known as, The Child in the Disney+ original series The Mandalorian, this creature has been coined the name Baby Yoda.  While we do not know the name of it’s species, he does look like the beloved Jedi master Yoda from the prequ...

Hyde Gallery On-Hold

Hyde Gallery On-Hold

Matisse Sanchez, Writer

December 4, 2019

The Hyde Gallery is having to push back its shows to next semester and won’t be scheduling any new exhibits due to construction happening on the Performing and Visual Arts Center. Nevertheless the Hyde Gallery is getting ready for its upcoming semester, and is already planning the next shows for stu...

Classical Guitar Magic

Classical Guitar Magic

Sandi Westrand, Senior Writer

December 4, 2019

The Grossmont Guitar Ensemble gathered Nov. 17 for the first concert of the semester to present a program of varied musical compositions from Baroque to pop and rock. It was delightful to observe professor Fred Benedetti skillfully flourish his baton as the ensemble responded with flawless renditions of eac...

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