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Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, was released in American theaters in late July, and was welcomed by nearly only positive reviews. The film received praise for many of its elements over its two-hour and 40-minute runtime. Critics spoke highly of the strong performances...

Grossmont Finds a New Sound

Grossmont Finds a New Sound

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor

September 20, 2019

This semester, Grossmont College introduces The Middle East Ensemble, a community ensemble specializing in music from the large geographical area of the Middle East. Adjunct Professor Farhad Bahrami was offered to teach the course after being contacted by the chair of the Music Department and former...

Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

June 14, 2019

Woody, Buzz and the gang are back again for round four, with a new adventure and new friends. This fourth installment of the Pixar classic will mess with your emotions. The film is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes in length. The movie takes place right after Andy has set-off to college and the toys...

Summer Trips

Summer Trips

Jocelyn Limon-Vazquez, Senior Staff Writer

May 31, 2019

Bonfires, sand, waves, and hot sunny days...yes, that means summer is just around the corner.   We can already hear the ocean and mountains calling our names and with less than four weeks remaining of spring semester, we can’t help but think of the summer adventures that await us. Summer vacat...

A Tribute To The Mothers

A Tribute To The Mothers

Olivia Linstad, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019

Have you ever heard anyone tell you, "If at first you don't succeed, try doing it the way mom told you to in the beginning"? This humorous sentiment shows the truth behind the most important woman in many people’s lives. She supports, teaches and loves. May 12, Mother’s Day, gave us all an oppor...

Memorial Day History and Current Perspectives

Memorial Day History and Current Perspectives

Jenna Wilson, Deputy Editor in Chief

May 20, 2019

Enjoy your holiday weekend and don’t forget to celebrate this federal holiday by remembering and honoring soldiers who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. “I think it’s a good holiday,” Grossmont student Bobby Christian said. “I am thankful for what people have given up.” ...

The Art of Hip-Hop

The Art of Hip-Hop

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

It’s not every day we get a celebrity at Grossmont. In early April, though, Dr. Arnel Calvario stopped by to give students an unforgettable hip-hop lesson. His energy pumped-up the crowd as he gave them the inside on techniques. Calvario has visited Grossmont over the last couple of years, not only...

Novel Novels

Novel Novels

Abbie Wallace, Web Editor

May 10, 2019

Summer recess is just around the corner, and there is no better way to relax during the break than to indulge in some quality reading. Unlike the somewhat-repugnant textbooks you may have encountered over the semester, these books are sure to keep you entertained. Of course, you don’t have to devote...

Summer Statement

Summer Statement

Olivia Linstad, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

As the San Diego sun shows its face, your wardrobe should be changing to cater toward summer activities. Whether you’re going to the beach, hiking or spending a warm afternoon with friends, you probably have one lingering question: what to wear? Grossmont students (and fashionistas) Brivin Yousef,...

POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU

POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

The film follows the story of Tim Goodman (Justice Smith) trying to find out the real reason his father Harry Goodman went missing. In the aid of the investigation, Tim’s father’s old Pokemon partner, Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds), joins in on the adventure. Tim is the only one who can talk and...

Rumble

Rumble

Sandi Westrand, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Cross-Cultural Studies and the Music Department presented the documentary “RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World” on April 25. The film illustrated the influence of Native Americans in popular music and sent a powerful message of how this stigmatized population retained its cultural traditions...

Marvel Avengers: Endgame

Marvel Avengers: Endgame

Jonathan Maddock and Sara Rott

May 10, 2019

FOR THE CASUAL OBSERVER By Jonathan Maddock One of 2019’s most anticipated films just hit theaters was Avengers: Endgame, the long-awaited final chapter in the Marvel Universe. Produced by Walt Disney Studios, it’s the follow up sequel to 2018’s Infinity War and is marked as the 22nd film...

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