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When in Doubt, Read it Out.

When in Doubt, Read it Out.

Matisse Sanchez, Staff Writer

May 23, 2020

Under the current circumstances, staying inside is a must these days. As young adults, we love to stay home and do nothing but be on our devices and sleep but we know there comes a point where we want a change and to go outside. In any case, books don’t just have to be a sit-down pastime but can a...

Peach Pit: The Sound of the So-Cal… From Vancouver

Peach Pit: The Sound of the So-Cal… From Vancouver

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

May 23, 2020

It's May and summer is on the horizon for Grossmont students. With that comes the anticipation of letting go of school for a couple of months and enjoying all the opportunities that June, July, and August have to offer. It’s more than freedom, it’s a release. It’s as if a massive burden is lifte...

Grossmont’s Culinary Program: Cooking Up New Chefs

Grossmont’s Culinary Program: Cooking Up New Chefs

Olivia Linstad, Deputy Editor

May 23, 2020

Before the coronavirus, tucked away in the back of the Griffin Center, students in black and white uniforms were busy in their classroom: the kitchen. The Culinary Arts department at Grossmont College offers students courses to prepare them for their careers in the restaurant and food industry.  Chef Jo...

Gourmet at Grossmont

Gourmet at Grossmont

Victoria Vigil, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

Are you looking for a gourmet-quality lunch that only costs $10? Well, look no further, because Grossmont College Culinary Arts have you covered! Culinary Arts students who are enrolled in Principles of Buffet and Catering 173 with instructor Valarie Carlone Baker put the lunch buffets together. ...

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey; What’s the Verdict?

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey; What’s the Verdict?

Donovan Holland, Senior Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

It’s surprisingly easy to discuss DC Comics’ new film, “Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey,” without using common film cliches such as “widely anticipated” or “box-office success.” This is due to the fact that “Birds of Prey '' is a far cry from those commonly used buzzwords generally a...

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

The Joker oil painting by Jarol Valdez.

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

Kathy Meyer

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

Photo Courtesy IMDB.com

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...

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