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Pinegrove: In The 11th Hour

Pinegrove: In The 11th Hour

Katie Donivan, Staff Writer April 4, 2022
Pinegrove’s newest album travels through the tumultuous narrative of 2020 in regards to coronavirus, climate change and government ineptitude.
The characters from Disney’s “Encanto”

“ Encanto”: Disney’s New Contemporary Folktale

Katie Donivan, Staff Writer April 4, 2022
Disney’s new animated movie “Encanto” captures hearts with its honest exploration of immigrant family dynamics set among Colombia’s rich culture.
“Uncharted” Review: Losing the Heart of What Makes Drake Great

“Uncharted” Review: Losing the Heart of What Makes Drake Great

Makayla Hoppe, Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2022
A look at the 2022 film adaptation of Naughty Dog’s lucrative franchise.
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark”: A Witty, Thoughtful Look Into the History of Hollywood

“By the Way, Meet Vera Stark”: A Witty, Thoughtful Look Into the History of Hollywood

Makayla Hoppe, Deputy Editor December 6, 2021
A review of the recent production from Grossmont College’s Stagehouse Theatre.
“Breaking Boundaries 2021”: Passionate but Confusing

“Breaking Boundaries 2021”: Passionate but Confusing

Makayla Hoppe, Deputy Editor November 30, 2021
A review of the student-choreographed production from the Grossmont Dance Department.
2021 Sees Red With (Taylor’s Version)

2021 Sees Red With (Taylor’s Version)

Makayla Hoppe, Deputy Editor November 14, 2021

Quarantine has spoken to Taylor Swift in ways that most people couldn’t even begin to fathom. She surprise-dropped “Folklore” in July 2020, which earned her a Grammy for “Album of the Year,”...

“Spencer” Review: A Psychological Horror Biopic

“Spencer” Review: A Psychological Horror Biopic

Makayla Hoppe, Deputy Editor November 14, 2021

Many of Grossmont’s students likely weren’t around to witness the death of Princess Diana. It was one of the most notable events of the 1990s, shocking the entire world. The story of the former British...

“Dune” Review: Visual Storytelling At Its Finest

“Dune” Review: Visual Storytelling At Its Finest

Makayla Hoppe, Deputy Editor November 14, 2021

In film, science fiction is a genre usually accompanied by another genre. Films like “Aliens” use action as a venue to tell the story. Sci-fi can even be used with comedy, leading to great films like...

Artwork: Class Portrait Cyanotype created by instructor CJ Heyligers PHOT-166 (Image and Idea) class during the Fall 2019 semester. Presented in the last in-person Hyde Art Gallery Exhibition, the Fall 2019 Student Art Show.

Home-Made Two

Kennedy Humphrey June 18, 2021

The Hyde Art Gallery of Grossmont College closed the Spring semester with “Home-Made 2.” This exhibit features student work from a wide range of categories such as sculpture, drawing and painting,...

Zack Snyders Justice League

“Zack Snyder’s Justice League”

Curt Brooks May 26, 2021

“Justice League” was a big blockbuster film made to challenge the likes of Marvel’s “Avengers.” It was released in 2017 and ended up being a major flop compared to its competition. Fast forward...

Mortal Kombat 2021

Mortal Kombat 2021

Curt Brooks, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

Mortal Kombat has jumped from the video game screen back onto movie screens with its newest adaptation to thrill audiences with the franchise. With a modest runtime of one hour and 50-minutes, the veteran...

Hollywood Holiday

Hollywood Holiday

Joe Valerio, Staff Writer December 9, 2020

With this being the beginning of December people are ready to celebrate the holidays and that means watching festive specials. Since Hanukkah begins Dec.  10, you might find this special, educational...

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