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Sports wrapup: Grossmont boasted some winning teams

December 14, 2010

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Sports fans here had much to cheer about including championship women's volleyball and water polo teams, and a football team that made it to a community college bowl game.   Lan Nguyen, utilizing photos from the collection of Grossmont's official photographer Stephen Harvey,...

Grossmont students enjoy the Gaslamp nightlife

December 2, 2010

SAN DIEGO -- The Gaslamp Quarter attracts a lot of Grossmont College students in the evenings.   They come here to blow off some steam and to keep up with the latest music and entertainment fads. Lan Nguyen took his video camera to the nightclubs, to check out the action.   He interviewed former...

Inside the Campus Veterans Center

December 1, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The new Veterans Resource Center on campus is intended to create a "positive environment" for veterans and dependents, according to John Weber, the president of the Student Veterans Organization. The center provides computers, academic counselors, a quiet study area and a positive...

Campus bargain: a 5-course gourmet meal prepared by culinary arts students

December 1, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—Chef Joe Orate is teaching Grossmont students to prepare meals fit for five-star restaurants.  On Thursday nights, members of his culinary arts class have been readying themselves for  careers  as chefs by making, under his close supervision, a salad course, soup, an intermezzo,...

Scholarship fund fattened by successful gala

November 30, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE --With the Fall 2010 semester nearing conclusion, numerous students can be assured that they will have the benefit of scholarships in Spring 2011-- thanks to a successful fundraiser held last month by the Grossmont College Foundation. Held Oct 16 at the Barona Resort Hotel, the fundraiser...

Grossmont football awards presented

November 23, 2010

  Story by William Dudley; Video by Xavier Green GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Twelve Grossmont football players have been honored with a total of 20 awards at the team’s annual awards banquet, held November 18 at Marina Village in Mission Bay.   The awardees included seven Griffins who made the All-Conference tea...

115 images in Fridenmaker show little pieces of photographer’s soul

November 17, 2010

* Video by Xavier Green Story and photos by Robert Sanchez GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- From student and faculty exhibits to those of invited artists, the Hyde Art Gallery has had some amazing shows over the years. But for many people who attended Tuesday night's opening of "Still Photographers," this...

‘Breaking Boundaries’ dance performances continue through Nov. 7

Xavier Green

November 5, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Thursday November 4, 2010 was the sold-out opening of Breaking Boundaries by Grossmont College Dance Students. This production was student run with choreography done by students with the help of faculty. This is a great show that showcases art of the students. There are twelve different m...

‘GR8 Pumpkin’ Halloween trail proves more fun than scary

November 4, 2010

  Stories and photos by Alexis Jacquett; Video by Feilipe Oliveira    SAN DIEGO -- Prof. Jim Papageorge of Grossmont College’s Media Communications Department each year since 1965 has created a Halloween trail at his home near San Diego State University, delighting many neighbor children and their parent...

Grossmont professor turns his home into a Halloween experience

October 30, 2010

SAN DIEGO -- Every year since 1965, Grossmont College Media Communications Professor Jim Papageorge has turneed his home at 5221 Joan Court into a mini-Halloween theme park, using numerous special effects to make a visit to a haunted house an unforgettable experience. Videographer Felipe Oliveira joined...

Grossmont College community gets head start on Halloween

October 30, 2010

  Video and Photos by Alexis Jacquett GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The "Modular Village People" and other staff, faculty and students got a head start on Halloween on Friday afternoon, Oct. 29, during a reception at Griffin Gate.  Dressed in the costumes of the 'Village People'--that is as a policeman, Indian...

Review: Hyde Art Gallery showcases the faculty’s amazing art works

October 22, 2010

Editor’s Note--The faculty art exhibit continues through Oct. 28 at the Hyde Art Gallery on the Grossmont College campus. Media Comm 132 student Xavier Green has made certain, however, that it will last longer than that for anyone who watches YouTube videos. He focused on the works of two artists he particular...

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