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PROMI$E?

PROMI$E?

Matisse Sanchez, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

You have finally applied and registered for classes at Grossmont College. For first-year students, getting to choose your own classes toward your future can be exciting. But what happens when you realize that you can’t afford to take as many classes as you’d want this semester? It’s practical...

Vape Culture

Vape Culture

Sandi Westrand, Senior Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Vaping or the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) has peaked tremendously in the past several years to create a billion-dollar market. Many smokers find vaping more discreet, with usage accepted in many public places, less concern about second-hand smoke, decreased incidence of fire hazards and other...

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Big changes are coming to the Cross Cultural Studies program at Grossmont, thanks to the hard work of Dr. Sue Gonda, the CCS coordinator, and Raymundo Quezada, who is currently the only full-time professor for the program. They plan to add a new full-time professor who specializes in African Studies,...

Grossmont University

Grossmont University

Antonio Chamberlain, Senior Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Life never really goes according to plan. Many of us have aspirations to get from point A to point Z, and attempt to map out everything to a T in-between. Then reality sets in, and our plans take a detour. One might still reach point Z, but not in the way they originally envisioned. Many students...

To ESL or not to ESL?

To ESL or not to ESL?

Ammie Phan, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

This semester, Grossmont will be applying a new required supplemental course for international students. English 020 will supplement English 120, the first semester transfer-level composition course, “designed to develop critical reading and writing skills essential to academic inquiry across the disciplines,”...

Meet AMSA: Grossmont Chapter

Meet AMSA: Grossmont Chapter

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2019

The fascinating medical field is a forever evolving art. As breakthrough scientific technology has become prevalent in the field, now, more than ever, medical professionals are required to go through rigorous and intense education and training to successfully treat patients. Grossmont offers an array ...

Grossmont Professor Passes Away

Grossmont Professor Passes Away

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

August 29, 2019

Through-out her 35-year-career at Grossmont, educator Zoe Close not only touched the lives of students as a Philosophy and Religious Studies Professor, but remained passionate in serving her fellow instructors, operating as chair of the department for nearly 20 years. This passion was noted and cele...

Cool Field

Cool Field

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2019

After nearly two-decades of play-time, February marked the grand-opening of Grossmont’s remodeled and upgraded track and field, which began construction November 2018. While this flashy new football/soccer field not only sports state-of art technology such as a newly-installed, tech-savvy scoreboard, the project also provi...

Pets-For-Pep

Pets-For-Pep

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

May 21, 2019

What’s a better way to de-stress than to snuggle with a furry friend? With the overwhelming amount of pressure and anxiety that finals bring, Grossmont has found a way for students to cope, and it’s just a cuddly hug away. For Grossmont’s De-Stress week, kicking off just in time for finals, Gr...

Enrollment Rolls Around for Fall

Enrollment Rolls Around for Fall

Austin Peregud, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Registration begins June 24 and will go through Aug. 15, with classes starting at $46 per unit. Returning Grossmont students will be receiving emails from with their priority registration date approximately one week  before June 24. As usual, you will have to log into WebAdvisor, which can be access...

Students Supporting Students

Students Supporting Students

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

May 10, 2019

New beginnings can elicit a sense of fear through the minds of many people at times. While taking on new endeavors can ultimately lead to rewarding experiences, it can also be overwhelming, especially for students starting college. Whether it be from locating classes on campus, to learning how to...

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...

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