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In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

Terena Tarbor, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

It’s not every day an alarming emergency happens on campus at Grossmont College, but if one does, the faculty and staff are ready for it. Lorena Ruggero, the director of College and Community Relations at Grossmont, said there are many different ways Grossmont can notify people in the event of...

Now That’s Cold: How to Stay Healthy in the Springtime

Now That’s Cold: How to Stay Healthy in the Springtime

Donovan Holland, Senior Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

Springtime at Grossmont is a time of growth, renewal and new life. Due to the weather, plant life grows faster than any other season. The dull browns and grays from winter are replaced by vivid greens, pinks and yellows. The sun shines bright and the overcast sky becomes increasingly scarce.  Overa...

Coronavirus Closes Campus Until the End of Spring Semester

Coronavirus Closes Campus Until the End of Spring Semester

Jasmine Osuna and Sharisse Cohee contributed to this article.

March 19, 2020

The latest update of Covid-19 news regarding the Grossmont and Cuyamaca campuses is semester-shattering as the lastest email from 9:57 p.m. , March 19 from the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District announced: "The college campuses will be closed to students and the public for the rest of the...

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Olivia Linstad, Deputy Editor

March 11, 2020

Sharing desks and door handles are an inevitable part of a college student’s life. However, COVID-19 presents a new layer of concern to the spreadability of this illness. More commonly known as the coronavirus, COVID-19 originated in China. Its symptoms range from coughing to pneumonia, to kidney...

Haps on Caps

Haps on Caps

Donovan Holland, Senior Writer

February 12, 2020

• Hit-and-Run: One vehicular hit-and-run was reported by Grossmont deputies. • Cruelty to Animals: Two separate cruelty to-animals radio calls were responded to at Grossmont. One was at the one-hour parking next to Building 10 and the other at parking Lot 1. Both calls involved a dog that wa...

Get A Rein On Those Seasonal Stuffing Habits

Get A Rein On Those Seasonal Stuffing Habits

Sandi Westrand, Senior Staff Writer

December 25, 2019

Yummy! It starts with Halloween - the delicious and guilty pleasure of gobbling down quantities of food and scrumptious goodies during the fall and winter celebrations. Containers of sugary confections are offered everywhere along with plates of scrumptious baked treats. Attend a party or seasonal g...

Haps on Caps

Haps on Caps

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2019

•Theft: There were two incidents involving theft on campus. •Hit and Run: Five hit-and-runs occurred throughout the parking structure and lots. •Vandalism: There were two incidents of vandalism to vehicles. •Stalking: An incident involving stalking was investigated Sept. 9. •Trespassing:...

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...

We Need More Feminine Hygiene Products, Period.

We Need More Feminine Hygiene Products, Period.

Abbie Wallace, Web Editor

May 10, 2019

As if it isn’t difficult enough to live with the stigma of having a menstrual cycle, women often have to pay unreasonably high prices for tampons, pads and other menstrual related products. While it may not be as much of a problem for those who are able to afford them, many women are unable to...

College Student Right to Access Act

College Student Right to Access Act

Jocelyn Limon-Vazquez, Senior Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Abortion will always be a very controversial topic. No matter how much society tries to normalize abortion, there will always be conflict between the different points of views: pro-life versus pro-choice. People who identify as pro-life believe everyone has the right to live, while pro-choice believe...

Safety First

Safety First

Jenna Wilson, Deputy Editor in Chief

May 10, 2019

A lfred Gathings has been with the SD Sheriffs Police Dept. for 18 and a half years. He began his position at Grossmont last November. Before coming to Grossmont, Gathings was assigned to Vista, a “very active city,” he said. “My job is very different here,” Gathings said. “You don't want...

De-Stress with De -Stress Week

De-Stress with De -Stress Week

Austin Peregud, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

W e are in the home stretch for the Spring 2019 semester, and there is one last thing to worry about. Finals, the most wonderful time of the year... said no one ever. For most students, finals can make or break their semester. Right before finals week, colleges usually put together an event for students...

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