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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 ...

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...

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...

Political Economy Week

Political Economy Week

Levi Herrera, Senior Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

he Political Science and Economic departments hosted the 2019 Brian Jennings Political Economy Week from April 22 to 25. During this week, students attended several different presentations on a variety of topics. One informative presentation, “How We Failed MLK’s Dream” by Political Science...

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