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International Students: Are you down with the O.P.T?

International Students: Are you down with the O.P.T?

Ammie Phan, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is temporary employment directly related to an international student’s major area of study. Eligible students can apply to receive up to 12 months of OPT employment authorization before or after completing their academic studies. However, pre-completion OPT will be...

The Circle K of Grossmont

Grossmont College Circle K ; a club which is a part of Kiwanis International. Members and partners are dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time.

Ammie Phan, Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

Circle K is widely known as a convenience store chain offering a variety of products for people on the go. But at Grossmont College, Circle K is the name of a club which is a part of Kiwanis International - a global community of clubs whose members and partners are dedicated to improving the lives of child...

All That Jazz

All That Jazz

Sandi Westrand, Senior Staff Writer

December 29, 2019

Jazz can be defined as a specific American music style that originated from ragtime and blues to influence later genres, e.g. swing, pop and rock.  This sophisticated style is characterized by driving syncopated (displacement of beats) rhythms and polyphonic (harmonic) ensemble playing, by using vary...

An Evening of Success with Grossmont

An Evening of Success with Grossmont

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

December 29, 2019

On Nov. 5 Grossmont held an Evening Student Success Fair. Departments such as the Counseling Center, CalWorks, the Veteran Resource Center, Via Rápida, a few academic departments and more were hosting booths to answer student’s questions. Students who visited at least six stations received a free bu...

ACE Your Pace to a Higher Education

ACE Your Pace to a Higher Education

Ammie Phan, Staff Writer

December 29, 2019

The American Collegiate English (ACE) program holds non-credit, pre-college semester sessions on the Grossmont College campus. ACE provides intermediate-level English instruction to international students wishing to improve their English skills to attend a U.S. college or university. Since 1992, ACE...

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...

A Step Closer to the Year of the Rat

A Step Closer to the Year of the Rat

Ammie Phan, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

There’s no place to find more Chinese culture gathering than the Chinese New Year event. Grossmont’s Chinese Club is organizing its biggest event - Lunar New Year on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The preparation for the event is still being planned, with more decisions ...

Spring Registration Assistance

Spring Registration Assistance

Austin Peregud, Senior Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The upcoming Spring Semester is upon us and registration is happening as of right now. The Grossmont College Outreach team has created this flyer for those who are having problems registering on WebAdvisor. If you are in need of registration assistance students have a ton of options for the upcoming...

Spoiler Alert! Grossmont has a TV Studio

Spoiler Alert! Grossmont has a TV Studio

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor

November 27, 2019

In the depths of Grossmont's Media Communications (MCOM) department, lies a secret few students are aware of: A room dedicated to the production of student ideas. For a community college, Grossmont is fortunate to have this technology. MCOM 117: Television Studio Operations is a class that introduces...

New Chancellor Around the Corner

Finalists for Chancellor: Dr. David Potash (left) and Dr. Lynn Neault (right).

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Dr. Cindy Miles, the chancellor of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, has announced her retirement. The search has been underway to find her replacement. The new chancellor, who will be appointed by the district’s Governing Board, will begin Jan. 1. Linda Cartwright, the president o...

Accredited

Accredited

Antonio Chamberlain, Senior Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

For the past six years, Grossmont College has been undergoing the process of accreditation. Many students are unaware of this due to the intervals in which the procedure occurs. Little do they know, accreditation affects both the ability for Grossmont to provide financial aid and to make associate degrees...

ASGC Works to Ensure Student Voices are Heard

ASGC Works to Ensure Student Voices are Heard

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The newly elected Associated Students of Grossmont College (ASGC) president, Leo Bardo Rubio, plans on spending this year bringing inclusive policies to Grossmont to create a welcoming environment, focusing especially on LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and/or queer, intersex...

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