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Latin X

Latin X

Levi Herrera, Senior Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Cuyamaca College hosted the Latinx Women Writing History Panel as one of its Diversity Dialogue events for the spring semester. Four professors were invited to the event to discuss parts of their personal life and books they have published. The first speaker was Patricia Santana, a former Cuyamaca...

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...

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Sandi Westrand, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

What exactly does the term “mental health” mean? We may hear many phrases bantered about— “mental as anything,” what a mental case,” “they are mentally disturbed,” “you belong in a mental institution,” etc. While some can be used in jest, most of these comments reflect common misconceptions...

Skin Show

Skin Show

Sandi Westrand, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Southern Californians live for the summer: hot sun, more daylight, skimpy clothing, surfing and frolicking at the beach, outdoor sports, fairs and family barbecues are a few of the perks and fun activities we enjoy in our region. However, the combination of intense sun and increased exposure can put...

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Abbie Wallace, Web Editor

May 10, 2019

On May 1, the Asian Pacific Islander (API) student club and committee kicked off the start of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Grossmont College. API Heritage Month celebrates the history and culture of the community. The club and committee have correlated a series of events to celebrate...

Environment Club

Environment Club

Abbie Wallace, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Though it should have always been considered and protected, our environment is in need of saving now more than ever. Before we try to restore and protect the environment globally, we can easily start local here at Grossmont College. The most rewarding way to spread awareness about protecting the environment...

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Sandi Westrand, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The 27 students divided into six groups. They were presented with a fictional client afflicted with an upper extremity deficit. Utilizing a 3D printer, the groups were expected to devise or improve an adaptive device to assist the fictional clients with an everyday task. The students were also expected...

Promise?

Promise?

Jocelyn Limon-Vazquez, Senior Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Many college students in the United States struggle to pay for their education. College tuition can be quite expensive, and not many are able to afford it. According to an article from CollegeCalc.org about the most expensive and cheapest states to attend college, California ranked No. 23. The average...

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Abbie Wallace, Web Editor

April 12, 2019

Imagine a team where everyone was able to speak about their passions free of judgment and all ideas were welcome. It may seem too good to be true, especially in our society’s current social climate, but Grossmont College has a group of talented and insightful students who are pursuing their passions...

$olving the Problem?

$olving the Problem?

Levi Herrera, Senior Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

In February, Sen. Connie M. Leyva, D-Chino, introduced Senate Bill 291.The bill provides California community college student financial aid that would cover the cost of tuition and would include basic housing, transportation and textbooks. According to the California Legislative Information website:...

Beach Volleyball Spikes the Competition

Beach Volleyball Spikes the Competition

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

April 12, 2019

The Women’s Beach Volleyball team is just over the halfway mark of the 2019 regular season, and things couldn’t be going any better for the ladies. While currently riding a 10-game win streak with a 15-2 overall record, the team can be summed up with one word: Dominating. This winning trend continued...

Women Who Inspire

Women Who Inspire

Abbie Wallace, Web Editor

April 12, 2019

Women’s History Month is over, but the notion to empower and support women continues. Before Grossmont Colleges’ spring recess, a panel consisting of four successful women was hosted by Grossmont’s American Association of University Women. The purpose of the panel was to have women from the community...

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