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The District Misreported Its FON Report , But What Does That Really Mean?

The District Misreported Its FON Report , But What Does That Really Mean?

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The college has to provide an annual report of how many full-time equivalent faculty are employed by the district. A requirement is set by the state based on student enrollment in an effort to increase students’ quality of education. Grossmont College’s district – Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community...

The Truth About Zion Bible Study Club

The Truth About Zion Bible Study Club

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Zion Bible Study Club is a college religious group that works with the World Mission Society Church of God to spread Jesus’ teachings and the word of God at college campuses across America. Zion is student-led, with students from the campus participating in various religious activities, such as...

Please Pardon Our Dust

Please Pardon Our Dust

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2019

Take it from any student— cramming is not ideal. The same concept can be applied to the process of building and constructing, as a rushed project can result in more than just a failing grade, but create an unsafe and sub-par structure. While detoured routes and pinch-points block easy access to classrooms...

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor in Chief

October 18, 2019

Oktoberfest starts in September despite the name. The big celebration takes place over a 16-day period. Oktoberfest started in Munich, Germany, more than 200 years ago and still goes on to this day. It was first established when Bavaria’s crowned Prince Ludwig the First married Princess Therese...

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. •Tres...

Cherished Professor Passes Away

Cherished Professor Passes Away

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2019

Throughout her 30-year-career at Grossmont College, 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. Her dedication to...

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 ...

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