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District Rival Showdown

District Rival Showdown

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

February 8, 2019

On the frigid Friday night of Feb. 1, in the Grossmont gymnasium; the stealthy Coyotes pulled off a victory over the struggling Griffins in a back-and-forth battle that ended with Grossmont falling prey to Cuyamaca 78-68. The final score though was not a true indication of just how intense and close t...

New School, New State

New School, New State

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

November 9, 2018

The idea of change can be a terrifying reality to grasp since it’s so convenient to snuggle into a comfort zone. However, that same sense of fear can act as the motivation a student needs to transform from average to outstanding. The same rationality is involved while procrastinating on an essay or...

Who’s in Charge Here?

Who’s in Charge Here?

Aaron Bistrin, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Know who is making the decisions at Grossmont College.   It is important to be informed on who is making the major decisions when paying an institution for your education. Unfortunately, some students may not understand how decisions are made within their school. This November, there will ...

Mind + Matter

Mind + Matter

Abbie Wallace, Senior Staff Writer

September 30, 2018

Grossmont offers health services for mind and body.     Five days a week, tired, energized, stressed or relaxed, students walk through Griffin Center, enveloped in their thoughts surrounding life, school, work and other influencing events. As they near the back of the building, many ...

New semester, New WiFi

New semester, New WiFi

Levi Herrera, Senior Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

Grossmont Community College is home to thousands of students. For many years, students have complained about the speed of the WiFi. This semester, school officials have improved the WiFi in many buildings around the campus.   Grossmont student Ruby Castillo, 19, has struggled with Wi-Fi pr...

All You Need Is Love

All You Need Is Love

Jocelyn Limon-Vazquez, Senior Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

Chi Alpha provides a loving community for students. Chi Alpha is a worldwide Christian organization with more than 28,000 student members and is currently on more than 300 university campuses all over the world. Fortunately, Grossmont College happens to be one of them. You have probably encountered o...

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

May 14, 2018

Dr. Jocelyn Pacheco shares her inspiring story of success. BY BRIANNA TYSELING Dr. Jocelyn Pacheco is a Student Success and Support Program Specialist (SSSP) here at Grossmont College, and she has her doctorate in education. What’s special about that? Our college is filled with highly intelligent profes...

Community Service Learning : Learning by Doing

Community Service Learning : Learning by Doing

Lea Kolb

May 14, 2018

Extending learning beyond the classroom: The goal of the Community Service Learning (CSL) Program at Grossmont College. From mentoring immigrants and refugee youth to pairing ESL students as conversational partners and serving meals to the hungry, students can immerse themselves in numerous opportun...

What Happens in Science Club

What Happens in Science Club

Abbie Wallace, Senior Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

You don’t have to major in it to love it.   Approximately 5.18 quadrillion cells can be found once a week in a room with water faucets and gas valves at desks, beakers empty or full, and a large periodic table of elements hanging on the wall. According to a National Geographic article the ap...

Any large organization will deal with high-conflict personalities, author says

Any large organization will deal with high-conflict personalities, author says

August 30, 2013

CONTACT: Donald Harrison-Acting Director Community & College Affairs AUGUST 29, 2013 EL CAJON-GROSSMONT COLLEGE – People in any large organization, whether in private business or the public sector, are likely to encounter five different types of “high-conflict personalities,” attorney...

District Report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

District Report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

August 21, 2013

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE-El Cajon, CA August 21, 2013 A report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion was presented to the GCCCD Governing Board on August 20, 2013 at Grossmont College. Under the direction of Chancellor Cindy Miles, each campus and the District formed a Diversity, Equity and I...

Meet the New ASGC President Esau Cortez

Meet the New ASGC President Esau Cortez

Amber Sherman

May 10, 2013

  As the old saying goes “With great power comes great responsibility”.  Those words rang true to one Grossmont  student who evolved from an unconfident teenager to a more than confident leader. In April 2013, 19-year-old  Esau Cortez was elected the ASGC President for the next 2013-2014...

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