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Evening Class Safety

Evening Class Safety

Carly Albrecht

May 7, 2013

  At night, school campuses can seem like creepy places. Some students might be reluctant to take night classes when they think of being on campus in the evening. But students should not fear! Security protocols and safety measures are in place. Officer Frank Laveaga of the Grossmont Campus...

ASGC Accepting Applications for Elections

Amber Sherman

March 16, 2013

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- The Associated Students of Grossmont College (ASGC) Board and Trustees are accepting applications for board elections for the 2014 Fall and Spring semesters. ASGC is a collective group of Grossmont students with an interest in giving back to Grossmont and the community throug...

A Degree With A Guarantee

Britney O'Donnell

March 11, 2013

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE--California Community and State College newspaper editors, reporters and faculty advisors participated in a conference call regarding the 1044 pathway; a program to make transferring to a four-year university easier. The press conference was lead by California Community Colleg...

Umoja Club Gives Back to Community in Beach Cleanup

Ashley Davis

March 7, 2013

FIESTA ISLAND, CA-- In conjunction with Black History Month the Umoja program of Grossmont College and Cuyamaca College students were invited to participate in a joint community beach cleanup service. Umoja, which stands for Unity in Kiswahili, mission statement is to “serve educationally and economically...

Press Release: Debate Team Fares Well in First Tournament

February 13, 2013

PRESS RELEASE--Congratulations Grossmont Speech & Debate team competing at the Point Loma University and Southwestern College, swing tournament, held Feb. 1-3, 2013. 38 Colleges and Universities attended. 26 Four year Universities competed. UCLA, University of Notre Dame, William Jewell, Western Wash...

Keep Your Kids Safe On Halloween

Amy Golden

October 31, 2012

*Editorial* Halloween is meant to be fun for all ages, especially for young kids. Children get to dress up in costumes and mimick their favorite characters, ideas and visions. The kids run around their school and neighborhoods, not worrying about anything other than not getting enough candy.  That’s wher...

Brown Widows Spin Thier Web On Campus

Amy Golden

October 11, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--Approximately ten years ago an infestation of a new breed of arachnid invaded the SoCal area. It became widely known as the brown widow spider, grey widow or the geometric button spider. The brown widow has been described as a hybrid between the black widow, its cousin, and the brown ...

‘Tis the Season to be Sneezin’

Julian Wellman

October 3, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- It may be the beginning of hunting season, football season and holiday season but it is also Flu season. However this year, students and faculty are not just exposed to the Flu; but also Whooping Cough. These two illnesses pose a major health hazard to the campus community. E...

Students React to Constitution Wall

Ashley Davis

October 3, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Students at Grossmont College were given the opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings on the Constitution Wall. The Constitution Wall was a tall wall with blank posters that students could write on. Grossmont students were encouraged to draw and post their thoughts and...

Gov. Brown Signs Student Success Act of 2012 into Law

October 1, 2012

PRESS RELEASE September 27, 2012 SACRAMENTO, CA –Gov. Jerry Brown today signed into law the Student Success Act of 2012, the legislative cornerstone of a California Community Colleges reform initiative aimed at improving educational outcomes for students and better preparing the workforce n...

Dr. Brice W. Harris Named 15th Chancellor of the California Community Colleges

October 1, 2012

PRESS RELEASE   September 27, 2012 SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors announced the unanimous selection of former Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brice W. Harris as the 15thchancellor to lead the 112-college system, the largest system of hi...

Health Fee Raises Questions

Julian Wellman and Aysha Serdah

September 9, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- After paying for classes at Grossmont College, students may notice a fee on their invoice called the Mandatory Health Fee.  The 18 dollar fee causes concern for students as to where the money goes and how it is applied to students.   According to Dianne Woodson,...

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