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Grossmont Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

Grossmont Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

Sandi Westrand, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under From The Summit, Showcase

The advent of spring has always brought immeasurable joy to humanity after the bleakness of a barren winter. It is a season of awakening, regeneration, fecundity and beauty. Pagan civilizations paid homage to Gaea or the Earth Goddess, creating elaborate celebrations and rituals. Many of these customs...

Dance Department Dazzles

Dance Department Dazzles

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under A & E, Dance, From The Summit, Showcase

Lights, camera, dance! Grossmont is ready to perform. The Grossmont Dance Department is on tour. Grossmont gives the whole idea of “razzle-dazzle” as they tour all around the San Diego community to perform at local high schools. This is a part of Dance Professor and Committee Director David Mullen’s...

Beach Volleyball Spikes the Competition

Beach Volleyball Spikes the Competition

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

April 17, 2019


Filed under Beach Volleyball, College, From The Summit, Showcase, Sports

Women’s beach volleyball crushes Conference rival MiraCosta for the second straight week while being ranked #2 in the state. 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...

The Power of Communication

The Power of Communication

Levi Herrera, Senior Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under College, From The Summit, Showcase

Communication with classmates can have many benefits.   After the death of two Grossmont students in late February, questions arose to if students should take time to get to know peers in their classes. In the beginning of March, the Dean of Academic Affairs, Agustin Albarran came into one...

Conservation Tips with Ms. Smarty-Plants

Conservation Tips with Ms. Smarty-Plants

Olivia Linstad, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Cuyamaca College, From The Summit, Showcase

Check out what the Water Conservation Garden is offering to the community. Whether you are a conservation enthusiast or simply an appreciator of nature, The Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College was created to supply you with information and relaxation as you explore each path’s unique beauty....

All The World’s A Stage

All The World’s  A Stage

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

April 13, 2019


Filed under A & E, From The Summit, News, Showcase, Theatre

Theater students are touring San Diego as part of Write Out Loud, performing riveting pop-up scenes from Shakespeare’s plays.   Grossmont theater students bring the extraordinary out of the ordinary as they ditch the conventional stage and truly represent the complexity of Shakespeare by using...

A Night at the Theater: Spring Awakening

A Night at the Theater: Spring Awakening

Olivia Linstad, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019


Filed under A & E, From The Summit, Stage House Theatre, Theatre

The Grossmont Theater Department invites you to join them for the production of Spring Awakening. Fill a seat at the Stagehouse Theatre and allow your peers to take you on a journey through their performance in Spring Awakening. Leo Ebanks, who plays the role of “George,” said: “It’s ra...

Grossmont’s “Gals”

Grossmont’s “Gals”

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

March 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball (women), From The Summit, Softball, Sports

  You have to give Grossmont its props for the amount of diversity the college possesses. Whether it’s cultural, religious or gender-influenced, when walking through campus, witnessing this symphony of diversity is enticing and encouraging. This outstanding reputation holds true in the athleti...

Bye Bye Basketball

Bye Bye Basketball

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball (men), From The Summit, Showcase, Sports

The Griffins conclude their 2018 basketball season, bidding farewell to sophomore players and finishing strong.   The Griffins growled the last roar as they played the final game of the the 2018-2019 season Feb. 22, grasping a clutching victory in a re-match over the district-conference rival C...

Prepare for any Emergency

Prepare for any Emergency

Jenna Wilson, Deputy Editor in Chief

March 11, 2019


Filed under From The Summit, Health and Safety on Campus

No campus is completely safe from the threat of danger, but being prepared can make a life or death difference. There are a number of emergencies that can occur on campus such as fires, an armed intruder, earthquakes and more. The most important time to prepare is before an emergency arises. In class,...

A Whole New World…Beyond College

A Whole New World…Beyond College

Jonathan Maddock, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under A & E, From The Summit, Theatre

What would YOU wish for? Imagine you’re walking down an empty hallway on campus, when something shimmery catches your eye. You look to see what it is and find a genie’s lamp standing out in the sunlight upon a desk. At first you think to yourself, “That’s cute.” But something strange...

Novel Novels

Novel Novels

Abbie Wallace, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Abbie's Bookclub, Book Reviews, From The Summit, Reviews

Celebrate strong female protagonists During Women’s History Month. Though we should celebrate women’s history on a year-long basis, March is officially Women’s History Month. Reading books where the main characters are women who face adversity and discrimination because of their gender is a...

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