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Retirement: A Kathy Meyer Story

Retirement: A Kathy Meyer Story

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor

January 19, 2020

Kathy Meyer has been working at Grossmont for 31 years, doing everything she can to make the Dance Department thrive. Meyer is scheduled to retire in the spring of 2020; she has extended her stay due to the building of the new theater. “That was a huge motivator for me to stay because I wanted to...

Without Further Adieu, the New PVAC… Almost

Without Further Adieu, the New PVAC… Almost

Sharisse Cohee, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2020

Since construction began December 2017, the enormous land-mass north of Parking Lot 1 – the one that has impeded pathways and disrupted parking, and is constantly flooded with jack-hammering – is now site to a transformed Performing and Visual Arts Center (PVAC). The complex will hold a plethora...

Erica Olmos

Erica Olmos

Ammie Phan, Staff Writer

January 19, 2020

Erica Olmos, Career Services program coordinator and a part of Career Technical Education and Workforce Development, came on board to the Career Center in early 2017. Filling many different positions, from director for the Miss Mexican-American Pageant in her hometown in central California to where...

Non Appetit?

Non Appetit?

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

January 19, 2020

In many ways, Grossmont College’s campus works like its own miniature city. While not as large as SDSU or USD, Grossmont makes up for this by running like a well-oiled machine. Like most cities, Grossmont has its residents and leaders, peacekeepers and legislators— the students, professors, sheriff...

Christmas Controversy Continues

Christmas Controversy Continues

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

January 18, 2020

When Donald Trump spoke at the Values Voters Summit in October 2017, he said, “We’re getting near that beautiful Christmas season that people don’t talk about anymore. They don’t use the word ‘Christmas’ cause it’s not politically correct. You go department stores and they’ll say, ‘Happy...

New Chancellor

New Chancellor

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

January 18, 2020

The Governing Board unanimously selected Neault, who was previously the vice-chancellor of Student Services at the San Diego Community College District. She will begin her new position in January. Neault’s contract will be presented to the board in the December Governing Board meeting. This contract...

Spoiler Alert! Grossmont has a TV Studio

Spoiler Alert! Grossmont has a TV Studio

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor

November 27, 2019

In the depths of Grossmont's Media Communications (MCOM) department, lies a secret few students are aware of: A room dedicated to the production of student ideas. For a community college, Grossmont is fortunate to have this technology. MCOM 117: Television Studio Operations is a class that introduces...

Accredited

Accredited

Antonio Chamberlain, Senior Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

For the past six years, Grossmont College has been undergoing the process of accreditation. Many students are unaware of this due to the intervals in which the procedure occurs. Little do they know, accreditation affects both the ability for Grossmont to provide financial aid and to make associate degrees...

ASGC Works to Ensure Student Voices are Heard

ASGC Works to Ensure Student Voices are Heard

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The newly elected Associated Students of Grossmont College (ASGC) president, Leo Bardo Rubio, plans on spending this year bringing inclusive policies to Grossmont to create a welcoming environment, focusing especially on LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and/or queer, intersex...

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...

Hyde on Hold

Hyde on Hold

Matisse Sanchez, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

The Hyde Gallery is having to push back its shows to next semester and won’t be scheduling any new exhibits due to construction happening on the Performing and Visual Arts Center. Nevertheless the gallery’s staff and director are getting ready for its upcoming semester. Alex DeCosta, Hyde Gallery’s...

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...

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