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Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, was released in American theaters in late July, and was welcomed by nearly only positive reviews. The film received praise for many of its elements over its two-hour and 40-minute runtime. Critics spoke highly of the strong performances...

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...

Grossmont Finds a New Sound

Grossmont Finds a New Sound

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor

September 20, 2019

This semester, Grossmont College introduces The Middle East Ensemble, a community ensemble specializing in music from the large geographical area of the Middle East. Adjunct Professor Farhad Bahrami was offered to teach the course after being contacted by the chair of the Music Department and former...

Women’s Soccer Brings Heat

Women’s Soccer Brings Heat

Andrew Finley, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Women’s soccer was a hot topic this summer as the United States National Women’s soccer team dominated the rest of the world and brought home its second consecutive title in three World Cup Finals appearances. The Grossmont College Women’s soccer team looks to keep the sport a hot topic through...

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 ...

B-Ball Camp on Campus

B-Ball Camp on Campus

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

August 16, 2019

It’s never too early in an athlete’s life to aspire to “ball like Jordan.” In fact, LeBron James was only 14 years old when he was recruited by St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in 1999, sparking the attention of the NBA. Grossmont’s Athletics Department supports the dreams and talent of...

Cool Field

Cool Field

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2019

After nearly two-decades of play-time, February marked the grand-opening of Grossmont’s remodeled and upgraded track and field, which began construction November 2018. While this flashy new football/soccer field not only sports state-of art technology such as a newly-installed, tech-savvy scoreboard, the project also provi...

The Art of Hip-Hop

The Art of Hip-Hop

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

It’s not every day we get a celebrity at Grossmont. In early April, though, Dr. Arnel Calvario stopped by to give students an unforgettable hip-hop lesson. His energy pumped-up the crowd as he gave them the inside on techniques. Calvario has visited Grossmont over the last couple of years, not only...

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