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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...

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor in Chief

October 18, 2019

Oktoberfest starts in September despite the name. The big celebration takes place over a 16-day period. Oktoberfest started in Munich, Germany, more than 200 years ago and still goes on to this day. It was first established when Bavaria’s crowned Prince Ludwig the First married Princess Therese...

IT : A Movie Review

IT : A Movie Review

Sandi Westrand, Senior Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Based on the tome penned by Stephen King in 1986, the story focuses on a New England town that has been plagued by an alien life form for centuries. The creature periodically awakens from a 27-year slumber to incite mayhem and inject fear into the townsfolk. With a predilection for younger victims, It...

Haps on Caps

Haps on Caps

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2019

•Theft: There were two incidents involving theft on campus. •Hit and Run: Five hit-and-runs occurred throughout the parking structure and lots. •Vandalism: There were two incidents of vandalism to vehicles. •Stalking: An incident involving stalking was investigated Sept. 9. •Trespassing:...

Cherished Professor Passes Away

Cherished Professor Passes Away

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2019

Throughout her 30-year-career at Grossmont College, educator Zoe Close not only touched the lives of students as a Philosophy and Religious Studies Professor, but remained passionate in serving her fellow instructors, operating as chair of the department for nearly 20 years. Her dedication to...

SPRING TO FALL, WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL STANDS TALL

SPRING TO FALL, WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL STANDS TALL

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

September 21, 2019

T he fall women’s volleyball team is setting-up shop right where the spring beach volleyball team left off: serving-up dominance. Following a CCCAA Women’s Beach Volleyball Championship title won in May, Grossmont’s indoor team is now heading in the same direction as their outdoor predecessors, minus the sticky beach sand. The ladies opened...

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...

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