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Welcome to the Career Center

Welcome to the Career Center

Desmond Rhea, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

If this is your first semester at Grossmont or you’re undecided with your career, it may be crucial to make an appointment at the Career Center. If you have never been to the facility, you may be surprised by the number of resources it has to offer for both career and employment readiness. Career Se...

To Park or Not to Park?

To Park or Not to Park?

Matisse Sanchez, Senior Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

It’s not unusual to not find parking at Grossmont after 10 or even 11 a.m. With the majority of classes scheduled in the morning, finding parking isn’t always the easiest and can become time-consuming. The parking structure, the front and side lots such as lots 1 and 7, are some of the busiest and ...

Sistahood

Sistahood

Olivia Linstad, Deputy Editor

March 22, 2020

With more than 30 clubs on Grossmont’s campus, Sistahood remains the only active all-women’s club. Since it was started, Sistahood’s mission is, “To provide a safe environment where women of color can break stereotypes, embrace, empower and build a sisterhood.” Beyond weekly meetings, the club’s activit...

Primary Participation

Primary Participation

Jasmine Osuna, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2020

On March 3, Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) won the presidential primary in San Diego County and the state of California as a whole. Local politics were also in the mix. At the time of print, the San Diego County Registrar of Voters projected a 40.2 percent turnout of registered voters. Within the Gros...

In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

Terena Tarbor, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

It’s not every day an alarming emergency happens on campus at Grossmont College, but if one does, the faculty and staff are ready for it. Lorena Ruggero, the director of College and Community Relations at Grossmont, said there are many different ways Grossmont can notify people in the event of...

Now That’s Cold: How to Stay Healthy in the Springtime

Student Services Health Center.

Donovan Holland, Senior Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

Springtime at Grossmont is a time of growth, renewal and new life. Due to the weather, plant life grows faster than any other season. The dull browns and grays from winter are replaced by vivid greens, pinks and yellows. The sun shines bright and the overcast sky becomes increasingly scarce.  Overa...

Grossmont Theatre Presents: Love Scenes

Grossmont Theatre Presents: Love Scenes

Andrew Finley, Senior Writer

February 13, 2020

The flyers were pinned up all over campus the last few weeks advertising “Inside The Actor’s Process: Love Scenes”. The title of this play didn’t seem traditional, like the type of play that Grossmont’s Theatre department is known to showcase. It initially seemed very different.  The produc...

Asbestos: It’s Not Actually a Bad Thing?

Asbestos: It's Not Actually a Bad Thing?

Jasmine Osuna, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2020

Many 500s buildings underwent asbestos abatement during the winter break so HVAC work could be done. The Director of Facilities, Maintenance and Operations for Grossmont, Loren Holmquist, explained why this process was necessary. He started his interview by saying: “It’s unfortunate that everyone t...

Haps on Caps

ILLUSTRATION BY CHLOIE CULL

Donovan Holland, Senior Writer

February 12, 2020

• Hit-and-Run: One vehicular hit-and-run was reported by Grossmont deputies. • Cruelty to Animals: Two separate cruelty to-animals radio calls were responded to at Grossmont. One was at the one-hour parking next to Building 10 and the other at parking Lot 1. Both calls involved a dog that wa...

Volleyball Dominates

Shaney Lipscomb spikes the ball for the Griffins.

Andrew Finley, Staff Writer

January 26, 2020

The women’s volleyball team at Grossmont College had a dominant regular season. Although they didn’t go undefeated, they are regarded as one of the top teams in the state and have the statistics to back it up. The Griffins won 24 of their 27 matches, 16 of which the other team failed to win ...

Griffin Gold

Nick Durham,
and Jameer Pritchard pose with their awards.

Matisse Sanchez, Staff Writer

January 26, 2020

On the weekend of Nov. 22-24, Grossmont’s speech and debate team hosted and participated in the annual Griffin Invitational Speech and Debate Tournament on campus. Grossmont College was joined by 21 other different colleges and universities this past weekend. Congratulations to Andrew Jassick for placing first in the poetry category and being a finalist...

Sustainability For a Brighter Future

Sustainability For a Brighter Future

Sandi Westrand, Senior Staff Writer

January 26, 2020

Sustainability can be defined as the avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance. Sounds like a great concept doesn’t it? It will require a massive effort to marshal sufficient resources for education and compliance from all— but meanwhile, you can practice...

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