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Cutest Child, it is.

Cutest Child, it is.

Austin Peregud, Senior Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The cutest baby in the world is taking over the internet. While known as, The Child in the Disney+ original series The Mandalorian, this creature has been coined the name Baby Yoda.  While we do not know the name of it’s species, he does look like the beloved Jedi master Yoda from the prequ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What Happened to The Starbucks Infusions?

What Happened to The Starbucks Infusions?

Donovan Holland, Writer

September 4, 2019

If you are a college student, have kids, or are simply an adult who enjoys going to Starbucks, you may have noticed that certain items, such as the Starbucks Infusions, are few to none at most Starbucks locations.  Why is this happening? According to Teamsters’ website, known as “America...

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...

Pets-For-Pep

Pets-For-Pep

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

May 21, 2019

What’s a better way to de-stress than to snuggle with a furry friend? With the overwhelming amount of pressure and anxiety that finals bring, Grossmont has found a way for students to cope, and it’s just a cuddly hug away. For Grossmont’s De-Stress week, kicking off just in time for finals, Gr...

Notre-Dame Cathedral Wrecked By Fire

Notre-Dame Cathedral Wrecked By Fire

Jocelyn Limon-Vazquez, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

On April 15, the spire and the roof of the cathedral caught fire while undergoing restorations. French officials reported that a fire alarm went off at 6:20 p.m. but no fire was discovered. A second alarm sounded at 6:43 p.m. but by this time, the fire had already spread. Sources have reported that the fire spread q...

Political Economy Week

Political Economy Week

Levi Herrera, Senior Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

he Political Science and Economic departments hosted the 2019 Brian Jennings Political Economy Week from April 22 to 25. During this week, students attended several different presentations on a variety of topics. One informative presentation, “How We Failed MLK’s Dream” by Political Science...

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