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Peach Pit: The Sound of the So-Cal… From Vancouver

Peach Pit: The Sound of the So-Cal… From Vancouver

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

May 23, 2020

It's May and summer is on the horizon for Grossmont students. With that comes the anticipation of letting go of school for a couple of months and enjoying all the opportunities that June, July, and August have to offer. It’s more than freedom, it’s a release. It’s as if a massive burden is lifte...

Grossmont’s Culinary Program: Cooking Up New Chefs

Grossmont’s Culinary Program: Cooking Up New Chefs

Olivia Linstad, Deputy Editor

May 23, 2020

Before the coronavirus, tucked away in the back of the Griffin Center, students in black and white uniforms were busy in their classroom: the kitchen. The Culinary Arts department at Grossmont College offers students courses to prepare them for their careers in the restaurant and food industry.  Chef Jo...

Grossmont’s COVID-19 Update

Grossmont’s COVID-19 Update

Annemarie Munoz, Staff Writer

May 8, 2020

Presidential Update to Staff Grossmont held a virtual presidential forum April 30 with Dr. Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh on hand to share updates and address concerns or questions from college faculty and staff. His main update was on the budget cut and decline in enrollment since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. ...

ASGC Spring Planning

ASGC Spring Planning

Joe Valerio, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

The Associated Students of Grossmont College (ASGC) has one of their major events going on in March as they are currently looking for individuals to fill two senator positions. President Leo Rubio said in a written response, “We are trying to get people to apply and become part of this amazing comm...

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 ...

New Interim Dean of Admission and Records and Financial Aid

Barbara Gallego

Annemarie Munoz, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

Barbara Gallego has been appointed as the interim dean of Admission and Records and Financial Aid at Grossmont College. Gallego previously served as the financial aid supervisor as well as providing supervision of the work-study program, direct loan program, Cal Grant program and scholarships program. Gallego...

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...

The Enrollment Plunge

The Enrollment Plunge

Annemarie Munoz, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

As a student, when you drive onto campus and struggle to find your parking spot, you would probably never guess student enrollment has decreased.  But student enrollment has been dropping for the last three years, and while it is starting to level off this semester, 126 more class sections were c...

Coronavirus Closes Campus Until the End of Spring Semester

Coronavirus Closes Campus Until the End of Spring Semester

Jasmine Osuna and Sharisse Cohee contributed to this article.

March 19, 2020

The latest update of Covid-19 news regarding the Grossmont and Cuyamaca campuses is semester-shattering as the lastest email from 9:57 p.m. , March 19 from the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District announced: "The college campuses will be closed to students and the public for the rest of the...

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Olivia Linstad, Deputy Editor

March 11, 2020

Sharing desks and door handles are an inevitable part of a college student’s life. However, COVID-19 presents a new layer of concern to the spreadability of this illness. More commonly known as the coronavirus, COVID-19 originated in China. Its symptoms range from coughing to pneumonia, to kidney...

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