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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...

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...

Latin X

Latin X

Levi Herrera, Senior Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Cuyamaca College hosted the Latinx Women Writing History Panel as one of its Diversity Dialogue events for the spring semester. Four professors were invited to the event to discuss parts of their personal life and books they have published. The first speaker was Patricia Santana, a former Cuyamaca...

Free Textbooks

Free Textbooks

Jacob Wright, Guest Contributor

May 10, 2019

Already struggling to pay the bills, you become infuriated when you glance at the expensive textbook your professor required— as it starts to gather dust in the back of your closet. It’s the flagrant disregard of your precious money, now gone to waste as your professor veers off-topic every lecture,...

Service

Service

Olivia Linstad, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Since San Diego is home to so many military families, it’s no surprise Grossmont College has between 600 to 700 military veterans on campus during the semester. The Veterans Affairs Office on campus offers benefits especially for former service members and their families. The Veterans Affairs Office,...

All The World’s A Stage

All The World’s  A Stage

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

April 13, 2019

Grossmont theater students bring the extraordinary out of the ordinary as they ditch the conventional stage and truly represent the complexity of Shakespeare by using the world as their stage, traveling throughout San Diego County, performing riveting and unconventional pop-up scenes by the legendary ...

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