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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...

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...

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...

Without Further Adieu, the New PVAC… Almost

Without Further Adieu, the New PVAC... Almost

Sharisse Cohee, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2020

Since construction began December 2017, the enormous land-mass north of Parking Lot 1 – the one that has impeded pathways and disrupted parking, and is constantly flooded with jack-hammering – is now site to a transformed Performing and Visual Arts Center (PVAC). The complex will hold a plethora...

New Chancellor

Dr. Lynn Neault

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

January 18, 2020

The Governing Board unanimously selected Neault, who was previously the vice-chancellor of Student Services at the San Diego Community College District. She will begin her new position in January. Neault’s contract will be presented to the board in the December Governing Board meeting. This contract...

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...

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...

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,...

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