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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...

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,...

Environment Club

Environment Club

Abbie Wallace, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Though it should have always been considered and protected, our environment is in need of saving now more than ever. Before we try to restore and protect the environment globally, we can easily start local here at Grossmont College. The most rewarding way to spread awareness about protecting the environment...

Promise?

Promise?

Jocelyn Limon-Vazquez, Senior Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Many college students in the United States struggle to pay for their education. College tuition can be quite expensive, and not many are able to afford it. According to an article from CollegeCalc.org about the most expensive and cheapest states to attend college, California ranked No. 23. The average...

Pardon The Dust

Pardon The Dust

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

April 12, 2019

  When you stroll – or, when late for a test, sprint – through the halls of Grossmont, you cannot ignore and, at times, avoid the immense construction occurring on campus. While this remodeling may stand as a slight inconvenience when a student is forced to break their routine route to class, the vast benefits will more than succeed the temporary troub...

On-Air With The Scouts

On-Air With The Scouts

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

April 3, 2019

The Boy Scouts of Troop 339 from El Cajon graced the airwaves of Griffin Radio to earn merit badges in media communication. Forget about the classic film Good Morning Vietnam (although Robin Williams was amazing) and welcome instead: Goodnight Grossmont, delivered by the new disc- jockeys of Griffin ...

Fighting For A Better Future

Fighting For A Better Future

Levi Herrera, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

Trends from the national, state and local levels can affect the district— in a good or bad way. On Feb. 28, Dr. Cindy Miles, Grossmont’s chancellor, presented how national and state trends could affect local community colleges. Miles answered questions and discussed positive and negative actions...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Jenna Wilson, Co- Editor in Chief

February 28, 2019

  This February there is a chance to do more than just observe Black History Month. Students at Grossmont can take the opportunity to learn more and get hands-on in the celebration of black history on campus. The Origin of Black History Month   Black History Month grew from Blac...

District Rival Showdown

District Rival Showdown

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

February 8, 2019

On the frigid Friday night of Feb. 1, in the Grossmont gymnasium; the stealthy Coyotes pulled off a victory over the struggling Griffins in a back-and-forth battle that ended with Grossmont falling prey to Cuyamaca 78-68. The final score though was not a true indication of just how intense and close t...

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