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Tattoos and the human canvas

Sean Asuncion

January 31, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Every day, every minute, and every second a tattoo is being made; a piece of precious art that can be erased but, many choose not to. Tattoos are made by inserting indelible ink through three layers of skin into the dermis where the ink bonds with the tissue and dyes it whatever the co...

Poway family goes all out for Christmas

December 14, 2011

POWAY--Grossmont College student Joe Minnich, a media communications major, has put together a video about the Huish family's tradition of turning their home each year into a Christmas wonderland. It follows: ...

Interning at KPBS television

Joe Minnich

December 13, 2011

SAN DIEGO -- Given today’s difficult job employment opportunities in this country many people are going back to community college like Grossmont to obtain twenty first Century skills to make them competitive in the job market. I am one of those people who lost his job and decided to attend Grossm...

Grossmont Symphony and Chorale to give 2 Christmas concerts

December 2, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--A Baroque Christmas concert, including the music of Schütz, Corelli, Handel, Biber and Johann Sebastian Bach, will be performed by the Grossmont College Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at the All Saints Episcopal Church, 625 Pennsylvania Ave.,...

Bleeding time at Chargers blood drive

Barbara Boyd

December 1, 2011

SAN DIEGO -- On November 22, San Diego Chargers held their 33rd blood drive at Town and Country Hotel. Being a blood donor and a daughter of a major Raiders fan, I thought it would be funny to bring home Charger souvenirs. With that in mind I attended the blood drive. Walk-in attendees paid a $5 entry ...

San Diego Chargers host blood drive Nov. 22

Barbara Boyd

November 15, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE— San Diego Chargers are having their annual blood drive. Tuesday, November 22 will mark their 33rd year of supporting the San Diego Blood Bank. The Charger players will sign autographs and distribute to participants long-sleeve T-shirts from 10 a.m to 4:30 the Town and ...

Do these men make her blue? Just the reverse

Nicolle Fedor

November 6, 2011

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Like many Grossmont College students, I took advantage of Halloween weekend by spending it in one of the biggest party cities ever, Sin City. It is the land of crazy costumes and wild wigs, flashing lights and extravagant shows, but this ghoulish weekend, Vegas offered something more t...

Professor invites all to his spooky Halloween celebration

October 28, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—Media Communications Prof. Jim Papageorge, who earlier this month produced the rumbles of the on-campus earthquake drill, will be turning his house into a special-effects mansion on Halloween night, Monday, Oct. 31, with the help of students in his audio class and in theatre arts. The...

‘Game’ in concert proved a disappointment

Nicolle Fedor

October 24, 2011

SAN DIEGO -- Ending a week of intense studying and preparation for midterms, Grossmont Audio student Vincenzo Ruffino celebrated by attending a life performance of Game, one of his favorite Westcoast, at 4th and B event center, on Thursday Oct. 20. The trouble was the artist was more like Off-His-Game ...

LBGT community makes educational strides in California with major at SDSU, failure of petition drive to repeal SB48


October 20, 2011

 Holguin and Dylan Burke GROSSMONT COLLEGE- As of late the LGBT (lesbian gay bisexual transgender) community has become far more high profile in our society Just recently SDSU made LGBT Studies a major, only the second college in the nation to do so and the first of the California S...

Racer Dan Wheldon knew the risks — and accepted them

Kellen Brauer

October 19, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- Having raced Motocross most of my life, I know the way motorsports racers around the world feel when they get behind the wheel or throw their leg over the bike. When IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon strapped in to take part in the Indy 300 race this last Sunday at Las Vegas Motor ...

Test of patience: a road trip with pre-schoolers

Barbara Boyd

October 19, 2011

SAN DIEGO -- Have you ever gone on a road trip with kids younger than five? If you have, you  know how stressing it can be. Early last Friday morning I started my trip to Houston, Texas, without kids. It was relaxing and stress-free. I reached Houston Saturday afternoon around two of three, r...

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