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Pardon The Dust

Construction in progress on Performing Visual Arts Center.

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...

The Cuyamaca Coyote Music Festival

The Cuyamaca Coyote Music Festival

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

This student-run event is sure to bring fun and creativity to the community.   Not a Coachella-type of person or you just couldn’t make it last year? Well, you don’t have to feel like you’re on the short end of the stick. We’ve got you covered! You may not know this, but we have our...

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 ...

San Diego Bids Farewell to Pandas

San Diego Bids Farewell to Pandas

Brendan McDonald, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

The San Diego Zoo is bidding farewell to their two great pandas, zoo officials announced Monday. The last day to visit the exhibit will be April 27. The pandas have been a favorite of San Diegans and tourists alike since their arrival to the zoo in 1996 as a part of a loan agreement with China to aid in research and ...

Tragic Loss

Tragic Loss

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

March 11, 2019

The deaths of two Grossmont students occur within days of each other. WILLOW  SINGER, 19, WAS SHOT OUTSIDE HER HOME ON FEB. 26 IN AN APPARENT-MURDER SUICIDE. PHOTO COURTESY OF FOX 5 SAN DIEGO.     Tragedy struck not only students and faculty among the Grossmont-Cuyamaca...

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...

The Friars Got Their Man(ny)

The Friars Got Their Man(ny)

Austin Peregud, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

The San Diego Padres announced that they signed All Star third baseman Manny Machado to a 10-year, $300 million contract, the biggest free agent deal in American sports history. The 26-year-old phenom, who is entering his eighth season, already has four All Star game appearances under his belt....

The Fight For Gender Equality

The Fight For Gender Equality

Levi Herrera, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

Cuyamaca’s spring Diversity Dialogue workshop helps inform students how to close the gender gap. For the spring semester, Cuyamaca Community College holds several Diversity Dialogues workshops. These workshops are offered for students to learn and focus on a variety of topics. The workshop from...

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

Grossmont Freshman Forward
Jamal Johnson scores a layup
with 2:12 left to play.

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...

Native American Culture Lives On

Native American Culture Lives On

Levi Herrera, Senior Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

Cuyamaca’s Powwow event celebrates the culture left behind by Native Americans of the West. The fifth annual Powwow event celebrates the legacy and culture left behind from past Native Americans. Native American tribes from the West come together to perform traditional bird singing, gourd ...

Bring In The Pig

Bring In The Pig

Jonathan Maddock, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

Out with the dog, in with the pig: Happy Lunar New Year! February begins a new year of celebration dedicated to honoring the 12th animal of the Chinese Zodiac: the Pig. As the year of the dog came to an end on Jan, 21, 2019, great plans of celebration and yearly tradition to help bring in the Lunar New Yea...

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