The Summit

OPINION: Four More Years of Hope

Johnny Weber

November 9, 2012

*The comments and thoughts in this article do not reflect that of the GC Summit or that of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. They are solely the opinions of the Author. President Barak Obama was re-elected for a second term, scoring a major victory for progressives across the nation. ...

Grossmont’s Own Named “Miss Pacific Islander”

Desiree Shelby

November 5, 2012

The Pacific Island Festival Association (PIFA), an organization that promotes the cultures of the indigenous people of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Each year, the San Diego chapter of PIFA holds a pageant and crowns Miss Pacific Islander. Mialani M. Love, a second year student at Grossmont, was named ...

Keep Your Kids Safe On Halloween

Amy Golden

October 31, 2012

*Editorial* Halloween is meant to be fun for all ages, especially for young kids. Children get to dress up in costumes and mimick their favorite characters, ideas and visions. The kids run around their school and neighborhoods, not worrying about anything other than not getting enough candy.  That’s wher...

Photo Charity Hosts Homeless Awareness Walk

Dorothy Sandford

October 12, 2012

Photo Charity hosted The National Walk Concert at Liberty Station in Point Loma to save homeless youth on Sunday October, 7. Photo Charity is an organization to help raise funds and awareness to local homeless youth. In San Diego, there are currently two thousand homeless youth ages 12 through 17-years ...

Hundred Caliber Rocks San Diego

Johnny Weber

October 12, 2012

Hundred Caliber is an energetic local up and coming rock band that originates from Lakeside, CA. Three of its members, Bradley “Havoc” Craighead Derek “Wrek” Altringer, and Nick “Nikki Styles” Bedrosian, attend Grossmont College. “The name Hundred Caliber came from one of our old drummers,...

Brown Widows Spin Thier Web On Campus

Amy Golden

October 11, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--Approximately ten years ago an infestation of a new breed of arachnid invaded the SoCal area. It became widely known as the brown widow spider, grey widow or the geometric button spider. The brown widow has been described as a hybrid between the black widow, its cousin, and the brown ...

Students React to Constitution Wall

Ashley Davis

October 3, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Students at Grossmont College were given the opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings on the Constitution Wall. The Constitution Wall was a tall wall with blank posters that students could write on. Grossmont students were encouraged to draw and post their thoughts and...

Health Fee Raises Questions

Julian Wellman and Aysha Serdah

September 9, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- After paying for classes at Grossmont College, students may notice a fee on their invoice called the Mandatory Health Fee.  The 18 dollar fee causes concern for students as to where the money goes and how it is applied to students.   According to Dianne Woodson,...

Safety First!

Ashley Davis and Teresa Gonzales

September 5, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Students expect to feel safe when they come to school. Students shouldn’t have to worry about things like robbery, assault, possession of a weapon, and many other things that can happen on campus. Campus security has provided students on the Grossmont Campus with safety or...

“Spread of Colors” LGBT club welcomes students

Desiree Shelby & Teresa Gonzales

August 27, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Spread of Colors, the LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) club on campus welcomed new and returning students and cheered them on for a great semester.The fall semester at Grossmont Community College began on Monday August 20, 2012. By Wednesday morning, student organiza...

Grossmont commencement to feature Kumeyaay healer

May 19, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- More than 2,300 students will be receiving their degrees or certificates from East County’s two community colleges at month’s end, capping a year marked by the state’s ongoing budget crisis. Cuyamaca College will honor 695 students receiving associate degrees...

Planning to graduate? Bring your student ID

May 18, 2012

-Staff Report- GROSSMONT COLLEGE --Dean of Students Agustin Albarran has announced procedures for the 51st Annual Grossmont College Commencement Ceremony, which will be held Thursday, May 31 "We have a new Check-In process for Commencement that requires currently enrolled student to come prepared...

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