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College works to ease first-week woes

Justin Gibbons

January 24, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--Cold weather, rain, and that awful damp soggy feeling. Searching for parking for hours, driving through campus hoping to catch a break but still not making it to class on time. Still feeling the effects of that New Year's Eve hangover. Yup, it definitely feels like the first d...

Grants offered for on-campus cultural activities

January 4, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The World Arts and Cultures Committee (WACC) is soliciting applications of grant requests for funding on-campus arts and cultural events to occur in the Spring 2012 semester, according to Sara Glasgow, director of student activities. Event proposals must fit within...

Bookstore tells winter break hours

December 12, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The bookstore has announced its hours over the winter break. It will have window service only from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19, through Wednesday, Dec. 21., and then will close completely from Thursday, Dec. 22 through Monday, Jan. 2, according to bookstore...

Former addict a college success

December 8, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The turning point for Danny McKay came the day he finally paid off the bills from an auto accident that he’d caused while driving drunk. He knew he needed to get an education, but the thought of taking college classes terrified him. “I didn’t know if I could...

Ceramics display is fund-raiser for class

Kellen Brauer

December 7, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- The Ceramics class had a display set up in the large quad where an assortment of items were available to purchase. The set up was five long tables full of different types of Ceramic works. “It is a two day event that runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,” said Ceramics student Ean Escoto. “We...

Middle College High permits students to earn college credits while finishing h.s.

Issac Jeitler

December 6, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Have you ever passed by the tennis court and wondered what younger students populating the far end of Grossmont's campus are doing? Simply put, these students are completing their high school diplomas while at the same time acquiring college credit to fulfill their degree requirements ...

Balloting on coffee brand to be served at Griffin Center

December 1, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- As preparations are being made to open the Griffin Center which includes our dining services, the administration is asking faculty, staff and students to help choose which coffee will be served in the new Griffin Center. Participants may vote from the following choices: ·...

Where’s a perfect place for study on campus?

November 11, 2011

Story by Issac Jeitler, photos by Nikki OgilvieGROSSMONT COLLEGE - Sanctuary around campus is the peaceful serenity one finds between classes in finding a place of zen. Freeing the mind can be a commodity for those who feel overwhelmed or stressed  between college exams and difficult subjects.  However, some s...

Deadline passes for withdrawals from classes

Dylan Burke

November 10, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- It was Halloween night and I was on my computer looking at my emails and a faculty member was sharing with his class information that Thursday, Nov 10, would be the last chance for students to drop the course with a W to prevent a possible substandard grade like a D or F. As I...

Food venues plentiful on campus

November 9, 2011

Story and photos by Issac Jeitler GROSSMONT COLLEGE - The campus harbors multiple types of snack fulfilling establishments and they're not just self-serving vending machines. The school bookstore, the Griffin Market and the Griffin Grill are better-known areas that students frequent to fill up their ...

Need help finding a job? It’s coming Nov. 16

November 7, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)-- Ready to tap into unadvertised jobs, mine for gold on the Internet and make professional connections for your new job? The Grossmont College Career Center will host “A Systematic Job Search,” a free employment workshop on job hunting, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m....

If a car could talk–it would do so at Grossmont

November 3, 2011

Photo montage and story by Issac Jeitler GROSSMONT COLLEGE - Being expressive is part of human nature, and automobiles make for wonderful billboards. Personalized license plates, frames and bumper stickers portray a point, meaning or purpose someone may be trying to get across. Various plates and stic...

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