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OPNION: Analysis of the State of the Union

OPNION: Analysis of the State of the Union

Heather Hanenburg

February 18, 2013


Filed under Off-Campus News

  President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Address on February 12. In his speech, the President attempted to cover the successes of his first term and lay out the groundwork for the next four years. Military Issues The president began his speech by declaring that American tr...

Holiday Safety Tips

Amy Golden

December 3, 2012


Filed under Off-Campus News, Student Affairs, Uncategorized

The holiday season (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year) is the time of year to hustle and bustle and try not to splurge an entire budget on gifts, decorations, gifts, food, heating bills, and clothes, but to include traveling to/from vacation destinations to see family and friends elsewhere. The airpo...

OPINION: Four More Years of Hope

Johnny Weber

November 9, 2012


Filed under Off-Campus News, Student Affairs, Uncategorized

*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


Filed under Off-Campus News, Student Affairs, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus, Off-Campus News, Student Affairs, Uncategorized

*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


Filed under Off-Campus News

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


Filed under Music, Off-Campus News, Student Affairs, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Campus Sightseeing, Health and Safety on Campus, Off-Campus News, Uncategorized

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 ...

Impressions of a first-time juror

Dylan Burke

May 9, 2012


Filed under Off-Campus News

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – It was a Monday and like many I too thought there was no chance I’d be picked to serve on a jury of 12. I was wrong. On April 30th I woke up at 6 in the morning; I was to report to the Hall of Justice building (San Diego County Superior Court) at the jury lounge no later...

The night my mother told me she loved me

Jenn Sanders

May 8, 2012


Filed under Off-Campus News

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Almost 20 years ago my mother was taken from this world. I now know that she is in a better and happier place preparing for her next life. I can only hope that we will be in each other’s lives in my next life. Every mother’s day brings a little bit of pain at her loss, but...

Documentary inveighing against homework screens May 3

April 25, 2012


Filed under Off-Campus News, Uncategorized

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) --A free screening of Race to Nowhere, The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture, a documentary movie that promotes homework-free weekends and holiday breaks for students, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in Building 26, Room #220, on the Grossmont College ...

Dalai Lama urges peacemakers to seek peace of mind

Mimi Pollack

April 19, 2012


Filed under Off-Campus News, Other Colleges

SAN DIEGO — Compassion without Borders. As a teacher of English as  Second Language who works with students and refugees from all over the world, those words resonated with me. It was an honor to see His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama for the fifth time. It was his first time presenting in my hometown o...

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