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Without Further Adieu, the New PVAC… Almost

Without Further Adieu, the New PVAC… Almost

Sharisse Cohee, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2020

Since construction began December 2017, the enormous land-mass north of Parking Lot 1 – the one that has impeded pathways and disrupted parking, and is constantly flooded with jack-hammering – is now site to a transformed Performing and Visual Arts Center (PVAC). The complex will hold a plethora...

Non Appetit?

Non Appetit?

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

January 19, 2020

In many ways, Grossmont College’s campus works like its own miniature city. While not as large as SDSU or USD, Grossmont makes up for this by running like a well-oiled machine. Like most cities, Grossmont has its residents and leaders, peacekeepers and legislators— the students, professors, sheriff...

Theater Auditions

Theater Auditions

Antonio Chamberlain, Senior Staff Writer

January 18, 2020

These auditions are open to all students, regardless of acting experience or having previously taken acting courses at Grossmont. The auditions will begin Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. in the week prior to the start of the spring semester. In order to audition, students must also schedule an appointment time as...

New Chancellor

New Chancellor

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

January 18, 2020

The Governing Board unanimously selected Neault, who was previously the vice-chancellor of Student Services at the San Diego Community College District. She will begin her new position in January. Neault’s contract will be presented to the board in the December Governing Board meeting. This contract...

ACE Your Pace to a Higher Education

ACE Your Pace to a Higher Education

Ammie Phan, Staff Writer

December 29, 2019

The American Collegiate English (ACE) program holds non-credit, pre-college semester sessions on the Grossmont College campus. ACE provides intermediate-level English instruction to international students wishing to improve their English skills to attend a U.S. college or university. Since 1992, ACE...

A Step Closer to the Year of the Rat

A Step Closer to the Year of the Rat

Ammie Phan, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

There’s no place to find more Chinese culture gathering than the Chinese New Year event. Grossmont’s Chinese Club is organizing its biggest event - Lunar New Year on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The preparation for the event is still being planned, with more decisions ...

A Spoiler-Free Review of “Jojo Rabbit”

A Spoiler-Free Review of “Jojo Rabbit”

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Taika Waititi, best known as the director of the cult hit What We Do in the Shadows, and the MCU’s (Marvel Cinematic Universe) Thor Ragnarok, has made yet another film, Jojo Rabbit. The movie has been in theaters for about a month now, and, in all honesty, it would be a disservice to one’s self t...

Cutest Child, it is.

Cutest Child, it is.

Austin Peregud, Senior Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The cutest baby in the world is taking over the internet. While known as, The Child in the Disney+ original series The Mandalorian, this creature has been coined the name Baby Yoda.  While we do not know the name of it’s species, he does look like the beloved Jedi master Yoda from the prequ...

Classical Guitar Magic

Classical Guitar Magic

Sandi Westrand, Senior Writer

December 4, 2019

The Grossmont Guitar Ensemble gathered Nov. 17 for the first concert of the semester to present a program of varied musical compositions from Baroque to pop and rock. It was delightful to observe professor Fred Benedetti skillfully flourish his baton as the ensemble responded with flawless renditions of eac...

New Chancellor Around the Corner

New Chancellor Around the Corner

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Dr. Cindy Miles, the chancellor of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, has announced her retirement. The search has been underway to find her replacement. The new chancellor, who will be appointed by the district’s Governing Board, will begin Jan. 1. Linda Cartwright, the president o...

The District Misreported Its FON Report , But What Does That Really Mean?

The District Misreported Its FON Report , But What Does That Really Mean?

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The college has to provide an annual report of how many full-time equivalent faculty are employed by the district. A requirement is set by the state based on student enrollment in an effort to increase students’ quality of education. Grossmont College’s district – Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community...

Please Pardon Our Dust

Please Pardon Our Dust

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2019

Take it from any student— cramming is not ideal. The same concept can be applied to the process of building and constructing, as a rushed project can result in more than just a failing grade, but create an unsafe and sub-par structure. While detoured routes and pinch-points block easy access to classrooms...

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