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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...

Spoiler Alert! Grossmont has a TV Studio

Spoiler Alert! Grossmont has a TV Studio

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor

November 27, 2019

In the depths of Grossmont's Media Communications (MCOM) department, lies a secret few students are aware of: A room dedicated to the production of student ideas. For a community college, Grossmont is fortunate to have this technology. MCOM 117: Television Studio Operations is a class that introduces...

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...

IT : A Movie Review

IT : A Movie Review

Sandi Westrand, Senior Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Based on the tome penned by Stephen King in 1986, the story focuses on a New England town that has been plagued by an alien life form for centuries. The creature periodically awakens from a 27-year slumber to incite mayhem and inject fear into the townsfolk. With a predilection for younger victims, It...

Cherished Professor Passes Away

Cherished Professor Passes Away

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2019

Throughout her 30-year-career at Grossmont College, educator Zoe Close not only touched the lives of students as a Philosophy and Religious Studies Professor, but remained passionate in serving her fellow instructors, operating as chair of the department for nearly 20 years. Her dedication to...

Grossmont Finds a New Sound

Grossmont Finds a New Sound

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor

September 20, 2019

This semester, Grossmont College introduces The Middle East Ensemble, a community ensemble specializing in music from the large geographical area of the Middle East. Adjunct Professor Farhad Bahrami was offered to teach the course after being contacted by the chair of the Music Department and former...

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Jasmine Osuna, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Big changes are coming to the Cross Cultural Studies program at Grossmont, thanks to the hard work of Dr. Sue Gonda, the CCS coordinator, and Raymundo Quezada, who is currently the only full-time professor for the program. They plan to add a new full-time professor who specializes in African Studies,...

To ESL or not to ESL?

To ESL or not to ESL?

Ammie Phan, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

This semester, Grossmont will be applying a new required supplemental course for international students. English 020 will supplement English 120, the first semester transfer-level composition course, “designed to develop critical reading and writing skills essential to academic inquiry across the disciplines,”...

Meet AMSA: Grossmont Chapter

Meet AMSA: Grossmont Chapter

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2019

The fascinating medical field is a forever evolving art. As breakthrough scientific technology has become prevalent in the field, now, more than ever, medical professionals are required to go through rigorous and intense education and training to successfully treat patients. Grossmont offers an array ...

B-Ball Camp on Campus

B-Ball Camp on Campus

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

August 16, 2019

It’s never too early in an athlete’s life to aspire to “ball like Jordan.” In fact, LeBron James was only 14 years old when he was recruited by St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in 1999, sparking the attention of the NBA. Grossmont’s Athletics Department supports the dreams and talent of...

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