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Peach Pit: The Sound of the So-Cal… From Vancouver

Peach Pit: The Sound of the So-Cal… From Vancouver

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

May 23, 2020

It's May and summer is on the horizon for Grossmont students. With that comes the anticipation of letting go of school for a couple of months and enjoying all the opportunities that June, July, and August have to offer. It’s more than freedom, it’s a release. It’s as if a massive burden is lifte...

Grossmont’s Culinary Program: Cooking Up New Chefs

Grossmont’s Culinary Program: Cooking Up New Chefs

Olivia Linstad, Deputy Editor

May 23, 2020

Before the coronavirus, tucked away in the back of the Griffin Center, students in black and white uniforms were busy in their classroom: the kitchen. The Culinary Arts department at Grossmont College offers students courses to prepare them for their careers in the restaurant and food industry.  Chef Jo...

First-Round Fury

First-Round Fury

Nick Coppo, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

1. Bengals: Joe Burrow QB, LSU     This has been the pick for months and barring a bad Wi-Fi connection on draft night, the Bengals will make Burrow their franchise centerpiece.            2. Redskins: Chase Young EDGE, Ohio State Possibly the most gi...

Career Event for the Community

Career Event for the Community

Terena Tarbor, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

The need for public service is a huge demand and could always use more people. And what better way to promote it than at a community event held at a college. Dia de Familia is a free career event held annually at Grossmont College in Spring and has a different career theme each year. This year the event ...

Welcome to the Career Center

Welcome to the Career Center

Desmond Rhea, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

If this is your first semester at Grossmont or you’re undecided with your career, it may be crucial to make an appointment at the Career Center. If you have never been to the facility, you may be surprised by the number of resources it has to offer for both career and employment readiness. Career Se...

To Park or Not to Park?

To Park or Not to Park?

Matisse Sanchez, Senior Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

It’s not unusual to not find parking at Grossmont after 10 or even 11 a.m. With the majority of classes scheduled in the morning, finding parking isn’t always the easiest and can become time-consuming. The parking structure, the front and side lots such as lots 1 and 7, are some of the busiest and ...

The Enrollment Plunge

The Enrollment Plunge

Annemarie Munoz, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

As a student, when you drive onto campus and struggle to find your parking spot, you would probably never guess student enrollment has decreased.  But student enrollment has been dropping for the last three years, and while it is starting to level off this semester, 126 more class sections were c...

Coronavirus Closes Campus Until the End of Spring Semester

Coronavirus Closes Campus Until the End of Spring Semester

Jasmine Osuna and Sharisse Cohee contributed to this article.

March 19, 2020

The latest update of Covid-19 news regarding the Grossmont and Cuyamaca campuses is semester-shattering as the lastest email from 9:57 p.m. , March 19 from the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District announced: "The college campuses will be closed to students and the public for the rest of the...

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey; What’s the Verdict?

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey; What’s the Verdict?

Donovan Holland, Senior Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

It’s surprisingly easy to discuss DC Comics’ new film, “Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey,” without using common film cliches such as “widely anticipated” or “box-office success.” This is due to the fact that “Birds of Prey '' is a far cry from those commonly used buzzwords generally a...

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Olivia Linstad, Deputy Editor

March 11, 2020

Sharing desks and door handles are an inevitable part of a college student’s life. However, COVID-19 presents a new layer of concern to the spreadability of this illness. More commonly known as the coronavirus, COVID-19 originated in China. Its symptoms range from coughing to pneumonia, to kidney...

Asbestos: It’s Not Actually a Bad Thing?

Asbestos: It's Not Actually a Bad Thing?

Jasmine Osuna, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2020

Many 500s buildings underwent asbestos abatement during the winter break so HVAC work could be done. The Director of Facilities, Maintenance and Operations for Grossmont, Loren Holmquist, explained why this process was necessary. He started his interview by saying: “It’s unfortunate that everyone t...

How Cupid Lost His Job… The Lavender Gayla

How Cupid Lost His Job... The Lavender Gayla

Olivia Linstad, Deputy Editor

February 12, 2020

The dollar section in Target indicates the arrival of the next holiday to anticipate or dread: Valentine’s Day. Grossmont College’s SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) club is choosing its own route by hosting the Lavender Gayla Feb. 15 to celebrate all types of love. Club president Jasz...

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