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CxRis nervous before shows but alter ego takes over

December 1, 2011

Reported by Nicolle Fedor GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Audio major and young entrepreneur Chris Jansen is starting to create quite a buzz for himself both online and in the streets. At just 19 years old, Jansen, better known by his alter ego CxRis, has done over 20 live performances and has over 400 fan...

Professor invites all to his spooky Halloween celebration

October 28, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—Media Communications Prof. Jim Papageorge, who earlier this month produced the rumbles of the on-campus earthquake drill, will be turning his house into a special-effects mansion on Halloween night, Monday, Oct. 31, with the help of students in his audio class and in theatre arts. The...

Earthquake drill involved high tech sound

October 20, 2011

Story and photos by Issac Jeitler GROSSMONT COLLEGE - To simulate the sounds of an earthquake on Thursday, Oct. 20, Professor Jim Papageorge set up six sets of speakers in the Main Quad ranging from 28" subwoofer drivers to 15" loud speakers. The system, which Papageorge estimated generated 30,000 watts...

“Great California Shakeout’ draws mixed reviews

Kellen Brauer

October 20, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- The Great California Shake Out shook up the activity around the Grossmont campus as teachers and students evacuated classrooms. The Shake Out was a planned earthquake drill that took place at 10:20a.m. on October 20 throughout California. Many schools and businesses were told to...

Looking ahead to Oct. 20 earthquake drill

October 17, 2011

Staff Report GROSSMONT COLLEGE--Just before 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, an artificial rumbling sound will emanate from the Main Quad of the campus to emulate the sound of a large earthquake.  The sound effect will be created by Grossmont Professor Jim Papageorge and his class in the Media...

Lil’ Wayne appearance inspires GC student

Vince Ruffino

August 30, 2011

CHULA VISA -- Rap superstar Lil’ Wayne commanded the attention of all, at his 'I'm Still Music' tour held at Cricket Amphitheater Thursday, August 25. Among the fans in attendance was Media Communications (MCOM) student Andrew Jones from Mission Valley, who is currently enrolled in the Multi-Aud...

Grossmont professor turns his home into a Halloween experience

October 30, 2010

SAN DIEGO -- Every year since 1965, Grossmont College Media Communications Professor Jim Papageorge has turneed his home at 5221 Joan Court into a mini-Halloween theme park, using numerous special effects to make a visit to a haunted house an unforgettable experience. Videographer Felipe Oliveira joined...

Boggling my mind with silence

Alexis Jacquett

October 22, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Jim Papageorge, professor of Mass Media and Society, had given a Media Deprivation assignment to his students, “Learning to appreciate, understand, and fear mass media by doing without…” The purpose of the assignment was for the students to deny themselves mass media communi...

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