Cooler heads prevail during finals!

Congratulations for those of you Palomar students that are only weeks away from the Commencement Ceremony, which is taking place on the Palomar football field, May 25. Some of us however are still under a mountain of stress, with finals coming to a head… that’s why I plan on attending the Palomar DeStree Fest! The Office of Student Affairs is hosting the event, and students that purchased a 2013 Spring Student Activity...

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There never was an 'Age of Innocence' in the media

Hype in the media and sensationalized news has kept America on the edge of its seat, and in fear for the past 50 years. Prior to the 1960s, people in America thought they were in an Age of Innocence when news was meant to be wholesome and incite political morale and a healthy debate. It wasn’t until a shot rang out on live television in 1964 that changed everything, taking the life of President John F. Kennedy and polarizing...

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Your opinion matters…speak up!

Whether you’d like to share your opinion on an article published by The Telescope, or even if you have a passion for writing and just want to share your thoughts- Palomar students are encouraged to write letters to the editor. There is of course a distinct difference between writing to the paper, and writing for the paper – but depending on your skill level, your chance of being published is just as great as any. Just...

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Student or speed bump?

An important topic I’ve recently noticed while talking among students, is the ever growing concern over pedestrian safety in the parking lots. Simply put, people narrowly miss being struck by vehicles in the student parking lot almost everyday. A growing number of Palomar students, including myself, have had these types of close calls – and think that something needs to be done. On one occasion last Thursday while walking...

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Gamers are taking over…

Stopping by the campus cafeteria these days, I find myself pleasantly distracted by the video games being played. To my amazement, the students playing had the full setup, one that looked like it came from home. It seems to gather a lot of positive attention – and in my opinion it really creates a more friendly atmosphere. I’d encourage students to stop by an take a look, who knows – perhaps some friendly competitive...

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