The generational divide
May05

The generational divide

  Many have heard of “baby boomers” or “generation x” but what is the name ascribed to today’s generation? It’s Millennials. Critics are concerned that Millennials are overzealous, but as a Millennial myself, I believe our ambitions are something to be admired instead. Millennials have broken taboo, dissolved boundaries that limit our school of thought, and redefined the status quo. The Pew Research Center conducted a survey in...

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School staff takes pies for mental health awareness
Apr01

School staff takes pies for mental health awareness

Palomar College’s Active Minds club hosted their Pie Your Professor event at the student union quad on March 13. With the club’s main focus of raising mental health awareness and the school’s notorious midterms week, Active Minds members brainstormed a way to provide students with an outlet to blow off some major steam. Club member Natasha Montoya explains, “We wanted to provide a fun way to destress, especially during the week of...

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New ICC leader to serve the students
Mar03

New ICC leader to serve the students

  Associated Student Government Senator Carlos Araujo was appointed as Inter-Club Council chairperson during the ASG meeting on Feb. 5. Originally from Peru, Araujo moved to the United States five years ago to attend college. During his third year at Palomar, he delved right into being an active member of several student organizations. With Araujo nearing his last year at Palomar, he mentioned that he has many things planned for...

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International Dark-Sky Association Fights For Clearer Nights
Feb11

International Dark-Sky Association Fights For Clearer Nights

The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) held a forum on Jan. 27 at the Palomar Planetarium, to discuss the growing problem of light pollution. It also raised awareness of not only the problem of light pollution, but how easy it is for the community to make a difference. It showed that IDA has and will continue to push this issue to the forefront of community concerns. “Controlling light is going to be the wave of the...

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