Large or small, Palomar hosts them all
Feb11

Large or small, Palomar hosts them all

  One of the many record-breaking facts discussed at a recent campus event is that four of the smallest plants in the world, called wolffia, can fit into the eye of one sewing needle. The Botanical Record Breakers lecture was held on Feb. 1 in room NS-139, and about 20 people attended. Friends of the Arboretum is a community group dedicated to making sure Palomar College’s Arboretum is beautiful and thriving. Botanical Consultant...

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J.K. Rowling creates a timeless classic
Feb10

J.K. Rowling creates a timeless classic

The author of one of the most famous children series in the world, Harry Potter, has proven that she can write for the captive adult audience as well. J.K. Rowling wrote and published her first adult novel, “The Casual Vacancy,” in 2012 and it is now a No. 1 National Bestseller. The stage is also being set for this tragic and poetic novel to become a television show on BBC (British Broadcasting Company) in 2014. The story...

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Dirty deeds with dirty money for the few
Jan30

Dirty deeds with dirty money for the few

Somebody needs to put the pigs in office back in their place. The U.S. government’s lack of regulation or care for their constituents has gone far enough. It was recently revealed that some major U.S. banks have been laundering billions of dollars of illegal drug money from the Mexican cartels. These banks include JPMorgan/Chase, Bank of America and Western Union, according to an article on alternet.org, a news and entertainment...

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Cheerleading team keeps players pumped
Dec03

Cheerleading team keeps players pumped

Cheerleading has been a sport at Palomar College for five years, and the team is currently ranked second in the nation in its division. Palomar’s Cheerleading Team is proud of how hard its members work each year to pump up the Athletics Department and improve as gymnasts and competitive cheerleaders, said Cheer Coach Jamie Arroyo. The team performs at every home football and basketball game, as well as a variety of competitions...

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Say no to GMO’s
Nov20

Say no to GMO’s

Recently, there has been a national debate over the labeling of enhanced food products. Frankly, modified food shouldn’t be a part of anyone’s diet. Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are defined as “plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses or other plants and animals,” according to the Non-GMO Project’s website. This organization is dedicated to providing...

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