Students win journalism awards at conference
May05

Students win journalism awards at conference

  Palomar College was represented by journalism students from The Telescope and Impact Magazine as they went to the Journalism Association of Community Colleges, which was held at the Burbank Marriott in Burbank, Calif. from April 3 through April 5. Both publications earned awards, including the General Excellence award won by The Telescope. Students from different schools around the state gathered to learn from professionals in...

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The wonders of WonderCon
May05

The wonders of WonderCon

Wonder Con in Anaheim, Calif. had its largest attendance of over 50,000 geeks, nerds, cos-players and pop-culture enthusiast packed inside the Anaheim Convention Center for three days of panels, podcast and premieres. The word con is usually synonymous with heist or robbery, but today con is short for convention and the rise of San Diego’s Comic Con International has made these conventions not miss events full of merchandise...

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Sedillo voted by peers as Palomar Employee of the Year
Apr13

Sedillo voted by peers as Palomar Employee of the Year

Every year Palomar choose a faculty or staff member and present them with the Employee of the Year award. This years winner went to Information Services Support Specialist Robert Sedillo. Sedillo was humbled when hearing the news of his award, and only a single word came to mind when asked about his feelings. “Honored is the best word,” Sedillo said. The nominations for the award are given to a diverse group of faculty and staff...

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TV host Chris Hardwick makes jokes ‘@Midnight’
Mar09

TV host Chris Hardwick makes jokes ‘@Midnight’

Chris Hardwick is a comedian, journalist, radio DJ, television host, author, bowler and entrepreneur who’s podcast “Nerdist” as become a highly successful YouTube channel that garners nearly a million subscribers. Now, Hardwick is hosting another television show, “@Midnight,” which tackles the irony and comedy of social networking. The show focuses on Hardwick the host and his three comedic guests who read tweets, watch videos and...

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Comics turn a new page into literature
Mar03

Comics turn a new page into literature

  Since the 1930s the traditional comic book format has been seen in newspapers and magazines with humorous cartoon characters and daring heroes. The “funnies’ in the paper were met to be escapism from the hardships of the war and never intended to replace script in hardback covers. Today, comic books have evolved as a backdrop for social commentary entwined with immersive art that most would call a modern day literature. Graphic...

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