Water polo star ends goal-filled career
Dec08

Water polo star ends goal-filled career

Sydney Thomas has had a goal filled 2017 season for the women’s water polo team. Out of the 217 goals scored by the team as a whole, Thomas has scored 77 and assisted another 30, playing in 25 of the 26 games in the season. “Sydney is the type of person that puts everything into what she loves,” teammate Jazmin Handorf said. Thomas has been playing as a driver for Palomar’s women’s water polo team for the...

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The Telescope rejects the KKK’s hateful rhetoric
Oct23

The Telescope rejects the KKK’s hateful rhetoric

The Telescope staff has received a letter from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) stating their claims of mainly advocating for peace and condemnation of violence through their motives of segregation. And although the letter was sent to us by accident, we have decided to take this opportunity to address the heinous beliefs still held by some Americans. The letter explained how the group does not mean any harm to anyone...

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Redefining terrorism through race
Oct18

Redefining terrorism through race

The recent mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas is an act of domestic terrorism. Stephen Paddock is a terrorist no matter how much the media tries to humanize him based off of the color of his skin. The recent mass shooting in Las Vegas have left over 200 victims and the death of 59 individuals, leaving family members and friends mourning over their loved ones. The tragic event brought trauma into our nation and has been marked...

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Students diversify performing arts dept
Oct05

Students diversify performing arts dept

by Seji Gaerlan and Justin Gonzalez Palomar College’s international students come from various countries to further their training in the performing arts with the hopes of becoming successful entertainers. “In college, I didn’t expect this much high level freestyle and choreography,” Leo Nishimura, a 20-year-old dance major from Japan, said. “I just came here to learn some basics.” Students like...

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Is hate speech legitimized under Trump?
Sep11

Is hate speech legitimized under Trump?

Trump’s America has emboldened the growing hateful voice of our nation. The First Amendment of our Constitution gave our nation’s citizens the right of free speech. Expressing an opinion and voicing our thoughts no matter the extremity of it is a way of exercising our rights and liberties as Americans. However, this law comes with its drawbacks. Trump started off with his stance against political correctness leading in with his...

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