‘Fast Eight’ film is a rough ride for audience goers
Apr25

‘Fast Eight’ film is a rough ride for audience goers

“Fate of the Furious” is the most recent installment in the “Fast and Furious” franchise and also the start of a new and final trilogy. The movie starts after what happened in the previous film and we see Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) enjoying their honeymoon in Cuba. Meanwhile, a new villain rises and recruits Dom to control the world and compromise its security. Old enemies become allies and...

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Librarians: the fairy Godmothers of prom season
Apr25

Librarians: the fairy Godmothers of prom season

Prom season is among us, and for most high school students this means spending big bucks to make their prom dreams come true. A nationwide survey released by Visa Inc. shows that an average American household will spend an approximate of $978 per teen. Who has that type of money to spend for one night? For many, this is a reason why attending their senior prom is out of the question. “My family struggles financially… I know prom...

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Student showcase arrives in Boehm
Apr25

Student showcase arrives in Boehm

Several art mediums by fresh artists at Palomar will be showcased at the Boehm Art Gallery in “Fresh”, the annual student art exhibition, from May 1-23. According to Gallery Coordinator Kylee McDowell, art pieces are chosen by professors to represent their class. One student per class per semester is chosen to have their work on display. The student exhibition has been around ever since the Boehm Gallery opened in the...

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Inside the life of a deaf student
Apr24

Inside the life of a deaf student

James Singler III, 21, is a deaf student who is currently enrolled at Palomar college and is hoping to eventually transfer to the deaf school, Gallaudet University, in Washington D.C. Single deafness has not inhibited him from communicating and interacting with others from both the hearing and non-hearing communities. Growing up, Singler only attended regular public school because many of his friends were hearing. Singler became...

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Music duo is walking on a dream at Concert Hour
Apr18

Music duo is walking on a dream at Concert Hour

Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton, a musical duo, released an album titled “Dream Walkin” (2015) that was nominated for the Best Jazz Recording at the 2015 SD Music Awards. The duo was featured in Palomar’s Concert Hour on April 13 at the Howard Brubeck Theatre. Sprague and Patton performed re-interpretations of songs from Stevie Wonder, The Beatles and Djavan. Their style combines a variety of different musical...

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Environmental Science major wants to provide a voice for victims of racism
Apr18

Environmental Science major wants to provide a voice for victims of racism

Luis Toledo, 19, Environmental Science “I know environmental racism is a huge thing and a lot of these individuals, they don’t have a voice because they are people of color and so I kind of want to be that voice. If you’re a black or brown person, a lot of the times having white teachers kind of discourages you from thinking highly of yourself and your academic career, so on that side, you try to maintain a sense of...

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