Behind the MODA runway
May23

Behind the MODA runway

Palomar’s 70th Annual MODA fashion show was in six and a half hours, and whether I had previous experience or not, my goal was to be electric. The fashion shows arena, The California Center for the Arts in Escondido was flooded with beautiful faces. As mentioned above I have no previous modeling experience. I can barely take a selfie without some form of regret lurking in the shadows. I’ve been in a couple of short films and live on...

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Models take stage at MODA fashion show
May22

Models take stage at MODA fashion show

by Sheila Izvernari Palomar College presented the MODA 70 Years of Style fashion show, May 4 at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. The Fashion Design and Merchandising students showcase their designs every year and this year’s event produced many experimental and entertaining fashions. Designers in the showcase included single designs featured by Temescal Canyon High School and Fallbrook High School, in partnership...

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Clybourne Park addresses social segregation
May16

Clybourne Park addresses social segregation

“Clybourne Park” reflects upon gentrification and how the American opinion of race has changed over the decades. Palomar College’s Studio Theatre presents “Clybourne Park.” The satirical play is introduced in two acts in the course of 50 years. The generous space of a “Clybourne Park” home in Chicago suburbia welcomes act one. In act one the audience is introduced to the main occupants of the...

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 exceeds expectations
May09

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 exceeds expectations

The Guardians of the Galaxy are back for a bigger and closer adventure. The film is directed and written by James Gunn. The entire cast from the first film such as, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, and Bradley Cooper, return to their roles for the sequel. They are joined by new-comers Kurt Russel who plays “Ego” and Pom Klementieff who plays “Mantis.” The film takes place about 4 months...

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‘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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