Makeup artist creates characters
Mar11

Makeup artist creates characters

The Telescope’s featured artist for this issue is Palomar student Jessica O’Connor, who specializes in the art of transforming people and creating characters. Her medium? Makeup. O’Connor, a theater arts major, prepared a makeup demonstration for The Telescope and spoke to us about her craft. The following is from an email interview with this up-and-coming artist. Telescope: You’re a makeup artist, how did you get started in this...

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A Concert Hour undeniably special to Palomar
Mar10

A Concert Hour undeniably special to Palomar

“Amazing” was the word Kasey Presley, a music education major, used to describe the Concert Hour that took place on Feb. 26. Amazing is right. This Concert Hour was a special one. Former Palomar professor, chairperson of the Performing Arts Department and well-respected pianist Peter Gach put on an astounding performance. The packed room was buzzing in anticipation while waiting for Gach to take the stage. As what he described to be...

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Relationships during ‘glory days’ may prove worthwhile
Mar09

Relationships during ‘glory days’ may prove worthwhile

Relationships and dating in college may appear intimidating and impractical. Your college experience will be gone in a flash so don’t be afraid to dive in and find out what works for you. The heavy grind of school and maintaining scholastic excellence for the most part is a priority for students. Relationships with a significant other or a blooming love interests can take precedence over the lives of college students, or at...

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‘Chillax’ at Kettle Coffee & Tea
Mar09

‘Chillax’ at Kettle Coffee & Tea

You’re a hard-working college student dealing with pressures from work, personal life and your nagging professors. The last thing you need is the guilt that lingers after caffeinating in an attempt to keep yourself awake. From Acai bowls, to Yerba Mate Maple Lattes, a local coffee shop named Kettle Coffee and Tea located in Escondido integrates healthy ways to enjoy caffeinated products. “We make all of our seasonal drinks,” Owner...

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7 reasons living near the San Diego coast is best
Mar09

7 reasons living near the San Diego coast is best

The crash of the waves, the feeling of sand beneath your feet, the sun on your back. There are few things like it. We live in a coastal community here in San Diego and sometimes we might take that for granted. A lot of people dream of crashing waves and white beaches. There’s a reason people come from all over to surf our waves and walk our sandy shores. Even for those who live farther inland in North County, we are still only a 30...

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‘Spelling Bee’ gets audience involved
Mar09

‘Spelling Bee’ gets audience involved

The best ticket in town was bought at the Howard Brubeck Theatre to see the Palomar Performing Arts’ stupendous rendition of this one-act, musical comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” The cast of characters included seven actors playing a total of 14 roles, six spellers and eight adults. Having actors playing double roles is an optional feature in the original play. It proved to be pandemonium at it’s best, which was...

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