Disney creates magic in ‘Moana’

If Disney Pixar wanted to release something different, they certainly succeeded with their new movie, “Moana.” The film stars Auli’i Cravalho as Moana, a young Polynesian prin­cess, and Dwayne Johnson as Maui, her demigod friend. The two voyage across the sea to save her home from monsters. This movie can be described as different from other Disney princess movies. There are similarities to prin­cess movies of the...

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Music lover revisits his Top 10 albums of 20I6
Dec04

Music lover revisits his Top 10 albums of 20I6

2016 blessed music lovers with a wide range of cohesive albums from hardcore punk, experimental hip-hop and bubblegum pop. Girls Living Outside Society’s Shit (G.L.O.S.S.) released “Trans Day of Revenge,” an incredibly short, but extraordinarily exciting hardcore punk album, in wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting that occurred in June. Frank Ocean’s “Blonde” was a surprise, alternative pop...

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Video games: stress relief of choice for Palomar students
Dec04

Video games: stress relief of choice for Palomar students

Life can get hard when you’re a college student with all the assign­ments you have, exams that you have to take, and trying to pass all your classes with good grades. Vid­eo gan1es can allow you to relax and have fun, while learning new things and applying new skills. Video games like Call of Duty, Madden 17, Battlefield, Grand Theft Auto are not just for fun and games, but have an effect on peoples brains that can help with...

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Concert returns to stage with ‘Rhapsody In Blue’
Dec04

Concert returns to stage with ‘Rhapsody In Blue’

The sound of “Rhapsody in Blue” will fill the halls of the Howard Brubeck Theatre on Dec. 11. This piece, written by George Gershwin in 1924, is a blend of classical and jazz styles, and has since been one America’s most popular concert pieces. It, along with another Gershwin piece and some Christmas music, will be performed by the Palomar/Pacific Coast Concert Band with Peter Gach on solo piano. Gach is a world...

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Annual Winter Dance
Dec04

Annual Winter Dance

As the holiday season approach­es, Palomar’s Performing Arts De­partment will host its annual Winter Dance on Dec. 9 and 10. The performance will show­case current students performing a variety of dance genres learned throughout their college path. Palo­mar Associate Professor Patriceann Mead will direct the event, which will include hip-hop, modem ballet, tap, original choreography, and jazz. This event is open to both Palomar...

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Snowboard season arrives as mountains turn white
Dec04

Snowboard season arrives as mountains turn white

It’s that time of year to put away the surfboards and take out the snowboards. Snowboarding season is fast approaching and it’s time to get season passes and hope for some major snow fall. Whether you are a beginner, amateur or pro to the snow, this season is looking good. Season passes for Bear Moun­tain, a popular destination for San Diego snowboarders, range any­where from $200 to $1000. If you’d rather save some...

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