No technology for three days, challenge accepted
May11

No technology for three days, challenge accepted

In an age of technology at our fingertips, refraining from answering texts and ignoring notifications is easier said than done. I gave up all technology for three days and lived to tell about it; with this experiment I gained a new perspective. Technology is integral into our lives. Take these facts: In 1973 the first cell phone was created and a few years later, in 1981, came the personal computer better known as PC. The millennial...

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Summer blockbusters ready to thrill
May11

Summer blockbusters ready to thrill

Summer is almost upon us. And as summer draws near, a young human’s fancy naturally turns to movies. After all, summer is the most vaunted and celebrated of seasons for blockbuster film openings. Now if you are like me, the majority of these films may raise an eyebrow, but not your interest. Typically I go for more esoteric fare, however, I also find it difficult to resist the allure of a well-advertised slice of popcorn fare. So for...

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The ignorant are the smart ones
May11

The ignorant are the smart ones

If the sphere of what can be known in the universe is infinite, then no matter how much knowledge one possesses, one never comes any closer to possessing all knowledge, for all knowledge is infinite. One could spend a hundred lifetimes gathering and acquiring knowledge, and would still not be any closer to possessing all knowledge. When one realizes the absoluteness of this situation, an interesting paradox becomes apparent: the...

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HBO drops the mic with “Catch the Throne Volume 2″
May11

HBO drops the mic with “Catch the Throne Volume 2″

To prepare fans for a new season of action and drama, HBO commissioned some of modern music’s best and upcoming superstars for “Catch the Throne: The Mixtape, Vol. 2″, a sequel to “Catch the Throne Vol. 1,” which was released in 2014. The soundtrack, if you haven’t guessed by now, are all related to HBO’s hit drama, “Game of Thrones.” With the fifth season premiering on April 12,...

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Tromp to the Palomar P
May11

Tromp to the Palomar P

Every Palomar student has seen it, whether while driving to school or walking around campus: the ubiquitous P on the side of Owens Peak, located just east of the college. With a round trip distance of two miles, the trail leading up to the peak is a great way for students to get some exercise in during a busy academic week. The round trip is relatively easy, even for non-experienced hikers such as myself. To get to its western...

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Chappie: A Prime Example of a Bad Film That Had Potential
May11

Chappie: A Prime Example of a Bad Film That Had Potential

“Chappie” is perhaps one of the most complexly bad movies I have seen in a long while. The film centers around Chappie, a police robot that has been given sentience by his programmer, Deon (Davi Patel). The film tries to achieve this moral conflict by having him taken by a group of criminals at the moment of conception of sentience, the goal of the kidnapping is to rob an armored truck. The movie centers around the...

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