Gallery:  Around Campus Spring 2016
Apr27

Gallery: Around Campus Spring 2016

Palomar campus shows off their colors during this Spring with their talent and passions on campus. Whether it be ceramics to music or even math, Palomar is full of excitement and diversity. [Show as slideshow] 12►...

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Dope (2015)
Apr19

Dope (2015)

Sundance Film Festival’s “Dope” (2015) It isn’t your quintessential coming-of-age film. With its original wit and comedic high-school heist tale, “Dope” becomes an instant indie classic. Released on Netfix in February, Writer and Director, Rick Famuyiwa takes you into the exuberant world of protagonist Malcolm (Shameik Moore), a self-proclaimed hip-hop geek who aspires to go from the streets of Inglewood,...

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5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Study a Boring Subject
Apr18

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Study a Boring Subject

This is a question many students ask, “How should I motivate myself to study?” It especially happens when students study subjects which they are not interested in. Pushing yourself is not easy to do. There is an interesting website called LearningFundamentals.com introduces five ways to motivate yourself to study a boring subject and/or complete a project.   1. Make every thought serve you and move you forward. According to this...

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Icy Bay IPA falls short of local beer
Apr18

Icy Bay IPA falls short of local beer

Alaska Brewing Company’s Icy Bay IPA leaves a lot to be desired. Alaska certainly has its own culture of brewing, but in the modern day microbrew scene, dominated by places such as San Diego and Portland, Icy Bay IPA certainly won’t put Alaska on the craft brew map. Brewed all the way in Juneau, Alaska, the Icy Bay is an India Pale Ale, although it’s quite a bit different than the average San Diego IPA. Out of the...

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Comets Trhac and Bryant heat up center court
Apr11

Comets Trhac and Bryant heat up center court

It was a blustery day for tennis at Palomar’s home courts on March 29 when the Comets took on Imperial Valley College. Comets Adam Lippert, Dorian Blanchard, Dean Vo, and Abraham Alex all came away with victories in straight sets while co-captains Peter Trhac and Taylor Bryant both came away with victories on the center courts. In doubles play, co-captains Trhac and Bryant the current top PCAC doubles pair, went up against...

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Smoking Policy Flirts with Fines
Apr11

Smoking Policy Flirts with Fines

It’s no secret that Palomar College has a campus smoking issue despite the ‘smoke-free campus’ placards placed throughout the college. A new proposal seeks to increase the campus’s authority to further enforce the campus smoking policy, potentially levying fines against violators instead of verbal warnings. While some students say that Palomar should not include vaping in its policy — and others want to bring back designated...

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