Give us a new stadium, or give us death
Mar30

Give us a new stadium, or give us death

If there is any city that deserves to represent the powder blue and gold bolt, it’s San Diego. Sure, Los Angeles might have the mass media appeal. And yes, it does help that LA is the second-biggest media market in the continental United States. But let’s go back to past history. Los Angeles already had its chance to play host to the Chargers, back in the glory days of the American Football League (which merged with the NFL in 1970,...

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Flash mob inspires awareness for Women’s History Month
Mar30

Flash mob inspires awareness for Women’s History Month

A week-long dedication to Women’s History Month ended with a screening of the movie “Muted” and a flash mob dance afterward. The Women’s Studies Department and the Gender and Women’s Studies Student Club sponsored various events from March 23 to March 26 at the Palomar College San Marcos Campus. Palomar’s Gender and Women’s Studies group adviser and professor Devon Smith said she supports the film, as it ties in to Women’s History...

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Palomar’s Russell plays on in honor of father
Mar30

Palomar’s Russell plays on in honor of father

Tink. Pop. Tink. Pop. The ball hits the metal bat and flies to the outfield. Their cleats touch the plate as they square off their bodies in preparation for what’s coming at them. To speculators, it’s just a ball. For the players, it’s the future, and they’ve got one shot. Pitcher Tyler Russell sat underneath the dugout in his Palomar baseball uniform and opened like a book, in the most genuine of ways. He stared off at the field...

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Wavelength devoted to full spectrum beer
Mar30

Wavelength devoted to full spectrum beer

Drink a beer in outer space while looking down at the orbiting earth. New Wavelength Brewing Company in Vista owned by bearded Hans Haas, 34, gives you a threefold experience of science, technology and music. Still in beta phase when Hass spoke with The Telescope, Wavelength was making the final touches to its minimalist tasting room in preparation for the Grand Opening on March 21, launching to full function with the kickoff of their...

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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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Lamar’s ‘evil’ new single is a mouthful of the blackest berries
Mar09

Lamar’s ‘evil’ new single is a mouthful of the blackest berries

Finally, a song that’s not all about bitches, drugs and money. Kendrick Lamar has come out with a song that states so much more in a brutally honest way. Lamar’s new single “The Blacker The Berry” produced by Boi-1da was released Feb. 9. Some comment on it saying it is “evil.” Some say it is a political statement. This song is brash, bold, blunt and dark. Infused with aggressive metaphors about the African American race and the...

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