A proud night for fashion students
May13

A proud night for fashion students

Fashion is a form of art and the runway is its gallery. Palomar College put on its annual fashion show to display the art styles of its fashion students. Designers, merchandisers, and producers made their debut at the MODA fashion show, showcasing their take on this season’s fashion. This year’s theme was “Express Yourself,” and the designers showed that in their work. Fashion Design student Mina Shelton, said that she believes the...

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Mental Health: Recognize it
May11

Mental Health: Recognize it

STORY BY: Natalie Smith A Personal Journey “All-consuming” is how Sarah*, 22, described her battle with anxiety. It was interfering with basic tasks such as walking on the sidewalk, answering the phone, and logging onto the computer. “I didn’t know how bad it was until it got too difficult to show up to class, if I was one minute late to class, I just wouldn’t go because I was so petrified of walking into...

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Skin Color doesn’t determine ethics
May11

Skin Color doesn’t determine ethics

If you’re white, I’m not saying your skin color is a problem because it’s not, and it never is. However, if you’re colored, you are probably used to prejudice and scrutiny by the public eye. The world has conjured up the idea that light skin means innocence and anything darker means criminal. Society needs a wake-up slap to the face. We aren’t imagining racism, it exists. We shouldn’t try to define the quality of a person solely based...

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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)

“So, why do I want to attend Harvard? If I was white, would you even have to ask me that question?” said protagonist Malcolm. 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. Rotten Tomatoes rate “Dope” fresh with an 88%. Released on Netflix in February, Writer and Director, Rick...

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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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