Advanced immunology weakens perseverance
Dec04

Advanced immunology weakens perseverance

As a 19-year-old who has never received a vaccine, I was raised differently than most children, as a proponent against vaccines. Vaccines are managed by The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) promotes reasoning for giving children vaccines as: Vaccination is one of the best ways parents can protect infants, children and teens from 16 potentially harmful diseases. Vaccine-preventable diseases can be very serious, may require...

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Coachella is worth your money
Dec04

Coachella is worth your money

Over winter break, thoughts of the warm desert can compensate for our cold winter months. Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival passes will be going on sale in January, so be ready to buy your pass. The pass will set you back a minimum of $400. It’s expensive, but the experience out values the cost. You might want to start saving up now for tickets. January isn’t far away, and usually within the first week, the festival...

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Gifted animals carry a lot of responsibility
Dec04

Gifted animals carry a lot of responsibility

Gifting pets is highly problematic. Despite the fact that the recipient does not have to pay for the animal, the gift is far from free and creates a wide set of new costs and responsibilities. According to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reported in The Guardian, three pets are being abandoned every hour during the holiday season. People need to connect with a pet before adopting it themselves, ideally not...

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Does our Governing Board represent us?
Nov16

Does our Governing Board represent us?

Palomar College will see two returning faces to our college’s Governing Board who have either failed or delayed speaking to students of our college. The Nov. 8 election asked community members in the Palomar College district to select three members to the board to represent them in continuing the success of our college, this includes it’s students. Newcomer Nina Deerfield was elected onto the board, along with incumbent Trustees John...

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United States of Trump
Nov16

United States of Trump

Construction workers rejoice, as Donald J. Trump wins the election, and his vision for a wall on our southern border becomes all but a reality. The entire world is wondering the same thing: what will a President Trump mean? First and foremost, the wall. From the very beginning of his campaign he talked about building a wall on the southern border, so that the number of undocumented aliens coming into the U.S. is reduced. When first...

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United States of Trump
Nov16

United States of Trump

Electing Donald Trump isn’t catastrophic because it’s the end of civil democracy, it’s not. It’s because of the precedent that it sets for what we expect out of America’s figurehead. On Nov. 8 in a political upset Trump took our country by storm with more than 270 electoral votes. If Trump actually stands by repealing health care, building the border wall, and repealing Roe V Wade this signals the end or at least a pause in the era of...

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