Homelessness is a bigger issue than art budget cuts
Apr19

Homelessness is a bigger issue than art budget cuts

You’re homeless, cold and hungry. But at least you have a nice mural on the back wall of your liquor store to stare at, right? Mid 2017, Mayor Kevin Faulconer proposed a 2 percent budget cut of arts and culture funding. Part of which would go to programs and projects to help the homeless population in San Diego. In December 2017, the city’s arts commissioners voted to reject them all. In a memo written to Faulconer from the Commission...

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Diversity reaches the film industry
Apr19

Diversity reaches the film industry

In 2018, it’s time that we give mainstream media recognition to movies featuring characters who aren’t straight white people. Directors and filmmakers have gotten backlash for years due to white washing casts, and rightfully so. It appears the hope of getting an accurate cast of African-American actors seemed bleak, and then came “Black Panther”. “Black Panther”, released in February 2018 by The Walt Disney Co. (under Marvel Comics,...

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Palomar should stand with the homeless
Apr02

Palomar should stand with the homeless

Editorial Palomar recently broke ground for their new food bank that is targeted at helping those in the community with food insecurities, but is it enough? In 2016, California State University (CSU) conducted a study on homelessness in their own college community. They found that roughly eight to 12 percent of their students were homeless. In 2017, the University of Wisconsin’s HOPE lab built upon the CSU study and surveyed students...

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What does your tuition actually pay for?
Apr02

What does your tuition actually pay for?

Palomar college comes at cost for many, when combining the full tuition payed, it can be a bit pricey, but where does that money go to? How much of it is used on the teacher’s salary, how much of it is used on the construction on campus. Would the students tuition be enough money to support the new building construction on campus, the staff’s salaries, and the funds needed to have built the massive parking garage? According to the...

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Care to conspire?: Monster Energy
Apr02

Care to conspire?: Monster Energy

We’ve all heard about common conspiracies like 9/11 was an inside job, and tinfoil hats protect you from government mind control rays, but have you heard that Monster energy is secretly run/created by a Satan worshiping cult with hidden agendas? We know him as the devil, Lucifer, Satan, etc, but know he is also allegedly part of monster energy. You may be thinking to yourself, “is this because it tastes like carbonated...

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Regardless of your feelings, the stats don’t lie
Mar31

Regardless of your feelings, the stats don’t lie

Being a victim of a severe tragedy does NOT make you an expert on public policy. Lets, just get that point out of the way. The high school students protesting this are just that, high school students who have zero experience what-so-ever when it come to public policy. Yes, they went through a horrible tragedy that is a real issue, but it doesn’t magically give them the knowledge to know what needs to be done to current gun...

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