A sweet treat is hidden in the middle of San Marcos
Apr18

A sweet treat is hidden in the middle of San Marcos

Story by Raisa Mursalin On Saturday, April 13, Macchiato, a coffee and dessert shop located at 727 W San Marcos Blvd #108 had their grand opening. The event attracted many customers leading to a line that stretched out of the door. Customers were given special deals such as: buy one drink, get one half off, or get the second drink free. Emily, current employee, stated that the turnout was good, and the event attracted more people than...

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Explore North County
Mar12

Explore North County

Story by Nicole Villanueva You’ve been grinding away at work and/or school and finally have some well-deserved free time. You could attach yourself to the couch and binge on Netflix, but how about mixing it up and exploring local happenings? This week when your friends hit you back with the old “I dunno, what do you wanna do,” you can be the one with a plan. And – you don’t need to travel far or break the bank to have fun. North...

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Palomar provides students with free clothing, no questions asked
Mar11

Palomar provides students with free clothing, no questions asked

Story by Kiana Teixeira There is a hidden gem on campus that not many students know about called Comets Closet. Comets closet is a clothing bank where students can come and get free clothes that they normally wouldn’t have the money to afford. The closet has everything from business clothes all the way to everyday wear. It’s a good way for students to stay fashionable without breaking the bank. They don’t only get...

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ASMR: more than just sexy whispering

Story by Cheyenne Cyr You know that feeling you get all through your scalp and spine when you hear certain sounds or see certain things, and it just feels really nice? Turns out, there’s actually a name for that feeling. It’s known as Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or ASMR for short, and it refers to audio made with the specific intent of triggering those feelings, or just getting goosebumps from overall white...

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Adaptogens, the latest holistic hype
Mar06

Adaptogens, the latest holistic hype

Story by Nicole Villanueva There’s a large culture breeding self-care. You see the wellness movement everywhere. From juice cleanses to keto diets to yoga with cats, people are on a mission to get right. Adaptogens are the latest hype amongst health junkies and holistic practitioners. Although new to many, adaptogen usage dates back thousands of years. Have we reawakened a key to wellness or just another passing trend? So what are...

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