The culture of rap on Palomar College
Aug22

The culture of rap on Palomar College

Written by Jacob Tucker On its surface, Palomar College may seem like nothing more than a commuter school; where students come to class, buy a sandwich, go to the library for a couple hours, and then go home. However, if one keeps their eye open, they may find that rare pockets of Palomar are home to a thriving culture. One of these pockets is on the small garden of blue pebbles under the MD building, where freestyle rap is the...

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Behind the MODA runway
May23

Behind the MODA runway

Palomar’s 70th Annual MODA fashion show was in six and a half hours, and whether I had previous experience or not, my goal was to be electric. The fashion shows arena, The California Center for the Arts in Escondido was flooded with beautiful faces. As mentioned above I have no previous modeling experience. I can barely take a selfie without some form of regret lurking in the shadows. I’ve been in a couple of short films and live on...

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Models take stage at MODA fashion show
May22

Models take stage at MODA fashion show

by Sheila Izvernari Palomar College presented the MODA 70 Years of Style fashion show, May 4 at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. The Fashion Design and Merchandising students showcase their designs every year and this year’s event produced many experimental and entertaining fashions. Designers in the showcase included single designs featured by Temescal Canyon High School and Fallbrook High School, in partnership...

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Music duo is walking on a dream at Concert Hour
Apr18

Music duo is walking on a dream at Concert Hour

Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton, a musical duo, released an album titled “Dream Walkin” (2015) that was nominated for the Best Jazz Recording at the 2015 SD Music Awards. The duo was featured in Palomar’s Concert Hour on April 13 at the Howard Brubeck Theatre. Sprague and Patton performed re-interpretations of songs from Stevie Wonder, The Beatles and Djavan. Their style combines a variety of different musical...

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Club Rush falls flat in Quad; poor attendance
Feb27

Club Rush falls flat in Quad; poor attendance

Written by Michelle Schneider Club “Rush” implies a fast-paced, high-energy event, but this semester’s event only showcased five clubs. On Feb. 14-15, clubs set up rows of red tented booths in front of the SU Quad to promote their interests in technology, world affairs and community involvement. Club Rush takes place once a semester to spread awareness about club activities and help recruit new members at Palomar...

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Snowboard season arrives as mountains turn white
Dec04

Snowboard season arrives as mountains turn white

It’s that time of year to put away the surfboards and take out the snowboards. Snowboarding season is fast approaching and it’s time to get season passes and hope for some major snow fall. Whether you are a beginner, amateur or pro to the snow, this season is looking good. Season passes for Bear Moun­tain, a popular destination for San Diego snowboarders, range any­where from $200 to $1000. If you’d rather save some...

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