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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The Shutdown Induced Hangover and the Bad Taste it Leaves for the Food Dependent Community
Feb15

The Shutdown Induced Hangover and the Bad Taste it Leaves for the Food Dependent Community

Written by Nicole Villanueva In case you’ve been living from under a rock, and are unaware, our nation is currently in recovery from the longest government shutdown in history, and low-income families are being disproportionately affected. The nation standoff for President Trump’s demand for funding a new border wall, put government funded operations at a halt. The ripple effect continues. This was a scary and uncertain time for many...

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Vista Farmers Market grows into vortex of sustainability 
Dec10

Vista Farmers Market grows into vortex of sustainability 

The City of Vista’s Farmer’s Market is one of the longest running markets in the county. “Yep, I’ve been here from 1986,” said Madeline Maciel one of the founders of Maciel Farms in Bonsall.   The unique market requires the seller certify all farmer’s crops homegrown. All artisans and crafters products also have to be hand made.  This creates not only a more genuine vibe but also a truly connected community where the buyer...

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Fat acceptance: an excuse for poor health
Dec03

Fat acceptance: an excuse for poor health

The obesity epidemic around the world is not only gaining weight, but traction thanks to a social justice phenomenon called “The Fat Acceptance Movement.”   Fat acceptance is a phrase used by many who wish to normalize the otherwise abhorrent state of being the medical field calls obesity.  For some, it’s morbid; however fat acceptance advocates don’t wish to acknowledge the health risks that arise by being fat. In fact, the National...

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