Parks and Recreation VS The Office: Pro The Office
Oct10

Parks and Recreation VS The Office: Pro The Office

By: Brian Beltran   The American rendition of The Office is the most memorable show in the sitcom genre making Parks and Recreation an afterthought. Programs like Parks and Recreation have tried mimicking the magic that The Office created, but don’t quite match up. Steve Carrell’s iconic performance as Michael Scott almost single-handedly shames the gimmicky style of knockoff sitcom, Parks and Recreation. Fans of...

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Parks and Recreation VS The Office: Pro Parks and Recreation
Oct10

Parks and Recreation VS The Office: Pro Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation reign as the supreme tv sitcom that makes The Office as equal to a pile of trash. This sitcom uses comedic elements in unique ways that stand above The Office, Parks and Recreations hold this title for a variety of reasons, most specifically, however, the way it develops the characters in its story. An emotional connection between both the characters and audience is what The Office cannot meet. The characters in...

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Marvel owns the sceen, but DC owns the comics
Sep10

Marvel owns the sceen, but DC owns the comics

Story by Brian Beltran: While the current climate in the world of cinema is oversaturated by comic book films and star studded casts, casual and dedicated moviegoers alike can agree that the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) reigns supreme. But who cares? While their main competitor, DC Comics, lingers in the shadows of Marvel’s immense success on the silver screen, many dedicated fans continue to support DC’s print and television...

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There is no competing with Marvel’s storytelling
Sep10

There is no competing with Marvel’s storytelling

For years, hardcore fans have argued over one seemingly simple topic: which franchise is better, Marvel or DC? The answer is simple: it’s Marvel. Marvel started in the late 1930s. The first Marvel superhero to become universally known was Captain America, who was first seen in Captain America Comics #1, published in March 1941, in the middle of World War II. Captain America remained as the most popular comic book character during the...

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To smoke or not to smoke
Apr20

To smoke or not to smoke

by Seji Gaerlan Sleepless nights, anxiety induced finals and countless pages of essays. College students have it rough, all we ask is for a chance to smoke in permitted areas. The notorious smoking spot by Palomar’s library is already common knowledge for students despite the no smoking policies that the school has established. The policies against smoking in campus are not even enforced as much by the campus police reason as to...

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Stop Making Clouds on Campus
Apr20

Stop Making Clouds on Campus

Students who create clouds of smoke on campus should not only feel responsible for diminishing the health of others, but also feel guilty for breaking the smoking-free and tobacco-free campus policies established at Palomar since 2015. Palomar’s policy states,”The District shall provide and maintain a workplace and learning environment that is smoke and tobacco-free to promote the safety and health of students, employees...

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