It used to be the case for filmmakers that the primary means of connecting with other members of the industry was through attending meet-ups and cold-calling agents and studios. With the advent of large web platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, aspiring filmmakers have more options than ever to connect with some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Continue reading Networking in the Age of Social Media
Alan Geraci, a lawyer from North County, stood on the corner of North Broadway and West Valley Parkway last Wednesday, preaching to, well, the preachers. The Escondido Democrats had organized a protest against, as the event’s advertising cartoon depicted, the “Rats in our City Hall”. The “rats” are labeled as Mayor Sam Abed, and City Council members Ed Gallo and John Masson, all three of whom are vying for re-election in the upcoming Fall midterms. They face the likes, respectively, of Paul McNamara, Consuelo Martinez, and political newcomer Vanessa Valenzuela. The previously mentioned Alan Geraci is on the ballot for State Assembly. Continue reading Consider the Octopus
This week Father Andrew Younan, priest and philosophy professor at JPCatholic, gave an interview about how to foster religious vocations through daily prayer, and shared the pitfalls of high anxiety and “shoe-horning” in vocations.
Continue reading Father Andy on Vocations
Writer and director, Chris Weingart shares some of his thoughts on the mission of Catholic filmmakers. Continue reading Featured Artist: Chris Weingart
Joshua Shepardson is screen writer and music producer who enjoys making his friends family experience joy through his work. He strives to conquer his goals and become a showrunner one day. Continue reading Featured Artist: Joshua Shepardson
MoviePass may or may not be an investment worth spending money on. There are a few things to consider if you are on the fence about subscribing.
Continue reading Is Movie Pass Still Worth It?
The school’s quarterly dance brought an estimated 40 attendees, but some students do not agree with the decisions of the event committee. Continue reading Recent Dance Starts Conversations Among Students
Events and announcements for July 18th – 23rd. Continue reading Weekly Newsletter: July 18th – 23rd
The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, hosts Curbside Bites, an event including food trucks, lawn games, and free live music every Friday until the end of September. Continue reading Food Truck Fridays
John Paul the Great Catholic University welcomes a new women’s household, Laudare et Glorificare, which seeks to help women grow in their relationship with God by praising and glorifying Him.
Continue reading A New Women’s Household at JPCatholic
Junior Phillip Shepherd Gregg was recently promoted to Head Sacristan at John Paul the Great Catholic University. Continue reading New Sacristan Asks for Volunteers for Daily Mass
Hailey Jackson is a director and actor who strives to find a balance between acting and directing. She is also one of the few non-Catholic students enrolled in John Paul the Great Catholic University’s bachelors program. Continue reading Featured Artist: Hailey Jackson
Chris Bradley strives for excellence in everything he does. After he graduates from John Paul the Great Catholic University this September, he hopes to impact society in a positive way through acting. Continue reading Featured Artist: Chris Bradley
The City of Escondido planned on renovating the Downtown area, but did not manage to receive a grant from the San Diego Association of Governments. As the removal process of the trees progressed, an alternative option was implemented for the medians.
Continue reading Medians Undergoing Improvements on Grand
Last Wednesday the JPCatholic Class of 2018 celebrated their upcoming graduation at Dr. Connolly’s home with current faculty and staff at the annual Senior Dinner. They shared light Hors D’Oeuvres, drinks, and fond words and quips about their three years at school. Continue reading Class of 2018 Celebrates Graduation Early
Senior Cole Webb Harter is a director and writer who shares his inspirations and from where his creativity and love of storytelling comes.
Continue reading Featured Artist: Cole Webb Harter
Tom Zupicich is a senior studying Communications Media with an emphasis in Screenwriting. Nick Jones: What drew you towards going into Screenwriting as an emphasis? Tom Zupicich: While there is an aspect of producing I like, screenwriting is the much more creative aspect that drew me to it, and I guess I’m much more creatively oriented than business oriented. I think thats the best way … Continue reading Featured Artist: Tom Zupicich
Multiple residents of apartment complex Latitude 33 are tying various occurrences of theft over the last two moths to a broken garage gate. The gate has been out of commission for the same duration of time, leaving at least one JPCatholic student at a loss for thousands, and other residents of the gated community anxious for future incidents. Continue reading Welcome to Latitude 33
Authentic homemade tamales and other Mexican dishes will be coming to Grand Ave in Escondido, just across the street from JPCatholic, in mid-June. Continue reading Tamales Jovita Opens Across from JPCatholic
EVENTS THIS WEEK Continue reading Weekly Newsletter: June 5th – June 11th