For those seeking formation groups outside of student households, there are new formation groups on campus led by various men and women of faith.
Students at JPCatholic are welcome to volunteer at St. Dismas Guild, a Catholic non-profit organization inspired by the works of St. Teresa of Calcutta and founded by Deacon Ken Finn and his wife Marie in 1989 to spread the word of God to the imprisoned.
You may have seen him cleaning up Grape Day Park, selling flowers, or spinning a sign for Kettle Coffee and Tea; his name is Dan the Man, and is known by many as an Escondido legend.
In the midst of Oktoberfests, Day of The Dead celebrations, and endless Halloween shindigs, other lesser known gaieties are often shoved under the rug or forgotten about. But fortunately, thanks to the Polish Mission of San Diego, that is not the case for SD Polish Americans. This weekend, October 12-14, St. Maximilian Parish of Pacific Beach hosted its annual Polish Festival, of which I had the great privilege of attending.
We in Escondido, often lacking in autumn traditions shared by the colder regions of the country, grow restless for a seasonal activity of our own. Luckily for those twenty-one and over, Escondido's Stone Brewing Company offers just that with its Halloween Movie Nights, nicknamed Ghouls in the Garden.
California Burritos are one of Southern California’s delicacies. A large burrito typically contains carne asada, french fries, sour cream, cheese, guacamole, and pico. Here is a list of the top five California burritos in Escondido based on price, quality, quantity, and convenience.
The Summer Quarter is ending and students are starting to pack their belongings for storage. There are some storage units in the area that may be great to check out.
Finals week is just around the corner, and let's be real, the impending sense of doom has heightened exponentially as we face not only finals but another move out weekend. Whether we are moving our stuff back home, to a storage unit, or the car, there is packing that needs to get done. If you are stressed about the amount of stuff you are going to have to lug through hallways and down staircases, consider downsizing. Here are several ways to lessen the number of boxes you have to move.
The JPCatholic Ultimate Club is provides one of the more popular events at the university. Sophomore business student Rebecca Knebelsberger said, “I enjoy playing every week because I love sports and also because I get to meet and interact with different people. To me the club builds community as well as strength, physical and mental. I think it is so important to be active and to have fun while doing it.”
Lagoon Trail at Pelican Road is a short trail in the south part of Carlsbad. The trail makes a loop around a neighborhood and runs along Batiquitos Lagoon. For a view of the ocean, hikers can take a detour on Batiquitos Trail. This trail takes hikers on top of a small hill where they can view the whole lagoon as well as the ocean that feeds into the area.
In the spring of 2015, a Yelp review by Anthony J. stated that students at John Paul the Great Catholic University are “some of the grossest, rudest, and socially inept people I have ever had the displeasure of meeting.”
Here are several places within walking distance of campus to get a quick treat during class breaks, depending on how much time the break is.
Keith Way is just two years away from being ordained a deacon in the Roman Catholic Church. He sat down to talk his about his years of involvement as a Master Mason in the Freemasons and why he thinks the Catholic Church forbids Her members to join.
Among the households at John Paul the Great Catholic University, END house is one that is small, yet active.
Student government's newest bill could be changing the apartment dinner form rules.