Grants for Illegals takes Funding away from Citizens

At least it seems that way. By passing the D.R.E.A.M. Act, California is putting the needs of illegal immigrants ahead of their own citizens. Shouldn’t California take care of its own citizens first? There are two parts of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (D.R.E.A.M.) Act. The first, provides a path for the children of undocumented immigrants, who are also undocumented and therefore illegal, to become...

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ASG to hold special presidential election

    Palomar’s Associated Student Government will hold a special presidential campaign and election during the first four weeks of the fall semester to fill the position of president after a contested election last spring. According to the ASG website, election packets will be made available for all eligible students between Aug. 29 and Sept. 2 in SU-201, the Office of Student Affairs. Last semester the election was...

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Budget forces state schools to limit total applications

The state budget crisis that led to $650 million in cuts to the California State University system will force schools throughout the state to limit total number of applicants they can accept for the 2011-2012 school year, according a press release from the California State University Board of Trustees. In addition to the 12 percent tuition increase and employee furloughs enacted by the California State Board of Trustees, many...

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FOOTBALL: Final scrimmage preps team for first game next week

The theme of the second, and final, inter-squad scrimmage for the Comets was “little things.” This theme will extend into next week as the team prepares to take on Southwestern in their first regular season game on Sept. 3 at 6 p.m. in Chula Vista. “It’s the little things that will add up to the big things,” Head Coach Joe Early said. “If we can be disciplined on offense, defense and special teams, limit our mistakes and take care of...

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FOOTBALL: Team takes 'five steps back' during Thursday practice

It was one of those practices that everybody would be better off forgetting. The Comets’ Aug. 25 afternoon practice was riddled with sloppy play and far too much trash talking from the defense. Both Head Coach Joe Early and quarterback David Fisher described the practice as “five steps back.” At this point in the season with such a young team, that is not the direction they need to be going. “With all these new guys, it takes...

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