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Interior Design students design for the city of Vista

Interior design students are building a relationship within the community of Vista one measuring tape at a time. Interior design class 125, Presentation Methods in Interior Design taught by instructor Sandra Andre are developing plans to create a new fitness center for the Vista parks and recreation’s senior center. Vista Community Service Program Manager Bill Crane said he gladly accepted help from Palomar students and is excited to...

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OUR VIEWPOINT: Student government should split from admin

The time has come for the Associated Student Government to rethink its structure. The organization is tasked with representing the student body and championing our interests in the various committees and forums that define Palomar’s government. But myriad issues—among them a powerful administration-appointed adviser and a lack of engagement with the student body—are keeping the ASG executives and senators from doing their jobs. A...

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THE BODY POLITIC To the ASG: Loosen up regulations and help students get back into the student government

Dear ASG: You’re doing it wrong. You’ve told us again and again that you want to engage students. You want your name to mean something on campus. You want to connect with each of the diverse Palomar constituencies and give them what they want. But bureaucratic nonsense is holding you back. When three candidates decided to run for election on a campus of 30,000 this semester, we grew concerned. Why weren’t more people interested in...

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STUDENT GOV'T: Funds approved, endorsments, and no show speakers

It was a contentious week for the Associated Student Government with a presidential election in it’s 11th hour, an initiative to incorporate being proposed, and clubs seeking funds for the semester.  Here is what we learned as of this last Wednesday:   – The Proposition for Student Control of Student Government, an initiative being pushed by student activists backed by Encuentros United, was on the agenda for...

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