LL&LG: Drug store beauty buys

Some people take to the bottle; others prefer caffeine or bungee jumping. My drug of choice: beauty products. Yes, I am a product junkie; if you don’t believe me, check out the pic below. I may be organized but I’m a junkie nonetheless. (Wow, admitting that wasn’t as hard as I’d imagined.) I probably have more tubes of mascara at my place than pots and pans. I have tried tons of beauty loot from all different types of stores with a...

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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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News to know: Local, National news students should know about

Shots Fired at a Texas Community College Gunshots were fired at a Texas community college after an altercation led to violence, according to CNN. Students were playing basketball at Victoria College when one of the students got into an argument with a person who wasn’t from the school. The campus was locked down after the incident and the suspect was apprehended. No one was hurt and a motive is not yet known. Palomar Student Brittany...

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Alcohol abuse counseling, free HIV test available for students

Students can receive a free $10 gift card when they take a free HIV test, courtesy of Palomar’s Health Services and the Vista Community Clinic. The test is set for 10am to 2pm on Sept. 22, Oct. 27, and Dec. 1, Health Services will be offering free HIV testing in room NS-146 to students who sign up. Students who participate will also take a written test to determine if they are eligible for drug and alcohol abuse counseling....

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