OUR VIEWPOINT: Tuition increase will deeply affect students

It is becoming increasingly expensive to attend college in California. Tuition is slated to increase by $10 per unit at Palomar starting in Summer 2012. This would make the cost of tuition increase to $46 per unit. From the Spring 2011 semester to the Summer 2012 semester, tuition will have increased by $20 per unit. College students are typically among the most impoverished group of people in the United States. This increase will...

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OUR VIEWPOINT: While deeply offensive, the Koala is still legal

A group of CSU San Marcos students seeking to shutter the campus’s satirical newspaper are forgetting an essential rule about protected speech: taste is irrelevant. The moral crusaders have filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education asking that The Koala, a crude and obscene publication printed irregularly that pokes fun at CSUSM life, be shut down because it creates a “hostile learning environment,” according to a Nov....

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FEMALE PERSPECTIVE: Finals should not be coming as a surprise.

Students at Palomar don’t participate in very many student activities. They don’t go to their schools’ sporting events. They don’t join clubs. They don’t really do anything that has to do with other people. Okay. Fine. If you want to be anti-social, we can roll with that. But when it comes to the reason that you’re here at Palomar, please make sure you aren’t apathetic. We are all here to get an education (we would assume), and part...

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STUDENT GOV'T: Board set to accept senator's resignation

TO SEE THE UPDATED STORY, CLICK HERE. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON NOV. 30: The Associated Student Government board is scheduled the accept the resignation of Senator Angel Jimenez at their meeting today. Jimenez, who chairs the Inter-Club Council, an ASG group that governs club activities on campus, has long been a leader of the college’s student government. She also headed the embattled election committee that failed to select a...

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VIDEO: Plant relocation

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