Mental health demands vigilant actions in schools
May16

Mental health demands vigilant actions in schools

If a child eats their veggies, does some jumping jacks and sleeps a few hours at night, they’re perfectly healthy, right? Wrong, that’s not always the case. American society has deemed this ideal as ‘healthy.’ However, many Americans neglect the other very crucial element that contributes to well-being: mental health. American society has a problem, there is not enough emphasis placed on nurturing and prioritizing mental...

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Team swims to state title
May14

Team swims to state title

The Palomar Women’s swim team propelled to Top 10 at the three-day CCCAA State Swimming & Diving Championship on May 1 at the De Anza College Aquatics Center, placing ninth out of 33 total teams. If not for Palomar, the Orange Coast Pirates nearly dominated the meet, winning four of five women’s relays and all five men’s relay races, still deeming them the first place champs. Four leaders on the women’s swim team led the Comets...

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Palomar students will receive dual free tuition plans
Mar04

Palomar students will receive dual free tuition plans

Incoming Palomar students are now met with a new, but perhaps welcomed, dilemma of navigating two options for free education. The California Promise, formally known as Assembly Bill 19 (AB-19), waives one year of community college tuition fees for all incoming freshman regardless of need. Signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in October 2017, the California Promise ensures all eligible in-state students have access to higher education by...

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Women’s Press for Progress in March
Mar04

Women’s Press for Progress in March

San Marcos – Continuing a tradition over a century old, people worldwide will celebrate International Women’s Day with a new modern-day campaign, ‘Press for Progress.’ International Women’s Day on Mar. 8 is a global celebration of women’s achievements and social, economic, cultural and political advancements. Throughout the month of March, Women’s History Month, Palomar will offer several ways to engage with the movement and...

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Should we have Cesar Chavez Day and Native American Day off? Speakout
Feb28

Should we have Cesar Chavez Day and Native American Day off? Speakout

“Having those days off would be beneficial, but it’s important that people actually use it as a day to learn about the history and heritage of those peoples. -Omar Fuentes   “Students have class and lab hours that we won’t be able to make up. Having those days off will push us behind in class.” -Daniel Beltran   “I think we need those days off to remember the history of these people and what went wrong so we...

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