Student Veterans Organization helps veterens
Oct10

Student Veterans Organization helps veterens

In addition to the Veteran Services program, Palomar student veterans have another organization available to them and their families, according to officials. A student club called the Student Veterans Organization (SVO) acts as a support system for student veterans on campus. It was established in 2008 to help the veteran students on active duty and reserve, as well as their dependents. According to the organization’s President...

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Internet streaming is a cheaper alternative to TV
Oct10

Internet streaming is a cheaper alternative to TV

Cable television is now a thing of the past, and Internet streaming is taking the forefront. Recent statistics show there are more people switching from watching cable television to Internet streaming on websites such as Netflix, Hulu and Megashare. It’s less expensive and more convenient. Who would want to pay a hundred dollars for a bunch of channels they don’t watch, when they can watch their favorite show online for...

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Graphics Communication department prints shirts for cancer benefit
Oct03

Graphics Communication department prints shirts for cancer benefit

A Palomar College professor recently said she wants to extend her appreciation to the Graphics Art Department for its generosity. Cyndi McNeal, a professor for the Operational Informational Systems (OIS) department, is publicly thanking Ken Dodson and Victor Ramirez of the Graphics Art Department. Ramirez and Dodson made T-shirts for McNeal and her co-worker Tisha Vandervort to wear at the 60-mile Susan G. Komen breast cancer walk....

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ASG appoints new ICC chair
Sep19

ASG appoints new ICC chair

A new Inter-Club Council (ICC) Chair was appointed during the Associated Student Government (ASG) meeting recently. Originally from Tehran, Iran, the new ICC Chairperson Shovan Vatandoust has been a student at Palomar since 2006. In 2009, Vatandoust joined the ASG as a delegate. He said he wanted to be part of the the ASG because it involved helping students. He also said he was great at speaking, which is why he made the decision to...

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Repeatability restrictions deter learning experience
Sep06

Repeatability restrictions deter learning experience

Repeatability hinders the community college student’s ability to explore. According to the preliminary guidelines released from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s office, there will now be regulations governing whether a student may repeat a credit course. If a student receives a satisfactory grade (C or above) in a course once designated as repeatable, that course cannot be repeated again. This is the general rule for the...

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