Facebook experiment is not an invasion of privacy
Sep17

Facebook experiment is not an invasion of privacy

Last month, a report was released that Facebook conducted an experiment which involved tapping into thousands of accounts, analyzing and manipulating their news feeds. In 2012, around 700,000 news feeds were being filtered by researchers at the Facebook headquarters. The purpose of this experiment was to find out if a string of negative or positive posts affected the users’ own postings. After the researchers filtered certain account...

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International students say they feel safe at Palomar College
Sep09

International students say they feel safe at Palomar College

MCT CAMPUS AND TELESCOPE STAFF LOS ANGELES — The University of Southern California on Friday announced new measures aimed at better protecting its large international student population, as well as the rest of the campus, after the slayings of three Chinese graduate students over the last two years. The move comes two weeks after a 24-year-old graduate student was beaten to death just blocks away from campus, an attack that renewed...

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Women’s volleyball will be road tested
Sep06

Women’s volleyball will be road tested

The Palomar women’s volleyball team will be ‘road warriors’ for almost half the season. From the end of August to Oct. 3, Palomar only hosts one game, a non-conference game against Irvine Valley College on Sept. 10 at the Dome. Although there are nine new players on the team this year, head coach Karl Seiler has big ideas set for them. “We have the goals of winning our conference and going to the state playoffs,” Seiler said in an...

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Barefoot: to run or not to run?
Apr20

Barefoot: to run or not to run?

Barefoot running has its pros and cons. Christopher McDougall author of “Born to Run”, stated that barefoot running was the solution to all runners’ injuries because it is a natural way to run. However, some coaches say the opposite is true. Palomar College cross country and women’s track and field coach Jennifer Williams said that in the coaching world you either love it or hate it. “We are taught to walk, run and play with shoes....

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Phi Theta Kappa traveling to Orlando for NerdNation
Apr20

Phi Theta Kappa traveling to Orlando for NerdNation

From April 24 to April 26, Palomar Students are heading to Orlando to compete in a national conference. “NerdNation is the International PTK annual conference”, said co-advisor of the school’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, Katie Townsend-Merino. “It is not just a fun event, but offers many learning opportunities.” Co-Advisor Katy French said that their chapter has applied for three hallmark awards which are extremely competitive. They...

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