Palomar’s Clock Tower ticks with elusive history
Dec08

Palomar’s Clock Tower ticks with elusive history

The Clock Tower at Palomar College has become one of the main focal points for the San Marcos campus, but few know where it came and why. At one point or another, we have met a friend or a group by the Clock Tower. Students there see and hear it every day; it often reminds us how late to class we are. But, few people know much about how it came to be one of the main meeting points The Clock Tower was erected in 1975. That’s where...

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Basketball: A Thanksgiving tradition
Dec05

Basketball: A Thanksgiving tradition

“What is your main goal for the Tournament?” the team was asked after critiquing their last game. “Winning!” they yelled in unison, laughing and giving high fives. While they celebrated with every score and critiqued every accidentally bad move, they prepared for the Thanksgiving Tournament. “I love this team, they’re so much fun to be around,” Head Coach John O’Neil said. “This is a very unique group, we’re very blessed with these...

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Don’t ignore what makes you uneasy
Oct06

Don’t ignore what makes you uneasy

It is wrong and cowardly for someone to abuse someone they “love” because they feel entitled. It doesn’t matter how rich or powerful they are, they shouldn’t be protected from things they do wrong. Like many stories on local news, domestic violence is not spoken of unless it affects a celebrity. Or in this case, a famous and talented sports player, like former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. On Feb. 15, Rice was arrested for...

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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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