Student election uncontested
May05

Student election uncontested

The Associated Student Government conducted its annual spring election forum April 28 in an attempt to inform the student body of the upcoming election being held May 5-8. The election forum was originally scheduled to run two days, April 28 and 29, but the second day was cancelled due to lack of ASG member availability, lack of student interest, and the disqualification of a senatorial candidate due to their absence at the forum....

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Project “P” steeps in tradition
May05

Project “P” steeps in tradition

Around 45 volunteer students gathered together April 25 at Palomar College during a cool, cloudy Friday morning to volunteer their time for the Office of Student Affairs’ annual “Project P” event held every school year. The event is a tradition that dates back to the 1950s and involves ascending the steep, jagged path of Owen’s Peak to carry out the yearly renovation of the college’s famed landmark, the...

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Money raised for grand piano during ‘Festival’
Apr21

Money raised for grand piano during ‘Festival’

  Around 72 current and former faculty, interested parties and their dates gathered together at the Palomar Performing Arts Center to celebrate the second fundraising event formally known as “The Festival.” The Howard Brubeck Theatre will receive a Steinway and Sons Grand Piano, valued at $127,000, after the Palomar Performing Arts Circle concluded its final fundraising event for the Peter Gach Steinway Fund on the evening of...

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Congress allows Veteran’s  benefit to expire
Apr13

Congress allows Veteran’s benefit to expire

Over 72,000 veterans are scrambling to find funding for their educational pursuits after Congress failed to extend the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, part of the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act of 2011. The VRAP, which ended March 31, was a program that offered up to 12 months of training benefits to unemployed veterans age 35 to 60. The VA no longer accepted applications to the program after October 31, 2013, and is...

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Morikawa looks to branch out
Apr12

Morikawa looks to branch out

Being an Associated Student Government senator takes a certain amount of passion and dedication. Senator Katelyn Morikawa is a prime example of that. Morikawa, the only female senator, is majoring in business economics and plans to transfer to a state university after the spring semester. “I like the idea of branching out, and meeting new people, and being on a whole different campus,” she said. Morikawa joined the ASG...

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