I found my passion inside a newsroom
May11

I found my passion inside a newsroom

I’ve been going to Palomar on and off since 2004, but none of those years have been as fulfilling as these last two. Working for The Telescope gave me a new perspective on my professional life, and has also given me a newfound sense of purpose I would not have gained if I hadn’t gone back to school. I originally graduated from Palomar in 2008 with a Liberal Arts degree. Afterward, I figured I would move forward and continue working my...

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New student body president hopes to make Palomar student voices heard
May11

New student body president hopes to make Palomar student voices heard

The new student government president already has plans for next semester after running unopposed. Associated Student Government president-elect Malik Spence looks forward to making Palomar College a more involved campus. Originally a delegate as the year started, Spence, a chemistry major, worked his way into the senator role as the Spring semester started. In mid-April, he ran for the ASG President position uncontested. But that...

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Here’s one final cup of coffee
May11

Here’s one final cup of coffee

In my year as sports editor for The Telescope, I’ve never been as excited to follow my school’s athletic programs as I have been with the Comets. Watching our athletes not only progress on the court, but off the court as well, has been a highlight of my time as sports editor. In the Fall 2014 semester, we had 75 athletes (75!) be named to the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team. Of the 75, 22 of them were football...

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JACC…has it really helped anyone?
Apr27

JACC…has it really helped anyone?

The Journalism Association of Community Colleges, otherwise known as JACC, is a hypocritical exercise of futility. In recent years, instead of leaving the conference feeling like you’ve learned a lot, a lot of participants have left with an empty feeling in their minds. This past April, over 50 schools from across the state of California had the opportunity to attend the JACC State Conference in Sacramento. The Telescope staff...

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Swim team makes waves at PCAC tournament
Apr27

Swim team makes waves at PCAC tournament

Palomar’s swimming teams made a splash at the PCAC Swim Championships April 16-18 at Wallace Memorial Pool. The men’s team won the PCAC championships in dominating fashion, scoring 821 points during the three-day meet. San Diego Mesa finished the meet in second place with 761 points, followed by Grossmont with 723 and Southwestern College with 320. Sophomore Rich Farley, who also was a member of the PCAC champion men’s water polo...

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