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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Student president election uncontested
Apr27

Student president election uncontested

Palomar’s Associated Student Government held an open forum on April 20 for students to question potential candidates for next year’s student government. Next semester there are 14 senator positions available, president and vice president. The forum was hosted by current vice president Michael Dentoni who asked presidential candidate Malik Spence and senatorial candidate Michael Nagtalon questions about their plans for ASG and how to...

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