Soccer’s scoring threat: Brian Paleo
Dec05

Soccer’s scoring threat: Brian Paleo

Even during a bad season some players are able to develop their skills on the field. The Palomar men’s soccer team struggled through the season due to a lack of strong offensive players, and a lack of discipline, Coach Hernandez said. Brian Paleo, 20 is the team’s strongest offensive player, and only returning player. He has done his best to carry the team, but admits not coming to practice as much as he should. “The season didn’t go...

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A black tie affair for education
Dec02

A black tie affair for education

A recent Palomar College fund-raiser netted more than $150,000, including a $55,000 bid for a private concert by Singer Jason Mraz. Palomar College’s 22nd Annual Black-Tie Gala was held Nov. 16 at the La Costa Resort and Spa’s Costa Del Sol ballroom. Gala tickets sold for $300. The Gala is the Palomar Foundation’s once-a-year fundraiser that allows members of the community to come together and enjoy decadent food and festivities while...

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Intersession to return in 2014
Nov23

Intersession to return in 2014

Officials have confirmed that Intersession courses will be offered at Palomar College between spring and summer of 2014. Vice President of Instructional Services Berta Curon confirmed that approximately 100 classes will be available during the intensive, four week session. “We’re leaving it up to the departments to determine whether or not their courses make sense to offer in that short time frame,” Curon said....

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Escondido center grand re-opening
Nov15

Escondido center grand re-opening

Officials, students and members of the community gathered together at Palomar College’s Escondido Center for the grand opening ceremony Nov. 15. Palomar Administrator Tom Medel said in an email statement that the final cost for completing the construction was about $10 million, and despite it being difficult to work within the confines of the existing strip mall structure, students and staff worked together to complete the project....

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Professor censure resolution upheld after heated debate
Nov14

Professor censure resolution upheld after heated debate

Emotional discussion erupted at the Nov. 12 Governing Board meeting. In response to an ongoing dispute between Associate Professor of Physics Daniel Finkenthal and the Associated Student Government (ASG), the Palomar Faculty Federation (PFF) recently drafted a resolution which states that student groups should not be allowed to censure faculty members. The Board of Trustees voted 3-2 supporting the resolution, upholding the faculty...

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