Palomar trends toward online courses
Nov14

Palomar trends toward online courses

As professors and students delve deeper into the technological advances of the 21st century, the question of whether online classes are just as effective as ground classes grows. According to Lillian Payn, the Academics Technology Coordinator at Palomar College, as of Oct. 31, 2017, it was reported that 769 online courses were issued through Blackboard Learn and 795 were published through Canvas. Online classes have been growing in...

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Some students struggle academically due to mental illness
Nov13

Some students struggle academically due to mental illness

College probably holds some of the most stressful years of our lives. But for students with depression and anxiety, students can start to struggle academically. Anxiety and depression are the most common mental illnesses within the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 40 million adults who are between the ages of 18 and 54 suffer from depression and/or anxiety disorders. But articles from sources such...

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Fore! Meet the women’s golf team
Oct03

Fore! Meet the women’s golf team

Victoria Owings Victoria Owings, 18, graduated from Sheridan High School in Wyoming and is now studying to become a nurse. Being from Wyoming, there’s not much opportunity for practicing and competing in the cold, snowy weather, so Owings came out to San Diego to enjoy the warmer weather for a bit. She joined competitive golf when she was 11 years old, but started golfing the moment she was able to hold a club. Owings loves...

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Student Inactivity

Student participation at Palomar has shown to be lacking due to students balancing school, work and a social life. Palomar College has numerous school activities to offer, including clubs, sports, internships and so much more. But students either aren’t taking an interest or just don’t have the time. Palomar administration, faculty, and student body works hard to create interesting and unique activities for students to...

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