Video:  Palomar women’s track and field wins
Jun01

Video: Palomar women’s track and field wins

A collection of photos of the Palomar College women’s track and field team competing at the 2017 Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. Photos courtesy of Gabriel Santana/goSantana Photography Video produced by Marcy Cortes and Kellcy Kocinski/The...

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Swimmer finds his stroke in the pool
Apr27

Swimmer finds his stroke in the pool

Nineteen-year-old sophomore Zach Wagonis is a stand out swimmer at Palomar College, boasting a time of 1:08 in the 100-meter breaststroke. Wagonis started out in athletics by trying every sport. His older brother played water polo, which led to him attending local club practices at the pool. Wagonis decided that he liked being in the water, and wanted to be better than his brother. “Most water polo players don’t like swim,”...

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Cigs should remain banned from our campus
Apr13

Cigs should remain banned from our campus

Smoking is a nasty habit that is unfortunately addictive and smoking areas degrade the overall campus vibe. Community colleges need to continue their no smoking on campus ban. It poses a risk to the health of people who are exposed to the smoke, even if they are not the ones smoking. It is hard to understand how millennials have grown up in a time where they know of the dangers of smoking and yet continue to do so. According to...

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Canvas to replace Blackboard at Palomar
Mar16

Canvas to replace Blackboard at Palomar

Palomar is changing the learning software students use for classes with an online component. Blackboard, the former software, will become obsolete as students will now be using a sleeker learning management system in Canvas. The process is going take place over one year with the goal of all courses being on Canvas by spring of 2018. The pilot of Canvas started in spring 2016 with 400 initial student users. Fall of 2016 opened both...

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Palomar makes lasting promise
Feb22

Palomar makes lasting promise

Magic filled the hall in the Brubeck Theatre at Palomar to celebrate the launch of the Palomar Promise on Feb. 22. Upcoming graduates from all 11 unified school districts within Palomar College’s reach are promised one year of free tuition, $1,000 in textbook assistance, and education and career guidance. Brandy Gram, a senior at Mission Hills High School, said “The Palomar Promise gives us free money and to me that’s more of an...

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