Students showcase original performances
Dec10

Students showcase original performances

Palomar dance students have spent countless hours crafting and revising this year’s upcoming winter performance. Within the dance department, students are given the opportunity to choreograph different styles of dance under the discretion of a dance professor. The students have been working on their dance routines since the beginning of the semester. One such professor, Patricceann Mead, has been part of Palomar’s Performing...

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Swish: Meet the women’s basketball team

The Palomar women’s basketball team came to play this season. With a 7-0 winning streak starting their season. The team and Coach Leigh Marshall hope to continue to dominate on the court. Season-long victory won’t come easily for the team, as the women face challenges of team restructuring and multiple player injuries. “We have big goals that we set, kind of breaking up the journey into different parts, and winning the...

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Faculty lounge to be converted into food bank
Nov14

Faculty lounge to be converted into food bank

The staff lounge, next to the Cafeteria and SU-Quad, is now being converted into a food bank for students. The shift has been cultural, not just for students but faculty as well. Bob Wilson, who generously donated to the expansion of the food bank in honor of his dear friends, Stan and Anita Maag, named it after them, and it has been a huge part of transforming the mindset of helping students when they can’t provide food for...

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Lactation pods offer solution for nursing mothers
Nov13

Lactation pods offer solution for nursing mothers

The SU-Quad is now housing a quiet, user-friendly space for student mothers and employees to breastfeed. The POD, developed by the company Mamava, was created in the interest of providing a cleaner space as opposed to using public spaces, such as restrooms. There are two PODs available, one on the San Marcos Campus and the other on the Escondido Campus, across from the Teaching and Learning Center. Judy Harris, Director of the Student...

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‘It’s Ridiculous!’ Rhinoceros Play Comes to Palomar Theater
Nov13

‘It’s Ridiculous!’ Rhinoceros Play Comes to Palomar Theater

Set in a small French town, it seems as though everyone is transforming into a Rhinoceros. A play full of abstract and funny allegories, Eugene Ionesco’s “Rhinoceros” mimics the struggle of finding oneself in a mist of chaos, when many characters begin to fall under the power of the metamorphosing rhinoceroses. The play exposes the limitations of logic, morality and conformity. The play will run at Palomar’s Studio Theatre starting...

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