The FCC threatens our freedom to use the internet
Dec11

The FCC threatens our freedom to use the internet

The freedom and openness of the internet as we know it today relies solely on net neutrality. Net neutrality is the idea that internet providers should be neutral when it comes to the web, and to have the freedom to access the internet without restrictions. This freedom applies to the ease and access of reaching sites that you choose to go to, as well as privileges we as consumers don’t often consider during our daily usage of the...

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New Maintenance & Operations complex carving out path of environmental protection for colleges
Oct18

New Maintenance & Operations complex carving out path of environmental protection for colleges

Palomar College will soon be home to its greenest building yet. The Maintenance and Operations complex (M&O), expected to open by Spring 2018, will be the “most sustainable building completed by the district to date,” Dennis Astl said, manager of construction and facilities planning for Palomar. The building will be net-zero ready immediately after construction is completed, a first for Palomar, and an important aspect of the...

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New women’s volleyball team set for upcoming season
Sep11

New women’s volleyball team set for upcoming season

The women’s volleyball team, consisting almost solely of first-year players, will be tested this season as they look to reach November playoffs. “I have almost an entirely new team. Our first goal is to become a team that understands and trusts each other. Team chemistry is another term for that,” Coach Karl Seiler said. The current team started training together as a part of a kinesiology course in July and officially began practices...

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Effective note taking workshop
Aug25

Effective note taking workshop

SAN MARCOS — Students can learn how to take expert notes at the Effective Note Taking Strategies workshop. The workshop will be held from 11 a.m. – noon on Aug. 30 in the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) in room 112. The academic workshop will focus on teaching study skills and different note-taking methods that can be used in the classroom and applied in studying. Learning tips on how to determine what is important,...

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