Yum! Fundraising With Food and Wine

The Palomar College Foundation will be holding its 23rd annual gala, and promises a night of “fun, food and frivolity” to attendees. The fundraising gala and dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 22 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. The theme of this year’s gala is “Discovering the Magic of Education.” The gala will feature a silent and a live auction, food and local wines, and local entertainment. Items being auctioned include vacations,...

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Golden Handshake raises questions
Nov10

Golden Handshake raises questions

Palomar College President Robert Deegan announced his retirement on Oct. 15 during a public forum on campus. The timing however is problematic. Coincidentally, the Governing Board approved for the college to offer a Supplementary Early Retirement Plan, also referred to as a “golden handshake,” during a Sept. 9 meeting. Deegan would retire in June, just in time to join other staffers who accept the “handshake” to receive up to 75...

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Palomar Performing Arts for Fall 2014
Nov10

Palomar Performing Arts for Fall 2014

[Show picture list] This gallery showcases some of the performing arts events, both theatrical and musical, that have taken place at Palomar College during the Fall 2014 semester. These events include different Concert Hours in which acts like the Palomar Symphony Orchestra, vocal solos, piano solos and the G Burns Jug Band have performed. In the gallery is also featured photos of the Three Sisters play, written by Anton Chekhov and...

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Palomar’s Day of the Dead Celebration
Nov10

Palomar’s Day of the Dead Celebration

Palomar’s Multicultural Studies Department hosted a joint celebratory event for its 25th annual Day of the Dead celebration and Meso American Indigenous Heritage Day on Nov. 5 at the lawns near the Clock Tower. The event featured traditional cultural art like altars, known as ‘ofrendas’ in Spanish, Aztec dancing, cutural food, face painting, and colorful Aztec wardrobe. ◄ BackNext ►Picture 1 of 11Nine...

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Editorial: Palomar facilities needs new priorities
Oct20

Editorial: Palomar facilities needs new priorities

It is one of a college’s responsibilities to offer a fair and hospitable learning environment to all of its students. And it seems Palomar College has slipped in this area. While every single building at Palomar is supposedly wheelchair accessible, last month there was an incident when a student using an electric wheelchair was not able to enter the cafeteria. He had to wait several minutes until the door was eventually opened by...

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