When In Drought
Apr27

When In Drought

How Palomar College is conserving water on campus  California is suffering through an extreme drought which is why Gov. Jerry Brown imposed mandatory water restrictions. This includes not only residential and commercial, but school campuses as well. Palomar College officials say they are adhering to the restrictions and conserving water on campus as best they can. Although the most recent restrictions were not announced until April 1,...

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Ceramic artist unsure how to mold his future career
Apr27

Ceramic artist unsure how to mold his future career

The decision whether to follow your passion or pursue a career with financial stability is never easy. Pursuing a technical degree may make sense, however, the love for art isn’t always easy to leave behind. And that’s why one Palomar student returned. Bob McAleese is a 24-year-old ceramic student who just returned to college after taking time off. His passion for ceramics happened almost by accident. When he needed an elective in...

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Retirement incentive delayed for employees, needs further analysis
Apr20

Retirement incentive delayed for employees, needs further analysis

Many faculty, staff and administrators at Palomar College were looking forward to getting a hefty bonus for retiring early at the end of the semester. This may not be the case any longer. During the April 13 Governing Board meeting, the board decided to postpone the approval of the Supplementary Early Retirement Plan, also referred to as the SERP because it might not save the college money. The board will make its final decision...

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Sowing the seeds of sleep with the ‘Plow’ pose
Apr13

Sowing the seeds of sleep with the ‘Plow’ pose

Now that Spring Break has passed and the semester is more than half way over, that means final exams are almost here. This is the time to be getting enough sleep, not staying up all night cramming in study sessions. Although the days never seem long enough to get everything done, there isn’t anything more important than getting a good night sleep. It is difficult to turn the thought-switch off at night with everything going on in the...

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Learn to become one with the ‘Pigeon’
Mar30

Learn to become one with the ‘Pigeon’

Stress comes with the territory of being a college student. We made the choice to multitask, sacrifice and prioritize all the parts of our life. But it is possible to find serenity in all the chaos. Instead of giving in to the physically, mentally and emotionally draining, exhaustion of school, step away from the stress once in a while. Serenity is more valuable than the million tasks you appointed yourself. The Pigeon Pose is a...

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