Relax your body, mind with the Upward Bow
Mar09

Relax your body, mind with the Upward Bow

Sitting down all day at a desk can be detrimental not only to your body, but your mind as well. As important as it is to work out your brain at school, it is equally important to calm your mind and return to your centered self. Yoga is the perfect exercise for the body, mind and heart. This week’s yoga pose is focused on getting up from your chair and stretching your body out. Muscles are meant to move and be used, not to be in a...

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State accreditation team gives exit report
Mar09

State accreditation team gives exit report

After spending the week studying Palomar College, a group of 13 people from around the state issued their report card on the 23,000-student college. On the afternoon of March 5, the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges met with school officials in a packed lecture room to rate the two-year school. The results is an early indicator of whether the school can keep its accreditation status or if they would be put on...

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Forum informs audience of the happenings on campus
Feb24

Forum informs audience of the happenings on campus

Accreditation, retirement plans and Palomar College’s budget were the three big topics discussed during an All College Forum Monday afternoon. Palomar President Robert Deegan led the discussion to a packed room of students, faculty and staff. Deegan turned the discussion over halfway through to Vice President of Instruction Berta Cuaron to talk about accreditation. The college will be visited by an accreditation team next week...

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Nursing bachelor’s degree is coming to Palomar
Feb23

Nursing bachelor’s degree is coming to Palomar

Even though Palomar was not selected by California to offer its own bachelor’s degree, the nursing department has teamed up with another university to offer a 4-year degree on campus. On Feb. 10, the Palomar College Governing Board approved an agreement with Point Loma Nazarene University to provide a bachelor’s degree program on campus for nursing. The meeting room, filled with faculty and students in the nursing program, exploded in...

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Not eating healthy is just an excuse people make
Feb02

Not eating healthy is just an excuse people make

Often the most important thing to a college student isn’t getting good grades, finding time to fit in studying and sleep, making new friends or preparing for the future. It’s food. We all like eating, especially without bursting our college-student budget. Eating on a budget is difficult, but the myth that healthy food costs more than junk food is just an excuse. It is an excuse because it’s pure laziness. It takes more time and...

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