Women’s Golf finishes fifth at tournament
Sep25

Women’s Golf finishes fifth at tournament

Palomar womens golf team finished fifth out of ninth at the Sept. 24 tournament. They scored a 359, while the lowest was College of the Desert at 322. The low scorer on the Palomar team was Jessica Campbell who shot an 84 according to Coach Mark Halda. The Comets competed on the Diamond Bar Golf Club, a 6001 yard course at par 73. The next tournament is an invitational scheduled at 10 a.m. on Sept. 28 at Morro Bay according to the...

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Early retirement may entice staff
Sep22

Early retirement may entice staff

Retirement may come early for some faculty and professors at Palomar College. The Governing Board agreed to move forward with an early Supplemental Retirement Program, also known as the “golden handshake,” at its Sept. 9 meeting. Staff will be offered 75 percent of their annual salary for those who want to retire early, according to officials. The window of opportunity is open until next April. Deegan stressed that no one is being...

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Water solves droughts, not disease
Sep17

Water solves droughts, not disease

Dumping a bucket of ice-cold water on your head doesn’t solve any issues in the world. It actually adds to the number of problems involving the serious drought California is facing now. The recent social media trend of the “Ice Bucket Challenge” is used to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Someone posts a video of unloading a bucket of ice-cold water on their head, then nominates friends for either the...

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How Palomar College students feel about safety on campus
Sep09

How Palomar College students feel about safety on campus

  By Stephanie Haven McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON -There have been more recorded federal investigations in the first half of 2014 into how colleges have handled campus sexual assault than in any single year before. At the helm of this crackdown sits Catherine Lhamon, who calls the numbers “jaw-dropping.” Eleven months into her job as the Department of Education’s assistant secretary for civil...

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An interactive encounter at the Boehm Gallery
Sep09

An interactive encounter at the Boehm Gallery

  The first exhibit of the semester at the Palomar College art gallery welcomes students to interact with the art work from two different artists. Alex Callender from Brooklyn, N.Y. and local artist Greg Holden Regan from Encinitas, Calif. have their pieces on display at the Boehm Gallery until Sept. 19. in a show titled “Oblique Intentions.” Callender’s show called “Everything Has Its Nature” is an expression of humans’...

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