Podcast:  April 27 issue
Apr29

Podcast: April 27 issue

Telescope-Podcast.April27 Telescope staff make a podcast about articles from issue 14 on stands April 27, 2015. Peter Bright, Claudia Rodriguez, Joel Vaughn and Amber Rosario

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Early retirement not planned properly
Apr27

Early retirement not planned properly

Although Palomar had good intentions when they offered the supplementary early retirement plan (SERP), they screwed up in three big ways. The SERP, also known as a golden handshake, is a money-saving initiative that would offer monetary incentives to staff who retire early. It is part of a larger plan to get Palomar out of its overspending streak. But the plan was pulled from the Governing Board agenda at the last minute during the...

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Gallery:  Softball vs. Cypress College:  April 11
Apr14

Gallery: Softball vs. Cypress College: April 11

[Show picture list] Comets hosted Cypress College for a doubleheader on April 11.  The Comets were defeated in the first game 5-2 and won the second game 3-2. Photos: Dirk Callum / The...

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Students should be priority during golden handshake
Apr13

Students should be priority during golden handshake

We at The Telescope would like more answers concerning our future at Palomar next semester. With so many vacant seats, we wonder what our education will look like in Fall 2015. Faculty and staff had the opportunity to retire early and receive a bonus amounting to 75 percent of their annual salary, also known as “a golden handshake.” The last day to sign up was April 3, with a retirement date set for July 1. Our college president, vice...

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Gallery:  Softball: April 4
Apr08

Gallery: Softball: April 4

[Show picture list] Palomar softball hosted a double header on April 4.  Palomar beat Santiago Canyon 5-2 and went on to defeat Mt. San Antonio 4-1. Photos:  Dirk Callum/The...

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