Speakout: Solar Eclipse 2017
Aug21

Speakout: Solar Eclipse 2017

Sun watchers at Palomar College had the opportunity to witness a sliver of what is to the be The Great American Eclipse on August 21. The total solar eclipse hasn’t occurred on the North American continent since 1979 and while the college was not under the moons path to totality, students and faculty were able to see a partial eclipse—59 percent sun obstruction at totality—that occurred at 10:23 a.m. Monday. The Telescope staff...

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Video: Christmas traditions and toy drive
Dec13

Video: Christmas traditions and toy drive

The holidays is a time for family, fun, and traditions. Hear some creative traditions that people do to bring forth the holiday season, and get inspired to start your own traditions. Produced by Bethany Nash/The Telescope...

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A thought for Intersession
Dec12

A thought for Intersession

Intersession isn’t even a part of Spring semester. I think that having an Intersession schedule is a great benefit for Palomar students because it allows  one to finish a semester’s worth of classes in up to a four-week period.  The biggest downside besides the extensive hours of a compacted class is that it also counts towards one’s Spring semester units.  This is not fair to students trying to advance and speed up the school...

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Job opportunities for potential counselors
Dec12

Job opportunities for potential counselors

If you like helping people with certain personal life struggles, or if you want to study for a job that has a higher than average employment rate, then Palomar College’s Behavioral Sciences Substance Abuse Counseling program is something that you should consider making time for in your schedule.    Becoming a substance abuse counselor can benefit you in multiple ways including:    The education for substance abuse counseling can...

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Grand Canyon University Representative Comes to Palomar
Dec11

Grand Canyon University Representative Comes to Palomar

On December 14, a representative from Grand Canyon University (GCU) is coming to Palomar College to offer one-on-one appointments to those interested in transferring, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the transfer center, room SSC-24. Despite its name GCU is a 3-hour drive from the Grand Canyon national park. GCU is a Christian university based in Phoenix Arizona. The GCU administration seeks to integrate the values of Christianity into all...

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Booksale for Homeless
Dec04

Booksale for Homeless

Palomar will host its first student-run campaign to help support homeless youth in San Diego. Partnering with Stand Up for Kids – San Diego chapter, students of Professor Keyana Simone’s Intro to Public Relations class will host a pay-what-you-say book sale that will directly benefit the homeless youth of San Diego. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on Dec. 8 at the Quad. All proceeds will be donated to the local...

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