A guided world through symphony
Dec09

A guided world through symphony

Everyone’s Guide to the Concert Band was a guided tour through the world of symphony orchestra. Kenneth Bell, director and conductor, and his Palomar Pacific Coast Concert Band performed their musical showcase of instruments on Sunday, Dec. 3 at Howard Brubeck Theatre at Palomar College. “People say they don’t know all of the different instruments,” Bell said in a phone interview. He said he hopes the audience hears the unique sound...

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Legacy of glass: a former professor’s last tribute
Dec09

Legacy of glass: a former professor’s last tribute

Palomar’s Boehm Gallery exhibited former professor, Garry Cohen’s work in his most recent exhibition, Journey Through the Burning Sands. The exhibit included some of Garry’s most recent pieces. The art work was more of an abstract style, using a lot of vibrant colors and an array of techniques and patterns. The art work as a whole, seemed to be very nature inspired, with pieces such as bugs, flowers, mushrooms and...

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Activities Coordinator for student affairs charges into new position
Dec08

Activities Coordinator for student affairs charges into new position

The office of Student Affairs has hired a new Activities Coordinator. Juan Gonzalez is here to serve Palomar students. Gonzalez began his Palomar journey twelve years ago. He began by taking ESL classes, before becoming a student worker at the Assessment Office and outreaching at local high schools while fulfilling his general education requirements. He then got a part time permanent position as an ESL student advisor at Palomar’s...

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Campus closed to be evacuation center
Dec08

Campus closed to be evacuation center

The following email was sent to Palomar College faculty members from Cheryl Ashour at 9:08 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 on behalf of Superintendent/President Dr. Joi Lin Blake regarding the Dome at the San Marcos Palomar Campus being used as an evacuation center.   Dear Campus Community:   While the Palomar College campus is closed today, 12/8, last night, the Dome was designated as a Red Cross Evacuation shelter. The Student...

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Quarterback leads the football team’s offense
Nov13

Quarterback leads the football team’s offense

“I’m used to it…I’ve been doing it my whole life,” Palomar quarterback Matt Romero said on playing a position under so much pressure. Currently leading the Southern Conference in both touchdown passes, passing yards per game, and was at one point tying as the nation’s leading touchdown passer, Romero has been awarded player of the week twice already this season, substantiating his drastic improvement from his freshman year. Romero...

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Lactation pods offer solution for nursing mothers
Nov13

Lactation pods offer solution for nursing mothers

The SU-Quad is now housing a quiet, user-friendly space for student mothers and employees to breastfeed. The POD, developed by the company Mamava, was created in the interest of providing a cleaner space as opposed to using public spaces, such as restrooms. There are two PODs available, one on the San Marcos Campus and the other on the Escondido Campus, across from the Teaching and Learning Center. Judy Harris, Director of the Student...

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