‘Celebration of life’ after car accident
Sep19

‘Celebration of life’ after car accident

  Friday, Sept. 19 was a solemn day as a memorial service was held for three international Palomar students who died in a car accident during the first week of the Fall semester. The Celebration of Life service was held at Palomar’s San Marcos campus to commemorate the lives lost in a single car accident Aug. 21.   Student and Palomar staff spoke while the first names of the three victims were displayed in a booth where...

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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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Child Development Club Hosts Guest Speaker About Professionalism
Sep09

Child Development Club Hosts Guest Speaker About Professionalism

A Palomar College club is inviting the public to listen to a guest speaker talk about professionalism at 7 p.m. on Sept. 2 in room MD-206. The Child Development Club is hosting the event, and everyone is invited. Students are encouraged to attend and learn about professionalism, while seeing what the club has to offer. Palomar’s Career Center Coordinator, Pippa Pierce, will be the guest speaker for the event, according to Laurel...

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Concert Hour: Jazz Trio
Sep09

Concert Hour: Jazz Trio

Concert Hour: Jazz Trio from The Telescope on Vimeo. Jazz Musicians, Gunnar Biggs, Gilbert Castellanos and Peter Sprague perform at the Howard Brubeck Theatre on Thursday Sept. 4, 2014 as part of Palomar College’s Concert Hour.   Photography: Erika Shasky Casey Cousins Yashikazu Yamashita   Audio: Erika Shasky   Editing: Brian...

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Palomar arsonist sentenced
Sep06

Palomar arsonist sentenced

  Christian Gaxiola/The Telescope Connor Cook, the 19-year-old Palomar student accused of starting at least one fire on the San Marcos campus during the 2014 Spring semester, has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation, as well as 80 hours of volunteer work and an undetermined amount of victim restitution. Cook appeared before Judge Michael J. Popkins Friday at the San Diego Superior Court, North County Division, to...

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New president to lead student body
Sep04

New president to lead student body

With the support of his family and significant other, Jason Hosfield decided to run for president of the Associated Student Government at Palomar College. He was elected the new ASG president after running uncontested at the end of last Spring semester. “(My mother and father) encouraged and challenged me to be committed to the organizations that have interested me,” Hosfield said in an email. He added that his brother “was almost...

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