Forum informs audience of the happenings on campus
Feb24

Forum informs audience of the happenings on campus

Accreditation, retirement plans and Palomar College’s budget were the three big topics discussed during an All College Forum Monday afternoon. Palomar President Robert Deegan led the discussion to a packed room of students, faculty and staff. Deegan turned the discussion over halfway through to Vice President of Instruction Berta Cuaron to talk about accreditation. The college will be visited by an accreditation team next week...

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‘Je Suis Charlie’ doesn’t represent free speech
Feb02

‘Je Suis Charlie’ doesn’t represent free speech

Freedom of speech is the lifeblood of democracy. Without our ability to accurately and truthfully share information, freedom will eventually wither and die. Last month, an attack on French weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo left twelve people dead. The publication often had content that was critical of the far-right wing and religion, particularly Islam. The two gunmen who entered Hebdo’s office were Muslims. Since this assault, thousands...

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Spring Semester off to a Busy Start for Campus Police
Feb02

Spring Semester off to a Busy Start for Campus Police

The Spring semester has only been underway for two weeks, and yet Palomar’s Campus Police have already had to deal with a number of incidents on campus. In fact, the campus police case log, which charts all calls to Palomar’s police department, had six incidents reported within that time. There were also a number of incidents that occurred during the semester break last month. Among the incidents, were two separate reports...

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Discover the Lost Abbey in San Marcos
Feb02

Discover the Lost Abbey in San Marcos

“A place for Saints and Sinners alike.” Embark on a crusade through Rancheros Road to 155 Mata Way, Suite 104 and you will stumble upon The Lost Abbey Brewery. This local brewery in San Marcos welcomes all to join together and partake of exceptional craft beers. Before Lost Abbey opened in May 2006 it was the location of Stone Brewing Company. Stone moved in 2005 to a new facility in Escondido. One of the co-founders Vince Marsaglia,...

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Retirement causing campus conflict
Feb02

Retirement causing campus conflict

Key officials at Palomar have announced plans to retire at the end of the Spring 2015 semester, which has caused faculty members to draft a plan to ease the transition of the potential vacated seats. Faculty and staff who retire early are being offered a monetary incentive, often referred to as the Golden Handshake. Palomar College President Robert Deegan was the first to announce his retirement early last semester. Vice President of...

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Staff, students show support for veterans despite power outage
Nov10

Staff, students show support for veterans despite power outage

Despite the power outage that gripped the campus, the Palomar College Veterans Service held its annual Veterans Day ceremony as scheduled Monday. With this year’s theme being Support of the Veteran, plenty of Palomar students and staff showed up to the event to pay homage to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. Ryan Williams, Veterans Services coordinator, opened up the ceremony and talked about the support...

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