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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Power outage blacks out Palomar College
Nov10

Power outage blacks out Palomar College

The power was off for nearly two hours on Monday morning causing classes to cancel and students to wait. The power outage occurred Nov. 10 at 10:38 a.m. and affected the West San Marcos community, temporarily closing down 11 businesses and cancelling all morning classes on campus. At 12:26 p.m. the lights turned back on at Palomar College. While faculty was ordered to stay on campus, students debated whether they should remain on...

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Why Palomar’s president decided to retire
Nov03

Why Palomar’s president decided to retire

The president of Palomar College announced his decision to retire for the end of next semester. Robert Deegan has been the president of Palomar for nearly ten years and announced his decision to retire at the end of Spring semester 2015. Deegan told the Governing Board the day before he announced it publicly about his plan to retire and said they were supportive. The Governing Board approved for the campus to move forward with an...

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Halloween Escape brings Halloween spirit to Palomar
Nov03

Halloween Escape brings Halloween spirit to Palomar

Spooky Halloween music, a vibrant emcee luring students to participate in games, and students dressed in their Halloween costumes going from booth to booth was the scene that filled the Student Union at Palomar College Oct. 30 during Halloween Escape. The event is a tradition at Palomar College, hosted by the Interclub Council annually to bring the spirit of Halloween to students and faculty. Despite the holiday being one day away,...

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Palomar student hospitalized after bacteria diagnosis
Oct26

Palomar student hospitalized after bacteria diagnosis

A Palomar college student was hospitalized with meningococcal bacteria on Oct.19 and is reported to be recovering . The student was on campus once in the last three weeks, officials said. The San Diego Department of Health and Human Services Agency has contacted people associated with the student and they are receiving antibiotics as a precautionary measure. Even though this is not related to the recent case of meningitis at San Diego...

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Student government vice president resigns
Oct25

Student government vice president resigns

The Palomar College Associated Student Government is now without a vice president. After four weeks, the vice president officially resigned on Oct. 23 according to ASG President Jason Hosfield. Justin Rios was sworn into office as vice president on Sept. 24 against current senator Mario Gaspar in a 6-2 vote. Before being elected as vice president Rios served as a senator. His main goal he wanted to accomplish this year as vice...

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