The real face of immigrants in Donald Trump’s America
Dec04

The real face of immigrants in Donald Trump’s America

Mr. Trump, I have two words and one finger pointing straight up as a response to you. “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists.” This was said by President-Elect Donald Trump, as he...

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Eastern Sierra’s explored
Dec04

Eastern Sierra’s explored

[Show as slideshow] The Eastern Sierras shine in its fall foliage and geographical landforms and Palomar photography students captured the nuances of the regions seasonal shift. Each semester Palomar’s landscape photography class steps outside of the classroom to put their skills to use. This fall, students of the Photo 171 class were given the opportunity to explore California’s Eastern Sierra Region. From Oct. 12-16 they traveled up...

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Campus Police department moves beyond the trailer
Dec04

Campus Police department moves beyond the trailer

Palomar College will see a new parking structure in the next decade. The Governing Board of Palomar College approved for a building plan of a new Campus Police Department, as well as parking garage in 2006. Updated plans were presented to the board in October with the set goal to construct a new parking garage and relocate campus police by 2022. While plans are in the works, they won’t be accomplished for quite some time while...

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Palomar brings in a new gallery director
Dec04

Palomar brings in a new gallery director

Sasha Reibstein has taken the reigns of curating the exhibitions shown at the Boehm Gallery. Reibstein returned to Palomar in August as director of the Boehm Gallery after a year sabbatical traveling the world and making art. Here first stop was Berlin, Germany where she spent six weeks at Zentrum für Keramik as a resident artist with her family. “My husband and three-year-old were able to go with me,” Reibstein said. “They left...

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Three-point shooter shines on the court
Dec04

Three-point shooter shines on the court

A 6-foot-4-inch freshman is currently leading the Comet’s men’s basketball team in three-point percentage, also currently ranked fourth in the Pacific Coast North league. Jackson Strong is a shooting guard coming out of Torrey Pines High School. Strong, originally from Illinois, started playing basketball at the age of four. His love for basketball started with his father. “My dad played college basketball. He taught me how to play...

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Does our Governing Board represent us?
Nov16

Does our Governing Board represent us?

Palomar College will see two returning faces to our college’s Governing Board who have either failed or delayed speaking to students of our college. The Nov. 8 election asked community members in the Palomar College district to select three members to the board to represent them in continuing the success of our college, this includes it’s students. Newcomer Nina Deerfield was elected onto the board, along with incumbent Trustees John...

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