Students hired to retain, increase enrollment
Apr13

Students hired to retain, increase enrollment

Palomar officials have started a student ambassador program geared toward success for Palomar’s new and current students. With funding Palomar College has received from the Student Success and Support program, the faculty has invested in a student ambassador program. “Me being part of the student ambassador program is probably the best thing I’ve done at Palomar,” said Lisa Filice, the acting manager of orientation and follow up...

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‘Taking a break’ with KKSM student radio personality
Apr13

‘Taking a break’ with KKSM student radio personality

Smile. Lilly López is a highly active DJ for Palomar College’s radio station KKSM, as well as a musician and activist. While predominantly sticking to the reggae genre, she branches out featuring various artists for interviews and acoustic sets during her show. Activity López’s hard work was honored during the 2015 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Golden Microphone Awards in New York City on March 7. She was awarded Best...

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Cheer team repeats as champs
Apr13

Cheer team repeats as champs

Palomar’s cheer team successfully defended its title as best small cheer team in the nation after winning the USA Collegiate Nationals in late March. The Palomar Small Coed cheer team competed March 22-23 at the United Spirit Association Collegiate National Championships in Anaheim, Calif., participating in the 2-year Small Coed Show Cheer competition. The team of 16 girls and four boys spent two days at the Anaheim Convention Center...

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Questions in The Machine
Apr06

Questions in The Machine

What pervades the most in the Boehm Gallery’s latest exhibit called “Question Authority” is the concept of not taking anything at its face value. There was an ever-present push by the artist to question his own creation and to not only take his meaning from it, but also to form one’s own. Dave Ghilarducci’s exhibit, which ends April 10, is composed of interactive mechanical installations and it centers around...

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Give us a new stadium, or give us death
Mar30

Give us a new stadium, or give us death

If there is any city that deserves to represent the powder blue and gold bolt, it’s San Diego. Sure, Los Angeles might have the mass media appeal. And yes, it does help that LA is the second-biggest media market in the continental United States. But let’s go back to past history. Los Angeles already had its chance to play host to the Chargers, back in the glory days of the American Football League (which merged with the NFL in 1970,...

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Flash mob inspires awareness for Women’s History Month
Mar30

Flash mob inspires awareness for Women’s History Month

A week-long dedication to Women’s History Month ended with a screening of the movie “Muted” and a flash mob dance afterward. The Women’s Studies Department and the Gender and Women’s Studies Student Club sponsored various events from March 23 to March 26 at the Palomar College San Marcos Campus. Palomar’s Gender and Women’s Studies group adviser and professor Devon Smith said she supports the film, as it ties in to Women’s History...

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