Pedestrian bridge in design process for Palomar College
Dec08

Pedestrian bridge in design process for Palomar College

The city of San Marcos is in the design phase of constructing a pedestrian bridge right outside the main entrance of Palomar College on West Mission Road, according to officials. The construction project is one of many improvements and additions planned for the urbanization of the city with an emphasis on walkability and public transit. The pedestrian bridge caught public attention with the city’s announcement of a $300,000 design...

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Student voice not properly represented in choosing next president
Dec08

Student voice not properly represented in choosing next president

The committee to hire the next president of Palomar College was dropped from two student representatives down to one. We at the Telescope think this is irresponsible of both the Governing Board and the student government president. The last Presidential Search Committee in 2003 consisted of two student representatives. The Governing Board decided to decrease that student number without any good reason and add more faculty members for...

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Comets football team has best season in three years
Dec08

Comets football team has best season in three years

[Show as slideshow]Head Coach Joe Early and his Palomar Comets football team enjoyed greater success this year than they did last season, when they finished with their worst record in 32 years. After going 2-8 in 2013, the team started 2014 with new quarterback coach, Bill Diedrick. The team also lacked a clearcut choice at quarterback, with three people vying for the job. After all was said and done, however, the Comets finished with...

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Comets Football End Season With Bowl Win; Donahue Defensive PoY
Dec05

Comets Football End Season With Bowl Win; Donahue Defensive PoY

  Palomar College football finished their season with a surprise 30-22 victory over Glendale College Vaqueros in the Patriotic Bowl on Nov. 22 at Escondido High School’s Wilson Stadium. Coming into the contest the Vaqueros had a 9-1 record and were thought to be favorites against the 6-6 Comets. But the hard-nosed play of the Comets and the excellent punting display by Palomar Sophomore punter Cody Wuthrich stifled the...

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Palomar students give thanks on Thanksgiving
Nov27

Palomar students give thanks on Thanksgiving

  “I’m just thankful for humanity, I mean, people are just the best thing that ever happened, but they can also be the worst thing that ever happened, so I’m thankful for people and I love people.” IVAN GUTIERREZ “I’m thankful for our local government, because of the opportunities I’ve had with school and health. I’ve been able to use a lot of different resources this year, like Medicare and FAFSA, and I’m really grateful for the...

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The Week in Palomar College Football
Nov20

The Week in Palomar College Football

    The Comet’s Football team has had an eventful week. Starting this past Saturday with Palomar first defeating Santa Ana College 47-20 on at Escondido High’s Ralph Wilson Stadium, a win that secured the Comet’s a 6-4 record and their 23rd postseason appearance. The Comet’s were ranked No. 8 in Southern California going into the game against the Dons and their dominating performance validated the...

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