Veterans condemn counselor services
Apr19

Veterans condemn counselor services

Numerous student veterans have condemned Palomar College’s counselor services as being unhelpful, and disrespectful to them. While veterans were in the student services building in the old veteran resource center, they complained that they felt they were being used as grunts at some points. “Everyone turns around when they need a crew to move their furniture but when we asked a counselor here on campus to help us find a clear pathway...

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Candidates run for ASG executive VP position
Apr19

Candidates run for ASG executive VP position

As students get ready to vote for their new ASG executive board, it is important to know about not just your potential president, but vice president as well. The vice presidential election this year contains two candidates competing to advocate student voices and make positive changes on campus. Angela Smith, is one of the students running for vice president of ASG this year. Smith is a Political Science major, with this being her...

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Should you shop at Ulta or Sephora?
Apr09

Should you shop at Ulta or Sephora?

As a makeup enthusiast, finding the best deal in a myriad of options can be difficult. Sometimes the favorite Anastasia Beverly Hills product may be cheaper at one store versus another. This is exactly why stores such as Ulta Beauty and Sephora were created—to put together tons of different makeup, all different prices and qualities, all in one place. The question is, which has better perks? Years previously, it was cheaper to shop at...

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“Swingin’ for the Fences” springs into season
Mar31

“Swingin’ for the Fences” springs into season

by Brooke Reotutar and Skylar Miller Palomar’s Big Band Jazz Ensemble filled the Howard Brubeck Theater with loud melodies that struck the heartstrings of the audience. At their first of two shows this semester, the ensemble kicked off the spring season with their lively concert, ‘Swingin’ for the Fences’ on Friday, March 16. Bringing the inspiration of America’s old ‘pastime,’ the Big Band Jazz Ensemble emulated the atmosphere of...

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Palomar College’s Police Academy
Mar31

Palomar College’s Police Academy

From routine side of the road pullovers, to critical 911 calls that alert the authorities to a robbery or shooting, this is where law enforcement begins. Located at 182 Santar Place, the police academy hosts one of Palomar’s most intense programs. Much like the cadets in the fire academy next door, students attempting to become peace officers and enroll in Palomar’s program need to go through an application process, where just around...

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Palomar joins the national walkout in a fight for gun control
Mar15

Palomar joins the national walkout in a fight for gun control

“Enough! Enough! Enough!” chanted the crowd of around 50 students, faculty and staff who participated in the national walkout event against gun violence. Members of the Palomar community gathered to show their support for a national effort to oppose gun violence at 10 a.m. on March 14 at the clocktower, exactly one month following the Parkland Highschool shooting in Florida. “The idea of semi-automatic weapons, people buying them when...

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