Car accident claims three student lives
Aug22

Car accident claims three student lives

Tragedy struck Palomar College during the first week of the fall semester when eight international students were involved in a single car accident just east of El Camino Real on Highway 78. The driver of the vehicle, a 19-year-old male, along with another male and female were pronounced dead at the scene and the remaining five students were taken to local hospitals with minor to major injuries. “Anytime you lose a student, it’s a...

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Cal State San Marcos locked down by false alarm
Aug20

Cal State San Marcos locked down by false alarm

California State University San Marcos went on lockdown this morning when a faculty member mistook a colleague’s umbrella for a rifle case, according to officials. The incident lasted approximately 40 minutes with police swept the campus starting in the parking structure where the suspect was first spotted, according to Public Information Officer Margaret Lutz. The suspect was found unarmed and quickly identified as an employee of the...

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Classes and Events Canceled at Palomar
May14

Classes and Events Canceled at Palomar

    Palomar College to remain closed May 16.   Palomar Community College District has extended the cancelation of classes, final exams, and events for at least one more day and have rescheduled commencement. Besides the main campus in San Marcos, no classes will be held at Camp Pendleton, Fallbrook High School and the Escondido Education Center according to Palomar’s website. “Our main concern is safety,” Palomar’s Public...

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Student election uncontested
May05

Student election uncontested

The Associated Student Government conducted its annual spring election forum April 28 in an attempt to inform the student body of the upcoming election being held May 5-8. The election forum was originally scheduled to run two days, April 28 and 29, but the second day was cancelled due to lack of ASG member availability, lack of student interest, and the disqualification of a senatorial candidate due to their absence at the forum....

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Project “P” steeps in tradition
May05

Project “P” steeps in tradition

Around 45 volunteer students gathered together April 25 at Palomar College during a cool, cloudy Friday morning to volunteer their time for the Office of Student Affairs’ annual “Project P” event held every school year. The event is a tradition that dates back to the 1950s and involves ascending the steep, jagged path of Owen’s Peak to carry out the yearly renovation of the college’s famed landmark, the...

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Students win journalism awards at conference
May05

Students win journalism awards at conference

  Palomar College was represented by journalism students from The Telescope and Impact Magazine as they went to the Journalism Association of Community Colleges, which was held at the Burbank Marriott in Burbank, Calif. from April 3 through April 5. Both publications earned awards, including the General Excellence award won by The Telescope. Students from different schools around the state gathered to learn from professionals in...

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