Financial aid disbursement discussed at meeting
Apr13

Financial aid disbursement discussed at meeting

Progress and controversy was the name of the game at the most recent Governing Board meeting. At the April 8 board meeting, Vice President of Student Services Adrian Gonzales, outlined the initial plan for a new form of financial aid disbursement. The financial aid and fiscal offices are currently working with student services on possibly dispersing financial aid through a debit card. “A lot of schools have moved toward essentially a...

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Cesar Chavez event features speech from former colleague
Apr13

Cesar Chavez event features speech from former colleague

In honor of Cesar Chavez Day, the MEChA Club invited Ken Seaton Msemaji, political director of Sheet Metal Workers Local 206, to speak about the civil rights activist. For over 30 minutes, he spoke and commemorated the man who he says changed his life. “I was fortunate enough to work with him, be trained by him, educated by him for almost a few decades,” Msemaji said.   Msemaji looked back fondly on the time that he spent with...

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Celebrating the civil rights movement on campus
Apr13

Celebrating the civil rights movement on campus

Palomar College’s Multicultural Studies Department will celebrate the Civil Rights Movement on Wednesday, April 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Civil Rights Festival will take place at the free speech area near the San Marcos campus clock tower. Students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend the free event. The event will include guest speakers, live music and food for those in attendance.

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Find your niche in Graphic Communications
Apr13

Find your niche in Graphic Communications

Palomar’s Graphic Communications department would like to welcome all students to its 17th annual Graphic Communications Career Day. On Tuesday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., you can meet professionals, learn job search strategies and network with other companies. There will be hands-on demos as well as guest speakers and industry experts. The event will be held in the lower level of the MD building. For a complete list of...

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STEM hosting student event at Cal State San Marcos
Apr13

STEM hosting student event at Cal State San Marcos

If you are a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics student looking for research opportunities at Cal State San Marcos, then the STEM program has the event for you. The Palomar STEM program is hosting its HSI STEM Student Symposium on Friday, April 18, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in room NS-139. At the symposium, you can connect with current student researchers, experience the research that current CSU San Marcos undergrads are...

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What Facebook is not sharing
Apr13

What Facebook is not sharing

Facebook has failed its users. Updates and overhauls to Facebook’s user interface have caused a commotion in the past, but new changes are going beyond that and are absolutely destroying Facebook’s function as a social networking site. Facebook is creating problems that are causing users to suffer and in a devious move are trying to sell the populace on a ‘solution’ that only makes the problem worse. Behind the guise of Facebook’s...

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