ASG event helps stressed students unwind
Oct26

ASG event helps stressed students unwind

[Show picture list] In the midst of midterms, the Associated Student Government hosted a two-day event that gave students a chance to take a study break on campus. Music streamed from speakers near the Palomar College cafeteria as students temporarily forgot their looming midterms to check out Comet Celebration on Oct. 22 and 23. Highlights from the event include a pie-eating contest and a large, multicolored inflatable slide for...

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Palomar student hospitalized after bacteria diagnosis
Oct26

Palomar student hospitalized after bacteria diagnosis

A Palomar college student was hospitalized with meningococcal bacteria on Oct.19 and is reported to be recovering . The student was on campus once in the last three weeks, officials said. The San Diego Department of Health and Human Services Agency has contacted people associated with the student and they are receiving antibiotics as a precautionary measure. Even though this is not related to the recent case of meningitis at San Diego...

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Student government vice president resigns
Oct25

Student government vice president resigns

The Palomar College Associated Student Government is now without a vice president. After four weeks, the vice president officially resigned on Oct. 23 according to ASG President Jason Hosfield. Justin Rios was sworn into office as vice president on Sept. 24 against current senator Mario Gaspar in a 6-2 vote. Before being elected as vice president Rios served as a senator. His main goal he wanted to accomplish this year as vice...

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Halloween haunts many across the world
Oct20

Halloween haunts many across the world

In some parts around campus you can begin to see the kiss of fall as leaves turn to orange. The smell of fall is beginning to grasp the air in the cold early morning, and the days beginning to end earlier. With fall comes trick-or-treaters, goblins and ghosts and the spirits of the dead seem to come alive. “Halloween is a day where everyone can be kids again. Even adults can dress up and eat candy,” Palomar student Margarite Martinet...

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College cuts ribbon for new building
Oct20

College cuts ribbon for new building

On Oct. 10 Palomar College Robert Deegan was humbled by the communities endorsement at the Humanities Building Grand Opening . He thanked the community for the district bond which recognized Palomar for its hard work and dedication. The bond allotted the school $694 million and spent nearly $30 million for the new facilities. The H Building at 91,000 square feet houses departments of English as a Second Language, Communication,...

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Study abroad program reason for discontinuation
Oct20

Study abroad program reason for discontinuation

There’s a reason not many students know that Palomar College once had a study abroad program. It has been discontinued for the past five years. Even before the program was shut down in 2009, college officials had canceled classes before in the spring and summer of 2002. Palomar cancelled classes citing concerns with security and student safety. These cancellations coincided with the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks in...

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