Palomar makes lasting promise
Feb22

Palomar makes lasting promise

Magic filled the hall in the Brubeck Theatre at Palomar to celebrate the launch of the Palomar Promise on Feb. 22. Upcoming graduates from all 11 unified school districts within Palomar College’s reach are promised one year of free tuition, $1,000 in textbook assistance, and education and career guidance. Brandy Gram, a senior at Mission Hills High School, said “The Palomar Promise gives us free money and to me that’s more of an...

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Campus foliage blooms with international distinction
Feb17

Campus foliage blooms with international distinction

Written by Jacob Tucker Palomar College doesn’t just have an arboretum, it is one. The wide variety of plants and themed gardens that breathe life and character into the 200-acre campus caught the eye of the ArbNet Arboretum Accredidation program. Over the winter break, ArbNet certified the entire campus as a level II arboretum, making it the only community college campus in the state named an arboretum, sharing the distinction...

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Campus clubs look to recruit new students for Spring
Feb15

Campus clubs look to recruit new students for Spring

Palomar College clubs will rush the the SU Quad on Feb. 14-15 to gain students for the new semester. Club rush is scheduled for the beginning of every semester on campus. The event is a time for student clubs to introduce themselves to new students and recruit members. Participating clubs will set up tables in the SU Quad, where club members will be available to answer questions and give information about their club. “[Club Rush] is...

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Uber driver incarcerated
Feb13

Uber driver incarcerated

SAN MARCOS – One time Uber and Lyft driver Jeremy Vague, 37, stood trial and was sentenced on Dec. 29 to one year in prison for his role in an assault on two of his female passengers. Vague pleaded guilty at a prior hearing to the charges of felony false imprisonment by force, and misdemeanor counts of indecent exposure and sexual battery. Vague admitted to being responsible for a Sept. assault on two female passengers who were...

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Legoland coffee talk
Feb13

Legoland coffee talk

SAN MARCOS – Palomar College’s career center is hosting Legoland California as they offer several job opportunities for job seekers. Legoland is searching to fill hours at the Carlsbad location. It will take place on Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the career center SU 17. Legoland is looking to fill positions such as lifeguards, custodians, VIP hosts, media relations, and many other positions. For further information...

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Blood drive
Feb13

Blood drive

SAN MARCOS – Every two seconds somebody in the U.S. needs blood. Palomar College’s February blood drive is Feb 21-23 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Parking Lot 6, located behind the Learning Center. To schedule an appointment, contact the Student Health Center at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2380 or visit redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: PalomarSM. All blood donors will receive a Promotional Item. If unable to donate, students may...

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