Video:  Smoking at Palomar
Dec20

Video: Smoking at Palomar

  The tobacco policy at Palomar College seems to be up to interpretation by students and administration.  There is no clear view on who enforces the policy.  The Telescope tried to get to the bottom of it. Filmed and edited by Mike Peterson and Susan Whaley....

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Palomar students protest against police brutality
Dec10

Palomar students protest against police brutality

Palomar student/veteran Christopher Walker, 27, reads a speech during an anti-police brutality protest on the Student Union Dec.  10. Video by Casey Cousins | The Telescope     While students were receiving back massages and petting puppies during a college event called De-Stress Fest, a few individuals took a stand in the name of justice. Earlier Wednesday, a group of 11 students and staff stood in the Student Union...

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Palomar’s Clock Tower ticks with elusive history
Dec08

Palomar’s Clock Tower ticks with elusive history

The Clock Tower at Palomar College has become one of the main focal points for the San Marcos campus, but few know where it came and why. At one point or another, we have met a friend or a group by the Clock Tower. Students there see and hear it every day; it often reminds us how late to class we are. But, few people know much about how it came to be one of the main meeting points The Clock Tower was erected in 1975. That’s where...

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New library set for ground breaking Spring 2015
Dec08

New library set for ground breaking Spring 2015

As the semester winds down toward Winter Break, students will be welcomed back next spring with the groundbreaking of the college’s new library. The next campus project slated for construction will be the new library and Learning Resource Center. The $49 million project will commence sometime in Spring 2015, according to Chris Miller, director of Facilities. The 2006 voter-approved construction bond, Prop. M, is funding for this...

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Winter brings holiday cheer, relaxation and mini vacations.
Dec08

Winter brings holiday cheer, relaxation and mini vacations.

[Show as slideshow] Family vacations, picking up extra hours and resting their minds are some of the things that students look forward to during the holiday break at Palomar. Others said recently that they take the time to prepare for the next semester. When asked about what his plans are for winter break, student Raymond Munoz said, “I plan to take a trip down to Mexico with my family. We usually get together and go out to the...

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Annual black-tie dinner raises money for student scholarships
Dec08

Annual black-tie dinner raises money for student scholarships

[Show as slideshow]A night of food and festivities to raise money for education was held on Nov. 22 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. The Palomar College President’s Associates 23rd Annual Gala, raises funds that benefit the college’s students and programs. The theme of this year’s event was Discovering the Magic of Education. Tickets cost $300 and over 350 people attended. “We have been told that it was the most exciting, well-paced and...

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