New president to lead student body
Sep04

New president to lead student body

With the support of his family and significant other, Jason Hosfield decided to run for president of the Associated Student Government at Palomar College. He was elected the new ASG president after running uncontested at the end of last Spring semester. “(My mother and father) encouraged and challenged me to be committed to the organizations that have interested me,” Hosfield said in an email. He added that his brother “was almost...

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Training for old and new clubs begins next week
Sep04

Training for old and new clubs begins next week

Whether it’s creating a new club from scratch or helping keep a classic one afloat, on Sept. 9 workshops for officer training will begin. These workshops will cover everything from club requirements to basic knowledge of the Brown Act and Robert’s Rules of Order. The counselors will also explain how the Associated Student Government and the Inter-Club Council work together. They will also cover how to manage club finances, event...

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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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Failing to represent Palomar
Mar09

Failing to represent Palomar

Yelling matches, storming out during meetings, resignations and allowing plans to fall through; the ASG is showing itself to be completely dysfunctional and maybe, unfit to serve. As student leaders, you are supposed to lead by example. And this is the example you are setting for the rest of the student body? The ASG has failed to follow through on setting goals, posting minutes on its website (something the Governing Board directed...

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ASG tempers flare
Mar09

ASG tempers flare

Tempers flared between Associated Student Government members during the ASG meeting on Feb. 26. Sen. Salvador Orozco and Sen. Carlos Araujo walked out during ASG President Genesis Gilroy’s executive report regarding the cancellation of Palomar College’s participation in the March in March event. March in March is an annual student rally that takes place in Sacramento, where community colleges around California come together to...

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ASG Senator resigns
Mar05

ASG Senator resigns

Former Senator Reza Nemovi stood in front of the Associated Student Government on Feb.12 and announced that he is not renewing his contract with the board. “When one member has an issue, you don’t discard that. You allow them to grow before you tell them to get out,” Nemovi said as he stood before the board. “This term something happened. I don’t know what that is and I hope that from here forward you guys can sit down and think about...

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