Not for Credit Courses
Nov14

Not for Credit Courses

SAN MARCOS –Not-For-Credit classes are for anyone in the Palomar community who want to better their recreational skills or acquire specific industry training/certifications. Palomar College has a wide range of classes, recreational activities, and learning opportunities. One of the newer ones are Not-For-Credit classes. Not to be confused with Non-credit classes, Not-For-Credit classes are independent to college credit classes...

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Taskforce for new wait list system created
Nov12

Taskforce for new wait list system created

SAN MARCOS– A new taskforce has been created by the Vice President of Instruction, Jack Kahn, to revamp the way the waitlist system functions. Among the members of this taskforce is Department Chair for English, Barbara Kelber. “The waitlist system we have right now poses some difficulty for faculty and students,” Kelber said. “What is happening in the way it is now, is that I’ve asked [waitlisters] to wait… and the waitlisters...

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Student Government strikes the pledge

The Palomar Associated Student Government (ASG) meeting on Friday Nov. 3, marked the first time they did not recite the pledge of allegiance, and was not an item on the agenda. The decision to strike the pledge of allegiance from the weekly meetings came after several weeks of consideration from the ASG board. Because of the varying allegiances of nationality, the ASG thought that the decisions of students who weren’t actual...

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Giving Tuesday to take place on campus
Nov12

Giving Tuesday to take place on campus

SAN MARCOS — The Palomar’s fundraising campaign designed to provide financial help, called “Giving Tuesday,” is to be held at 8 1.m. – 5 p.m. on Nov. 28, at Palomar’s main campus in a trailer between the tennis courts and the football field. People will be able to volunteer for any time slot that fits within that schedule. The fundraising consists of an email and call campaign. The Global Day of...

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ASG makes decision on police cameras
Nov08

ASG makes decision on police cameras

SAN MARCOS– Palomar College’s student government sent back a request to fund cameras proposed on the center of campus. Members said they will not fund any student money for this request as it is not a priority for students. At the meeting earlier this month for the Associate Student Government (ASG), the agenda item regarding police cameras in the SU-Quad was returned to the board for review. After approximately 20 minutes...

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Blood Drive
Oct18

Blood Drive

SAN MARCOS — One blood donation can save up to 3 lives. Donating blood is also good for the donor’s health. By reducing iron stores in the body, blood donation reduces the risk of some cancers and promotes heart and liver health. In other words, when donating blood, everybody wins. Palomar College is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Nov. 6-9, at parking lot 6. The Red Cross urges...

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