Hussain investigation is faced with scrutiny
May24

Hussain investigation is faced with scrutiny

The results of a district funded independent investigation into the conduct of Palomar Dean Syed Khaled Hussain was released, clearing him of all 18 allegations, but a number of faculty called the report biased. Faculty testified against the report at the May 9 governing board meeting, and a previous coworker at a different school has mention similar problematic behavior. Hussain says he will be back but administrators say that no...

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Student Government candidates run for office unopposed
Apr22

Student Government candidates run for office unopposed

The Associated Student Government (ASG) elections took place last week, and only one student ran for each executive office. ASG holds elections for president and vice president at the end of every spring semester, and this year’s election ended on April 20. Chris Hopp was the only candidate for president and Amber Bancroft was the only candidate for vice president. The results of the election not yet known as of press time....

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Palomar job expo arrives
Apr19

Palomar job expo arrives

SAN MARCOS – If you’re unsure of your career or which field you want to join, the answer you have been looking for is right under your nose. Palomar College’s annual job expo will be taking place in the SU-Quad, April 26 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find over 70 companies and counting with many experienced counselors for you to talk with one on one, and find the right job for you. Throughout the venues you will be able to...

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District supports college’s undocumented students
Mar13

District supports college’s undocumented students

Not so long ago 27-year-old Palomar student, Isamel Blas was not a student because of his fear to register as an undocumented citizen. A citizen who became documented at 21, Blas was afraid to come to school because he thought non-citizens couldn’t attend college. His personal experience as an undocumented person led him to speak in front of the governing board on Feb. 16. “I feel the anxiety I had during that time is an...

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Faculty unite for students
Feb25

Faculty unite for students

Students and faculty gathered in the SU Quad to support Palomar students whose education may be threatened. Faculty members stood together in front of the flagpole and recited an anti-authoritarian code of conduct on Feb. 16, coinciding with Day Without Immigrants. The Anti-Authoritarian code of conduct is a 10-point code pledging to protect students from attacks on their rights and liberties based on any aspect of their identity, be...

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Dishman– Unsuccessful yet again
Nov15

Dishman– Unsuccessful yet again

SAN MARCOS— Former 2008-2012 governing board incumbent, Rose Marie Dishman, had another unsuccessful run Tuesday night, making it two elections in a row. Dishman earned 15.01 percent of the vote with 638 precincts reporting. “Ohhh, the last I saw I was fourth, so I’m not that happy obviously at this moment. So we will see what happens,” Dishman explained. Her first plan on the agenda would have been to focus on the Palomar’s...

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