Palomar hub opens to students
Apr19

Palomar hub opens to students

The new Palomar College Hub is officially open for students to gain access to essential resources to get them through the school year. The new Palomar College Hub is officially open for students to gain access to essential resources to get them through the school year. In SU-22, officials from the Student Affairs Office have created a living room type environment for students to feel safe and have a variety of resources to meet their...

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Veterans condemn counselor services
Apr19

Veterans condemn counselor services

Numerous student veterans have condemned Palomar College’s counselor services as being unhelpful, and disrespectful to them. While veterans were in the student services building in the old veteran resource center, they complained that they felt they were being used as grunts at some points. “Everyone turns around when they need a crew to move their furniture but when we asked a counselor here on campus to help us find a clear pathway...

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Student threatens campus
Apr19

Student threatens campus

A student threatened to carry out a school shooting at Palomar College’s San Marcos Campus on April 20, to commemorate the anniversary of the Columbine shooting 19 years ago. On March 23, a general information email was sent out to the Palomar community from the office of public affairs. The email stated that Palomar College had received a Tarasoff warning, cautioning them about the threat, and that the alleged shooter threat had been...

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Palomar emergency procedures
Apr19

Palomar emergency procedures

Run. Hide. Fight. This is the survival method that the Palomar College Police Department (PCPD) has prepared for students to use in the event of an active shooter on campus. “Run-Hide-Defend (Fight) are concepts to enhance your survival,” PCPD’s Chief Chris Moore said in an email. “Run means get away from the danger if possible…Hide relates to concealing yourself, shutting off lights in a classroom and pushing desks against the...

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Police Outreach Event
Apr19

Police Outreach Event

SAN MARCOS — The Palomar College Police Department will be hosting their second annual Public Safety Outreach Event from 4 to 8 p.m. on April 26 in lot 12 next to the parking structure and new police station. During the event there will be a helicopter landing, a K-9 demonstration, military police from Camp Pendleton, the San Marcos fire department, food and drinks, and more. A fire rescue truck which was used in the aftermath...

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ASG candidates for president look to help shape the future of the Palomar community: Amber Bancroft
Apr19

ASG candidates for president look to help shape the future of the Palomar community: Amber Bancroft

Having enrolled in a full class load and drafted a new constitution for the Associated Student Government, ASG Vice President, Amber Bancroft, has set her eyes on the position of president. “I believe the number one role of ASG is student advocacy,” Bancroft said. “And making sure that every single student gets the right to an education and sees representation of themselves in their classes.” As Vice President, Bancroft ensures that...

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