Campus clubs will rush the Student Union Quad
Feb01

Campus clubs will rush the Student Union Quad

Palomar officials are hosting a free event called Club Rush from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 8 and 9 at the Student Union Quad. Palomar student club members will be advertising who they are, when and where they meet, and what their goals are. A few clubs that will be there include Active Minds, the Black Student Union and Fashion Club. “It gives an opportunity for students to expand their interests,” said Marilyn Lunde, the staff...

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Board moves to re-evaluate presidential search
Feb01

Board moves to re-evaluate presidential search

If at first you fail, try, try again. After pulling the plug on a search last fall, the Governing Board is now re-evaluating how they organize the college’s presidential search to help make up for a lack of diversity and reach on the last round, members said. Late last Fall, Palomar’s Governing Board decided to abandon its first search for a new college president to replace the retired Robert Deegan. The decision meant rejecting two...

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Comet Leadership Series Returns to Palomar

The Comet Leadership Series is returning for another year at Palomar. Students will get the chance to work on and improve their leadership skills by meeting professionals who will speak upon their experience and expertise in an on-going series throughout the Spring semester. Each meeting will feature two speakers, informing students on topics varying from how to be prepared for a counseling meeting, making yourself stand out on a...

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2016 Teacher of the Year
Feb01

2016 Teacher of the Year

One of the toughest decisions to be made before February 5 is to name your favorite Instructor, Librarian, or Counselor. It’s time to cast your ballot for the Distinguished Faculty Award. Palomar has so many dedicated staff that narrowing it down to one person will be difficult. Once your ballot is received the nominee will submit the proper material used in their classroom. The finalists are then observed in the classroom before a...

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Deadly crash brings awareness of bicycle safety
Dec18

Deadly crash brings awareness of bicycle safety

In October, a 12-year-old boy was hit and killed by a full-size pickup truck while riding his bicycle to school in Oceanside. The risks of commuting by bicycle to school are evident to most bicyclists including students at Palomar College. Last year on April 10, 2014, a 22-year-old Palomar College international student was hit and killed while riding a bicycle at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Las Posas Road. He was run over by...

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Gallery:  Interfaith Candlelight Vigil
Dec17

Gallery: Interfaith Candlelight Vigil

[Show as slideshow] Interfaith Candlelight Vigil honoring the memory of the victims of San Bernardino massacre was held the evening of Dec. 8 in Carlsbad on the corner of La Costa Avenue and El Camino Real.  The event was hosted by the Christ Presbyterian Church of Carlsbad, the Jewish Collaborative of San Diego and the the North County Islamic Foundation.   Photos by Lou Roubichek/The Telescope  ...

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