Guest speaker shares benefits of using compost
Oct20

Guest speaker shares benefits of using compost

It’s all about the recipe. Turn the nature-oven on and add food, water and air. The ingredients were laid out during a composting event hosted Kevin McLin from San Pasqual Valley Soils Oct. 11 at Palomar College. Compost is defined by McLin as, “the soil-like material produced by decomposing organic discards such as yard trimmings, food scraps and manure.” McLin discussed the benefits of using compost, how to make your own compost at...

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Palomar College President will retire next year
Oct15

Palomar College President will retire next year

  The president of Palomar College is retiring next year. President Robert Deegan announced his plans to retire on June 30, 2015 at a public campus forum on Oct. 15. Deegan said he has accomplished a lot in his 10 years at the college, such as increasing student transfer numbers to four-year universities, helping students obtain certificates of achievement in technical fields and updating numerous facilities on campus with a...

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Gallery:  Palomar Fire Club trains with Cal Fire
Oct09

Gallery: Palomar Fire Club trains with Cal Fire

Palomar Fire Club trains with Cal Fire◄ BackNext ►Picture 1 of 7Palomar Fire Club member Alejandro Barbosa, looks in the cockpit of the Cal Fire spotter plane on Sept. 26, 2014 at Ramona Air Field. Photo: Paul Nelson | The Telescope   Palomar Fire Club trains with Cal Fire at Ramona Air Field on Sept. 26,...

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Cafeteria may be problem for wheelchair accessiblity
Oct06

Cafeteria may be problem for wheelchair accessiblity

Two students have complained to administrators that there is a handicap accessibility problem at Palomar College and they are not getting the proper response. On Sept. 19, in the cafeteria where students purchase their meals, Shovan Vatandoust, 27, a student at Palomar, said he was unable to enter the cafeteria to purchase food. Vatandoust has cerebral palsy and has to use an electric wheelchair, which makes it difficult for him to do...

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Happy for 100 days?
Oct06

Happy for 100 days?

Are you willing to accept a challenge that would help make your school experience a little more gratifying? Palomar officials recently unveiled a new event that challenges students to be happy for 100 days. Having launched the event during the summer term at the Escondido campus, Lindsey Kretchman, from the Office of Student Affairs, said she has created an event students won’t want to miss. “Sometimes coming in and out of classes,...

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Find a better job after finishing school with Career Center help
Oct06

Find a better job after finishing school with Career Center help

Imagine that you’ve finally graduated from college but you can’t find a fulfilling job. With the help of Career Cafe, now you can. The Career Center is offering a series of workshops based on the Career Cafe website throughout the month of October. Career Center Coordinator Pippa Pierce said she hopes that the workshops will “prompt (students) to dig a little deeper within the website.” Career Cafe is a virtual career center that can...

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