ASG President disappointed in voter turnout
May18

ASG President disappointed in voter turnout

With the ASG Elections over, Malik Spence, current and future president of ASG, reflects on the dismal number of votes casted in the election and his “learning experience” he had this year as president. Spence felt the election “could have been better” and has since developed a strategy for the future of ASG elections. Also voted on in the Election was one of the 14 positions of Senator. Amber Bancroft was...

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Local Muslim scholar speaks to students about living as a Muslim today
May18

Local Muslim scholar speaks to students about living as a Muslim today

Islamophobia is a word with significance as politicians discuss refugee crises, homeland security and foreign affairs. Palomar’s Muslim Student Union used the word to help celebrated April as Islam Awareness Month, ending it all with a lecture on Islamophobia. The April 18 lecture featured Imam Saifuldeen, who spoke on the principle values of Islam from the Quran, what it takes to understand messages from the Quan, why terrorist do...

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ASG aims for student involvement in upcoming Fall semester
May18

ASG aims for student involvement in upcoming Fall semester

With Spring coming to its end, Palomar’s ASG discussed future events and ways to promote student involvement for the Fall semester. ASG plans to bring in students next semester during “Discover Palomar” a two-day event welcoming returning and new Palomar students to the Fall semester. The event will include booths, clubs, entertainment and student services. Members talked about not spending more than their budget, but...

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Speech and debate team delivers opportunities for students
May18

Speech and debate team delivers opportunities for students

To stand in front of a classroom of 25, and give an oral presentation for a few minutes is hard enough for students in Speech 100, but for those who fear nothing, speaking in front of a crowd of judges with peers taking rows of seats behind them is a challenging thrill that leaves students gratified. According to Dewi Hokett, director of the speech and debate team, the team is the third in the nation for debate, and wins an average of...

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Tarde De Familia Touches on Latinos Overcoming Adversity
May17

Tarde De Familia Touches on Latinos Overcoming Adversity

Palomar college’s Multicultural Studies Department hosted Tarde De Familia in April to extend Palomar’s outreach into the communities surrounding the campus, and provide information on the Public Safety programs featured at Palomar. The biggest purpose of the event is to bring the Spanish speaking community to Palomar College by giving them a welcoming environment complete with Latino speakers and demonstrating that the speakers...

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Eligible Majors for Financial Aid
May17

Eligible Majors for Financial Aid

To receive federal financial aid (Pell Grant, FSEOG, Cal Grant, Federal Work Study and Student Loans) you must declare an eligible program of study with the Admissions Office. Eligible programs are: Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), Certificate of Achievement (CA) if the program can lead towards Gainful Employment. If you are transferring to a 4-year university the following academic transfer program majors are...

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