Palomar College welcomes Pepper the robot
Oct03

Palomar College welcomes Pepper the robot

Artificial intelligence is coming to Palomar students, in the form of Pepper. Pepper is a robot with a humanoid appearance, standing roughly at the same height of a toddler, and weighing 64 pounds. Pepper does not technically have an assigned gender, so it is called he and she interchangeably. Pepper was originally created by a company named Aldebaran Robotics, and the company was bought out in 2013 by another organization called...

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Rape Aggression Defense Classes
Oct03

Rape Aggression Defense Classes

SAN MARCOS — Palomar College Police Department is offering free self-defense classes for women.   Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) classes provide basic, practical self defense techniques, and they are offered in basic and advanced level. Basic R.A.D. is held from 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 10-12 and Advanced R.A.D. is held from 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 17-19. Both classes will be held at the Dome in Room G-8.   The classes...

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Palomar foundation hosts its annual Starlit Gala
Oct03

Palomar foundation hosts its annual Starlit Gala

Over 350 community leaders and philanthropists gathered during the 26th annual Starlit Gala on Sept. 9 to raise money to support student success. The night was filled with fancy food and exotic vacations up for auction. Attendees were treated to a performance by former Palomar dance students, music performed by the Mark Lessman Band at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, as well as being emceed by Emmy Award winning news anchor and...

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The new face for the Palomar Police
Oct03

The new face for the Palomar Police

A new man in blue has taken up the badge for police chief. Chris Moore recently joined the Palomar College Police Department in May 2016, following an extensive 25-year law enforcement career in Phoenix. “My wife and I were kind of looking to start another chapter of our life,” Moore said. “We liked southern California, and as I was looking to leave Phoenix, Palomar came open” said Moore. He began his journey much like the rest...

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Student accident
Oct02

Student accident

SAN MARCOS — A Palomar student was hit by a car in front of the school last month, according to police. At approximately 9 a.m. on Sept. 11 a Palomar College student was hit by a vehicle in an attempt to cross West Mission Road at the main entrance of the college, while the walk sign was on red. A call to 911 to report the accident was made at 9:15 a.m. Emergency personnel arrived on the scene at 9:18 a.m. and the student was...

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College Fair
Oct02

College Fair

SAN MARCOS — Representatives from more than 50 colleges will be on campus to provide information and answer student questions at the Fall 2017 College Fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at the SU-Quad. The event will be hosted by the Transfer Center and will provide students with free pizza, drinks, and prizes. There will also be application workshops and brief question counseling at the event.

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