To smoke or not to smoke
Apr20

To smoke or not to smoke

by Seji Gaerlan Sleepless nights, anxiety induced finals and countless pages of essays. College students have it rough, all we ask is for a chance to smoke in permitted areas. The notorious smoking spot by Palomar’s library is already common knowledge for students despite the no smoking policies that the school has established. The policies against smoking in campus are not even enforced as much by the campus police reason as to...

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Stop Making Clouds on Campus
Apr20

Stop Making Clouds on Campus

Students who create clouds of smoke on campus should not only feel responsible for diminishing the health of others, but also feel guilty for breaking the smoking-free and tobacco-free campus policies established at Palomar since 2015. Palomar’s policy states,”The District shall provide and maintain a workplace and learning environment that is smoke and tobacco-free to promote the safety and health of students, employees...

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Faculty is not prepared for a shooter
Apr19

Faculty is not prepared for a shooter

Palomar College needs to prioritize revisiting emergency procedures for the campus community. In the fallout of the threat of a shooter made to Palomar College before spring break, some faculty were left with a feeling of uneasiness, as the realization that they don’t know what to do in the case of a shooter event dawned on them. This is something that should be troubling to everyone involved in the campus, especially given Palomar...

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It’s time to repeal the second amendment
Apr19

It’s time to repeal the second amendment

It is time to declare that owning a gun is not a human right and to stop equating it with the ideals as freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom from unreasonable search and seizure. The love for guns in America is a virulent hidebound ideology that has perverted the American conscience and educed more terrorism than any of the supposed Islamic bogeymen our leaders and media wring their hands over. Convictions with too much...

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Care to Conspire?: Mark Zuckerberg
Apr19

Care to Conspire?: Mark Zuckerberg

Its seems no matter how hard you try you somehow learn about a new crazy conspiracy with today’s world. That being said, here’s another one for me to shove in your face. Mark Zuckerberg is a one-half reptile one-half human sentient whom created Facebook to gather data on what it truly means to be human since he isn’t fully a human himself. The origin of the reptilian idea come from world renown conspirator David Icke who...

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Homelessness is a bigger issue than art budget cuts
Apr19

Homelessness is a bigger issue than art budget cuts

You’re homeless, cold and hungry. But at least you have a nice mural on the back wall of your liquor store to stare at, right? Mid 2017, Mayor Kevin Faulconer proposed a 2 percent budget cut of arts and culture funding. Part of which would go to programs and projects to help the homeless population in San Diego. In December 2017, the city’s arts commissioners voted to reject them all. In a memo written to Faulconer from the Commission...

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