Palomar board debates hiring diversity, presidents’ contract
Dec13

Palomar board debates hiring diversity, presidents’ contract

Palomar’s Governing Board meeting on Dec. 11 featured discussions of future plans for the upcoming Spring semester and concerns regarding diversity amongst faculty. The Board elected positions, where Mark Evilsizer was selected to be President, John Halcon as the Vice President, and Nancy Ann Hensch as Secretary. Joi Lin Blake was also elected as Secretary to the Board. New Governing Board Member Norma Miyamoto, a former dean at...

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You don’t need a child to wear dad shoes

Once upon a time during the Spring 2018 New York Fashion Week, the ‘ugly’ dad sneaker trend was born.   Designers such as Gucci and Balenciaga have recently popularized the dad shoe trend, and big-name celebrities and models have joined the bandwagon. These designers manga read to hyper brand these shoes, creating a trend that is seeping into every corner of the fashion world.   The prices for the designer shoes range from $500-$2,000...

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Water polo captin leads team
Nov14

Water polo captin leads team

Kelly Rowan has been a student and athlete at Palomar College since 2016 but has been playing water polo for eight years. “My friend’s mom’s thought I’d be good at it (water polo) because I was very boyish and aggressive,” Rowan said, “I ended up really liking it and I’ve played for eight years.” When it comes to juggling school and sports, Rowan mentioned that it can often be difficult to play the roles of a student and an athlete....

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PTK collects shoes for victims of natural disasters
Nov08

PTK collects shoes for victims of natural disasters

Story By: Ana Acosta  Palomar’s honor society Phi Theta Kappa is hosting a fundraiser where the Palomar Campus community can donate gently-used shoes to help victims of natural disasters. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is Palomar’s only Honor Society that works to recognize academic achievements amongst two-year college students. The society’s focus is for its members to work towards advancing leadership qualities and skills. Another focal...

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Anthropology days celebrate diversity
Nov08

Anthropology days celebrate diversity

         Story by: Ana Acosta  The Anthropology Department hosted Anthropology Days to address why Anthropology is an important subject in the current climate of today’s environment. At the event, booths that showcased different fields within Anthropology were set up around the Clocktower on Tuesday morning. The booths included activities that touched on topics such as Medical Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, and Archaeology....

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