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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Faculty Federation opts not to endorse Governing Board incumbent
Oct23

Faculty Federation opts not to endorse Governing Board incumbent

The Palomar Faculty Federation has endorsed two newcomers for the open Governing Board trustee positions and choosing not to endorse 16-year Board incumbent, Mark Evilsizer. Faculty Federation Co-President, Teresa Laughlin explained the reasoning for the decision not to endorse Evilsizer, as relating to issues with “transparency, and also responsiveness.” “We try to reach out and we’re kind of ignored, to be...

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The impact your toothbrush has on the environment is bigger than you think.

Nearly every single piece of plastic we have used in our life still exists somewhere on the planet, including your toothbrush. There has been a recent push about lessening personal plastic usage. Designed to last forever, plastic has become a target for elimination by environmental activists. Even Starbucks has taken steps towards eliminating plastic straws to decrease their waste impact on the environment. There has been a lot of...

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