Lawmakers hell-bent destruction
Feb21

Lawmakers hell-bent destruction

It is a sad portrayal of our principles as a people, that we put the destruction of other nations above the wellbeing of our own. It is abhorrently outrageous that defense spending in the United States in the 2017 fiscal year, accounts for 49 percent of all national discretionary spending, totaling up to $535 billion According to inside.gov. Whereas education accounts for 8 percent, Social Security unemployment and labor accounts for...

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ASG looks to revive elections

Palomar’s Associated Student Government (ASG) have set high expectation for this year’s election. In the 2017 ASG election, both candidates, Chris Hopp and Amber Bancroft, ran uncontested for president and vice president, respectively. Hopp gathering 25 votes, and Bancroft, 27. It was the third straight election candidates ran uncontested. Now, President Hopp and the ASG is hoping not only for a contested election, they’re looking for...

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Meet the Academy
Feb21

Meet the Academy

A short drive away from the San Marcos campus, lies the training ground for the cadets of the 53rd Fire Academy of Palomar College. The academy has been around from the beginning of the 1990s. Since its conception, it has grown into one of the most rigorous and robust programs that Palomar offers. It’s a one-semester, 20-unit class which requires those enrolling to fill out an application to get into the program. Out of around...

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Faculty Contract
Feb14

Faculty Contract

SAN MARCOS — Faculty has a better contract going into the 2017-2018 academic year. At the beginning of the semester, lead negotiator for the faculty contract, Jenny Fererro, announced to the Faculty Senate that over the winter break, she and other team members had negotiated a new contract for faculty in the upcoming year. Negotiations for the contract began last July, and was finalized on Jan. 26, of this year. Fererro...

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Hiring Events
Feb14

Hiring Events

SAN MARCOS — Palomar College will be hosting various employment groups on campus in the upcoming weeks. Waterworks Aquatics will be on campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 20, at the Career Center, which is located across from the library at SU-17. They are looking to hire customer experience experts, as well as swimming instructors and office staff. Also looking to hire is The Wave Waterpark. They will be on campus from 10...

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