ASG candidates for president look to help shape the future of the Palomar community: Edy Saucedo
Apr19

ASG candidates for president look to help shape the future of the Palomar community: Edy Saucedo

ASG presidential candidate looks to foster increased interaction with students of the Palomar community. Edy Saucedo has been with the Associated Student Government since late August of last year. In his time there, he has remained a delegate, and has taken a position on the committee for Campus Wide Activities. He hopes to bring to the position of ASG president, a greater appreciation for direct student interaction, and better...

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Student Government election week has arrived, what you need to know:
Apr19

Student Government election week has arrived, what you need to know:

Palomar’s Associated Student Government (ASG) will be holding its annual election this week, however, there are numerous features that make set this one apart from elections in years prior. This will be the first election in years that there are numerous contested positions. There will also be a new constitution on the ballot, that will create seven new executive positions to delegate duties out to board members more efficiently,...

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Palomar College’s Police Academy
Mar31

Palomar College’s Police Academy

From routine side of the road pullovers, to critical 911 calls that alert the authorities to a robbery or shooting, this is where law enforcement begins. Located at 182 Santar Place, the police academy hosts one of Palomar’s most intense programs. Much like the cadets in the fire academy next door, students attempting to become peace officers and enroll in Palomar’s program need to go through an application process, where just around...

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Palomar joins the national walkout in a fight for gun control
Mar15

Palomar joins the national walkout in a fight for gun control

“Enough! Enough! Enough!” chanted the crowd of around 50 students, faculty and staff who participated in the national walkout event against gun violence. Members of the Palomar community gathered to show their support for a national effort to oppose gun violence at 10 a.m. on March 14 at the clocktower, exactly one month following the Parkland Highschool shooting in Florida. “The idea of semi-automatic weapons, people buying them when...

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Food Center groundbreaking aims to combat student food insecurity
Mar09

Food Center groundbreaking aims to combat student food insecurity

In a 2016 report by a coalition of student resource organizations, it was found that just over one in five students are faced with food insecurity. The Palomar community took a step forward in an effort to help those students. On March 9, the Anita and Stan Maag Food & Nutrition Center groundbreaking occurred between the cafeteria and SEAL center, in the SU-Quad. Administration, students and the staff of Student Affairs addressed...

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