Transfer Rates; Irvine Valley College vs. Palomar College

Story by Ideth Sanchez Irvine Valley college ranks first for university transfer within the state of California. Palomar College has roughly 14 percent of transfer out students falling shortly behind IVC. Palomar College has a student-faculty ratio is 27-to-1 whereas IVC has a student faculty ratio 46-to-1 going way above the average of state community colleges at 44-to-1. This clearly displays the efforts in which IVC goes to give...

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San Diego Veterans Still Lack Housing

Story by Kiera Colarusso  At 66.6%, California had the highest rate of unsheltered veterans in 2018. Much of the ex-military population is still spending its nights on city sidewalks and underpasses. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Community Planning and Development released that statistic in its 2018 Point in Time (PIT) report, along with several other startling numbers on the area’s rate of...

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College Sugar Babies in for a sweet deal
Oct22

College Sugar Babies in for a sweet deal

Student Debt in the United States is at $1,580,294,357,419 and is increasing by the minute.   Nearly 2 million students are are looking for an escape to get out the choking hands of student loan debt and sugar daddies are just what these students were looking for.   In the San Diego region signups from UCSD has tripled from the year before for websites such as Seeking Arrangement,What’s your price , Miss. Travel and Seeking...

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Leadership should be top priority
Feb22

Leadership should be top priority

Once again the Governing Board has delayed finding Palomar College a leader. How long does it take to find a new president for Palomar College, nobody knows, not even the ones that should know. In 2003, it took 14 months for Palomar to find a suitable president – which turned out to be Robert Deegan. By the time Deegan retired in June 2015, a committee had already been formed to find his replacement. A 26-person committee spent months...

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Rest easy, David Bowie
Feb01

Rest easy, David Bowie

Album “Blackstar” illustrates Bowie’s heartfelt goodbye On Jan. 10, the inspiring musical legend David Bowie passes away peacefully while surrounded by his family and friends. David Bowie released his 25th and final album, “Blackstar,” on Jan. 8, his 69th birthday. The album title clearly infers that Bowie knew he was dying and that this record may be his final farewell to his admiring audience, and...

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How Palomar College students feel about safety on campus
Sep09

How Palomar College students feel about safety on campus

  By Stephanie Haven McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON -There have been more recorded federal investigations in the first half of 2014 into how colleges have handled campus sexual assault than in any single year before. At the helm of this crackdown sits Catherine Lhamon, who calls the numbers “jaw-dropping.” Eleven months into her job as the Department of Education’s assistant secretary for civil...

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