‘Model’ food pantry opens to community
Nov08

‘Model’ food pantry opens to community

Story By: Krista Moore Palomar College expanded its capacity to address the needs of students facing food insecurity, with the opening of the Anita and Stan Maag Food & Nutrition Center on Oct. 29. The Nutrition Center, located behind the cafeteria in the SU-Quad, was made possible through a donation from local philanthropist Bob Wilson, who last year, donated $400,000 to the project. During the grand opening ceremony, President...

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Faculty Federation files lawsuit against Governing Board

The Palomar Faculty Federation is suing the Governing Board for claimed violations of the Brown Act. During the July 2018 Governing Board meeting, the Board discussed and approved an amendment for the contract of Superintendent/President, Joi Lin Blake. The amendment raised her base salary by $62,027 from her starting salary two years ago. The Faculty Federation felt it was improper to do this in closed session and violated the Brown...

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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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For the position of Palomar College trustees, we endorse…
Oct22

For the position of Palomar College trustees, we endorse…

The Telescope has decided to endorse Governing Board candidates Lee Dulgeroff and Norma Miyamoto. The decision to make these endorsements has come after conducting interviews with each of the candidates in our newsroom. We are emphatically confident that Dulgeroff will be a good steward for Palomar. He appeared to be the most willing and able candidate to reach out to all Palomar community members, most critically, in our opinion,...

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Quarterback Class
Oct22

Quarterback Class

Building a team isn’t easy. Of the 4 quarterbacks starting this season for the Comets only 2 of those remain, Connor Curry and Shea Morales. “They coexist really well, all of our quarterbacks get along together and that’s a good thing,”Palomar College Head Coach Joe Early said. Palomar lost its #1 QB Rodney Thompson and #3 QB Adam Carr to injuries in the first 2 games. Since then Curry and Morales have been alternating at the...

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Palomar Conqerus Mt. SAC in wild game
Oct14

Palomar Conqerus Mt. SAC in wild game

The Comets top Mt. San Antonio College Saturday night in a back and forth game 38-35. Behind strong performances from quarterback Connor Curry and Chris Calhoun Palomar shutdown Mt. SAC in the late minutes of the game. No. 8 ranked Mt. San Antonio College came into Saturday nights affair heavily favored to win. With 1:25 on the clock Curry threw a 59 yard pass to Malachi Russell to set up for the winning touchdown, a 2 yard rushing...

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