New Learning Resource Center has opened its doors to the campus community
Feb11

New Learning Resource Center has opened its doors to the campus community

Story by: James Lemon The new Learning Resource Center (LRC) has opened the doors to students. Palomar’s current Library Manager, Connie Sterling, told The Telescope that the transition from the previous building to the new one was “a lot of hard work.” There were a few setbacks in September 2018. One of the main setbacks included the building failing state safety inspections, preventing the building from opening on their...

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We need to continue emphasizing gun reform in 2019
Feb11

We need to continue emphasizing gun reform in 2019

Editorial It is has long been the policy of The Telescope to dedicate our editorials to events and meetings which occur within our campus, and to the people who usher in change in our Palomar community. However, as we approach the one-year anniversary of the infamous Parkland shooting, we’ve deemed it necessary to dedicate this editorial to remind everyone of what we as a people, swore we wouldn’t forget. In the weeks following the...

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Homerun! Slam dunk! Comets athletic is back
Feb07

Homerun! Slam dunk! Comets athletic is back

It’s that time of year again when the sounds of dribbling basketballs and the pings of aluminum bats fill the campus air. As teams start their season working towards the common goal of a state title. Here’s a quick update on how the first few weeks went for Comets Athletics. BASEBALL The baseball team ended their season last May with a heartbreaking loss to Saddleback in the Super Regional round of the postseason, but with the start...

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Former interim dean files lawsuit against District
Feb04

Former interim dean files lawsuit against District

A complaint was filed against the Palomar Community College District by Dr. Kathryn Kailikole, a previous interim Dean of Mathematics at Palomar on Nov. 20 2018. Timeline: *Everything pertaining to this timeline has been derived from the court file complaint made against the Palomar Community College District. The situations described are current allegations made against the District on behalf of Dr. Kailikole.* 2009: Seven years...

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Palomar board debates hiring diversity, presidents’ contract
Dec13

Palomar board debates hiring diversity, presidents’ contract

Palomar’s Governing Board meeting on Dec. 11 featured discussions of future plans for the upcoming Spring semester and concerns regarding diversity amongst faculty. The Board elected positions, where Mark Evilsizer was selected to be President, John Halcon as the Vice President, and Nancy Ann Hensch as Secretary. Joi Lin Blake was also elected as Secretary to the Board. New Governing Board Member Norma Miyamoto, a former dean at...

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‘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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