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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Rap Alley Spreads Love
Oct11

Rap Alley Spreads Love

Story By: Bethany Nash Palomar student brings a community of underground rappers and hip hop heads to celebrate a community of raw and authentic talent. Amon the MC (Master of Ceremonies), which is his stage name that stands for Ambition Made of Negativity, is a Palomar student that began his rapping career at the age of 14, he now currently works to provide performance platforms for underground artists to come and celebrate their...

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Faculty Federation opts not to endorse Governing Board incumbent
Oct09

Faculty Federation opts not to endorse Governing Board incumbent

Story by: Ana Acosta The Palomar Faculty Federation has endorsed two newcomers for the open Governing Board trustee positions, 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...

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Campus Culture
Oct03

Campus Culture

Story By: Linus Smith    Divisions within the Palomar community have been intensifying over the last few months; apexing during the Sept. 11 Governing Board meeting after one faculty member asserted vice presidents may be lying on behalf of Superintendent/President Joi Lin Blake, for fear of losing their jobs. Other causes for division range from apparent distrust by faculty toward administration and the Governing Board in matters...

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New library delayed until Spring
Sep19

New library delayed until Spring

Story by Ana Acosta The new Library and Language Resource Center has been delayed for another six months, due to failing state safety inspections. The library was expected to open by the Fall 2018 semester but has been delayed until Spring 2019. Since construction began in summer 2015, the new library has been eagerly anticipated by the college community. Some in the Palomar community have speculated the delay is due to the...

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Governing Board Overview for Sep. 11 meeting:
Sep13

Governing Board Overview for Sep. 11 meeting:

Palomar’s Governing Board meeting on Sept. 11 featured a mish-mash of good news and hopeful projections alongside evidence of deep faculty/administration divisions. Numerous faculty, staff and outside members of the college community addressed the Board during public comment on various matters. Ranging from awards for Superintendent Joi Lin Blake and the college itself, to concerns and frustrations regarding campus culture. After...

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