Fridays at the Palomar Planetarium
Nov08

Fridays at the Palomar Planetarium

Story By: Rhea Mursalin  Take a journey through the night sky at the Palomar College Planetarium. Palomar College’s Planetarium was one of the first to be built in community colleges back in the 1960s. The original Planetarium was demolished in 2008 and rebuilt in 2012. Today, it is the 5th largest in the entire state of California and open for a showing every Friday night. The Director of the Planetarium, Mark Lane played a major...

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PTK collects shoes for victims of natural disasters
Nov08

PTK collects shoes for victims of natural disasters

Story By: Ana Acosta  Palomar’s honor society Phi Theta Kappa is hosting a fundraiser where the Palomar Campus community can donate gently-used shoes to help victims of natural disasters. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is Palomar’s only Honor Society that works to recognize academic achievements amongst two-year college students. The society’s focus is for its members to work towards advancing leadership qualities and skills. Another focal...

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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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Anthropology days celebrate diversity
Nov08

Anthropology days celebrate diversity

         Story by: Ana Acosta  The Anthropology Department hosted Anthropology Days to address why Anthropology is an important subject in the current climate of today’s environment. At the event, booths that showcased different fields within Anthropology were set up around the Clocktower on Tuesday morning. The booths included activities that touched on topics such as Medical Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, and Archaeology....

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Ben Shapiro raises conflict amongst college students
Oct24

Ben Shapiro raises conflict amongst college students

Story By: Jeremiah Tatola Student members of the Young American for Freedom at the University of Southern California (USC) invited conservative commentator, Ben Shapiro, to speak on the campus. USC hosted Shapiro’s lecture in the Bovard Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Oct. 4, resulting in people waiting in line for up to eight hours before the event just to get a seat. Steven Hancock, a Los Angeles resident waiting in line to attend the...

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Student Government pursues yearly goals
Oct24

Student Government pursues yearly goals

Palomar’s Associated Student Government (ASG) has adopted their yearly goals, and have begun to implement them into the campus community. The ASG went on their group retreat and worked together to create goals for each individual committee goals. Their goals are geared towards connecting with the college community, getting more students involved, and bettering the campus for the students. “I want to leave the ASG much...

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