Car Crash on Escondido campus
Oct15

Car Crash on Escondido campus

Story by: Bethany Nash  ESCONDIDO—Something or someone ran into Palomar’s preschool in the middle of the night. No one was injured. The Early Childhood Education Lab School (EECES) was hit at roughly 3 a.m. on Oct. 8. There were no cars found at the crash site, however the damages at the EECES building was discovered by the Supervisor of Facilities and maintenance on the Escondido campus, Jimmy Diaz. At 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8...

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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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Kettle Coffee & Tea Open Mic
Oct03

Kettle Coffee & Tea Open Mic

ESCONDIDO—Kettle Coffee and Tea has open mic on Friday nights. The coffee shop is located on Grand Ave east of broadway in a plain brick building. They offer food such as Panini sandwiches, pastries and different drinks. The crowd is kind and welcoming to artists of all styles and genres including music, poetry or stand-up comedy. The wood floors give a good acoustics and the sound system can handle up to 12 instruments. Food...

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Young Americans for Liberty
Oct03

Young Americans for Liberty

SAN MARCOS — On Aug. 20 Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), a pro-liberty organization that is spread out on college campus throughout the United States, came to Palomar with giant blow up beach balls. The representors stood in the SU-Quad with the giant beach balls and sharpie markers, calling for students to come over and exercise their right to free speech and use the sharpies to write something. YAL works to cultivate youth...

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Coastal Clean Up
Oct03

Coastal Clean Up

The San Marcos community came together on Saturday, Sept. 15 for San Diego’s annual Coastal Cleanup Day. Volunteers helped clean a vacant parcel of land along San Marcos Boulevard. Over 70 participants showed up with their own reusable water bottles, work gloves, buckets and bags to brave the end-of-summer heat and help clean the greater San Marcos area. Those who did not bring their own supplies were provided with them. San...

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