FAFSA streamlines the way students receive money
Apr26

FAFSA streamlines the way students receive money

Palomar students saw a major change in the way they apply for free money for college from the government with an earlier application process that creates more accuracy. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as FAFSA, announced that they would now be requiring income tax information from an earlier year instead of the year prior. This means that students filing to receive financial aid for the years 2017-2018, would be...

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Video: Dean under fire
Apr24

Video: Dean under fire

Ralley on March 14 at Palomar College against Dean Hussain.

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Palomar debate team brings home awards from D.C. event
Apr24

Palomar debate team brings home awards from D.C. event

Palomar students flexed their intellectual muscles at national tournament in Washington D.C. Palomar’s speech and debate team impressed at the Phi Rho Pi tournament, coming away with several awards. The Comets debate team attended the Phi Rho Pi tournament in Washington D.C that started on April 11, and concluded the following Friday. Community Colleges from across the country visited with the intention of showing off their...

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Media professor retires, won 58 Emmys for the college
Apr24

Media professor retires, won 58 Emmys for the college

From Palomar College’s class of 1976, to 27 years in the professional broadcasting field, to 19 years teaching at Palomar College, Professor Pat Hahn has done it all in the Digital Broadcast Arts (DBA) field. In the beginning of April, Professor Hahn submitted his retirement papers to the front office and recalled it as being “anti-climactic.” “I just gave the paper to someone who I don’t know, she...

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6-year statewide drought ends with spring rainfall
Apr24

6-year statewide drought ends with spring rainfall

Less than two percent of California is in a state of severe drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. During this time last year, more than 75 percent of our state found itself in that same category. An abundance of storms this past winter, making it now the second-wettest winter on record, helped fill our reservoirs past capacity and has the Sierra Nevada snowpack at 160 percent above normal for this time of year....

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AB-540 club looks for undocumented members
Apr22

AB-540 club looks for undocumented members

SAN MARCOS – A new club, called the AB-540 student club, is now looking for interested students to join. The AB-540 club was created for undocumented students, or any student who is affected by Assembly Bill 540, the California Dream act, or who are classified under Deferred Action for Childhood arrivals, or DACA. The club was created as part of an effort to provide resources for students who are afraid of deportation under the...

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