Video: Southern California Wildfires: Dec. 7
Dec11

Video: Southern California Wildfires: Dec. 7

On Dec. 7, 2017, a fire that broke out in Southern California have affected thousands of lives. This is Palomar College student Seji Gaerlan’s account on what happened.  Video by Seji Gaerlan/The Telescope

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Palomar Foundation hosts Giving Tuesday for Students
Dec11

Palomar Foundation hosts Giving Tuesday for Students

The Palomar community continued their promise to supplement the cost of student success with their latest fundraising event “Giving Tuesday.” Held on Nov. 28, the annual event was designed to raise funds for student textbooks, scholarships, and the Palomar Promise. An anonymous donor pledged to match every donation on the dollar, meaning that for every dollar that was donated, another was given. Giving Tuesday has grown...

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Gallery: Cafe International: Nov. 29
Dec11

Gallery: Cafe International: Nov. 29

The World Language Department hosted Cafe International on Nov. 29 in the Student Union cafeteria. Photos by Victoria Bradley and Scott Engrav/The Telescope [Show as slideshow]...

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College president’s contract
Dec08

College president’s contract

When searching for Dr. Joi Lin Blake’s contract, Palomar’s Superintendent, salary and contract agreement, it is a lengthy investigation. State law is that whenever one is paid with tax payer’s money, the contract must be public. Although it doesn’t state how easy it should be to find, it has to be seen at least somewhere. One of the tools tax payers can utilize and know where their money is going is...

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Activities Coordinator for student affairs charges into new position
Dec08

Activities Coordinator for student affairs charges into new position

The office of Student Affairs has hired a new Activities Coordinator. Juan Gonzalez is here to serve Palomar students. Gonzalez began his Palomar journey twelve years ago. He began by taking ESL classes, before becoming a student worker at the Assessment Office and outreaching at local high schools while fulfilling his general education requirements. He then got a part time permanent position as an ESL student advisor at Palomar’s...

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Counseling services at Palomar
Dec08

Counseling services at Palomar

Palomar college students can get counseling and psychological services at no charge. Services are available for individuals, couples, and groups. Students experiencing difficulties, such as problems maintaining proper levels of concentration, uncomfortable or inappropriate emotions for given situations, getting enough sleep, or too much, feeling down or overwhelmed, etc. are encouraged to seek help. Jeffrey Smith Psy. D. MFT of...

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