Love On a Leash returns to campus
May21

Love On a Leash returns to campus

SAN MARCOS —  Palomar’s Student Health Center is bringing back its Love On a Leash event in time for finals week. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 22 in the Student Union Quad. The event seeks to provide support for students when dealing with the stresses that are tied to finals week. Students will have the opportunity to meet emotional support dogs. According to Love on a Leash, the emotional support dogs do...

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PCPD officer establishes outreach efforts with ESL community
May20

PCPD officer establishes outreach efforts with ESL community

Story by Summer Aguirre  If you ever walk across Palomar College with Officer Gerard Perez, be prepared for students and staff to greet him, shake his hand, or stop to chat. The Palomar College Police Department places an emphasis on community outreach, and Perez is the face that the campus police has chosen to represent them in English as a Second Language (ESL) classrooms. For the past four years, Perez has been visiting Palomar ESL...

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Football Summer Camp
May20

Football Summer Camp

SAN MARCOS — Orientation for the summer football class in coming up on Monday June 24 starting at 2 p.m. Players will need to provide cleats, a mouthpiece (optional) and tennis shoes for lifting, but the required shirts and shorts will be provided at 12:30 p.m. on June 25. Players participating must complete an application and have a valid student ID number.  Incoming students can go to the Palomar website to register for the...

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M.E.Ch.A. Election Results
May20

M.E.Ch.A. Election Results

Story by Ana Acosta   SAN MARCOS — MEChA held club elections to prepare for the upcoming semester on May 14. Students gathered in room MD 317 to vote on candidates running for positions. Here are the results: Chair  Evie Rivera Co-Chair  Joseph Atemoa Secretary  Juessa Reyes Treaurer  Nancy Morales ICC Rep  Junessa Reyes External Rep Julia Perez Political Director  Daisy Zavala Sergeant of Arms   Ana Juarez MEChA meets...

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Parking permits going digital, prices increase for students
May20

Parking permits going digital, prices increase for students

Story by Jonathan Sarabia Costs for parking permits have increased by $6 due to a recent switch to a digital parking permit database. The fee change will be implemented in the upcoming semesters. According to Chief of Police Chris Moore, the permit costs have not been raised for over 12 years until this year when the PCPD implemented a new system that utilizes digital parking permits. With the partnership of Credential Solutions and...

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Palomar’s food and nutrition center undergoes beneficial changes
May20

Palomar’s food and nutrition center undergoes beneficial changes

Story by Nicole Villanueva The Nutrition Center at Palomar College recently underwent some much-needed expansion. Palomar administrators have been assisting the food insecure community on campus since 1983. However, as food insecurity remains a steadily growing issue, the need for help was outweighing the resources available on campus. After receiving a $400,000 donation, The Anita and Stan Maag Food and Nutrition Center was...

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