Local Community reaches out to Palomar Students
Mar06

Local Community reaches out to Palomar Students

Story by Richard Contreras Thirty-one community partners set up tables to share information and experiences with students on the SU-Quad during the Service Learning Fair on Feb 7. The event offered the chance to register with one of over 100 non-profit organizations that have partnered up with Palomar College through the Service Learning program. The goal of the program is to allow students to give back to the community while...

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Grand Opening ceremony for New Library and Learning Resource Center
Mar04

Grand Opening ceremony for New Library and Learning Resource Center

Story by Ripp Friesen SAN MARCOS —  The new Library and Learning Resource Center held its grand opening on Friday Feb. 22. The new Library, which sits between the Humanities building and the parking structure, opened the at start of the spring semester. The official grand opening ceremony was held on Friday, Feb. 22. Palomar Superintendent/ President Joi Lin Blake opened the ceremony on Friday thanking those who contributed to...

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Palomar Performing Arts presents Legally Blonde
Mar04

Palomar Performing Arts presents Legally Blonde

Story by Cheyenne Cyr and Ana Acosta SAN MARCOS — Palomar students will be performing in “Legally Blonde, The Musical” from March 8-17 at the Howard Brubeck theater. Legally Blonde is part of the Performing Arts “Works by Women” season that started in Fall of 2018. The musical is directed by Michael Mufson and music director Suzy Bohling. Molly Faulkner and Valerie Clark will be in charge of choreography for the musical. Tickets...

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Palomar Fashion Department opens free clothing bank to students
Mar04

Palomar Fashion Department opens free clothing bank to students

Story by Ashley Romero SAN MARCOS — The Fashion and Merchandising Department opened a clothing bank for the students of Palomar in Fall 2018. The clothing bank is known as the Comet’s Closet. The bank was originally intended to house businesswear for students but has since expanded to everyday casual wear, shoes, and accessories for both men and women. The service is free and accessible to anyone with a valid Palomar ID number....

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Former faculty leaves parting gift of $100,000 to Palomar Foundation in her will
Feb26

Former faculty leaves parting gift of $100,000 to Palomar Foundation in her will

Story by Kena Haun The creation of a $100,000 endowment to be disbursed over the next 10 years, was announced by the Palomar Foundation during the February Governing Board meeting. The endowment was made possible through the will of a former Palomar faculty member, April Christine Woods. Woods was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in December of 2016, and passed in March of 2017. “We have scholarships for tuition, books, and those...

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Palomar to host third Annual Safety Outreach event
Feb11

Palomar to host third Annual Safety Outreach event

SAN MARCOS — Palomar will be hosting their Third Annual Safety Community Outreach on April 10. The event will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in front of the new Palomar Police Station next to the parking structure. The intention of this outreach event to create and better relations between the campus community and the police. Attendees will be able to meet local Police and Fire Departments and a Mercy Air helicopter will also be...

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