Editorial

Palomar College caught a glimpse of what a pointless demonstration is on April 30, when the pro-life group AbortionNO came onto campus parading images of aborted fetuses. We saw what we always see when these people come onto campus, they argued why abortion is despicable in our society, and members of the Palomar community expressed their ideas of women’s rights to their bodies. The point is, it’s a divisive issue that one way or the...

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Faculty is not prepared for a shooter
Apr19

Faculty is not prepared for a shooter

Palomar College needs to prioritize revisiting emergency procedures for the campus community. In the fallout of the threat of a shooter made to Palomar College before spring break, some faculty were left with a feeling of uneasiness, as the realization that they don’t know what to do in the case of a shooter event dawned on them. This is something that should be troubling to everyone involved in the campus, especially given Palomar...

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Palomar should stand with the homeless
Apr02

Palomar should stand with the homeless

Editorial Palomar recently broke ground for their new food bank that is targeted at helping those in the community with food insecurities, but is it enough? In 2016, California State University (CSU) conducted a study on homelessness in their own college community. They found that roughly eight to 12 percent of their students were homeless. In 2017, the University of Wisconsin’s HOPE lab built upon the CSU study and surveyed students...

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America’s youth outcry for gun reform
Mar05

America’s youth outcry for gun reform

Editorial On Feb. 14, the United States saw yet another fatal school shooting, of the 17 dead, 13 of them had yet to even breach the age of adulthood. But really, who gives a shit? We have already gone through 200 school shootings in this bloodied 21st century, 18 of those school shootings have occurred since the beginning of this year. So who cares that we had one more last month? We are desperate to give you the obvious answer that...

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ASG’s removal of the pledge proves to be distasteful
Nov14

ASG’s removal of the pledge proves to be distasteful

On Friday Nov. 3, the Associated Student Government (ASG) for the first time conducted their meeting without performing the Pledge of Allegiance after voting it removed from their normal meeting’s agenda. Although this may seem like a minor matter, here at the Telescope we find it disturbing that the students elected to represent us have decided that they wish to show no allegiance to the nation that provides them the freedom to...

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The Telescope rejects the KKK’s hateful rhetoric
Oct23

The Telescope rejects the KKK’s hateful rhetoric

The Telescope staff has received a letter from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) stating their claims of mainly advocating for peace and condemnation of violence through their motives of segregation. And although the letter was sent to us by accident, we have decided to take this opportunity to address the heinous beliefs still held by some Americans. The letter explained how the group does not mean any harm to anyone...

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