The new democratic hopefuls

Don’t waste your vote next November. Pay attention to who is leading the polls for your preferred party, and why. For students and young voters in California, the obvious choice is to vote Democrat in the 2020 presidential race. The current administration has been marred by hateful rhetoric, empty promises and no support for the future of this country- us. We know it’s time for a change. The 2018 primary was proof that our power and...

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Palomar students lighting concerns are insignificant

Palomar College should not concern itself with putting more lights on campus. Faculty and students are expressing feeling unsafe at night due to a lack of adequate lighting. This then leads to the question of is an eco-friendly campus worth the cost of student and faculty safety? Well, obviously the answer is a big fat no. Nothing should be worth forfeiting the safety of students and faculty on campus. However, this question...

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Course description: Bribery 101

In early March prestigious universities across the nation such as Stanford University and Yale were shocked to find out that some of their students were a part of a $25 million bribery scandal that took place over seven years. The easy solution would be to expel all of the students involved however, it’s not that simple. All the colleges are still looking into how much the students knew about the scandal. Considering it will be...

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We need to continue emphasizing gun reform in 2019
Feb11

We need to continue emphasizing gun reform in 2019

Editorial It is has long been the policy of The Telescope to dedicate our editorials to events and meetings which occur within our campus, and to the people who usher in change in our Palomar community. However, as we approach the one-year anniversary of the infamous Parkland shooting, we’ve deemed it necessary to dedicate this editorial to remind everyone of what we as a people, swore we wouldn’t forget. In the weeks following the...

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For the position of Palomar College trustees, we endorse…
Oct22

For the position of Palomar College trustees, we endorse…

The Telescope has decided to endorse Governing Board candidates Lee Dulgeroff and Norma Miyamoto. The decision to make these endorsements has come after conducting interviews with each of the candidates in our newsroom. We are emphatically confident that Dulgeroff will be a good steward for Palomar. He appeared to be the most willing and able candidate to reach out to all Palomar community members, most critically, in our opinion,...

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We are watching our Palomar community corrode into tribalism
Sep10

We are watching our Palomar community corrode into tribalism

Paranoia and distrust has begun running rampant at Palomar in recent months, and it is corroding the foundation of our college community. Palomar’s “Better Together” theme is a notion that’s been endorsed by various groups on campus as a way to describe the college’s atmosphere and culture as one of unity and togetherness. Now, however, that theme increasingly seems more like a facade. A pound and a half of makeup to cover divisions...

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