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This Week on Campus

Check out all the events happening on campus this week!

Construction Related Blast Scheduled for Tomorrow Morning-September 21st

Tomorrow morning at 10:15 a.m. construction crews will set off a small controlled blast at the site of the new softball stadium.

Campus Closed on Friday

Palomar College closes September 23rd for Native American Day.

Palomar Astronomy’s Solar Telescope Finds A New Life

SAN MARCOS – The Palomar Astronomy department will soon have the solar telescope up and running again for educational purposes and experiences for students. The solar telescope is currently located in the NS building on the roof and has been there since...

Club Rush was fun, but Palomar needs more clubs.

With 13 clubs being present at club rush, a lot of students were left with their interests unrepresented.

This Week on Campus at a Glance

The events offered on Campus from Sept. 18 to Sept 24

Ceramic Department Celebrates Kiln Upgrades After Nearly Three Decades

SAN MARCOS- Palomar’s ceramic department has recently received an upgrade in equipment with the addition of two new kilns. The two new kilns are worth “85,000 dollars,” according to the department technician, Tim Murdoch. Ceramics Instructor Lee Puffer stated...

Palomar’s Pride Center now offers a Gender and Transitioning support Group.

SAN MARCOS — Palomar College’s Pride Center and Behavior Health Center is excited to announce a new addition to the campus. The “Gender Exploration & Transitioning Group”, is for LGBTQ+ students and anyone feeling lost or simply looking for an open space to...

Palomar College Lands New Food Services Contract

Palomar College approves new food services contract with California Dining Services, set to begin on October 2, 2023.

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The Rise and Fall of Intensive Reading

The Rise and Fall of Intensive Reading

Ever felt the exhilaration of “getting it” when you understand a sublimely difficult passage in an amazingly challenging book? If you have, then you’ve engaged in intensive reading. In this article you will find the historical life and death of intensive reading and why resuscitating it might be worth your while.

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