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The Telescope is Palomar College’s award-winning, student-run newspaper. Publishing since 1946, The Telescope is the work of students studying in the college’s journalism program.

The Telescope publishes 5 times each semester on Mondays.

The newsroom is located on the main San Marcos campus in Room H-103. If you’re interested in taking a journalism class or joining the staff, feel free to stop by, or contact The Telescope’s adviser, Erin Hiro, at (760) 744-1150, ext. 3762, or e-mail

To contact the editor, send an email with your questions, comments or concerns to