Football team ends season with losing record

A losing season isn’t something the Comets football team is accustomed to. After a 33-28 victory over Grossmont on Nov. 10, the team finished the season with a 4-6 record, 2-4 in conference. It was only the third losing season during Head Coach Joe Early’s 12-year tenure at Palomar, the last time being 2005. There were many factors in the six losses; from penalties, to not being able to make the big play, to having close...

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Career center hosts five-part workshop series

The Career Center will be hosting a Career Connections workshop as part of a five-part Career Cafe Workshop Series from 5-6 p.m. on Nov. 28  at the Career Center in SU-17 on Palomar’s main campus in San Marcos. The goal of this workshop is to help students in the job market. “Students can’t get a job without experience,and they can’t get experience without a job. At the CA Career Cafe, students can find ways around...

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Student Donations Help Feed the Needy

Palomar Student Veteran’s Organization (SVO) is donating holiday baskets to student veterans and their families who are in need this holiday season. During the Veterans Day memorial service on the San Marcos campus, the SVO sold miniature American flags to commemorate fallen troops.By selling 400 flags, they were able to raise more than $1,200, which was used to purchase holiday dinner baskets for veteran families in need.The...

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Lincoln, a humbling drama

Drenched with historical accuracy, and drawn with powerful immersion, the movie   “Lincoln” is made for the historical enthusiast. “Lincoln” very carefully characterizes the efforts of the 16th President Abraham Lincoln as he tried to hold together a nation divided. Although the Civil War is a center piece for this film, the main focus is on Lincoln’s struggle to pass the 13th Amendment, which abolished...

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Prop 30 money will not necessarily go to education

Tea partiers and wealthy people across the state could do little but cry in anguish on election night as they came to the realization that (among other things) Proposition 30 had passed. What seemed like a defeat for conservative forces has also been championed as a huge gain for California students, teachers and school-supporters statewide. Or so it seemed. As many of you probably know, Prop. 30 was proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown as a...

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