Dazzling duo jazzes it up in unexpected concert hour performance
Apr01

Dazzling duo jazzes it up in unexpected concert hour performance

On March 13, Concert Hour received a pleasant, but unexpected surprise when an hour of Opera turned into an hour of Jazz. Spectators expected to see Palomar College alumnus Danielle Perrault sing opera in front of a packed house in Palomar’s D-10, instead heard the musical Jazz stylings of Leonard Patton and pianist Michael Leroy Peed. Perrault had to cancel her performance because she came down with a case of Laryngitis two days...

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Campus event discusses women in military
Apr01

Campus event discusses women in military

  “Invisible War” unveils visible truth in the armed forces The Women’s Studies Department hosted a screening of the “Invisible War” as part of its Women’s History Month event, March 26-27. The documentary depicts the sexual harassment and abuse women endure while serving in the military; as well as, the lack of discretion the military enacts to bring assailants to justice, and compensate victims of rape. Devon Smith,...

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“Young invincibles” choosing not to invest in Obamacare
Apr01

“Young invincibles” choosing not to invest in Obamacare

According to the U.S Department of Health, during the first three months of the Affordable Care Act, only 24 percent of the 2.2 million adults who enrolled in Obamacare are between the ages of 18 to 34. This is well below the Obama administration’s 40 percent target for the “young invincibles”, a term coined for adults in that age range who see themselves as young and healthy. The Center of Disease Control and Prevention reported that...

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Comet’s match high standards over break
Apr01

Comet’s match high standards over break

On March 20 Palomar men’s tennis team scored its second straight win of the spring break period with a 5-4 win over San Diego City College. In the first round, Palomar split its singles match play 3-3, with freshmen Angelo Gustillo (6-2 ,6-1), Vince Rivera (6-3, 6-4), and Evan Davis (6-1,6-0) winning in straight sets. Rivera played a considerably larger opponent in his first round match against Scott Samperio of SDCC. Samperio stands...

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Coaches offer opportunity, not scholarships
Mar10

Coaches offer opportunity, not scholarships

  So how do Palomar coaches convince young adults to come play sports at Palomar College; especially, when they have no scholarships to offer and outdated facilities that drive away spectators? Answer: opportunity. Coaches at California community colleges are not allowed to offer scholarships based on the bylaws of the California Community College Athletic Association, and the California Master Plan for public education. The main...

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