A potentially reliable newsource
May05

A potentially reliable newsource

Now more than ever people are relying on social media to get their news. The question for many now is whether social media is a credible news source or not. Is it better to get news out as fast as possible? Even if that means facts spread throughout the web are not 100 percent confirmed? I believe the time has come where we should consider users of social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook to be valid news sources. It is up to...

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Comets improve times, hit goals over season
May05

Comets improve times, hit goals over season

The Palomar College Men’s Swimming team continued to achieve its goals this season as well as obtaining a personal best at conference with swimmers’ improved times.   The Comets finished second in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships at Wallace Memorial Pool where freshman swimmer Rich Farley captured his third gold medal at the meet. Farley was voted conference Men’s...

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Returning players will highlight next season
May05

Returning players will highlight next season

The women’s basketball team finished the season with a 16-11 record. Six Comets will return next season, and three of the four sophomores will be moving on to play at the four-year level. All have received scholarships. Mikaela Stanton, Maureen Fegan and Bianca Littleton were also first team players for the All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. Stanton will take her skills to Canada where she will play at Brandon University and...

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Alumni and industry pros in line for Media Days
Apr20

Alumni and industry pros in line for Media Days

Learn about ways to communicate in a new media age. “Media Days,” will be held Wednesday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Guests will learn about the media industry from professionals such as Fox 5 morning anchors Raoul Martinez and Erica Fox. A panel of local journalists and a panel of Palomar alumni will provide students with information on the industry and tips on landing jobs. KKSM, Palomar’s radio station will be hosting a...

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It’s our job as students to stop ridiculous stereotypes
Apr01

It’s our job as students to stop ridiculous stereotypes

According to urbandictionary.com, college is “a magical place where it is rumored that learning takes place.” Described as “a [beautiful] land in which beer flows in amber currents and where virgins lie naked with gentle smiles upon their calm, inviting faces; but more precisely, a Shangri-La rite of passage into adulthood which involves rampant consumption of alcoholic beverages, flagrant and promiscuous sexual behavior, and a...

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