From sinking ship to kings of the swimming pool
Nov17

From sinking ship to kings of the swimming pool

As famous rapper Drake said in his song “Started From The Bottom,” the Comets men’s water polo team started from the bottom, and now “they’re here” on top. After suffering through a 2013 season in which they tied for fourth in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference, the team grouped together to post a 19-8 record (7-3 conference) and claim the PCAC championship. Chad Aronen, in his second season as head coach, said he has seen a big...

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Staff, students show support for veterans despite power outage
Nov10

Staff, students show support for veterans despite power outage

Despite the power outage that gripped the campus, the Palomar College Veterans Service held its annual Veterans Day ceremony as scheduled Monday. With this year’s theme being Support of the Veteran, plenty of Palomar students and staff showed up to the event to pay homage to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. Ryan Williams, Veterans Services coordinator, opened up the ceremony and talked about the support...

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Power outage blacks out Palomar College
Nov10

Power outage blacks out Palomar College

The power was off for nearly two hours on Monday morning causing classes to cancel and students to wait. The power outage occurred Nov. 10 at 10:38 a.m. and affected the West San Marcos community, temporarily closing down 11 businesses and cancelling all morning classes on campus. At 12:26 p.m. the lights turned back on at Palomar College. While faculty was ordered to stay on campus, students debated whether they should remain on...

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Comet Mens & Womens Basketball Preview
Nov04

Comet Mens & Womens Basketball Preview

      The winter season is fast approaching, and with that comes the start of basketball season for the Palomar College Comets. The men’s and women’s teams tip-off on Thursday, November 6; with the men’s squad going up against Santa Barbara City College in Ventura College’s We Play Hard Tournament, and the women’s squad playing at Santa Ana College. Both teams are looking to reclaim their...

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Comets claim top honors at Meathead Movers
Nov03

Comets claim top honors at Meathead Movers

On Oct. 25, the Palomar College wrestling team showed its dominance in the sport, claiming three weight classes on the way to winning the Meathead Movers tournament hosted by Cuesta College. The Comets, currently ranked seventh in the state, also won in team scoring, beating out Mt. SAC (#3 in the state), host Cuesta (#4 in the state) and Northern California duals champion Chabot College of Hayward (#6 in the state). Freshman Alex...

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