Pianist performs at Concert Hour
May05

Pianist performs at Concert Hour

As the first notes rang out during Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Partita No.1 in B Flat Major”, Anna Savvas took the crowd on a trip back in time. Savvas, a concert pianist who also serves on the faculty of the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory, wowed the mainly student crowd at the Howard Brubeck Theatre as she wove together an impressive batch of Impressionist-era pieces during the Apr. 24 edition of Concert Hour. Savvas...

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Palomar’s honor students shine bright
May05

Palomar’s honor students shine bright

Palomar students, donors and dignitaries from the Governing Board and more will have a chance to shine bright during the school’s Scholarship Honors Night. The event, which has been held annually for over 20 years, gives students a chance to meet their scholarship donors as well as mingle with members of the Governing Board and other dignitaries of the school. The Foundation, which hosts the event, are expecting to give away...

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Injuries, inexperience hinders men’s volleyball team
May04

Injuries, inexperience hinders men’s volleyball team

The men’s volleyball team had a bit of a rough schedule this year; finishing the season 8-11 overall and 5-7 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. Behind stars Anthony Pippen and Nick Supple, the Comets played hard considering there were only three sophomores on the team. The volleyball team had some impressive outings against Long Beach City College (2012 community college state champions) and Golden West (2013 CCCAA state...

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International student dies in collision with vehicle
May04

International student dies in collision with vehicle

Zhiyuan Jiang, a 22-year-old Computer Science major from Hangzhou, China, was killed in an early-morning vehicle vs. pedestrian collision on April 10. He was traveling northbound on the sidewalk on Las Posas Road and Grand Avenue when he was struck by an oncoming cement truck. Responding paramedics pronounced him dead on the scene. Yasue O’Neill, International Services coordinator, said Jiang was a very helpful student who spent a lot...

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Comets clinch conference record perfection
May04

Comets clinch conference record perfection

The Palomar College softball team, led by Head Coach Lacey Craft, far exceeded its own expectations when they became the first team in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference to go undefeated since 2005. The Comets finished their season with an overall record of 31-4 and 18-0 in the conference, and also had seven players voted onto the all-PCAC First Team. Freshman shortstop Kali Pugh was voted as the conference’s Player of the Year and...

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