What we offer in education, we lack in food options
Mar16

What we offer in education, we lack in food options

Ever since I was a freshman here at Palomar (back in 2004…the stone ages), one thing has remained constant. We have updated buildings, new staff, and we’re even getting a new athletic facility. But the cafeteria options…they have stayed the same. Bene Pizzeria, Subway, Greens to Go, and Grille Works have been the constant staple of fast food that Palomar College has to offer. Only in the last two years  has the...

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Student government members work on laws
Mar10

Student government members work on laws

The new student government leaders are looking to change things up. In the wake of former Associated Student Government President Jason Hosfield’s departure, the new president Mario Gaspar and new vice president Michael Dentoni are looking to make the current bylaws more accessible and understandable for everyone. “Our number one priority right now is to fix it up (the bylaws), make it available, and to make it clear,” Dentoni said....

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Comets advance to state Elite Eight
Mar09

Comets advance to state Elite Eight

With the season on the line and the game being streamed live via webcast, the Palomar College basketball team had a lot of pressure going into their March 4 game against defending state champion Ventura College. So what did they do? They stuck with what they do best: smothering defense, ball sharing, and let Keisha Cox do what she does best – score. With Cox leading the way with 24 points and 10 rebounds, the 5th-seeded Comets...

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Palomar men’s basketball finishes as champs
Mar09

Palomar men’s basketball finishes as champs

In a season that didn’t have a lot of expectations, the Comets men’s basketball team surprised a lot of people. Finish with a winning record? Check. Win their division? Check. The only thing they didn’t accomplish was a spot in the SoCal Regional playoffs. Coach John O’Neill and his men’s team finished with a 15-12 overall record (6-2 PCAC Northern Division), a step up from their 11-17 record last season, when they finished fourth in...

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Tennis teams notch first wins of the season
Feb23

Tennis teams notch first wins of the season

After starting the season 0-4 and 0-5 respectively, the Comets’ mens and women’s tennis teams finally notched their first wins of the season on Feb. 17. The men’s team traveled to Victor Valley and dominated the Rams in a 9-0 shutout. In the No. 1 singles match, Jonathan Rodriguez beat Manny Diaz-Gomez in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. In the doubles matchup, Taylor Bryant and Christian Corse beat Diaz-Gomez and Nolan Earl 6-1, 6-0. In other...

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