Update on student car accident
Sep05

Update on student car accident

Five international Palomar students injured in a deadly single-car accident Aug. 21 have been released from the hospital, according to school officials. In a letter sent out Aug. 25 by school president Robert Deegan, Deegan said he has been in contact with the families of those involved. Out of respect of the families’ wishes, the school will not release the names of those involved in the accident. “We know that many of...

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Palomar’s cross country looks to stand alone at the top
Sep04

Palomar’s cross country looks to stand alone at the top

The 2014 season for Palomar’s men’s and women’s cross country has already started, but things look to be promising for this year’s squads. In their first meet of the year, the Mort Covert Classic, both teams raced to a 12th-place finish in their respective fields. The meet, hosted by Cal State Fullerton, was a combination of community colleges and Division I schools, including Loyola Marymount University, University of Southern...

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Car accident claims three student lives
Aug22

Car accident claims three student lives

Tragedy struck Palomar College during the first week of the fall semester when eight international students were involved in a single car accident just east of El Camino Real on Highway 78. The driver of the vehicle, a 19-year-old male, along with another male and female were pronounced dead at the scene and the remaining five students were taken to local hospitals with minor to major injuries. “Anytime you lose a student, it’s a...

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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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