American Indian event aims to inspire
Oct06

American Indian event aims to inspire

An American Indian event on campus recently showcased former and current students and their accomplishments to crowds of students and staff. On Sept. 25, the American Indian Studies department held its annual California Indian Days event with a special theme, Moving Back, Looking Forward. Seth San Juan, the professor who organized this year’s event, said he chose the theme as an ode to Indian students who have graduated from Palomar...

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Comets’ Hollingsworth aims for the stars
Sep16

Comets’ Hollingsworth aims for the stars

Palomar Comets quarterback Brett Hollingsworth has wasted no time in making his presence known on the field. Considering his past success in high school, however, this comes as no surprise. In his first game as the Comets’ starting quarterback, Hollingsworth made 18 out of 30 attempts, throwing for 176 yards and two touchdowns. His exploits led the team to a stunning 35-28 win over visiting Citrus College, which led to Hollingsworth...

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Steinhoff shines at the Palomar Invitational
Sep09

Steinhoff shines at the Palomar Invitational

Palomar Comets Sophomore Jessica Steinhoff ran her way to victory, claiming the team’s first individual victory this season at the Palomar Invitational at Guajome Park in Oceanside. With a leading time of 20:08, Steinhoff was one of two Comets to place in the top five in the women’s meet. Jessica Betancourt placed fourth with a time of 20:55, barely trailing behind the second and third place finishers. Alethea Streeter...

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Colleges look for ways to cut cost of textbooks
Sep09

Colleges look for ways to cut cost of textbooks

It’s the middle of summer and while many other students are hanging out at the beach or preoccupied with jobs, Elizabeth Rodriguez is emailing instructors for information about the books she will need as a junior this fall at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Her method is to find the books early and cheaply through online sites such as Amazon.com and Ebay rather than paying full price for texts that can cost upward of...

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Palomar Water Polo looks to start 2014 with a splash
Sep06

Palomar Water Polo looks to start 2014 with a splash

The 2014 season is a redeeming kind of season for this year’s Palomar College men’s water polo team, while the women’s water polo team adjusts to changes in the coaching ranks. Last season, Coach Chad Aronen and his men’s squad struggled compared to their 2012 season, when the team went 21-7 and made it to the California Community College Athletic Association State Community College Tournament. That team sent six players to four-year...

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