“Cabaret” prepares to open its curtain to ‘Willkommen’
Mar05

“Cabaret” prepares to open its curtain to ‘Willkommen’

“Cabaret”, the 10-time Tony Award winning musical will be raising its curtain at the Howard Brubeck Theatre this March. The entire theatre department came together over a year and a half ago and decide on the “Cabaret,” Chris Sinnott the technical and scenic director said.   “Cabaret,” is set in 1931 and was influenced by the American jazz movement coming to Germany in the 1920s. The theatre department looked for the best suit to...

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Eating disorder event raises awareness
Mar03

Eating disorder event raises awareness

The Active Minds Club and Health Services hosted the first National Eating Disorder Awareness event on Feb. 25 in the Student Union on the San Marcos camps. According to Health Services Staff Representative Lenka Schanka, the NEDA event informed students about healthy eating habits and addressed the myths and stigmas about mental health. According to Dosomething.org, 24 million people in the U.S. struggle with an eating disorder....

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Fire club hosts blood drive
Mar03

Fire club hosts blood drive

Palomar students lined up and waited for the opportunity to give blood at the Red Cross Blood Drive Feb. 11-13. The blood drive, ran by the Palomar Fire Club, collected 193 units of blood during the three-day event. According to Wilfred Salazar, deputy chief of the Fire Club, “each pint of blood saves 3 lives,” which adds up to about 579 lives. Ulises Camacho, a student, said the experience went well compared to his prior experiences...

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Active Minds bites back against eating disorders
Feb24

Active Minds bites back against eating disorders

Eating Disorder Awareness week, hosted by Active Minds organization and the Palomar Health Services Center, kicks off its events on Feb. 25 to 27. On Tuesday Feb. 25, Active Minds displays their homemade, life-sized, Barbie doll from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Quad. During the event, the health center is available to speak to students about healthy living choices and provide a free online eating disorder screening,...

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Professional players mentor Comets
Feb11

Professional players mentor Comets

Professional baseball players use Palomar College training facilities for off-season workouts. Ben Rowen (call-up pitcher for the Texas Rangers), BK Santy (Minnesota Twins minor league) and Stephen Gonsalves (Rookie pitcher Minnosota Twins minor league) visited Palomar’s training facility doing workouts with the team last month. Palomar College’s Head Coach Buck Taylor said Nick Vincent (Padres MLB), Brandon Web (Palomar 2009,...

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