Love on a Leash a big hit for stressed students
May05

Love on a Leash a big hit for stressed students

A day of pet therapy provided students with a stress reliever on April 23. The Active Minds club teamed up with the non-profit organization “Love on a Leash” for a National Stress Out Day event at Palomar College. Dogs surrounded the Student Union for the event and welcomed students to pet and play with them. According to Active Minds Secretary Leslie Echegoyen, dogs put a smile on peoples’ faces automatically. “Dogs are a therapy,”...

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Comets rack up medals for season
May05

Comets rack up medals for season

The men’s golf team placed second overall for the season and in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference championships with a score of 769, right under College of the Desert with 761. The PCAC finals were on April 28 at Canyon Crest Country Club. With the Comets final score the golf team has advanced to the Southern California Community College Regional Championships on May 5 according to Palomar’s official athletic website. Aaron...

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Littrell earns honors for women’s team
May05

Littrell earns honors for women’s team

The women’s tennis team consisted entirely of freshman players except for sophomore Remy Littrell. This season Littrell was named Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Year. According to the Palomar official athletics website, on April 26 Littrell received the 2014 Region 1 Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award for California Community College women’s tennis. The team finished the season 2-10 in conference and 2-13...

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‘Violent Universe’ makes its way to the Planetarium
May04

‘Violent Universe’ makes its way to the Planetarium

“Violent Universe” is the current show at the Palomar College Planetarium. The movie is a Fulldome Feature that immerses the audience into space as the movie spans across the dome movie screen. The “Violent Universe” is a stimulating experience, full of vibrant colors that opens the door to a universe of potential catastrophes. Planetarium Director Mark Lane described the new movie via email as “both an...

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Speech team finishes fourth in nationals
Apr20

Speech team finishes fourth in nationals

Palomar College’s Speech and Debate Team placed fourth in the Phi Rho Pi Nationals Tournament in Denver, Colo. earlier this month. The team walked away with eight medals, including a silver medal won by Sara Nimori for an impromptu speech. Individual bronze medals were awarded to Megan Hasslinger, Michael Dentoni, Awilda Parada, and Monica Eslamian. In the team events, teammates Dentoni and Trevor Johnson, and teammates Eslamian and...

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