Palomar students give thanks on Thanksgiving
Nov27

Palomar students give thanks on Thanksgiving

  “I’m just thankful for humanity, I mean, people are just the best thing that ever happened, but they can also be the worst thing that ever happened, so I’m thankful for people and I love people.” IVAN GUTIERREZ “I’m thankful for our local government, because of the opportunities I’ve had with school and health. I’ve been able to use a lot of different resources this year, like Medicare and FAFSA, and I’m really grateful for the...

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The Week in Palomar College Football
Nov20

The Week in Palomar College Football

    The Comet’s Football team has had an eventful week. Starting this past Saturday with Palomar first defeating Santa Ana College 47-20 on at Escondido High’s Ralph Wilson Stadium, a win that secured the Comet’s a 6-4 record and their 23rd postseason appearance. The Comet’s were ranked No. 8 in Southern California going into the game against the Dons and their dominating performance validated the...

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Concealed weapons conditionally allowed on campus
Nov17

Concealed weapons conditionally allowed on campus

How would you feel if your fellow classmate was carrying a concealed weapon? Although weapons of any kind are normally not allowed on college campuses, a section of California’s penal code allows for individuals with a concealed weapons permit to legally carry one on campus. While it is technically allowed, concealed carry weapon (CCW) permit holders still need to get exclusive permission from either the Palomar police department or...

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Palomar College inhaling new e-cigarette policy
Nov17

Palomar College inhaling new e-cigarette policy

On campus there seems to be some muddiness regarding the no-smoking policy, the usage of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes. According to Adrian Gonzales, assistant superintendent and vice president of Student Services, the current policy does not include the use of e-cigarettes but that may change. Policy dialect changes have been considered, however Gonzales stated that Palomar wants to stay in alignment with the city...

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Water Polo Collects End of Season Honors
Nov12

Water Polo Collects End of Season Honors

  Two members of the Comet women’s water polo team recently received All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference honors for their performances in the Fall 2014 season. Sophomore Kelly Harris (Torrey Pines High School) and Freshman Emilee Foltz (Carlsbad High School) both made the first team list. Freshman Kelly Mundt (Mission Hills High School) and Sophomore Gabby White (El Camino High School) also were recognized for their...

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Staff, students show support for veterans despite power outage
Nov10

Staff, students show support for veterans despite power outage

Despite the power outage that gripped the campus, the Palomar College Veterans Service held its annual Veterans Day ceremony as scheduled Monday. With this year’s theme being Support of the Veteran, plenty of Palomar students and staff showed up to the event to pay homage to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. Ryan Williams, Veterans Services coordinator, opened up the ceremony and talked about the support...

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