Faculty unite for students
Feb25

Faculty unite for students

Students and faculty gathered in the SU Quad to support Palomar students whose education may be threatened. Faculty members stood together in front of the flagpole and recited an anti-authoritarian code of conduct on Feb. 16, coinciding with Day Without Immigrants. The Anti-Authoritarian code of conduct is a 10-point code pledging to protect students from attacks on their rights and liberties based on any aspect of their identity, be...

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Comets celebrate Sophomore Night with a blowout victory
Feb24

Comets celebrate Sophomore Night with a blowout victory

When Palomar’s women basketball team takes the court these days, the question isn’t if they will win but how much they will win by. The No. 3 ranked Comets won their 16th straight game on Sophomore Night at Palomar College with a dismantling 95-26 win against the College of the Desert Roadrunners on Wednesday Feb.15. Palomar got off to a quick start in the first half, spreading the floor on offense with transition 3-point...

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Palomar makes lasting promise
Feb22

Palomar makes lasting promise

Magic filled the hall in the Brubeck Theatre at Palomar to celebrate the launch of the Palomar Promise on Feb. 22. Upcoming graduates from all 11 unified school districts within Palomar College’s reach are promised one year of free tuition, $1,000 in textbook assistance, and education and career guidance. Brandy Gram, a senior at Mission Hills High School, said “The Palomar Promise gives us free money and to me that’s more of an...

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Grammy’s give a nod to Palomar adjunct, twice
Feb10

Grammy’s give a nod to Palomar adjunct, twice

A Palomar professor is a Grammy finalist. Concertmaster of the Palomar Symphony Orchestra and adjunct-faculty member Ulli Reiner has been nominated for the Music Educator Award for the second year in a row, and this year she is a top ten finalist from the Recording Academy and Grammy Foundation. “It’s truly an honor. I never expected to be in the top ten,” Reiner said. “It’s just an incredible honor and an incredible experience to be...

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Photographer captures Standing Rock
Feb10

Photographer captures Standing Rock

A Palomar alumnus gives a face to Standing Rock protesters in photo exhibit. Johnny Nguyen’s photo exhibit “And If I Can Show You, You Would Never Leave Her” is on display through Feb. 26 at the Hill Street Country Club in Oceanside. The three-day photo journal examines the people and conditions of those protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. “This is life and death for me,” Nguyen said...

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Women’s basketball shoots for state championship
Feb10

Women’s basketball shoots for state championship

In the midst of a 13-game winning streak deep in the middle of their competitive season, Palomar’s women basketball team has one thing on their mind: winning a state championship. The Women Comets are holding on to a season record of 21-2, good enough for third in state rankings. While their two losses early in their season against Mt. San Jacinto College and East Los Angeles College mars their otherwise perfect season, the women on...

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