Past Week in Palomar Sports 3/9-3/16
Mar19

Past Week in Palomar Sports 3/9-3/16

Softball (17-1-1; 9-0 conference, leading PCAC) Palomar’s softball continued their stretch of amazing performances last week. The state’s No. 2 ranked team shelled Mt. San Jacinto 8-0 on Wednesday, March 11. Pitcher Kristina Carbajaj threw a one-hitter in the run-ruled game as she improved her record to 3-0. Offensively, the team put together 15 hits as Iesha Hill and Summer Evans each went 2-2. Friday saw the Comets play...

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Makeup artist creates characters
Mar11

Makeup artist creates characters

The Telescope’s featured artist for this issue is Palomar student Jessica O’Connor, who specializes in the art of transforming people and creating characters. Her medium? Makeup. O’Connor, a theater arts major, prepared a makeup demonstration for The Telescope and spoke to us about her craft. The following is from an email interview with this up-and-coming artist. Telescope: You’re a makeup artist, how did you get started in this...

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Women’s basketball lost in round 4 of regionals
Mar11

Women’s basketball lost in round 4 of regionals

[Show picture list] An outstanding season for the Comets Women’s Basketball team came to an end on March 8 as Palomar lost to Mt. San Antonio College 60-54 in round 4 of the California Communit College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern California Regional playoffs. Keisha Cox (11) led all players with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Melissa Allen (15) was second high scorer for The Comets with 8 points. Jessica Scott (52) pulled The...

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Lamar’s ‘evil’ new single is a mouthful of the blackest berries
Mar09

Lamar’s ‘evil’ new single is a mouthful of the blackest berries

Finally, a song that’s not all about bitches, drugs and money. Kendrick Lamar has come out with a song that states so much more in a brutally honest way. Lamar’s new single “The Blacker The Berry” produced by Boi-1da was released Feb. 9. Some comment on it saying it is “evil.” Some say it is a political statement. This song is brash, bold, blunt and dark. Infused with aggressive metaphors about the African American race and the...

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State accreditation team gives exit report
Mar09

State accreditation team gives exit report

After spending the week studying Palomar College, a group of 13 people from around the state issued their report card on the 23,000-student college. On the afternoon of March 5, the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges met with school officials in a packed lecture room to rate the two-year school. The results is an early indicator of whether the school can keep its accreditation status or if they would be put on...

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Palomar Sports Recap: Tuesday, March 3
Mar04

Palomar Sports Recap: Tuesday, March 3

TENNIS Women’s tennis picked up their third win of the season on Tuesday, March 3rd with a 6-3 team win over Imperial Valley College at El Centro while the men had a commanding, 9-0 win over Imperial Valley at Palomar for their third win of the season as well. Both squads play Grossmont College at 2 p.m. on Thursday with the men hosting the Griffins in San Marcos and the women’s team traveling out to El Cajon. BASEBALL  ...

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