Student showcase arrives in Boehm
Apr25

Student showcase arrives in Boehm

Several art mediums by fresh artists at Palomar will be showcased at the Boehm Art Gallery in “Fresh”, the annual student art exhibition, from May 1-23. According to Gallery Coordinator Kylee McDowell, art pieces are chosen by professors to represent their class. One student per class per semester is chosen to have their work on display. The student exhibition has been around ever since the Boehm Gallery opened in the...

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Men’s tennis player repeats as a champ
Apr24

Men’s tennis player repeats as a champ

Sophomore Peter Trhac returns this season as the top player for the Palomar men’s tennis team. In his freshman year, Trhac was the Pacific Coast Conference champion for singles and doubles, and returned for his sophomore season to defend his title on the the court. Coach Ronnie Mancao believes that Trhac has a strong mental ability to make decisions and execute them when he is out on the court. “He has what I call the edge,” Mancao...

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Palomar debate team brings home awards from D.C. event
Apr24

Palomar debate team brings home awards from D.C. event

Palomar students flexed their intellectual muscles at national tournament in Washington D.C. Palomar’s speech and debate team impressed at the Phi Rho Pi tournament, coming away with several awards. The Comets debate team attended the Phi Rho Pi tournament in Washington D.C that started on April 11, and concluded the following Friday. Community Colleges from across the country visited with the intention of showing off their...

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Media professor retires, won 58 Emmys for the college
Apr24

Media professor retires, won 58 Emmys for the college

From Palomar College’s class of 1976, to 27 years in the professional broadcasting field, to 19 years teaching at Palomar College, Professor Pat Hahn has done it all in the Digital Broadcast Arts (DBA) field. In the beginning of April, Professor Hahn submitted his retirement papers to the front office and recalled it as being “anti-climactic.” “I just gave the paper to someone who I don’t know, she...

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Palomar’s money man retires, raised $25 million for the college
Apr12

Palomar’s money man retires, raised $25 million for the college

The man who raised $25 million for Palomar during his 10-year career started his own education without enough money for food. “As a college student, I went to social services to get food stamps,” said Richard Talmo, the Executive Director of the Palomar Foundation . It would take Talmo five subsequent visits before he got the help he needed and for him to realize that people who didn’t have the college education...

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Islam shown in a new perspective through Palomar play
Apr11

Islam shown in a new perspective through Palomar play

Palomar college’s most recent play aims to change the negative perception toward Muslims. Palomar’s Theater Arts professor Michael Mufson has directed an adaptation of Yussef El Guindi’s “Ten acrobats in an amazing leap of faith,” with the intention of bringing light into the everyday lives of Muslim Americans and encourages people to alter their negative perception toward the Islamic religion. The play...

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