MODA hosts “Xtreme” Extravaganza
May05

MODA hosts “Xtreme” Extravaganza

Over 900 guests attended the annual fashion show presented by the Palomar College Fashion Merchandising and Design class at the California Center for the Arts on April 24. Moda Xtreme, a student produced show that featured clothing lines developed from current Palomar students, showcased almost 200 pieces displayed down the runway by 58 models. “It’s like a capstone kind of class where all the skills that they’ve learned can come...

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‘Esperanza’ Rises
May05

‘Esperanza’ Rises

      For the final production of the first season of performances at the renovated Howard Brubeck Theatre, Director Michael Mufson marked Palomar Performing Art as a center for cultural exchange in North County. A scarcely known play titled “Esperanza Rising,” Lynne Alvarez’s adaptation of Pam Munoz Ryan’s young adult novel of the same name, serves as Mufson’s catalyst. It is a coming of age story, among other things,...

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Former Palomar student coming full circle

There is a curious little spot in Parking Lot 12 where a steel post harbors an aluminum sign that reads “this space reserved for Distinguished Faculty of the Year.” Each year the winners, one full time and one part time, choose a spot on campus they would like to park and it becomes theirs for an entire year. When Adjunct Professor Michelle Vogel Trautt learned she was the 2014 recipient of the esteemed title, she said she...

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Capturing the California Coast
May05

Capturing the California Coast

This spring semester Donna Cosentino’s photography class, Photographers of California, visited Carmel, Calif. March 26-30. Students met with photographers John Sexton, Kim Weston and Huntington Witherill. Each photographer shared their work, each one with a different take on their process and style. The students spent the rest of their time visiting galleries and photographing at Point Lobos State Park, along the Big Sur Coast and in...

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Comets clinch conference record perfection
May04

Comets clinch conference record perfection

The Palomar College softball team, led by Head Coach Lacey Craft, far exceeded its own expectations when they became the first team in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference to go undefeated since 2005. The Comets finished their season with an overall record of 31-4 and 18-0 in the conference, and also had seven players voted onto the all-PCAC First Team. Freshman shortstop Kali Pugh was voted as the conference’s Player of the Year and...

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Comets run streak to 16-0
Apr21

Comets run streak to 16-0

The perfect streak continues for Palomar’s softball team after their 11-3 defeat over Southwestern on April 16. The win moves Palomar to 16-0 for the season, leaving the team undefeated in conference play. Palomar is currently ranked No. 1 in the state. A rematch of last season’s championship game proved victorious for the Comets when the team defeated Riverside City College 9-4 on April 15. The team clinched the division with 13...

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