Comet’s Volleyball continues impressive season with ‘Think Pink’ win
Oct27

Comet’s Volleyball continues impressive season with ‘Think Pink’ win

Comet’s Volleyball celebrated its ‘Think Pink’ night for Breast Cancer Awareness with a 3 set to 1 victory over the visiting Mt. San Jacinto Eagles. Donning pink jerseys for the occasion, Palomar and Mt. San Jacinto split the first two sets, the Comets winning 25-18 in set 1 and the Eagles responding with a hard fought set two win, 25-23. With the sides deadlocked, middle blocker Maci Lerno’s four kills, one...

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ASG event helps stressed students unwind
Oct26

ASG event helps stressed students unwind

[Show picture list] In the midst of midterms, the Associated Student Government hosted a two-day event that gave students a chance to take a study break on campus. Music streamed from speakers near the Palomar College cafeteria as students temporarily forgot their looming midterms to check out Comet Celebration on Oct. 22 and 23. Highlights from the event include a pie-eating contest and a large, multicolored inflatable slide for...

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Palomar student hospitalized after bacteria diagnosis
Oct26

Palomar student hospitalized after bacteria diagnosis

A Palomar college student was hospitalized with meningococcal bacteria on Oct.19 and is reported to be recovering . The student was on campus once in the last three weeks, officials said. The San Diego Department of Health and Human Services Agency has contacted people associated with the student and they are receiving antibiotics as a precautionary measure. Even though this is not related to the recent case of meningitis at San Diego...

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Student government vice president resigns
Oct25

Student government vice president resigns

The Palomar College Associated Student Government is now without a vice president. After four weeks, the vice president officially resigned on Oct. 23 according to ASG President Jason Hosfield. Justin Rios was sworn into office as vice president on Sept. 24 against current senator Mario Gaspar in a 6-2 vote. Before being elected as vice president Rios served as a senator. His main goal he wanted to accomplish this year as vice...

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Officials plan for wheelchair accessibility
Oct20

Officials plan for wheelchair accessibility

School officials said they will take action after two Palomar students complained that the cafeteria, which was built in 1970, is not accessible to handicap students. Students Shovan Vatandoust and Sid Matlock told school officials that the door to the Food Service building was impossible for Vatandoust, who is in a wheelchair, to enter without help. Vatandoust asked his friend Matlock to complain to school officials. Those officials...

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Palomar College President will retire next year
Oct15

Palomar College President will retire next year

  The president of Palomar College is retiring next year. President Robert Deegan announced his plans to retire on June 30, 2015 at a public campus forum on Oct. 15. Deegan said he has accomplished a lot in his 10 years at the college, such as increasing student transfer numbers to four-year universities, helping students obtain certificates of achievement in technical fields and updating numerous facilities on campus with a...

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