Gallery:  Grand Opening New Ballpark:  Jan. 27
Feb02

Gallery: Grand Opening New Ballpark: Jan. 27

[Show as slideshow] 12► Palomar College baseball opening day ceremonies and game against College of the Desert were held on Jan. 27.  College of the Desert defeated Palomar 7-3. Photos by: Stephen Davis, Kyle Ester, Tracy Grassel, Michaela Sanderson and Sergio Soares/The...

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Defensive solidity key for Palomar men’s basketball
Feb01

Defensive solidity key for Palomar men’s basketball

Starting their season in early November, Palomar’s basketball team has been hitting the hardwood during the intersession. Continuing their season during the winter break the men’s team is more than halfway through their season. Already into Pacific Coast Athletic Conference (PCAC) play, The Comets started off strong, registering their first win against Mira Costa by a score of 72-53 on January 20 and were prepared for their next game...

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Palomar plans to rename, renovate arboretum
Feb01

Palomar plans to rename, renovate arboretum

Even with California still in the midst of a drought, it’s good to know that the Palomar College Arboretum is in secure hands for the future, thanks in part to a donation from a local irrigation company called Hunter Industries. A campus institution since the 1970s, the Arboretum will undergo a name change in recognition of the late donors, Edwin and Frances Hunter, as recently voted upon by Palomar College’s Governing...

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Rest easy, David Bowie
Feb01

Rest easy, David Bowie

Album “Blackstar” illustrates Bowie’s heartfelt goodbye On Jan. 10, the inspiring musical legend David Bowie passes away peacefully while surrounded by his family and friends. David Bowie released his 25th and final album, “Blackstar,” on Jan. 8, his 69th birthday. The album title clearly infers that Bowie knew he was dying and that this record may be his final farewell to his admiring audience, and...

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Need a doctor? You already paid for that
Feb01

Need a doctor? You already paid for that

  I usually try to rid my writing of generalizations but I think it is safe to say that college students, particularly, appreciate free services. Fortunately for Palomar students there is such a service: the Health Center. Actually, it’s not exactly free. But every Palomar student, upon enrolling for the semester, pays a $19 state-mandated fee (the price drops to $6 for the summer semester). This fee then allows students...

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Comets’ sloppy play leads to opening day loss
Jan29

Comets’ sloppy play leads to opening day loss

The Palomar Comets baseball team opened up the season in their new ballpark with what can only be called a sloppy loss on Wednesday against the College of the Desert Roadrunners. The Comets are coming off their 5th straight PCAC title, and are looking to repeat this season.   Head coach Buck Taylor said the key to consistency is, “A really good foundation on defense, and being able to put the ball in play with two strikes, and...

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