Takedowns: Meet The Wrestling Team
Sep13

Takedowns: Meet The Wrestling Team

The wrestling team is gearing for another grueling and physical season. Here’s a chance to meet the team before they head out to start another season of competition. Listed is each wrestlers name, age, and major, what weight they wrestle at, why they love wrestling, and their hype song to get pumped up to.  [Show as slideshow]   Coach Brody Barrios has coached at Palomar since 2007 and has been the head coach...

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Rise of the millennial impact in future politics
Sep11

Rise of the millennial impact in future politics

Us Millennials are smarter than those Baby Boomers, it’s in the facts. Up until now, the whole country was controlled by Baby Boomers, those who were born in the range of the 1940s to the mid 1960s. We’ve entered the future now, where cars park themselves, we have artificial intelligence, and quite frankly, we’re smarter, with 61 percent having attended college in comparison to the 46 percent of Baby Boomers. Not to...

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Palomar Football is Back!
Sep11

Palomar Football is Back!

The Comets look to redeem themselves this season after a disappointing 4-6 record last year. The Palomar football team started off the season with a 38-31 victory at Southwestern College on Sept. 2. Last season the offense struggled to keep their passer protected in the pocket throughout the season due to injuries within the offensive line, and the lack of players available. However, Coach Joe Early affirms that there have been...

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Palomar College keeping the promise
Sep11

Palomar College keeping the promise

The Palomar Promise Program has helped many high school graduates take hold of their desire for higher education. The Promise Program gives one year of free college tuition to incoming freshman within the area. In addition to $1,000 for books as well as education and career guidance. Students began the application process during their senior year of high school. By June 2, Palomar had received 2,036 applications for first year...

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Building blocks for a new ASG
Sep11

Building blocks for a new ASG

Student representation on campus has two new faces. On April 20 2017, Palomar College’s Associated Student Government (ASG) wrapped up with its presidential, and vice presidential election. In the aftermath, 34-year-old Chris Hopp was elected president, and 20-year-old Amber Bancroft was elected vice-president; both candidates ran unopposed for their respective positions. The 21-year-old Senator Armanda Contreras, who has been with...

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Students rally against DACA decision
Sep06

Students rally against DACA decision

Chants of “Here to stay” and “Si, se puede” rang out through Palomar College as its community came out in support of all students at the college on the heels of the announcement of the termination of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), a 2012 Obama immigration policy that defers deportation of undocumented immigrants’ children. On Sept. 5, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced that President Trump would pass the...

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