Grammy’s give a nod to Palomar adjunct, twice
Feb10

Grammy’s give a nod to Palomar adjunct, twice

A Palomar professor is a Grammy finalist. Concertmaster of the Palomar Symphony Orchestra and adjunct-faculty member Ulli Reiner has been nominated for the Music Educator Award for the second year in a row, and this year she is a top ten finalist from the Recording Academy and Grammy Foundation. “It’s truly an honor. I never expected to be in the top ten,” Reiner said. “It’s just an incredible honor and an incredible experience to be...

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Photographer captures Standing Rock
Feb10

Photographer captures Standing Rock

A Palomar alumnus gives a face to Standing Rock protesters in photo exhibit. Johnny Nguyen’s photo exhibit “And If I Can Show You, You Would Never Leave Her” is on display through Feb. 26 at the Hill Street Country Club in Oceanside. The three-day photo journal examines the people and conditions of those protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. “This is life and death for me,” Nguyen said...

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Women’s basketball shoots for state championship
Feb10

Women’s basketball shoots for state championship

In the midst of a 13-game winning streak deep in the middle of their competitive season, Palomar’s women basketball team has one thing on their mind: winning a state championship. The Women Comets are holding on to a season record of 21-2, good enough for third in state rankings. While their two losses early in their season against Mt. San Jacinto College and East Los Angeles College mars their otherwise perfect season, the women on...

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Prof. Versaci writes novel on his cancer
Feb09

Prof. Versaci writes novel on his cancer

Palomar English Department Chair Rocco Versaci discusses surviving cancer and his biking journey in his memoir, “That Hidden Road.” Versaci has been a member of Palomar faculty since 1997 and his first book, an academic study about comic books, came out in 2007. His newest memoir, “That Hidden Road,” was released in late 2016. It covers his cross-country bike trip from Ocean Beach, Calif. to Outer Banks, N.C....

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Thousands march into Palomar
Jan30

Thousands march into Palomar

North County residents paraded into Palomar the day after the presidential inauguration to voice their concerns about Trump’s presidency and the future of their rights, many of whom held signs high in resistance. The North County San Diego Women’s March, aligned with a sister march in Downtown San Diego and the Women’s March on Washington movement, was held on Jan. 21 and saw an attendance of more than 3,000 participants. The...

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The real face of immigrants in Donald Trump’s America
Dec04

The real face of immigrants in Donald Trump’s America

Mr. Trump, I have two words and one finger pointing straight up as a response to you. “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists.” This was said by President-Elect Donald Trump, as he...

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