Safe Space to march in Pride Parade

Students interested in joining must sign waiver by Oct. 7 Del Mar’s Safe Space Club is set to take part in the annual Pride Parade this weekend, and students are welcome to join. The parade takes place Oct. 8 along the bayfront to commemorate LGBTQ+ History Month. “It is an opportunity to show support for the LGBTQ+ community, pay tribute to those individuals involved in the Stonewall Riots of 1969, and those who continue to do so,” said Sofia Jimenez with the Safe Space Club. Safe Space and the entire community have been asked to participate in the Pride Parade. Anyone…

National Coming Out Day celebration planned

Del Mar College is inviting students to participate in the celebration of pride with a National Coming Out event on Oct. 15. National Coming Out Day is an annual celebration that aims to shine focus on members of the LGBTQ+ community and their decisions to reveal their gender identities and sexual orientations with the general public. The event will include food, prizes, music and a contest to choose the three best-dressed participants in pride apparel. Attendees will hear from a variety of speakers who will talk about their own personal experiences. The National Coming Out event will be from 5:30-7…

Taking control of your body and mind

There are instances when 24 hours is not enough. Between taking care of children, housework and meals, finding time to exercise can seem impossible. The path to a healthier lifestyle can feel daunting initially. Unfortunately, it is easy to let ourselves become weighed down in work and priorities, but with National Women’s Health and Fitness Day on Sept. 28 it is a good time to refocus on the importance of making healthier lifestyle choices. Many women put their health and fitness last on their to-do list. Each woman has her own idea of what constitutes a healthy lifestyle and the…

SGA to hold first meeting of the fall semester

The Student Government Association will hold its first virtual meeting of the semester this month to share information on upcoming events and resources.  All students enrolled at Del Mar College are members of the SGA, and any student who wishes to attend the meetings is welcome.  Sofia Jimenez, SGA president, said members not only contribute to various projects, but they can also demonstrate what it means to be a leader throughout campus.  “The Student Government Association is about being a role model to students; they are an example to other groups. They show up, they are active, and they represent…

Tutor Hall to open Sept. 14

Resource center to give away prizes during its grand opening celebration Starting this fall semester, Del Mar students will notice a new name for the reading, math, and writing resource centers. Tutor Hall is celebrating its grand opening at noon Sept. 14. With the help of a skilled and knowledgeable team, Tutor Hall will provide students with free assistance on several subjects. “I always knew that if I needed help with math, I could go by the math center and get it. They even had it online for me, which was convenient for me,” said student Liz Gutierrez. “I was…