Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Untraditional Valentine’s Day writing contest

David Jenkins
February 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

"This is the second year that we've done something like this, [I'm] kind of excited. Last year I had over 30 entries and they were really great. We also had six judges last year, so this is the second annual," English instructor Erin Cole the creator of the Valentine's day writing contest said. The Valentine...

Audio Drama Podcasts Reinvent Storytelling

Karina Quiran-Juarez
February 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Still haven’t found a new Netflix show to marathon? Find yourself unmotivated to see the latest flick? Maybe Audio Drama Podcasts are your answer!As the name suggests, they are episodic stories told through audio! Think TV shows or movies, but without the pictures. If you’ve never heard one...

North Shore Poke mural

North Shore Poke mural

Dennis Osorio
February 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Studio art major Alexis Rivera, was among six other students chosen by Cerritos College Art Gallery curator James MacDevitt to be able to paint murals at different local restaurants. Rivera was given the option to pick one of three different locations to work with, when she decided to work with North...

Social media contest over

Social media contest over

David Jenkins
February 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

"We are collaborating with local small businesses, specifically in Lakewood just because they were the community that came to us and initiated this project . They have been inspired by the work of our students are doing; they want to invite those students to come and paint on their walls." A month ago...

’50 Shades Darker’ better chemistry and kinkier

’50 Shades Darker’ better chemistry and kinkier

Jocelyn Torralba
February 13
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

50 Shades Darker the second film in the franchise adapted for screen from E.L James trilogy starts out from where Fifty Shades of Grey left off. I loved the film, I didn't read the books so I didn't know what to expect and I left very pleased, thinking I might want to watch it again. In the movie a mise...

Out of Nowhere: ‘This Moment’

Out of Nowhere: ‘This Moment’

Monique Nethington, Editor-In-Chief
February 8
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Inspiration… Honesty… Emotion… Truth… These are just a few of the words that describe the first musical release by the band Out of Nowhere. The EP titled, “This Moment,” available for pre-order now, is the collaboration of different musical backgrounds and personalities from the seven...

Maz presents ‘Entropy’ holding live concert at Burnight

Maz presents ‘Entropy’ holding live concert at Burnight

Perla Lara
February 7
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Burnight Theater became the stage for a showcase of student talent; the student band “Out of Nowhere” and student dancers performed as accompanying acts for director of commercial music Andrew Maz “Entropy” album release concert, on Friday, Feb. 3. “Entropy” is an alternative electronica...

The art of history slides

The art of history slides

Perla Lara
February 7
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If there were one word to describe Tracey Weiss slide exhibit "Carousel" for the Foundation for Art Resources Bazaar event, it is nostalgia. Weiss transformed the small room that stored art history slides and carousels away from view in shelfs into a space to display the slides as art sculptures. He...

Trump survival guide mediocre but useful

Benjamin Garcia
February 6
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Gene Stone, best-selling author of The Bush Survival Bible, The 12-Step Bush Recovery Program and Duck!, has done it again with The Trump Survival Guide. He as written an informed yet commonplace manifesto for the moderate democrat. In short, this is the practical, pragmatic book that will define the resis...

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