Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

College students are the real expert jugglers

Dennis Osorio
January 19, 2017
Filed under College Life

Life as a student comes along with a lot of responsibilities. It's a balancing act of keeping up to date with classes, work and a social life. People can get torn between trying to live a normal college student lifestyle, building new relationships and of course getting the best out of this phase in... Read more »

Things to know for surviving college

Alvaro Flores
January 19, 2017
Filed under College Life

A new semester dawns upon all students of Cerritos College, Brian Gonzalez starts his day with cereal upon establishing his second year at the campus.Gonzalez is a working student, in order to get through his day of classes and work shifts he takes sandwiches, protein shakes, and protein bars. Maintaini... Read more »

Bree Talks: New year, new semester

Briana Velarde
January 19, 2017
Filed under College Life, Columns

2016 has gotten a bad reputation. Wait, who am I kidding 2016 was horrible. We lost a lot of amazing people. There was only a few days left and we lost Grandma Maggie and Princess Leia. Personally I lost myself trying to balance my time between school, work and being a journalist. I am sure many of you ... Read more »

Succeeding in the face of adversity

Briana Hicks, News Editor
December 14, 2016
Filed under College Life

Perseverance is a word that describes Gerardo Estrada. At age eight he came to the United States with his parents from Tijuana Baja California with a dream of a better life. He and his parents came over legally, using a visa, but never returned to the border peninsula. “We didn’t have to jump... Read more »

Undocumented and unafraid

Undocumented and unafraid

David Jenkins
December 14, 2016
Filed under College Life

Here at Cerritos College, there is a strong embracement of diversity, not just in ideas but in people. There is a wide range of people with multi-ethnic background and multi-racial as well.There is however, one set of students that stand out, the DREAM club. A club comprised of a group of students who... Read more »

Only asking for respect: a lesbian couple’s plea

Monyca Cedillo
December 13, 2016
Filed under College Life

“Hate has to stop controlling the world. Racism and judgment do not have to be part of our daily life. People should learn to respect other people's lives and think of how they would feel if someone attacked their lives the same way they are attacking [the LGBT community], Rosalie Morales is pa... Read more »

West Hollywood: a city brought together by the LGBTQ community

West Hollywood: a city brought together by the LGBTQ community

Lizette Sainz
December 12, 2016
Filed under College Life, Showcase

The city of West Hollywood is 31 years old. The city is the 84th city  to be incorporated into Los Angeles County, it has a size of 1.9 square miles and is bounded by the Cities of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, and has a total estimated revenue of $92,224,927 according to the city's website. ... Read more »

Learning English a first step toward bigger goals

Leslie Castaneda
December 12, 2016
Filed under College Life

Maria Espinoza moved to California from Mexico two years ago mainly with the thought of wanting to be alongside her sister and mom being that she was not married nor had any kids.Espinoza said that the biggest struggle she had to go through was to be away from her family.“I didn’t want to b... Read more »

CalWorks and OISS open their doors to show students what they have to offer

CalWorks and OISS open their doors to show students what they have to offer

Leslie Castaneda
December 11, 2016
Filed under College Life, Showcase

The department of Student Services held an open house on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in order to inform others about what their programs are all about. Director of Student Program Services Norma Rodriguez mentioned two programs, CalWorks and international students. Rodriguez said "We have two different programs... Read more »

Not ashamed: facing family as a gay youth

Monyca Cedillo
December 10, 2016
Filed under College Life

“People judge you just because you are true to yourself. It does not matter what sexual orientation you are even for the most minimum detail in your life they are going to say something to hurt your feelings. Fight for what you want, do not let people put you down,” Alex Ramirez, a member of... Read more »

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