Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Campus event highlights historic women figures

Dennis Osorio
March 14
Filed under College Life

Commemorating International Women’s Day, which is celebrated every year on March 8, Cerritos College faculty and students have come together to host a broad amount of events involving female recognition. Women as Global Peace Builders was one of the many events hosted on campus. This showcase was pre...

Cerritos campus home to convenient lunch options for students

Cerritos campus home to convenient lunch options for students

Karina Quiran-Juarez
March 14
Filed under College Life

Cerritos College offers a variety of food options for students to choose from when they find themselves in the mood for something to eat for lunch on campus.Some of those options include pre-packaged snacks and meals in the college Bookstore or Elbow Room, Frantone’s Pizza, Subway and even the Cu...

Circle of healing teaches students how to recognize trauma

Perla Lara
March 14
Filed under College Life

Knowing that trauma is something you work on at your own pace whenever you’re ready, was the main message of the Thursday, March 9 Women’s History Month: Healing circle, lecture. Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center Marriage Family Therapist Intern Norma Vargas said, “[People] hear the ...

Active Minds hosts suicide prevention workshop with guest speaker Becky Fein

Active Minds hosts suicide prevention workshop with guest speaker Becky Fein

Benjamin Garcia
March 9
Filed under College Life, Showcase

California statewide program manager for Active Minds Becky Fein works closely with Cerritos College student involvement in the evaluation and enhancement of the Active Minds Program. As a result, on Tuesday, Mar. 7 Active Minds hosted a suicide prevention workshop in SS-141; connected to Each Mind...

Accounting club proved triumphant in the Falcon games decathalon

Max Perez
March 9
Filed under College Life

The fifth annual Academic Decathlon ended with the Accounting Club walking away with first place and $200.The decathlon was held in the Teleconference Center, and is the first event of three, all part of Cerritos College’s annual Falcon Games. Although the Accounting Club came away with the top...

Campus police extends amiability to students

Dennis Osorio
March 6
Filed under College Life

Students had the opportunity to hang out, drink coffee, eat a pastry and simply have a talk with those responsible in ensuring that the campus and its students are safe; campus police and its cadets. Coffee With a Cop, an event which Cerritos College Campus Police has been hosting for about a year an...

Interviewing Tips and Techniques Workshop

Rocio Valdez
March 2
Filed under College Life

Clara Ross-Jones, Career Services Counselor, gave tips to be successful at an interview. She discussed the different types of interviews and the do’s and don’ts. Jones shared the purpose for an interview is for others to access your personality, communication skills, appearance and that way dec...

Coffee, cookies and work etiquette

Marck Parra
March 2
Filed under College Life

Career Counselors Traci Ukita and Clara Ross-Jones hosted Career Cafe on Monday, Feb. 27 where they aimed to provide students with helpful knowledge about professionalism and proper etiquette in the workplace.Coffee, tea and cookies were supplied to students in efforts to create a relaxed and chilled e...

Gender in the Science Community

March 2
Filed under College Life

Dr. Kristen Breit presented a lecture Tuesday, Feb 28 about males and females which defines the differences between men and women and the difficulty to be accurate when it comes to scientific studies because both have different metabolisms. The presentation also talked about women in science and how ...

Seminar promotes Women’s rights

Seminar promotes Women’s rights

Perla Lara
February 25
Filed under College Life, Showcase

Rape, forced prostitution, forced female circumcision, land ownership rights, lack of education and economic inequality are some of the issues girls and women face in the 21st century. As Cerritos College begins its celebration of Women’s History Month Ana Torres-Bower, Women’s and Gender Studies...

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