The value of a Thank You

The value of a Thank You

Karla Enriquez
April 6, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Physical Education Instructor and Coach Debbie Jensen sat in the back of the Cheryl A. Epple Board Room on Wednesday, January 22 with a sign that read "The Power of a Thank You." While the Cerritos College Faculty Federation President Solomon Namala addressed the board, Coach Jensen occupied one of ... Read more »

The story of an activist and professor

The story of an activist and professor

Ethan Ortiz
April 5, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Fighting for what you believe in is something Sociology Professor Diane Pirtle knows all about. The professor hosted a presentation called My life as an activist: How to use your talents effectively! about her years prior to becoming a teacher as part of the Women's History Month Celebration. The... Read more »

Awards display grand accomplishments by Cerritos College students

Awards display grand accomplishments by Cerritos College students

Karla Enriquez
April 4, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Sheila "Samii" Yakovetic is an English major with a concentration in creative writing who has been awarded the Best Feature Screenplay Award at the Hollywood and Vine Film Festival while one of her video projects was given attention by the Huffington Post. Yakovetic was one of the students recognized... Read more »

Falcon Kids initiative proves to promise early introduction to college

Falcon Kids initiative proves to promise early introduction to college

Bianca Salgado
March 29, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, News

The focus of the initiative presents young students at the elementary school level the concept of going to college. Dean of Student Services Dr. Gilbert Contreras said, “It is one of the best programs I’ve seen in the community college system that is unique to Cerritos College.” Initiative Rejected Initial... Read more »

Black History Month kickoff event renders unexpected results

Black History Month kickoff event renders unexpected results

Jenny Gonzalez, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, News

African drummers performed in the Student Center for the Black History Month Kickoff event and the reaction of the audience was unexpected. The Black History Month Planning Committee, made up of students, faculty and staff, hosted the event on February 3. Miya A. Walker, Director of College Relations,... Read more »

Everything goes the Falcons’ way on a sunny day

Everything goes the Falcons’ way on a sunny day

Taylor Ogata, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Editor's Picks, Men's Sports, Sports

The pitching arms, gloves, and bats came out ready to play for the Cerritos College baseball team Saturday afternoon. Stellar pitching, superior defense and grade-A hitting was everything the Falcons needed for their 12-2 thrashing of the Victor Valley Rams in front of an estimated 100 people, accord... Read more »

Faculty continues ongoing fight for better opportunity

Faculty continues ongoing fight for better opportunity

Ethan Ortiz, News Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Money makes the world go round, and it is no different when discussing faculty wages at Cerritos College. For a number of months, faculty has been looking to get raises or opportunities to go back to school so they can get a higher education that would ensure a better pay. At one of the last board... Read more »

Your child is not a weapon and your grudge is pointless

Your child is not a weapon and your grudge is pointless

Kristopher Carrasco, Online Editor
February 2, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion

Sometimes, some parents simply aren’t compatible with one another and it’s a mystery as to how they even thought about having a baby in the first place. Couples sometimes arrive at the decision to go their separate ways. The separated parents can end on bad terms and often the children are ... Read more »

Club advisers reception shows off student talent

Club advisers reception shows off student talent

Miguel Meza, Staff Writer
February 1, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Editor's Picks, Showcase

As the sun set over the Cerritos College campus, hordes of club advisers, presidents and even a number of talented individuals filled up the Student Center for the Club Advisor/Officer Reception. The many faces in attendance took their seats at tables decorated with white and blue table cloths along... Read more »