Outstanding Faculty Awards Live Streaming Video

Daniel Linares
April 24, 2014
Filed under Campus Events, Campus Life, Multimedia, News

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Contreras becomes new Dean of Student Services

Contreras becomes new Dean of Student Services

Denny Cristales, News Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under News

There’s a new Dean of Student Services, and he advocates student success through the development of leadership; additionally, putting student issues at the “forefront.” Gilbert Contreras officially entered his position on March 31. Prior to that, he attended the Hall of Fame dinner where he... Read more »

Diversity week does not start off on the right foot

Diversity week does not start off on the right foot

Grester Celis-Acosta, Associate Opinion
April 22, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

Diversity Week began this week on Monday, April 21 and will end on Thursday, April 24. It is a four-day event that will have activities for students to participate in and will be located at Falcon Square in Cerritos College. The event did not start off on the right foot. On Monday, the first day... Read more »

Counselor center offers training at low costs

Counselor center offers training at low costs

Gustavo Olguin
April 21, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

A former student of psychology professor Todd Gaffney has become the director of a counseling center and now gives training for anyone who is interested in becoming a counselor. Deana Porter was Gaffney’s student in the early 90s and is the director of the Low Cost Community Counseling Center, which... Read more »

Trustee results in, president run-off looming

Trustee results in, president run-off looming

Denny Cristales, News Editor
April 21, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

The end of the Cerritos College electoral votes saw Daniel Flores gain the trustee position, winning by a landslide; with Aldemar Sanchez and Miles Aiello concluding the presidential race in run-off elections Wednesday, April 23 and Thursday, April 24. The voting took place across campus Thursday,... Read more »

Vote of no confidence attempted on Makinano, denied by senate

Vote of no confidence attempted on Makinano, denied by senate

Denny Cristales, News Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

A vote of no confidence was attempted on student trustee Lance Makinano, per two members of the senate who feel that they were misrepresented on the recent initiative of the 100 new sections implemented for summer school. “There’s certain members of the senate who feel the current student trustee... Read more »

Child Development Center promotes earlier literacy in children

Luis Guzman, Associate News Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under News

The Child Development Center held a book sale on April 14. The book sale will last until the end of this week. Child Development has been participating in Scholastic book fairs since spring of 2012. Its profit for helping the Scholastic Corporation will be free books. Debra Ward, director... Read more »

Falcon Games: the final week

Kristopher Carrasco
April 17, 2014
Filed under Club News, News

The Cerritos College Falcon Games starts off the last week Monday, April 14 with tons of fun for everyone. The clubs participating in the Falcon Games gathered around the field behind the Student Center where they competed in the final event of the Falcon games, a fun, yet, challenging obstacle course,... Read more »

One year later: Boston Marathon bombings

One year later: Boston Marathon bombings

Alexandra Scoville, Editor in Chief
April 15, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

It’s been one year since Lorraine Gersitz ran the Boston Marathon and experienced the bombs that shook the running community she has been a part of for years. Gersitz, who is a reference coordinator for the Cerritos College library, was just 200 yards away from the finish line... Read more »

Social Equality Club ‘fulfills the mission’

Alexandra Scoville, Editor in Chief
April 15, 2014
Filed under Club News, News

One hundred sections have been added to the 2014 summer sessions, according to Dr. Joanna Schilling, vice president of academic affairs. This was announced on the Cerritos College website on Monday. Schilling said that 80... Read more »