Safe Zone training, college completion and Fall Banquet discussed at meeting

Safe Zone training, college completion and Fall Banquet discussed at meeting

Jennifer Medina
October 22, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Senator Aldemar Sanchez described the LGBT Safe Zone training that will be held here on campus next year during the Wednesday, Oct. 22, ASCC Senate meeting. Safe zone training for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community is all about training students to help out those that... Read more »

Flu vaccines now available to students on campus

Gustavo Lopez, News Editor
October 21, 2014
Filed under News

The Student Health Center has administered 308 flu vaccinations to Cerritos students, faculty and staff. The SHC has a total of 500 vaccines to administer, according to Hillary Mennella, Interim Associate Dean at the Student Health and Wellness Center. The SHC ordered 500 doses in the summer and... Read more »

Security issues, Zombie Fest and Veteran’s Day event discussed at meeting

Jennifer Medina, News Copy Editor
October 21, 2014
Filed under News, Student Government

Cabinet members were notified of a robbery that occurred on campus during the Cabinet meeting on Monday, Oct. 20. The police department issued a safety alert stating the following, "On Thursday October 16, at 8:10 p.m. a female student had her cell phone stolen from her while walking to her car, the... Read more »

Job Fair offers students employment opportunities

Job Fair offers students employment opportunities

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor
October 21, 2014
Filed under News

Students packed the library sidewalk at Cerritos College on Tuesday, Oct. 21, to see the different jobs. Some of the employers included such names as Chipotle Mexican Grill, Tilly’s and FedEx Ground. Synnikiu Avalos, business major, felt like there should have been more small jobs. Avalos... Read more »

Great Shakeout a wake up call for earthquake preparedness

Great Shakeout a wake up call for earthquake preparedness

Carlos Holguin, Staff Writer
October 20, 2014
Filed under News, On campus

Occurring just a day before the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta 7.1 magnitude earthquake that injured thousands and destroyed parts of the Bay Bridge, Cerritos College took part in the The Great ShakeOut, a state-wide earthquake preparation drill last Thursday. Designed to help residents... Read more »

A heartfelt victory for Hughes in announcement for Queen

A heartfelt victory for Hughes in announcement for Queen

Larissa Calderon, Staff Writer
October 20, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

Areal Hughes, representing the Queer-Straight Alliance Club, was in tears Saturday, Oct. 18, when she won the crown for Homecoming Queen. “Oh, my God, it feels intensely exciting, overwhelming and a true blessing," she said. The crowd at Falcon Stadium was filled with alumni, hopeful families... Read more »

Students with disabilities learn about new careers in Mentoring Day

Students with disabilities learn about new careers in Mentoring Day

Gustavo Lopez, News Editor
October 17, 2014
Filed under News

“Mentoring Day was amazing. It’s incredible how every single person with a disability, regardless of (the) disability, can get mentored,” Brian Gutierrez, a sociology major, said about Disability Mentoring Day, which took place at Los Angeles City Hall last Wednesday. Disability Mentoring Day... Read more »

Homecoming elections for queen come to an end

Kenia Torres
October 16, 2014
Filed under Club News, News

Voting time drew to a close as students of Cerritos College were given time to decide who the Homecoming queen would be. Voting polls were open for a second day on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Every queen has been using different types of strategies with students... Read more »

New members appointed to Senate

Jennifer Medina, News Copy Editor
October 16, 2014
Filed under News, Student Government

Senators were informed of the possible cancellation of the Fall Banquet Awards, in addition to new senators being appointed to the ASCC Senate in the Wednesday, Oct. 15, meeting. It is still not decided whether or not the Fall Banquet ceremony will take place or not. In past meetings, members of... Read more »

Candidates campaign for trustee area positions

Candidates campaign for trustee area positions

Daniel Green, Managing Editor
October 15, 2014
Filed under Board of Trustees, News, Off campus, On campus

UPDATE (Oct. 16, 4:01 p.m.):  Alan Burton responded with an interview after publication of this article. Normal story is as follows: As election time draws closer, candidates for the board of trustees have started to rev up their campaigns to push their message out to the public. People... Read more »