New Liberal Arts, DSPS building dedicated with ribbon-cutting ceremony

New Liberal Arts, DSPS building dedicated with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Gustavo Lopez, News Editor
July 17, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

Liberal Arts and the Disabled Students Programs and Services have a new home in the newly finished LA and DSPS building. President Linda Lacy began the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, July 16 in front of the building. Despite technical difficulties during the speeches given... Read more »

Board of Trustees recognizes scholarship recipients, talks accreditation

Gustavo Lopez, News Editor
July 17, 2014
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The Board of Trustees met Wednesday, July 16, to recognize the recipients of the Cerritos College Foundation scholarships,  to receive the third installment of  its ongoing  student success programs presentations and to discuss the recent accreditation results. John Conti was the recipient... Read more »

Lacy opens up about retirement

Lacy opens up about retirement

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief
June 22, 2014
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Linda Lacy went ahead and gave the official announcement about retiring July 2015, days after Cerritos College released a statement citing she had no such plans to do so. “I planned to retire July 2015. And that’s still the plan.” Los Cerritos News purportedly made it known that the Cerritos... Read more »

Lacy denies retirement claims

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief
June 4, 2014
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Reports about Cerritos College president Linda Lacy retiring by June 2015 were debunked, as the college sent out an official statement citing that the president has no current plans to retire. "Dr. Lacy has not made an official announcement about any plans for retirement," the statement read. "In... Read more »

‘I love my job’: Sharon Plump’s work as Groundskeeper

Samii Taylor, Contributor
May 21, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, News, Video, Videos

Sharon Plump is a Groundskeeper with the Facilities Department at Cerritos College. When she is mowing, edging, and trimming, Plump is smiling – even when no one is looking. This woman’s mantra is, “I love my job!” Johnny Paycheck’s Country music hit “Take This Job and Shove It!” chronicles... Read more »

Psychology experiment conducted in front of the bookstore

Gustavo Lopez and Zeinab Chahine
May 20, 2014
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Cerritos College students assume that when an emergency arises, they will help without hesitation, but as Professor Kimberley Duff's social psychology class demonstrated, not everyone is willing to help a stranger in need. Duff's class was assigned a final group projected in which her students had... Read more »

Student enrollment priority changes for fall semester

Joe Zermeno, Staff Writer
May 20, 2014
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Students may lose priority enrollment if progress probation guidelines not met. According to the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, “The value of a college education cannot be argued. Californians holding an associate or bachelor’s degree are likely to earn $1 million more in... Read more »

The Falcons officially leave the nest

Denny Cristales, News Editor
May 20, 2014
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And just like that, years of work all culminated in the span of a few hours. Cerritos College bid farewell to all those who were leaving behind the community college and were going their respective ways at the graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 17 at Falcon Stadium. Family and friends gathered... Read more »

Uncovering what depression really is

Luis Guzman, Associate News Editor
May 19, 2014
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Depression is one of many mental illnesses that affect people all around the world. Antonio Garcia, Business Management major, shared his thoughts on what depression means to him. “Depression is someone who doesn’t have a person to talk to, to give their thoughts too, someone that kind of feels... Read more »

Slideshow: Cub Scouts visit Talon Marks

Slideshow: Cub Scouts visit Talon Marks

Gustavo Lopez, Copy Editor
May 14, 2014
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The Cub Scouts visited Talon Marks on Tuesday, May 13 for merit badges. ... Read more »