Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill turns 18

Terrel Emerson
August 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

In a world full of antidotes and pandas, the people need more substance. Substance is an understatement when discussing how much Lauryn Hill’s album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” truly was to those who appreciated it.Double major Brianna Merihue said "It depends on wh... Read more »

WPMD gives platform to student DJ

WPMD gives platform to student DJ

Briana Velarde, Arts and Entertainment Editor
August 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Triple major Jessie Mendoza knew he wanted to become a DJ since 1999, when he visited his first record shop. He walked into WP records where he saw Eric Dlux, a huge SKAM artist and local Power 106 DJ who mixes live. SKAM is a top DJ talent agency. "I was like a kid in a candy store and just h... Read more »

Netflix series ‘Stranger Things’ is strangely intriguing

Chantal Romero, Platforms Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Netflix has proven to succeed in producing original series like "Orange is the New Black", "House of Cards" and "Hemlock Grove," to name a few. When Netflix announced its newest project, "Stranger Things" it met expectations to be the next great show. Being part of the vast majority who feels let... Read more »

Student releases album

Gustavo Lopez
August 23, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music, Reviews

The light start of the song “Stranger” is a dreamy contrast to the opening lyric, “Yes, you made me hate myself, that’s why I miss you all of the time,” in Gemma Castro’s five-song “Gemma EP” released on Aug. 16. She explained that the opening song represe... Read more »

Scholarships awarded to student artists

Bianca Salgado
May 3, 2016
Filed under Arts, Campus Life

A major crowd gathered around the Fine Arts patio outside the Art Gallery on Thursday, April 28 to commemorate award winners and celebrate the opening of the Student Art Exhibition. Mediums submitted by students were of the following categories: drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, computer gr... Read more »

Crossing the finish line

Crossing the finish line

Kristopher Carrasco, Campus Life Editor
August 25, 2015
Filed under Campus Life, Features, Showcase

From the difficulties of classes that you simply just hate, to the groggy feeling you get from staying up late studying, school is a huge obstacle. For Joel Centeno, science in rehabilitation major, obstacles are one thing he isn’t afraid to overcome, considering he’s going to Australia in March... Read more »

Cerritos College hosts art gallery double feature.

Rob Flores
August 21, 2015
Filed under Arts

Director and Curator of Cerritos College Art James MacDevitt has worked hard to get a variety of art pieces for this upcoming Art Gallery.There will be two Art Galleries taking place. One at Cerritos Opening next Tuesday August 25 and the other at the South Bay Contemporary in San Pedro September 3 2015 bo... Read more »

Dr. Dre is finally back

Dr. Dre is finally back

Grester Celis-Acosta
August 19, 2015
Filed under Campus Life, Reviews

Kept you waiting long? After 16 years of waiting, Dr. Dre has finally released an album, but not Detox. Dre has instead released "Compton The Soundtrack". This album is not only great, but the album yells west coast from start to finish. "Compton The Soundtrack" has a total of 16 tracks, one... Read more »

Straight Outta Resurrected

Straight Outta Resurrected

Grester Celis-Acosta, Managing Editor
August 19, 2015
Filed under Campus Life, Reviews

Straight Outta Compton? More like Straight Out Amazing. The old west coast hip-hop group NWA got a movie after 27 years of their first album released which is considered a classic due to its raw violent lyrics and the depiction of the reality that is Compton, California. The movie did a great job... Read more »

They do it for the metal!

They do it for the metal!

Nicolette Aguirre, Arts Editor
May 14, 2015
Filed under Arts, Campus Life

“We’re trying to preserve a certain kind of music that doesn’t get played anymore,” guitarist Chris Henry of Dragonknite said. The band was formed in late 2013 by Henry and bassist Robert Contreras, a geology major at Cerritos College. Contreras and Henry knew each other in high school... Read more »

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