Review: ‘Oculus’ successfully frightens and intrigues

Katherine Grijalva, Copy Editor
April 15, 2014
Filed under Arts, Reviews

Created by the producers of Paranormal Activity and Insidious, and directed by Mike Flanagan, '... Read more »

Student artist Woolen follows her passion for music

Amairani Mendez, Arts Editor
April 15, 2014
Filed under Arts, Features

“Baby it’s up to you, will you love me forever? Or is there someone new? so many years, and so many tears, my friends think I’m crazy for, but I still have faith in you. I’m still holding on baby you done me wrong.” These are lyrics to the single “Up to you” by Coco Danja, that can be found... Read more »

Review: Game of Thrones fourth season returns with solid episode

Luis Guzman, Associate News Editor
April 15, 2014
Filed under Arts

The season four premiere of Game of Thrones was a solid episode that introduced new characters and story lines to keep fans of the show stuck to the television. The aftermath of the Red Wedding changed everything in Westeros. Oberyn Martell was a new character that provided viewers more reasons... Read more »

iFalcon presented a night of improv comedy with GIPS

Zeinab Chahine, Staff Writer
April 15, 2014
Filed under Arts

Last Thursday, the iFalcon Club and Generic Improvisational Peep Show (GIPS) presented a night of improv comedy at Cerritos College.The performance started at 7 p.m. and lasted a little over two hours.Kevin Hoggard, a former theatre professor, started GIPS at Cerritos College in 1985. GIPS... Read more »

Review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ exceeds standards of superhero genre

Carlos Holguin, Associate Arts Editor
April 11, 2014
Filed under Arts, Reviews

'Captain America: The Winter Solider' is a modern political spy thriller that not only exceeds the standards of movies from the superhero genre, but... Read more »

Student performers wish to impress students

Student performers wish to impress students

Carlos Holguin, Associate Arts Editor
April 1, 2014
Filed under Arts, Showcase

"We have some great talent around here," stated music performance major Jesus Antonio Rodriguez. "There are students our age who are playing pieces beyond their time. Students go on YouTube and see a 40-year-old man playing and say 'wow I wish I could play that.' Well we have people playing like... Read more »

‘Leche Cafe’ encourages local talent and literacy

‘Leche Cafe’ encourages local talent and literacy

Denny Cristales, News Editor
April 1, 2014
Filed under Arts

“A place for talent, a place for literacy;” this is the motto of the Leche Cafe and Bookstore. And Jesse Pelayo’s ambitions for a welcoming, the-spot-to-be location is coming to fruition “little by little.” Pelayo is a teacher and the owner of Leche Cafe, a venue in Norwalk... Read more »

FSZ: What is a life lesson you’ve learned from films?

Carlos Holguin, Associate Arts Editor
April 1, 2014
Filed under Arts

What is a life lesson you've learned from films? Cristian Martinez, undecided major "Make your shots last as long as possible." From films. Jason Arias, firefighting major "Never give up," from Naruto Marycruz Licon, zoology major "Choose your own destiny," from Disney's Brave Rachael... Read more »

Performers shine in music recital

April 1, 2014
Filed under Arts

The Applied Music Program held a music recital on Wednesday, March 26 at the music department. Dr. Christine Lopez, director of the Applied Music and Piano Studies Program, was really pleased with the progress of her performers. "We've had these students in the applied program for quite a few semesters... Read more »

Cerritos College band plays in 35th Annual Dr. Lawrence R. Sutherland Wind Festival

Alexandra Scoville, Editor in Chief
March 31, 2014
Filed under Arts

"It's a big deal to be that one band," said David Betancourt, Cerritos College band director after the Cerritos College band was selected to play alongside the Fresno State University band at the 35th Annual Dr. Lawrence R. Sutherland Wind Festival. About 50 students represented Cerritos College at... Read more »