Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Bree Talks: New year, new semester

Briana Velarde
January 19, 2017
Filed under College Life, Columns

2016 has gotten a bad reputation. Wait, who am I kidding 2016 was horrible. We lost a lot of amazing people. There was only a few days left and we lost Grandma Maggie and Princess Leia. Personally I lost myself trying to balance my time between school, work and being a journalist. I am sure many of you ... Read more »

Mo’ Fashion: How to dress like a lowkey slore

Monique Nethington
January 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns

All women, no matter who, always want to feel sexy beautiful and wanted. Whether it be through fashion, beauty or swag we as women all want to feel wanted. There’s nothing better than going out with your girls and having men flock to you left and right. Even in a relationship, having your significan... Read more »

The Envelope: Addictions, get ’em while you’re hot

Benjamin Garcia
January 16, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Opinions, The Envelope

Do you know that Nietzsche drank almost only water because he believed that alcohol gives people an unearned sense of achievement and it's an unhealthy way to cope with reality? I agree, just look at Kanye for evidence. Using substances to block out the hardships of life will stop a person from being... Read more »

The Envelope: Self-care and socialism

January 11, 2017
Filed under Columns, Love & Sex, Opinion, Opinions, The Envelope

Comrades, 2016 was hard for all of us. Arguably the year from hell. The world should have ended in 2012. I would go as far as saying that it was homophobic for inconveniencing me personally and killing so many gay icons- such as David Bowie, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. I know that students... Read more »

Mo fashion: Golden Globes hits and misses

Monique Nethington
January 10, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Showcase

It’s official, award season is upon us! It kicked off Sunday, January 8 as the Golden Globes aired on NBC, and did not disappoint us one bit.Let’s be honest though, most of us really just tuned in to the pre-shows where all the stars we love and adore graced the red carpet with their beaut... Read more »

The Envelope, Love & Sex: New Year, new boo

Benjamin Garcia
January 4, 2017
Filed under Columns, Love & Sex, Opinion, Opinions, The Envelope

I was astral projecting into my ex-boyfriend's dreams to inflict chaos and terror in a place where I can't be punished. All of a sudden the wisdom of a thousand years flooded into my brain like a tidal wave into an extra small bikini cup, ripping it right off instantly; all because I got a new perspective. No... Read more »

The Envelope: Jew explains Christmas

Benjamin Garcia
December 24, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Opinions, The Envelope

It's not very often that Hanukkah falls this close to Christmas, which might make Jews living in the pain of the diasporas fearful of looking like a schmuck for ignorance of the holiday. So I have prepared a brief explanation of Christmas for those who are celebrating the eight nights of Hanukkah an... Read more »

The Envelope: Abolish Christmas and free the people

Benjamin Garcia
December 20, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Opinions, The Envelope

People across this great nation generally have their panties in a bunch over The Mall of America's decision to feature a black Santa Claus for the wholesome Christmas tradition of taking pictures of young children sitting on a strange older man's lap. "Naughty" indeed.I for one, don't care what race... Read more »

Wrapping up my last print edition for Talon Marks

Terrel Emerson
December 7, 2016
Filed under Chatterbox Corner, Columns

Dear Talon Marks,I write this as I am finishing up my final production night as a member of Talon Marks the newspaper.This is one of the most bittersweet columns I have ever written and probably will rank as the highest by the time I am done with it.As a young African-American male in today's society... Read more »

The Envelope: Rich gays sacking culture

Benjamin Garcia
December 6, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Opinions, The Envelope

"Pink capitalism" is a term used to describe the type of materialism which has constructed the gay male ideal - which caters heavily to the cisgender, white and upper-middle class members of a community whose rights have been championed for by more oppressed peoples.The truth is capitalism is not com... Read more »

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