Ricky Carrigan Jr. yet to fulfill potential

Andres Patricio
October 31, 2013
Filed under Football, Sports

Cerritos College athletes find themselves in a battle of sorts. Trying to find the balance between team practices and regular school work is no easy feat. Sophomore Ricky Carrigan Jr. has not only found a balance, he has found a way to stand out from the rest. The versatile Carrigan plays wide... Read More »

Injury doesn’t stop Carrillo

Injury doesn’t stop Carrillo

Andres Patricio
October 8, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

With all the time and preparation that goes into getting an athlete ready for game day, people can think that an athlete is set for any possible situation. Injuries tend to happen unexpectedly as in the case of sophomore goalkeeper Alexis Carrillo. Carrillo was participating in a scrimmage match in... Read More »

No turnovers results in win

Andres Patricio
October 7, 2013
Filed under Football, Sports

The Cerritos College football team got its first home win of the season against Pasadena City College on Saturday, Oct. 5 with a score of 30-5. Although this win takes it to a 2-2 record on the season, it did bring them to a 1-0 Northern Conference record. On its opening possession, sophomore quarterback... Read More »

Woes continue for football team

Woes continue for football team

Andres Patricio
October 1, 2013
Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Cerritos College took the field Saturday, Sept. 21, at Mt. San Antonio College seeking to right the ship after losing in its home opener against Fullerton, but lost 42-21 and finished with three turnovers and 12 penalties. After letting Mt. San Antonio score on its opening possession,... Read More »

Race issue podcast

Race issue podcast

Andres Patricio and Solmayra Mendez
September 30, 2013
Filed under Audio, Audio-Podcasts, Multimedia, Opinion

Transcript: Gustavo Olguin: Alright today at Talon Marks, we're discussing race and culture in the college environment. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech, and today's participants are. Andres: Andres Patricio, I'm a staff writer here at Talon Marks. Solmayra:... Read More »

Gonzalez reflects on athletic career

Gonzalez reflects on athletic career

Andres Patricio
September 20, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

One is often told that if you work hard and stay focused, success will eventually be reached. That definitely seems to be the case for Louie Gonzalez, assistant coach for the men's soccer team at Cerritos College. Although Gonzalez is only in his second year as an assistant coach at Cerritos College,... Read More »

Preventing student-athlete concussions

Andres Patricio
September 15, 2013
Filed under Sports

Brian Cable, the head athletic trainer at Cerritos College, has been at the forefront of the injury prevention battle and helped write and pass new legislation for the 3C2A rules concerning concussions and their treatments. "Before there was nothing," Cable said. "It was just left up to the individual... Read More »

Check out Cerritos College clubs

Andrew Casillas and Andres Patricio
September 9, 2013
Filed under Club News, News

There are multiple clubs available to students that cover a wide range of interests including conventional and un-conventional options such as a "Harry Potter" Club, an Anime Club and a Wilderness Club. Biomedical major and president of the Wilderness Club David Garcia, feels that his... Read More »

Free Speech Zone: Stereotypes at Cerritos College

Jesus Caneda and Andres Patricio
September 5, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Do you think there are still stereotypes in Cerritos College today? If so, what can be done to help eliminate them?"No, I haven't experienced anything yet. Not in my classes or anywhere else."- Mina Riad, Accounting Major"No not really, but we could always set up a club,... Read More »

Moala: Preseason All-American

Moala: Preseason All-American

Denny Cristales and Andres Patricio
August 27, 2013
Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Sophomore defensive tackle David Moala has been named a preseason All-American which makes his play and work ethic nationally recognized. "It's good to get this recognition," Moala said. "But, it is not something to brag about, more like something to live up to". "We try to stay hungry, David wants... Read More »