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Behind the Scenes of the Culinary Arts Program

May 21, 2014

The culinary arts program at Cerritos College teaches students how to perform in a professional kitchen by putting them through...

Student artist Woolen follows her passion for music

Amairani Mendez, Arts Editor

April 15, 2014

“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 on iTunes. Fifty people purchased her song...

The growing beard trend

February 26, 2014

The natural occurrence that is known as facial hair has taken over the world and it seems like that is growing on the people i...

Ivan Oyarzabal read his lines for his leading role in the upcoming Cerritos College play

He’s more than just an act

January 31, 2014

Going from rock bottom to being part of your own film company can seem like a storyline for a movie, theater major Ivan Oyarz...

Psychedelic art and its associations

Andrew Casillas

December 18, 2013

The word psychedelic evokes different images for various people. Oftentimes, people think of mushrooms or drug influence. If we open up our eyes we can see that psychedelics demeanor has been around for years to pass that wasn’t drug induced. Often times these works had a point to make. They honed in on what one can say more of a rebellious side, and...

A prolific seed of music

Andrew Casillas

December 18, 2013

When we find ourselves in a struggle with somethings we might push it aside or into a corner of our mind. So was the case with Adam Valenzuela who had his first guitar when he was thirteen years old. After receiving his first guitar at thirteen he didn't start playing a lot more until sixteen because it was discouraging to play something that he wasn't...


Andrew Casillas

December 18, 2013

When we find ourselves in a struggle with day to day matters we might push it aside and tuck it into a corner in our mind. At Cerritos College there are many other issues going on other than school deep within students brains. For many students the hill mid day is a sweet haven.Adam Valenzuela a music major on Cerritos Campus often could be found at...

Artist society varying tenure show

Andrew Casillas and Gustavo Olguin

December 10, 2013

At the end of every semester, the Artist Society holds an event depending on what ideas sprout out with the semester's group.In class, there tends to be a strict environment and students have to be serious. "Even though I play music and I try to do a lot of social interaction, this (art show) is an opportunity to be who you are," Hagop Najarian, advi...

New Black Flag Album called What the *&#$

Andrew Casillas

December 10, 2013

Black Flag is putting out their first album since the late 80's titled What the *&#$The group started in 1976 and jumped on the wave of punk rock playing the prime of their shows in the 80's.Near the time of punk's biggest peak they started recieving recognition amongst names like Circle Jerks, Bad Brains, Minor Threat and the Sex Pistols. Henry ...

The Contemporary Voice

Abraham Dayfallah

December 10, 2013

The spotlight was on none other than Ariel Salazar, a psychologist major, on Wednesday Oct. 30th at a Cerritos College recital. At an early stage in his life he knew that he wanted to sing. “Growing up I didn’t have many friends, and I would just listen to the radio and teach myself to sing what I would hear and I would teach myself to k...

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