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Zebra Coffee not extinct on campus, to remain another year

Zebra Coffee not extinct on campus, to remain another year

Carmelita Islas Mendez, News Editor

January 21, 2018


Filed under Board of Trustees, News, Showcase

    The Board of Trustee have voted to extend the contract with on-campus food vendors until the Spring 2019 semester, mainly the threatened Zebra Coffee. The proposition came after a survey was sent to evaluate satisfaction with food options on campus. The owner of Zebra Coffee,...

Elton John bill vetoed

Elton John bill vetoed

Jenny Gonzalez

December 5, 2017


Filed under Board of Trustees, College Life, Showcase

Legislation that was previously approved to have musician Elton John host a benefit for the Cerritos College Music Department has been vetoed by student government President Karen Patron. The veto was announced at the Board of Trustees meeting by Trustee Raul Avalos on Nov. 15. Patron says, “The legis...

Ascc leaders fear budget deficits

Benjamin Garcia

October 11, 2017


Filed under Board of Trustees, News, Student Government

Members of the student government are in frenzy after Trustee Marisa Perez uttered some suggestions about reallocating revenue from the bookstore to go towards the new negotiations for vendors in the food court. Trustee Raul Avalos said that at the Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 20, Marisa Perez...

Board of trustees and student government grapple for funds

Jenny Gonzalez

September 22, 2017


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In light of growing deficits, the Board of Trustees is on the hunt for extra money and may be looking to tap into some funds that were previously allocated to ASCC. It's Sept. 6 meeting, the board reviewed a "Request for Proposals for Food and/or Concession Services" item that allows the board to review ...

New board member Birkey chosen for vacant spot, Student Trustee Avalos sworn in

New board member Birkey chosen for vacant spot, Student Trustee Avalos sworn in

Jenny Gonzalez and David Jenkins

June 10, 2017


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PLL Vice President James Cody Birkey stated, "Lets build our community college together," in his opening speech during the interview held by the Board of Trustees to fill the vacant spot left by former trustee John Paul Drayer.On Wednesday, the board interviewed four applicants, Lorraine Neal, James Cod...

Trustee Drayer retires from board

Trustee Drayer retires from board

Monique Nethington and Perla Lara

April 5, 2017


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Board of Trustee member John Paul Drayer calls his recent resignation “an act of protest, and a vote of no confidence against the current board.” Drayer officially announced his retirement from the board, and his teaching position of 30 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District, on Fr...

Board of Trustees discuss Educational Master Plan which affects all students

Board of Trustees discuss Educational Master Plan which affects all students

Perla Lara

January 31, 2017


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The Cerritos College Board of Trustees meeting began moving through the agenda items at a fast pace. The board had no comments from the public, or reports and comments from constituent groups during the time allotted for comments from the audience. That was to be expected as there were no more than eigh...

First trustee meeting overshadowed by personal problems

First trustee meeting overshadowed by personal problems

Monique Nethington

January 26, 2017


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Under the leadership of new board president Lewis Zurich, the first meeting of year for the Cerritos College Board of Trustees meeting saw presentation of school recognition awards, reviews and project plan presentations. However, the meeting was overshadowed by controversy and personal problems between m...

Storify: Board of Trustees Meeting 12/7

Karla Enriquez, Managing Editor

December 9, 2016


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Ongoing board election results oust incumbent trustee

Briana Hicks

November 15, 2016


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While people were heavily focused on the national election, the incumbents for board of trustees were focusing on their own election results. Tuesday, November 8th the race to fill open seats for board of trustees took off as expected. Trustee members Bob Arthur, area 1, Carmen Avalos, area 2, M...

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