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Dawn Ertl’s woven wake-up call

Dawn Ertl’s woven wake-up call

Kianna Znika, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Art and science are woven together in “Transgenerational,” the newest installation of the Window Dressing series at the Cerritos College Art Gallery. The opening reception took place on April 8 from 5-7 p.m., where students were welcomed to enjoy free Little Caesar’s pizza and a variety of snacks,...

César Chávez comes to life on stage at Cerritos College

César Chávez comes to life on stage at Cerritos College

Oceana Christopher, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

On April 2, students were treated to a special live performance by actor and educator Roberto Alcaraz to commemorate the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez, whose birthday, March 31, has been deemed a holiday in California, Arizona and Colorado. Alcaraz, who has a long list of TV and stage credits that...

Festival brings Asian culture at Falcon Square

Festival brings Asian culture at Falcon Square

Bianca Martinez

April 21, 2018

The annual Festival of Asian Cultures made its appearance for the fourth time on the campus of Cerritos College featuring food and performances by city of Cerritos community members April 18. From 11 p.m. to 1 p.m. performances could be viewed from the campus amphitheater while food from various Asian...

Recognizing our the veterans of Cerritos College

Rocio Valdez, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

Cerritos College Military Ball is just around the corner. It taking place May 6, 2017 at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel to give back to the amusement park for helping veterans out. Glen Pena, Veterans Resource Specialist said, “Knott’s had a good price and the whole organization is veteran friendl...

Pay for Parking Permit or Citation: you decide

Taylor Ogata, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016

Parking in any lot at Cerritos College may look free, but it is not. From 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week, a valid permit, either daily or semester, must be displayed with any vehicle parked in any lot on campus. Any vehicle parked in any lot without a permit will be cited. The permit...

Social media benefits students in the classroom

Kristopher Carrasco

May 18, 2016

It’s safe to say that many people have a smart phone and at least one form of social media. Often times people use social media for a variety of things, but how effective is it in a teaching environment. According to edudemic.com, social media can be used in many ways as a teaching tool. Marcela Lopez, a t...

Prioritizing education through adversity

Prioritizing education through adversity

Claudia Cazares, Staff Writer

May 14, 2016

Some students have had to face the responsibilities of being a provider to their family after graduating high school, Ana Gonzalez is a perfect example of the struggles that some working students face. “I have had to work as a necessity, I started working during my senior year. I live in a single...

Multi-Tasking her way through college

Multi-Tasking her way through college

Claudia Cazares, Staff Writer

May 14, 2016

Many students are working while attending school, to pay for the costs of college. Julie Palencia is a working student at Glendale Community College undecided major, and is ready to share her experience as well as struggles to motivate students like her to continue and not give up. Working class...

Military Ball exposes students to veteran traditions

Briana Hicks

May 14, 2016

Veterans and students danced the night away under the aroma of candlelight and good music. On Saturday, April 30 students were invited to join military officials at their traditional ball. For the first time the ball was open to students for free. Military veteran and emcee for the night, Hope G...

“Civil War” advances the Avenger saga

Kristopher Carrasco

May 10, 2016

The next movie in from the wonderful world of Marvel has finally arrived as Captain American and Iron Man duke it out in Captain America's Civil War. Considering Civil War is the next addition to the continuing story of our beloved Avengers and the infinity stones, every Marvel movie fan needs...

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