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Cagnolotti recites rap verses for the poetry slam event. Some made fun of him for being

Small voices make a public cry at poetry slam

February 22, 2016

"Everyone has something to say and sometimes we don't have a place to say it. (The purpose of) this event was to bring people...

The lions costumes that the Wong Tai Sen Lion dance group used during their performance. Sau Ho, the teacher, said that the group has as many as 15 performances a day around this celebration.

Lunar New Year welcomes love and good fortune

February 19, 2016

Love and good fortune, were the themes for Chinese Lunar New Year. Cerritos College celebrated Lunar New Year on Wednesday,...

Food was served at the event to give attendees a taste of the culture. The food was provided by a local restaurant called Hambones. Photo credit: Janel Oliver

Students get a taste of soul

February 16, 2016

Students piled in the Student Center as the smell of soul food swept through the air on Wednesday, Feb. 10. The Taste of Soul...

Storify: Culture you can taste

Terrel Emerson, Sports Editor

February 10, 2016

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Line between races still prominent in today’s society

Briana Hicks, Campus Life Editor

February 9, 2016

Over the past few years, racial tension has spun out of control in the nation. For example, African American students at Missouri State University were terrorized by Caucasian students who threatened their safety, and a girl who was forcibly dragged and flung out of her seat. Also, countless people have died in cop related instances. Such as, Sandra...

Falcon students flock to join clubs

Alvaro Flores, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

Club info day was held at Falcon Square on Wed. Feb. 3 and Thurs. Feb. 4. Joseph Frausto, commissioner of inter club council said that club info day is used to outreach students at large as each club is unique, which makes it special. "For the clubs, today is special because it's a time where members get to leave a good impression that their club...

Left out; The missed nominees of the Oscars

Miguel Meza, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

The 88th Academy awards are looming upon us and we have just passed the first step to the red-carpet event. The festivities began last Thursday when directors Ang Lee and Guillermo Del Toro announced the first half of the nominees, followed by the rest being announced by “The Office” actor John Krasinkski and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs. Now...

502 come up

Terrel Emerson, Sports Editor

February 9, 2016

Bryson Tiller, a 23-year-old from Louisville, Kentucky, seemed to fall right out of the sky as he soared to new heights after his smash single “Don’t” went viral. Child development major Leaundrea Webb said, “Yeah [he caught a lot of people off guard]. I mean I like his music.” The up and coming artist credits his grandmother for enhancing...

Nina Simone’s legacy

Benjamin Garcia, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

With a wide variety of hits such as "I Loves You Porgy," a tender and affectionate song, to "I Put A Spell On You," a more sultry and fiery tune about unrequited love and a one-sided relationship, Nina Simone's music has become highly influential among many artist through out time. Dr. David Betancourt, Director of Bands and Orchestra said, "Nina...

Clubs bring life to club info night

Miguel Meza

February 8, 2016

The Cerritos College campus saw a filled walkway along the hills adjacent to the Falcon Square, space being taken to advertise the many clubs of Cerritos. Ron Cordova, a graphic design major said, "As long as we get the word out there." The many faces that stood behind white tables sheltered underneath a blue canopy all seemingly had a story beneath...

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