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Foundation awards hardworking students scholarships

Benjamin Garcia

December 12, 2017


Filed under College Life

Computer science Ben Partida was the winner of the Carmen Solis Grant, presented by Dan Pratt on Dec. 1, at the The Cerritos College Foundation Scholarship Reception.He cited his history of hardships, such as his diagnoses of muscular distrophy and being out of work because of it.Partida then stated that...

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...

Twilight Los Angeles 1992 rivals reality

Benjamin Garcia

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, College Life, Reviews

There are plays such as Romeo and Juliet that are too fantastic to be believable; then there are some such as Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 ( written by Anna Deavere Smith and Directed by Brandt Reiter) that are to real to be beautiful.In short, the play currently being put on by the theater arts depart...

Student shares her story as a Muslim woman in America

Student shares her story as a Muslim woman in America

Jocelyn Torralba

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

  Reham Eihab Zin migrated from Egypt five years ago with her mom and siblings to the United States where she thought it would be a nice place to start a new life. When she got to the United States she had a hard time adapting to customs, the most difficult thing for her was English. "I...

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel demonstrates that women are badass

Bianca Martinez

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“‘Я живу в большом доме на холме,’ That’s Russian, motherfucker!”This a line from the new Amazon Prime show, The Marvelous Mrs. Mais...

Students and cops talk over a cup of coffee

Students and cops talk over a cup of coffee

Carlos Martinez

December 2, 2017


Filed under College Life, Showcase

Cerritos College students and campus police conversed with one another over coffee and snacks during an annual event where the student body and local law enforcement learn more about each other. "Coffee With a Cop," held on Nov. 21, helped students bridge a relationship with the officers who's primary...

New friendships made at Pan-African Thanksgiving

Benjamin Garcia

November 27, 2017


Filed under College Life

Bianca Salinas, an architectural drafting student at Rio Hondo College, was at guest at the Black Student Union’s Pan-African Thanksgiving held on Nov. 16.She explained that her reason for coming was because she was invited by BSU president Naomi Galloway after helping Galloway with making the candi...

Netflix finally meets The Punisher

Erik Estrada

November 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, College Life, Reviews

Marvels Netflix series continues to expand as the long-awaited gruesome anti-hero. The Punisher finally arrived on Nov.17. A continuation of Marvel Netflix comic book series following Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist is more difficult to tell since the current climate of mass shootings...

Race raises donations for families in need

Race raises donations for families in need

Bianca Martinez

November 21, 2017


Filed under College Life

The Turkey Trot, which experienced it's 20th year on Cerritos campus raked in a total of $109.50 in donations and 1,403 cans of food to be sent to those in need in the Norwalk community.Two-hundred and sixty-three Cerritos College staff, faculty and students participated in the annual event — r...

Students learn about e commerce in China

Students learn about e commerce in China

Nicholas Johnson

November 20, 2017


Filed under College Life, Showcase

Professor of Business Administration Jianli Hu hosted a lecture about the e-commerce in China and the aspects of it as well. She went over Alibaba, which plays a part in the e-commerce of China, where Alibaba was found by Jack Ma 17 years ago in China. Open Sesame also played a part in Alibaba....

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