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Safe Zone has LGBTQ+ History Month Popcorn and a Movie, showing ‘To Be Takei’

Safe Zone has LGBTQ+ History Month Popcorn and a Movie, showing ‘To Be Takei’

Scarled Murillo

October 13, 2017


Filed under College Life, Editor's Picks

Cerritos College’s learning communities such as the Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee and Safe Zone teamed up to celebrate LGBTQ history month with the screening of "To Be Takei." The event took place in the Teleconference Center on Oct 10 at LC155.   The film covered many broad ...

Latino-themed poetry reading connects students

Latino-themed poetry reading connects students

Bianca Martinez

October 13, 2017


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Puente Club provided a platform for students to share the works of noted Hispanic/ Latino artists authors and even personal poetry during the Sharing Palabras event.The event emceed by Puente, AB 540 and DACA counselor Rosa Carrillo was held in the Cerritos College amphitheater Tuesday Oct. 10.Books ...

Career Center offers paid internships

Career Center offers paid internships

Jocelyn Torralba

October 13, 2017


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The Career Center presented a workshop for students transferring to a UC or Cal State in the spring and fall 2018 and are interested in paid internships. Maylynn Melendez, Inroads program manager and guest speaker at the presentation, was invited by Career Services Counselor Clara Ross Jones. Melendez...

Financial Aid Fair informs students of FAFSA applications

Financial Aid Fair informs students of FAFSA applications

Nicholas Johnson

October 13, 2017


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The Financial Aid Department had their annual Financial Aid Awareness Fair to promote the 2018-19 school year FAFSA and answer general questions about financial aid.The event took place in front of the library on Wed. Oct 11 at 3 p.m. ...

Students learn about human rights abuses from the perspective of one of their own

Students learn about human rights abuses from the perspective of one of their own

Carlos Martinez

October 13, 2017


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Students were given the opportunity to to gather together and listen to the words of a fellow colleague's experience in life under the Chinese government on Oct. 10. The meeting, known as Global Consortium, gave students an insight of the human rights abuses that occur all over the globe. Cerritos College student ...

Blade Runner 2049: More than human

Carlos Holguin

October 13, 2017


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If the original 1982 film Blade Runner asked audiences what makes us human, then Blade Runner 2049 expands on that idea by asking this: What does it mean to be human?Set thirty years after the events of the first film -- Blade Runner 2049 follows Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a synthetic android capable o...

‘Happy Death Day’ wake up, die, repeat

Jocelyn Torralba

October 13, 2017


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'Happy Death Day' is not a movie that makes you scream but this slasher movie has a twist of comedy and romance.It begins with Tree Gelbman played by Jessica Rothe, a selfish sorority sister waking up on her birthday in a college dorm room where she meets the nice and naive Carter Davis played by Israel...

Cast gives shakespeare a try

Cast gives shakespeare a try

Bianca Martinez

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Performing Arts, Showcase

For students such as Jacob Rodriguez, who plays the male lead in Cerritos College’s Romeo and Juliet, the rhythm of iambic pentameter was a “challenge” according to Director Reed Brown. Brown said it is one of the many reasons he decided to become an educator. When asked about difficulties...

Director teaches Shakespeare to actors, satisfying reason for becoming an educator

Benjamin Garcia

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, College Life, Performing Arts, Showcase

For students such as Jacob Rodriguez, who plays the male lead in the Cerritos College's Romeo and Juliet, the rhythm of iambic pentameter is a "challenge" as Director F. Reed Brown puts it. According to Brown, it's one of the many reason he decided to become an educator. When asked about difficulties...

Women’s participation in civic duty is discussed on campus

Women’s participation in civic duty is discussed on campus

Carmelita Islas Mendez

October 9, 2017


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The women and gender studies department organized a presentation to advocate for women’s participation in civic duties. Helena Youssef, guest speaker at the presentation, was invited by Professor Ana Torres-Bower, chair of the women and gender studies department and professor Mariam Youssef, adjunct p...

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