Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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PBL proved proficient business skills at leadership conference

Bianca Martinez
April 17, 2017
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The Business Club, better known as Phi Beta Lambda, on campus put their smarts to the test on Friday, March 31 to Saturday, April 2 when they attended a leadership conference held at the Hyatt Regency in Garden Grove.The Cerritos chapter of PBL is part of a larger student organization which caters to...

Talon Marks brings home general excellence

Rocio Valdez
April 13, 2017
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Journalism Association of Community Colleges hosted its 62nd annual State Convention at the Double Tree Hotel in Sacramento from Thursday March 30 through Saturday, April 1. JACC is a nonprofit that serves students interested in a journalism career with journalism education. Students get to interact with o...

Campus hosts event to help high school students

Bianca Martinez
April 11, 2017
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Throngs of students from local and surrounding high schools flooded the entirety of Falcon Square Friday, April 7 as the campus of Cerritos College held its annual Senior Preview Day.Roughly 70 Booths from a variety of clubs and departments that are available here on campus lined Falcon Square while pro...

Student dubious under a Trump administration

Briana Velarde
April 11, 2017
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According to the California Student Aid commission, the number of undocumented immigrant students in California applying for college financial aid has dropped more than 40 percent.The California Dream Act allows undocumented students brought to the United States as children (known as “Dreamers...

Annual job fair brings employment opportunities

Briana Velarde
April 11, 2017
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For students like Walter Garcia, administration of justice major, the job fair gave students a chance to obtain job and internship information. “Having the campus provide the fair is really helpful because the school brought the employers to us instead of us having to go to them, being a student...

Lecture analyzes women and their roles in religious Text

Karina Quiran-Juarez
April 8, 2017
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As the celebration of Women’s History Month continues at Cerritos College, Women’s Studies professor, Mariam Youssef’s Women and Religion class was open for visitors to learn more about women’s roles in religious texts. The event consisted of group discussion on an excerpt of t...

Philosophical author discusses the appropriate Anthropocene mindset

Adolfo Valdez
April 8, 2017
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"Learning to Die in the Anthropocene" is a book written by Dr. Roy Scranton, who is a writer and professor of English and creative writing at the university of Norther Dame, this book talks about how as civilization, we are heading to catastrophe by global warming and the destruction is eminent, bu...

Lecture discusses women’s wages

Rocio Valdez
April 6, 2017
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Women and Economic Justice was discussed for Women's History Month, Thursday, March 23.Micah Pratt, mechanical engineering major, spoke upon women and economic justice. Pratt shared that, inequality in pay between genders is one of the greatest international failures in history. Pratt strongly disagrees with the p...

Bree Talks: Working

Briana Velarde
April 6, 2017
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"I need to take time off my major or I just need to quit my job" is all I hear from my classmates in my math class when we turn in our weekly assignments.Hearing people considering to give up on their dreams just irks me.In this generation we need to work and go to school to make all ends meet.Giving...

Student uses disadvantages as motivation

Dennis Osorio
April 4, 2017
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College students struggle throughout their career, from choosing majors to struggling with a subject one might not be good at. The pressure that a student goes through is quite a challenge for many.Many do not value their potential and abilities to be successful and accomplish what they want to purs...

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