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Seminar promotes Women’s rights

Seminar promotes Women’s rights

Perla Lara
February 25
Filed under College Life, Showcase

Rape, forced prostitution, forced female circumcision, land ownership rights, lack of education and economic inequality are some of the issues girls and women face in the 21st century. As Cerritos College begins its celebration of Women’s History Month Ana Torres-Bower, Women’s and Gender Studies...

Tales Of Brer Rabbit

Karina Quiran-Juarez
February 25
Filed under College Life

With the celebration of Black History Month continuing at Cerritos College, History professor Anthony Lee lead a discussion on the history surrounding African American folktales and concluded by recounting one of the tales, specifically Tales of Brer Rabbit.This event took place on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the ...

Disney makes dreams come true

Marck Parra
February 22
Filed under College Life

"Getting an internship is vital, and doing it now even while attending Cerritos College is important," former Cerritos College alumni and guest speaker, Jennifer Arenas, said during a Disney Internship Workshop held on Thursday, Feb. 16.The workshop offered students a step-by-step guide on how to ap...

Afro-Mexicans find L.A. in 1781

Adolfo Valdez and Michael Cueto
February 14
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History Professors Walter Fernandez and John Macias would consider Afro- Mexicans to be the first to populate the city of Los Angeles and the true founders of the Pueblo of Los Angeles.Fernandez and Macias spoke during the Afro-Mexican Ancestry and the Founders of the Pueblo of Los Angeles lecture held in...

Clubs encourage new members

Dennis Osorio
February 14
Filed under College Life

The campus of Cerritos College welcomed camaraderie and unity via its semesterly Welcome/Club Info Day and Night.Welcome Day being held on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Welcome Night Thursday, Feb. 9 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. The event took place at the Falcon Square where the many different clu...

Halal Guys now at the Cerritos Promenade

Halal Guys now at the Cerritos Promenade

Benjamin Garcia, Opinion Editor
February 14
Filed under College Life, Showcase

The highly acclaimed and widely appreciated halal chain, Halal Guys has recently opened at the Cerritos Promenade to crowds of "foodies," which the city has in no small supply. The new location is nestled in between Jamba Juice and El Roccoto, and in a close proximity to the Cerritos Mall, which makes...

Bree Talks : I’m back and I’m better

Briana Velarde
February 7
Filed under Bree Talks, College Life

It's February and everyone seems to be in their feels because Valentine's day is around the corner. Valentine's day is associated with love and romance. For some it's a day of chocolates and flowers. For others it's a day for bitter depression. I’m sure we have all fallen in love, or so we...

Cerritos faculty adopts respect and understanding

Benjamin Garcia
February 7
Filed under College Life

"Creating a culture of respect" was the title and theme of a presentation and workshop given on Friday, Feb. 3 by public attorney Pilar Morin. The presentation, and varied discussions that followed, explored and dissected issues facing Cerritos College, such as micro-aggressions of the basis of immutab...

Black history goes mobile

Dennis Osorio
February 3
Filed under College Life, Showcase

The Black History 101 Mobile Museum featuring, “The 3 M’s: Martin, Motown, and Michael” in honor of the celebration of the Black History Month was hosted for the first time at Cerritos College.The event took place at the Success Center on Monday Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., all...

American Red Cross and Be the Match seek out student donors

Natasha Molina
February 3
Filed under College Life

Language and interpretation major Genivee Rivera has a personal reason to donate blood and expressed how it important it is to be able to donate."I decided to donate blood after my grandfather who suffered from having thin blood needed to have some donated."People may think that donating blood only helps...

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