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‘The Hate You Give’ shines a light on racial tensions

Christopher Martinez

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

"The Hate You Give" is an amazing platform to speak out for those who cannot do so themselves who have been affected by racial tensions. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'HOktKJIsSz5ngPH_1DWKqg',sig:'hvH35f5jZdZZwAouz8xeFi8IUElPfGKoHovjhupNY2I=',w:'594px',h:'346px...

Marukan’s fifth annual culinary arts competition welcomes high school contestants

Marukan’s fifth annual culinary arts competition welcomes high school contestants

Elizabeth Corcoles

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

High school contestants were given the chance to compete with current Cerritos College students in the Culinary Arts program and alumni of the program for the first time at the Marukan Cup of Culinary Excellence on Oct. 19. While the categories were judged by division, the prizes remained the same.Chef Michael P...

‘Making a Murderer: Part 2’ Is Hopeless

Guadalupe Zaragoza

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

With episodes ranging from an hour to two in Steven Avery's case, part 2 of Netflix's "Making a Murderer," is a creation of draining advocacy.The series is meant to continue with the hope of a man who was wrongly convicted and imprisoned. While filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi's new episod...

‘The Conner’s spinoff lacks potential without Roseanne

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

ABC premiered "The Conners" on Oct. 16, with high hopes and expectations, but without their matriarch Roseanne, the series lacked potential and excitement within their plot. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'KT_Y...

Understanding the Chicano student movement at Cerritos College

Rebecca Aguila, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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The Chicano and Chicano studies department seeks to increase the understanding and valuing the historic and cultural significance of Mexican-American and Latina(o) communities here at Cerritos College on Oct. 16. As Latinas and Latinos entered the Learning Resource Center to listen in on professor...

Cerritos College production of ‘Oedipus the King’ proved commanding

Cerritos College production of ‘Oedipus the King’ proved commanding

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Reviews, Showcase

The Cerritos College Theatre Department demonstrated that they can perform and produce the ancient Greek drama, "Oedipus the King" with minor hitches. The play, written by ancient Greek playwright Sophocles, opened Oct. 5 and could be seen Oct. 6 and 11-14. The production exhibited that the black...

Bianca Bitches: My culture is not your costume

Bianca Bitches: My culture is not your costume

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bianca Bitches, Showcase

Here we are, the middle of October has crept upon us and found us costumeless for those overrated Halloween parties thrown by friends we met in a community college philosophy, political science or anthropology course who think they are the king of irony. Well, kiddos, there are a handful of ironic...

Ryan Gosling Dazzles Audience In “First Man”

Rebecca Aguila, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

"First Man" basically made the movie "Apollo 13" look like a puppet-show compared to this compelling movie directed by Damien Chazelle. On Oct. 12, "First Man" hit theaters to enchant movie-goers and fanatics on a journey into the life of the famous astronaut and engineer, Neil Armstrong. Ryan...

Spend time with the king of spooky, Tim Burton

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Looking for spooky basket fodder? Or just want to take part in the season and have a Halloween movie marathon, but you can't stand gore or being scared? Then grab your coziest blanket and take a look at this list of festive movies you can watch peacefully with the lights off. Tim Burton Of course...

Theatre makeup brings the haunt to life at Knott’s Scary Farm

Theatre makeup brings the haunt to life at Knott’s Scary Farm

Marilyn Parra and Tiara White

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The theatre makeup program's annual trip to Knott's Scary Farm allowed students to talk to special effect makeup artist and learn tips and tricks to improve their craft. They were taken to the annual trip on Oct. 7. Students in the program were able to get hands on experience in turning the witches...

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