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Lady Dynamite season two loses plot

Benjamin Garcia

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, College Life, Reviews

Netflix dropped season two of the hit original series Lady Dynamite starring comedian Maria Bamford -- which is carried solely by her strings of bits and celebrity cameos.Whether it was on purpose or by accident, the final episode's title, "Little Manila," may or may not be a double entendre for hypom...

Real Housewives of Atlanta starts the season off great with fresh storylines

Nicholas Johnson

November 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Real Housewives of Atlanta returned for their 10th season on Nov. 5th. on Bravo.The full time cast features six women:NeNe Leakes, who is an original cast member, starred on this show the first, then left after a season and returned full-time for season 10, she is known for her outspoken persona...

Film screening leads to discussing religion’s place in society

Benjamin Garcia

November 7, 2017


Filed under College Life, Movies

English major Ainee La Madrid found out about the screening of Guillermo Del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth held on Nov. 2 through the Falcon Newsletter.Being a huge fan of the film and loving the director, she commented, "Of course I came here. I wanted to see it with other people who I knew would appreciat...

Dreamer appreciates DACA Advocacy Week

Jose Flores

October 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Features, Showcase

Mariela Quinonez was driving one day when she heard the announcement over the radio that President Trump had removed Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals legislation. After the Trump administration received a threat from Texas Attorney Generals and other states to remove DACA or face t...

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...

RHONJ new season premiere kicks off to a great start

Nicholas Johnson

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Real Housewives of New Jersey returned for it’s eighth season that premiered on Wednesday, Oct. 4.The full time cast features five women:Teresa Giudice, who starred on this show in season one and is the only original Jersey housewife and she is known for having a strong personality and is n...

New creeper movie kills it’s own franchise

New creeper movie kills it’s own franchise

Jose Flores

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Movies, Reviews

Jeepers Creepers 3, set to be released on Oct. 4, had a one-day promotional preview on Sept. 26. The franchise, which debuted in 2001 as Jeepers Creepers and its sequel as Jeepers Creepers 2, was considered a success, coming close to being considered a cult classic. The first film, directed by...

Art as a form of meditation for artists

Art as a form of meditation for artists

Carmelita Islas Mendez

October 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, College Life

James MacDevitt, director and curator of the Cerritos College Art Gallery, hosted a SUR: biennial panel discussion that included artists such as Jasmine Delgado, Julia Orquera Bianco, Tarrah Krajnak and Michael Alvarez. The many themes that emerged during the presentations was coping with change an...

Dr. Betancourt: Cerritos College’s Music Guru

Marck Parra

May 12, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music

A trumpet performance stands out during a jazz concert for a young Dr. David Betancourt as realization settles in his face about his future.It was on that fateful night that Dr. Beatncourt, now Director of Music at Cerritos College, knew he wanted music to play a predominant role in his life.Following ...

Las Chicas del Cable bring fierce feminism to a time reigned by men

Natasha Molina

May 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Amidst the start of the first phone operating service in the 1920's, four working class Chicas of Madrid embark in Netflix's period drama; las Chicas Del Cable.These women from different parts of Spain befriend each other while working as the first phone operators of their time.They find themselves ...

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