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Mac Miller Will Remain a Legend

Guadalupe Zaragoza

September 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music

Producer and rapper Mac Miller, 26, was found dead on Sept. 7 from an apparent drug overdose in his San Fernando home in Studio City, CA.Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'SCZ20MNFQmBoWFi9Ulbbwg',sig:'_LZfsqx41yfHxs26vqd3i76qKXgj5TExfo_HYTIS9kE=',w:'594px',h:...

Falcons’ football coach retires after 40 years

Falcons’ football coach retires after 40 years

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, Slideshows, Sports

Falcons football will have a glaring difference on the sidelines for the upcoming season, veteran head coach Frank Mazzotta will be retiring before the start of the season.Mazzotta has been the head man on the gridiron for the Falcons’ football team for the past 40 years.Coach Mo as he's commo...

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

May 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Features, Showcase, Slideshows, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

A first team All-American soccer player for Cerritos College during the 2017-18 season, Itzel Ballesteros signed her National Letter of Intent on April 16 with Lincoln Memorial University, located in Tennessee. Ballesteros will be receiving a full-ride scholarship to the NCAA Division 2 school, to...

Filmmaker shows his identity

Filmmaker shows his identity

Carlos Martinez

February 14, 2018


Filed under College Life, Features

Armando Ibanez, film major and director of the web series, "Undocumented Tales" grew up concealing his secret of being an undocumented student and his sexual orientation as queer. Like many immigrants, Ibanez left Mexico with his family in order to escape poverty and to find a better life in the United...

Student shares her story as a Muslim woman in America

Student shares her story as a Muslim woman in America

Jocelyn Torralba

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

  Reham Eihab Zin migrated from Egypt five years ago with her mom and siblings to the United States where she thought it would be a nice place to start a new life. When she got to the United States she had a hard time adapting to customs, the most difficult thing for her was English. "I...

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...

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 ...

Passion Latina gives back

Passion Latina gives back

Natasha Molina

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Mireya Placencia, an EOPs English tutor, grew up to be different from other girls, she experienced music differently than others amongst her. “I wanted to know the background, the history to every dance and as to why something was done for a certain particular genre, so I asked questions did my...

Lab technicians express art through photography

Perla Lara

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Features

Lab technicians, to students, to artist to showcase the multiple roles that a person has is seldom easy to do. This year with one exhibit titled La Ayuda, the help. The six photography lab technicians joined together to showcase their art; for everyone who attended the Foundation for Art Resources...

When two worlds collide

When two worlds collide

Marck Parra

March 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Addison Favela, engineering major, inserts a new roll of film into his vintage film camera, ready to forget the troubles of his past and focus on capturing the best shot he possibly can. As a Marine veteran, Favela admits that adjusting back to "civilian life" can be difficult for a military veteran,...

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