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Dawn Ertl’s woven wake-up call

Dawn Ertl’s woven wake-up call

Kianna Znika, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Campus News Hour, College Life, Features

Art and science are woven together in “Transgenerational,” the newest installation of the Window Dressing series at the Cerritos College Art Gallery. The opening reception took place on April 8 from 5-7 p.m., where students were welcomed to enjoy free Little Caesar’s pizza and a variety of snacks,...

César Chávez comes to life on stage at Cerritos College

César Chávez comes to life on stage at Cerritos College

Oceana Christopher, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Performing Arts

On April 2, students were treated to a special live performance by actor and educator Roberto Alcaraz to commemorate the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez, whose birthday, March 31, has been deemed a holiday in California, Arizona and Colorado. Alcaraz, who has a long list of TV and stage credits that...

Dance student strives to shoot for the stars

Dance student strives to shoot for the stars

Eunice Barron, Co-Online Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, College Life, Features, Performing Arts

Every person has a passion of their own, for many the performing arts is a special calling for many special individuals such as Cerritos College student, Daniel Monroy, he has came a long way on discovering his passion for the arts. Monroy, dance major, has been dancing for Cerritos College for about...

Come find yourself, with ‘Us’

Come find yourself, with ‘Us’

Michael Reza, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Movies, Reviews

With the release of psychological thriller "Us," Jordan Peele solidifies himself as the undisputed new “master of suspense.” Peele unleashes his inner Hitchcock with this instant classic by immersing the audience in the picture with intense camera work, eclectic scoring and opportunistic editin...

Childhoods are revived with ‘Wonder Park’

Childhoods are revived with ‘Wonder Park’

Guadalupe Zaragoza and Cindy Canas

March 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Movies, Opinion, Reviews

California, specifically the Los Angeles area, has put in the effort in gravitating tourists and overall the general public, with mouth-watering food spots or museums that'll leave guests well-informed. However, the adventurous amusement parks play as the high lands of it all. "Wonder Park" is...

Student writer aspires to publish first book

Student writer aspires to publish first book

Eunice Barron, Co-Online Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus News Hour, Features

It has been said that becoming a writer is a special vocation and it's definitely the case for Cerritos College student, Justin Farlough. Farlough, botany major, is the author of "The Forsaken Son," published on the storytelling and reading app, Wattpad. Some of the motives on writing "The Forsaken...

A truly note-worthy concert

Edgar Mendoza, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music, Performing Arts

The Cerritos College Music Department and the Associated Students presented the Band and Orchestra Exchange Concert on Monday, providing a truly immersive experience reminiscent of a concert hall, all for free. The event was overseen by Dr. David Betancourt, director of bands and orchestra at Cerritos...

Bianca Bitches: Tit tit hooray

Bianca Martinez

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bianca Bitches, Columns, Features, Opinion

Women should not be shamed for their breast size, or even lack thereof. Whether she is a member of the itty bitty titty committee, has big ol’ titties or doesn’t possess any due to a medical procedure or awaiting a medical procedure, she is still a human being that deserves respect.Festiva...

Ariana Grande shows her vulnerable yet savage side with new album “thank u, next”

Ariana Grande shows her vulnerable yet savage side with new album “thank u, next”

Tiara White, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music, Reviews

Less than six months after Ariana Grande dropped her Grammy winning album “Sweetener,” she came back as her most authentic and savage self on Feb. 8 with another non-skippable album full of pure and raw emotion, “thank u, next." While “Sweetener” highlights Grande’s process of picking...

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards salutes women and diversity

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards salutes women and diversity

Eunice Barron, Co-Online Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music, Reviews

CBS broadcasted the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, which sensationally demonstrated both the celebration of cultural diversity and female empowerment, despite some minor flaws during the event. The Grammys was mainly focused on empowering women by including the Gender-equality theme stole the...

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