Talon Marks

Chorus teacher helps students’ harmony

Andrew Casillas, Arts Editor

October 31, 2013

"The first time is a mistake, the second, sure, you forgot, and the third time is foolishness," Anna DeMichele, teacher of the community choir class at Cerritos College, said about the mistakes her were making during rehearsal.   She began her teaching career at Cal State Long Beach, then taught for a couple of years in the Huntington Bea...

Dance Club is touching lives

Andrew Casillas and Amairani Mendez

October 15, 2013

"I didn't even know it was a club I just walked in there, one of my friends said "hey, let's go see my friend!" engineering major Peter Rodriguez said about the Dynamic Dance Club. The club meets every first and third monday of each month from 2-3 p.m. in FA 54 then 3-4 p.m. on the Student Center stage. Rodriguez added, "Dancing is a...

The ways of Mr. Robotnik

Eduardo Medina and Andrew Casillas

October 14, 2013

There are wide ranges of dancing and the reasons people choose their favorite style is by experimenting. As a teenager, computer science major Nick Hambrick said that dancing for him was fun and considered it to be a hobby of his. Mr. Wiggles, a dancer widely known for his popping and locking, is among one of Hambrick's biggest inspirations that...

Rapper busts beats on campus

Luis Guzman, Multimedia Editor

September 25, 2013

Steven Broom, wood manufacturing major, expresses himself through his freestyle rap. Broom has been rapping for nearly three years now, mostly through his freestyle rapping that he does around Cerritos College. He has been coming to Cerritos College for two years. After he is done with his studies, Broom is thinking about transferring to CSU Fullerton. He...

Art Gallery shows off Clarke’s work

Andrew Casillas, Arts Editor

September 10, 2013

James Mac Devitt, curator for the Cerritos College Art Gallery, hosted an art showcase at the gallery from 5-8pm on Sept. 3. This art show attempted to captivate a professional artist Marisa Alexander Clarke's 35 years of work through different styles of her art which really shows her life's experiences through her works. Mac Devitt explained the purp...

Melissa Jimenez after her audition for A Midnight Summer's Dream in the Burnight Center Theatre on Aug. 22.

Students audition for first fall production

August 28, 2013

A large number of students flocked to the Burnight Center Theatre for auditions for Cerritos College's production of "A Midsummer...

Faculty and friends bid farewell to longtime colleague

Daniel Green

August 27, 2013

Faculty and other members of the school gathered to say good bye to Bryan Reece is leaving Cerritos College to take a job at a new college. Since he started at Cerritos College 23 years ago Reece as a part-time instructor Reece has held different positions during his tenure, such as Faculty Senate President, Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences,...

New dean of fine arts and mass communications

New dean of fine arts and mass communications

August 27, 2013

Gary Pritchard has become the full time dean of Fine Arts and Mass Communication. Pritchard served as interim dean last academic...

Strutting your stuff around campus: Cerritos College’s Back to School style

Strutting your stuff around campus: Cerritos College's Back to School style

Jessica Pacheco, Daniel Quintero, and Abraham Dayfallah

August 26, 2013

Starting out the new school year, many of the Cerritos College’s more fashionable students have found it affordable to stay ...

Santamaria makes sweet music

John Eric Santamaria

June 6, 2013

After being part of the Applied Music Program at Cerritos College for two semesters, music major John Eric Santamaria is surprised...

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