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Foundation awards hardworking students scholarships

Benjamin Garcia

December 12, 2017

Computer science Ben Partida was the winner of the Carmen Solis Grant, presented by Dan Pratt on Dec. 1, at the The Cerritos College Foundation Scholarship Reception.He cited his history of hardships, such as his diagnoses of muscular distrophy and being out of work because of it.Partida then stated that this Fall semester will be his last at Cerritos...

ASCC President Karen Patron sitting in her office. Patron hesitated signing the legislation after speaking to Cerritos College President Jose Fierro. Photo credit: David Jenkins

Elton John bill vetoed

December 5, 2017

Legislation that was previously approved to have musician Elton John host a benefit for the Cerritos College Music Department ha...

Twilight Los Angeles 1992 rivals reality

Benjamin Garcia

December 5, 2017

There are plays such as Romeo and Juliet that are too fantastic to be believable; then there are some such as Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 ( written by Anna Deavere Smith and Directed by Brandt Reiter) that are to real to be beautiful.In short, the play currently being put on by the theater arts department is the ugliest thing one might see put on at Cerri...

Tom Gallivan, chief of police, talks with Cerritos College students about his experiences on campus.

Students and cops talk over a cup of coffee

December 2, 2017

Cerritos College students and campus police conversed with one another over coffee and snacks during an annual event where the...

New friendships made at Pan-African Thanksgiving

Benjamin Garcia

November 27, 2017

Bianca Salinas, an architectural drafting student at Rio Hondo College, was at guest at the Black Student Union’s Pan-African Thanksgiving held on Nov. 16.She explained that her reason for coming was because she was invited by BSU president Naomi Galloway after helping Galloway with making the candied yams.When asked what went into them, Gallo...

Netflix finally meets The Punisher

Erik Estrada

November 25, 2017

Marvels Netflix series continues to expand as the long-awaited gruesome anti-hero. The Punisher finally arrived on Nov.17. A continuation of Marvel Netflix comic book series following Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist is more difficult to tell since the current climate of mass shootings.The cast consisted of:Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle/Pun...

Norwalk Social Services Director Sandra Benavidez awards Bellegran Gomez a gift certificate and an athletic cup. She finished the Turkey Trot first as a female Cerritos College staff member. Photo credit: Bianca Martinez

Race raises donations for families in need

November 21, 2017

The Turkey Trot, which experienced it's 20th year on Cerritos campus raked in a total of $109.50 in donations and 1,403 cans of...

Professor of Business Administration Jianli Hu went over the aspects of Giant in China. International student week happens every year in November. Photo credit: Nicholas Johnson

Students learn about e commerce in China

November 20, 2017

Professor of Business Administration Jianli Hu hosted a lecture about the e-commerce in China and the aspects of it as well. She...

Lecture promoting global education

Alison Hernandez

November 20, 2017

Cerritos College kicked off “International Education Week,” which ran from Nov. 13 - 17, by holding a “Global Competency” lecture.This was Cerritos College’s fourth year celebration and it was announced by Cerritos College Office of International Student Services.The goal of this initiative is to promote programs that wi...

Dejun (David) Li, engineering design technology instructor, and Paula Pereira, instructor and librarian, answer student questions in a panel. Educators share their experiences as international students that led them to their careers. Photo credit: Carlos Martinez

Educators share their experience

November 20, 2017

Cerritos College students were given the opportunity to listen to the stories of the experiences educators face when they first...

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