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International Street Fair and Diversity Festival

International Street Fair and Diversity Festival

Abel Montoya

October 9, 2019

The sixth annual International Street Fair and Diversity Festival was celebrated in the city of Artesia on Oct. 5. The Festival started with the Global Cultural Parade, which introduces the cultures, religions, the United States military, cheerleaders and many more. Also during the festival, people co...

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez kicks off her campaign in Santa Fe Springs

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez kicks off her campaign in Santa Fe Springs

Denise Ng

October 9, 2019

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez kicked off her re-election campaign in Santa Fe Springs on Oct. 3, where residents within the district lined up to sign her nomination forms. Sanchez represents the 38th Congressional district, which includes Southeast LA cities such as Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Hawaiian ...

Advanced gardening workshop at norwalk public library

Advanced gardening workshop at norwalk public library

Vivian Yglesias

October 7, 2019

The Norwalk Public Library held an event called Smart Advanced Gardening Workshop on Sept. 28 to help Norwalk residents with gardening and to help preserve water. It was presented by Mireya Arizmendi de Haddad, who is the education manager of the Edible Teaching Garden and Culinary Arts Program. She al...

The Majors Exploration Fair offers students vital information

The Majors Exploration Fair offers students vital information

Luis Lemus

October 7, 2019

According to the school's website on the topic of choosing a major it states: “Usually, students have such a difficult time choosing a major because they are either underexposed to the variety of subjects that they might be interested in or overexposed to many different subjects and have difficulty ch...

Learn about Mexico’s Independence Day

Vivian Yglesias

October 3, 2019

September is Hispanic Heritage Month. There were many events hosted by Cerritos College that allowed students to explore the world of Hispanic art, history and culture. Professor Walter Fernandez hosted this presentation about Mexico's Independence Day for Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 12.The presentation was...

Students learn about major options at workshop

Vivian Yglesias

October 2, 2019

Cerritos held a workshop called “Choosing your Major” made possible by Traci Uikta, who works for Career Services at Cerritos on Sept. 19, making students aware of their options. A powerpoint was presented that explained the ways to figure out what to do when students chose their major, h...

Anyone Can Learn

Luis Lemus

October 2, 2019

“Anyone can learn” was the unofficial mantra of the day to an event open to everyone who might just have interest in the field and was just outside of Los Angeles City Hall on Sept. 7th. The deaf event welcomes any and all who are interested to learn more about the ASL community. According to the Na...

Fun and games on Constitution Day

Vivian Yglesias

October 2, 2019

Constitution day at Cerritos College gave students an opportunity to come together in the spirit of patriotism on Sept. 17. The event was hosted by students and the student activities department who presented the event with enthusiasm and falcon spirit. The day consisted of games, prizes and celebrating,...

Community Embraces Chinese Culture

Community Embraces Chinese Culture

Denise Ng, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Hundreds of people of all ages celebrated the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival in Chinatown on Sept. 15, a tradition that the Chinatown community started in 1938. The celebration included live entertainment, food trucks, crafts, calligraphy lessons, lion dance and kung fu shows. It also included a tea...

From Speech to Communication Studies

Jasmine Martinez

September 25, 2019

After almost 19 years of wanting to change the speech department to the communication studies department, Department Chair Angela Hoppe-Nagao expressed enthusiasm over the official title change in the fall 2019 semester. Since the inception of Cerritos College in 1956, the speech department was one...

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