Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Early enrollment viewed as potential stressor

Bianca Martinez

September 24, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Editorials

Well, it seems this academic year will finally be the one where Cerritos College students will be kissing their asses goodbye.Students will hear the ill-fated words, "hello, darkness, my old friend", as they log on to the ever easy maneuverable and not in the least bit frustrating, MyCerritos, to discover that ...

Trump Repeals Obama’s Mess

Jose Flores

September 13, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Showcase

TM Jake Koeppe In June 2017, Attorney General of Texas Ken Paxton sent a memorandum to Jeff Sessions along with 10 other Attorney General signatures. The memorandum, simply put, threatens the Trump administration to either “phase out” Obama’s unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arr...

Ideologies should never take precedence in times of crisis

Ideologies should never take precedence in times of crisis

Bianca Martinez

September 7, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Hurricane Harvey has already displaced 30,000 Texan residents and has killed over 40 in the course of a week. Conditions have deteriorated so far in such a short amount of time. But wait, where is the call for a state of emergency, all hands on deck? Where is Trump? Where is he when his nation...

The more we get together, the smarter we’ll be.

Benjamin Garcia

August 20, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Editorials, Opinion

To use the argumentative cliche, it's 2017 and everyone should know that political correctness breaks an important line of communication between groups with opposing views.Because of this lack of contact, animosity and misunderstanding ensue as one or both sides refuse to hear the other out; calling i...

Cultural appreciation is not cultural appropriation

Cultural appreciation is not cultural appropriation

Monique Nethington

May 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

How can people who fight constantly for equality be the same people that feed the divide that is quickly growing in this country? A short answer, and frankly only one of the answers: they claim cultural appropriation in every situation they can without even knowing the entire story. One can not claim to fight...

When you distrust the media, doom follows

When you distrust the media, doom follows

May 3, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Buy as many newspapers as possible. Pay your journalists. Otherwise the public will be subject to non-news revolving around puppy stories, car reviews, empty-headed celebrities and whatever else bleeds. The news industry is suffering because we are able to get news for free. While everyone should...

If our student leaders don’t follow the rules, then why should we?

If our student leaders don’t follow the rules, then why should we?

Monique Nethington

April 19, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Rules and laws are there for a reason, to protect and guide those who fall under the governing body of such rules and laws. While growing up people-- or even you-- may say, “rules are meant to be broken;” or the more popular, “bending the rules never hurt anybody.” Regardless of your feelings t...

I don’t touch yours so don’t touch mine

I don’t touch yours so don’t touch mine

Bianca Martinez

April 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

No one ever wakes up in the morning and says "ah, I can't wait to get to school and be assaulted." So why should we allow the campus of Cerritos College to be an accessible setting for such acts? Individuals attend a school in order to become educated, not molested.With the recent increase of sexual hara...

16-week calendar, the only calendar that should matter

Monique Nethington

March 29, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Editorials, Opinion

The mission of any higher education system should be to provide its students with the best education and the opportunity to retain such education in the most efficient way possible.In the end, the ultimate goal for any student -- whether in a four-year institution or community college -- is to graduate and m...

A call for banning together as college against unjust Trump policies

A call for banning together as college against unjust Trump policies

Perla Lara, Managing Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

“Whilst men are linked together, they easily and speedily communicate the alarm of any evil design […] When bad men combine, the good must associate." That is a quote from the essay titled “Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents” by philosopher Edmund Burke. The essay was written...

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