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Safe Zone has LGBTQ+ History Month Popcorn and a Movie, showing ‘To Be Takei’

Safe Zone has LGBTQ+ History Month Popcorn and a Movie, showing ‘To Be Takei’

Scarled Murillo

October 13, 2017


Filed under College Life, Editor's Picks

Cerritos College’s learning communities such as the Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee and Safe Zone teamed up to celebrate LGBTQ history month with the screening of "To Be Takei." The event took place in the Teleconference Center on Oct 10 at LC155.   The film covered many broad ...

Big Mouth is literally a mouthful

Jenny Gonzalez

October 11, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion, Opinions

Big Mouth is all of four things: grotesque, hilarious, insightful and disgusting. The show, aired on Sept. 29 on Netflix, has amassed an 8.3 out of 10 rating on IMDb out of 4,222 votes. Two literal ‘Hormone Monsters,’ both male and female, follow a group of prepubescent teenagers around, but ...

Cast gives shakespeare a try

Cast gives shakespeare a try

Bianca Martinez

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Performing Arts, Showcase

For students such as Jacob Rodriguez, who plays the male lead in Cerritos College’s Romeo and Juliet, the rhythm of iambic pentameter was a “challenge” according to Director Reed Brown. Brown said it is one of the many reasons he decided to become an educator. When asked about difficulties...

How much hate speech is too much?

Carlos Martinez

October 10, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion, Opinions

We see hate speech everywhere we go: social media, speeches in television or radio, in literature and even the graffiti located on the bathroom stall. Most of the time, hate speech is usually from people who can only bitch about "Person A" because it's the only way to make them feel good about themselve...

Volleyball loses in a distracted game

Volleyball loses in a distracted game

Jose Flores

October 9, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Falcon’s volleyball team played Long Beach Community College on Oct. 6 resulting in another loss. Falcons walked away from a three-set game with the final score being 0-3 in LBCC's favor. Kari Pestolesi said, “It was not very good.” Assistant coach, Sasha Karelov, gave a little more...

New creeper movie kills it’s own franchise

New creeper movie kills it’s own franchise

Jose Flores

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Movies, Reviews

Jeepers Creepers 3, set to be released on Oct. 4, had a one-day promotional preview on Sept. 26. The franchise, which debuted in 2001 as Jeepers Creepers and its sequel as Jeepers Creepers 2, was considered a success, coming close to being considered a cult classic. The first film, directed by...

It’s only driving, don’t cheer just yet

Carmelita Islas Mendez

October 2, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion, Opinions

The latest bone thrown to women in Saudi Arabia is the right to drive.The order was passed by King Salman as part of Saudi Vision 2030 to create a more modern Saudi Arabia with empowered youth and women and social organization by the year 2030.Saudi Vision 2030 also is working to increase women̵...

TUP sanctioned by Cerritos City Council 4-1

Jose Flores

September 21, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, News, Showcase

The approval for the automobile storage facility that will be replacing the strawberry fields here on campus came after a presentation detailing the school’s proposal and 37 comments from the public at Cerritos City Hall. The proposal claimed there would be lampposts erected in the lot that would b...

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...

Cerritos College encourages dreamer students to stay enrolled despite DACA

Cerritos College encourages dreamer students to stay enrolled despite DACA

Carmelita Islas Mendez

September 9, 2017


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Cerritos College held a meeting to discuss the impact students could face in light of the announcement made by the Justice Department revealing the reversal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Attorney General Jeff Sessions made the notice on Sept. 5, shocking and devastating many DACA...

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