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Student Awareness Proposal supported by ASCC

Student Awareness Proposal supported by ASCC

Jenny Gonzalez

November 15, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, News, Showcase, Student Government

The Cerritos College Student Awareness Proposal webpage that provides numerous resources for the student body was approved 20-2 of the senators voting yea at the ASCC Senate meeting. At the Wednesday, Nov. 8, meeting, the legislation was given a stance of support by ASCC. Carina Rodriguez, psychology major...

Veterans honored in commemoration ceremony

Veterans honored in commemoration ceremony

Jocelyn Torralba

November 13, 2017


Filed under College Life, Editor's Picks, Showcase

The Veterans Resource Center had a special ceremony to honor those who have served in the military.The event was held on Nov. 9 in the amphitheater.Veteran, music production major and one of the speakers at the ceremony Joe Levy, explained why Veterans Day is an important event."We're allowing all veterans t...

Frida Kahlo comes to life

Frida Kahlo comes to life

Jocelyn Torralba

November 7, 2017


Filed under College Life, Editor's Picks, Showcase

Mexican actress Alejandra Flores brought Frida Kahlo to life through a series monologues while Colombian dancer and choreographer Beatriz Eugenia Vásquez played Frida's alter ego with live music by Otto Cifuentes.A lecture and performance on Frida Kahlo took place at Cerritos College on Thursday, No...

Dia de los Muertos celebration commemorates the dead

Dia de los Muertos celebration commemorates the dead

Jocelyn Torralba

November 4, 2017


Filed under College Life, Editor's Picks, Showcase

The MEChA club of Cerritos College organized an event to celebrate Dia de los Muertos and raise culture awareness to students on campus.Clubs were invited by the Mecha club to fundraise and raise club awareness at Falcon Square on Wednesday, Nov.1.Traditional food and drinks were sold by the Mecha clu...

Intimate partner violence workshop explains different stages of domestic abuse

Jocelyn Torralba

October 27, 2017


Filed under College Life, Editor's Picks

The Re-entry Resource Program presented a workshop informing students about intimate partner violence and the cycle of violence.Community Outreach Director Pamela Sepulveda and guest speaker at the presentation on Oct. 24 was invited by Shannon Estrada, coordinator of the Re-entry program."October is i...

Falcons missed opportunity to go overtime at the Homecoming game

Falcons missed opportunity to go overtime at the Homecoming game

David Jenkins

October 26, 2017


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

The Falcons' football team lost the Cerritos College Homecoming game to Bakersfield with the final score of 24-17. On Oct. 21 the Falcons were neck and neck with Bakersfield nearly the entire game. By the end of the first half, Falcons were up by one point, 10-9. In the third quarter, Falcons scored...

Students with disabilities learn about new job opportunities

Students with disabilities learn about new job opportunities

Benjamin Garcia

October 24, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, News, Showcase

Students with disabilities of all kinds were given a positive experience by DSPS. This experience was an event held at Los Angeles City Hall, and revolved around empowering and mentoring students, in order to help them achieve. Erin Lane -- a Cerritos College student who receives services from...

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...

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