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ASCC Senate Seeks Student Senators to Meet Quorum

ASCC Senate Seeks Student Senators to Meet Quorum

Kianna Znika, News Editor

September 25, 2019

Due to low senator count for Fall 2019, the Associated Students of Cerritos College is in need of more students to serve on senate in order to fill 26 seats and meet mandatory attendance requirements to conduct future meetings. According to Elizabeth Miller, Dean of Student Affairs, at least 14 members...

Faculty concerns over shelter-in-place protocols addressed

Jasmine Martinez

September 11, 2019

Conversations on improving of shelter-in-place protocols continue, as Faculty Senate expressed their concerns over the events on the Sept. 3 bomb threat at Cerritos College to the chief of campus police on Sept. 10.Chief Thomas Gallivan appraises the police officers in charge of apprehending the suspect, Mo...

New faculty inquiry group launched by CTX

Kianna Znika

September 11, 2019

The new Sexual Violence Prevention Curriculum Infusion Project is meant to give five faculty members the opportunity to incorporate sexual violence prevention into their courses, and earn 10 hours of flex credit.These positions are open to all members on campus, whether they be full-time or part-time...

Campus Closed Following a Potential Bomb Threat

Campus Closed Following a Potential Bomb Threat

Jasmine Martinez and Edgar Mendoza

September 3, 2019

A suspect is in custody following an approximately two-hour shelter-in-place lockdown at Cerritos College regarding a potential bomb threat on campus on Sept. 3. The subject entered a math class at approximately 11:25 a.m., disrupting the class, as reported by a student who was present. The camp...

Fresh new tastes at the Cerritos College food court

Fresh new tastes at the Cerritos College food court

Vivian Yglesias

August 28, 2019

The Cerritos College food court has re-opened its doors for the fall 2019 semester with three new vendors, offering a refreshingly updated array of food options. The first new addition is Perfect Timing, specializing in Asian inspired food and bowls. Returning Falcons will find themselves reminded...

Smoke-free campus debate to continue

Jasmine Martinez

August 28, 2019

Continuing from Spring 2019, discussions over a proposed resolution for a 100 percent smoke-free campus are moving forward with the Associated Students of Cerritos College, according to vice president-elect.Nathan Williams said one thing he is working to provide is an outlet for people can speak on ...

Student housing underway

Student housing underway

Carmelita Islas Mendez, News Editor

May 15, 2019

Property on Barnwall St. and Studebaker Rd. is being developed for what may be Cerritos College student housing. The townhomes are in possession of Barnwall Townhomes LLC and are being developed by Dennis Huddleston who has worked on the project for for the past five years.   General contractor...

Non-citizen students can apply for pilot NCAS program

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2019

The Associated Students of Cerritos College approved $5,000 for NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars on May 8, which will allow for non-citizen students the opportunity to apply to a program otherwise funded for U.S. citizens. Department chair of physics, astronomy and engineering Janet McLarty-Schroeder...

Winners of ASCC election look to the future

Winners of ASCC election look to the future

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2019

  STEM majors Kimberly Sayo, Nathan Williams and Valery Escobar won the 2019-2020 president, vice president and student trustee election and look forward to using the summer to preparefor their upcoming position and responsibilities it entails When Sayo, president-elect, Williams, vic...

Counter protestors rally against white nationalism

Counter protestors rally against white nationalism

Carmelita Islas Mendez, News Editor

April 30, 2019

Long Beach residents held a peaceful anti-hate rally in response to a scheduled free-speech march. The free-speech march was organized by a Facebook group with links to right-wing “patriots” and white nationalists. The United Patriot National Front’s Facebook event was later canceled, with only a handful of people signing up to attend. The anti-h...

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