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Lack of lights on baseball field has not been addressed, Ken Gaylord offers other solutions

February 13, 2018


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The Cerritos College baseball team postponed two back-to-back games at the top of the 10th inning earlier in the season due to darkness, however, plans have not been brought up to fix the lack of lights on the field. Both games were postponed in a tie with the Falcons and the College of the Canyons...

WPMD gets funds for Broadcasting convention in New York

David Jenkins

February 13, 2018


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The Associated Students of Cerritos College senate passed legislation that will be giving funds of $4455 to five students and one advisor from the college broadcasting station, Where People Make a Difference. The funds will be used to attend a broadcasting convention in New York.Casey Piotrowsky, co-advisor...

Part-time counselors’ fate hangs by a thread on campus

Part-time counselors’ fate hangs by a thread on campus

Carmelita Islas Mendez

February 6, 2018


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Cerritos College faculty are petitioning campus administrators this week as 15 part-time counselors are expected to lose their jobs this semester due to a lack of grant funding. Stephanie Rosenblatt, who serves as a liaison for the Cerritos College Faculty Federation, says losing the counselors will...

Bylaw revision presentation postponed and senate bill passed to record dates of revisions

Bylaw revision presentation postponed and senate bill passed to record dates of revisions

David Jenkins

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Student Government

The Constitution and Bylaw Revision Task Force has been rescheduled and the deadline to present the proposed revisions have been pushed to March 21, along with the passing of a senate bill that allows the court of the Associated Students of Cerritos College to document the dates of the revisions. Or...

Background check nonexistent at Cerritos College

Bianca Martinez

January 30, 2018


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What happens if a student gets expelled from another college for misconduct and enrolls into another college? Is the college then notified about the student's record? According to Title IX Coordinator Dr. Valyncia Raphael, the answer is no, unless the student themselves choose to disclose said information. Raphael...

Shades structures incomplete

Shades structures incomplete

David Jenkins

January 30, 2018


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The shade structures in front of the administrations office and library are construction projects that are not yet finished according to Director of Physical Plant and Construction Services David Moore. "It's been quite the challenge" says Moore, concerning the top of the structures, namely the lack...

ESL students locked out of classes by Schedule Plus policy

Carmelita Islas Mendez

January 29, 2018


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Departments on campus have had difficulties with enrollment due to a policy put in place by Cerritos College says speech department chairperson Angela Hoppe-Nagao. The policy is in regards to how classes are listed in Schedule Plus, a website which is used to help students form a class schedule. Smaller...

Zebra Coffee not extinct on campus, to remain another year

Zebra Coffee not extinct on campus, to remain another year

Carmelita Islas Mendez, News Editor

January 21, 2018


Filed under Board of Trustees, News, Showcase

    The Board of Trustee have voted to extend the contract with on-campus food vendors until the Spring 2019 semester, mainly the threatened Zebra Coffee. The proposition came after a survey was sent to evaluate satisfaction with food options on campus. The owner of Zebra Coffee,...

‘The board offered what I think is a fair compensation to everyone’

Carmelita Islas Mendez

January 16, 2018


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Cerritos College plans to move forward with the Supplemental Employee Retirement Plan, commonly known as the golden handshake. The Board of Trustees meeting where the bill was adopted was held on Dec. 6. The bill was approved after a closed-session discussion was held to debate the approval or disapp...

You cannot toke here, you cannot toke there, you cannot toke anywhere on campus

Bianca Martinez

January 15, 2018


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In light of the passage of proposition 64, students inclined to using marijuana are not allowed to possess, smoke or be under the influence of the drug while on the Cerritos College campus. Students who are found to be in connection with any of the three actions will be in violation of the studen...

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