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Student housing underway

Student housing underway

Carmelita Islas Mendez, News Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

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


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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


Filed under News, Student Government, Top Stories

  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


Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

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...

Meet the 2019-2020 ASCC candidates

Meet the 2019-2020 ASCC candidates

Jasmine Martinez

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, Student Government

Cerritos College students will be able to vote for a new campus president, vice president and student trustee on April 10 and 11. Students will vote for student trustee candidates in front of the Student Activities Patio. The voting locations for presidential and vice presidential candidates will...

Students bring high energy to Health and Wellness grand opening

Jasmine Martinez and Carlos Ruiz

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Drummers, culinary arts students and dancers participated in the grand opening ceremony of Cerritos College’s new Health and Wellness complex on April 8. The audience comprised of students, administrators, faculty, board members and others joining in on the celebration. The Cerritos College West...

Getting ‘Wacky’ with guest readers

Getting ‘Wacky’ with guest readers

Jasmine Martinez

March 16, 2019


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Guest readers, including faculty members, read children in the Child Development Center books by Dr. Seuss on March 4 and 5. Initially finding themselves shy and reserved with guest reader and president of Cerritos College, Jose Fierro, Seuss' rhymes and illustrations enthused one child in particular,...

Go Green pushes to reintroduce plant life

Go Green pushes to reintroduce plant life

Carmelita Islas Mendez, News Editor

March 4, 2019


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Changes to the Cerritos College campus continues with Go Green Task Force organization and efforts. The club organized an event to plant California native plants on Feb. 22. The plants are being put into the island on Old Falcon Way and are being supported by excess landscaping funds. According...

Proposed resolution for a smoke and tobacco free campus

Proposed resolution for a smoke and tobacco free campus

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

A 100 percent resolution was proposed for a smoke and tobacco free Cerritos College campus, prohibiting cigarettes, cigars, and nicotine products such as vapes that are not regulated by the FDA, has for a healthier learning environment. If the resolution passes, students, faculty, staff, etc. will...

State law redefines non-resident in colleges, results in Cerritos College fee increase

Carmelita Islas Mendez, News Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under News

Fees for non-resident students are set to rise, following the approval from the Cerritos College Board of Trustees. The non-residents fee formerly only applied to students who are citizens of other countries, but non-residents will now include students from other US states as the calendar item was approved of on F...

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