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Cerritos dentistry students volunteer in LA

Cerritos dentistry students volunteer in LA

Carmelita Islas Mendez, Managing Editor

October 17, 2018


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Cerritos College students from dental programs on campus volunteered to provide dental care to Angelenos.The event took place at The Reef in Downtown L.A., Oct. 13-15, however students only volunteered to help for Oct. 15. There was a mixture of students from two classes that attended the event said...

Annual conference for men promotes entrepreneurial skills

Annual conference for men promotes entrepreneurial skills

Naila Salguero, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


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The Department of Adult Education and Diversity Program hosted its fourth annual "Fortaleciendo al Hombre" held in the Student Center on Oct. 13. The conference provided insights and ideas to involve and strengthen men with their families. This year focused on "Micro Entrepreneur," along with areas...

Faculty protests college’s decision to deny expected salary increases

Carmelita Islas Mendez, Managing Editor

October 3, 2018


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The Cerritos College Faculty Federation has been in negotiations with the district for 11 months now, but new information on an increasing annual budget has caused the CCFF to “mobilize,” said union member and professor Walter Fernandez. The Cost of Living Adjustment is a benefit that ensures...

Documentary on immigration in the works by professor Haas

Marilyn Parra

October 3, 2018


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It all started when history professor John Haas learned more about DACA students on campus. Haas was curious to know what would happen to the future of immigration, and chain migration. He believes it's important to have empathy for students and understand their world. That's where he developed the i...

California ‘to the rescue’ on sexual harassment protection

Eunice Barron

October 3, 2018


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California could be the first state to call for action against sexual harassment if five bills are passed. These are the five critical bills that could benefit the workplace especially from any harassment incidents in the future. Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign five bills: AB 1870, SB 224, S...

Active Minds Club hosts suicide prevention workshop

Active Minds Club hosts suicide prevention workshop

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018


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The Suicide Prevention: Question, Persuade, Refer workshop, presented by Active Minds Associate Director of Programs Becky Fein was hosted by the Active Minds Cerritos College chapter Sept. 27. Due to the topic of the workshop, three Cerritos College Active Minds club members were available for support...

Learning to cope with feelings and behavior at Cerritos College

Learning to cope with feelings and behavior at Cerritos College

Elizabeth Corcoles

September 28, 2018


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It has been about five years since the Feelings and Coping Skills workshop made its way to Cerritos College, and students filled the class as they learned information as to coping with their feelings. Presenter, therapist and social worker for Casa Youth Shelter, Pamela Sepulveda, led the presentatio...

Cerritos College holds first pregnancy and lactation resource workshop

Scarled Murillo

September 25, 2018


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Cerritos College held it’s first pregnancy and lactation resource workshop for students on Sept.19. This was the first initiative piloted from the Pregnant Scholars Expecting Academic Success campaign. The SEAS campaign provides one-on-one student consultation and training on various topics that p...

Cerritos College debate team welcomes iDebate Rwanda

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018


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The Cerritos College Forensic Speech and Debate Team debated against guest debate team, iDebate Rwanda, on whether or not hate speech should be banned, as part of a three-day event to host the academic organization from Rwanda on Sept. 19. Two representatives of the Cerritos College debate team and tw...

Cerritos officials praise updates to parking lot in low-attended forum

Carmelita Islas Mendez, Managing Editor

September 19, 2018


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Cerritos College held a forum to update community members on updates made to the parking lot, formerly the strawberry field. The meeting was held on Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. with only three people being able to attend.Vice President of Business Services Felipe Lopez said that many updates were made, such ...

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