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The Accessibility of tampons and pads on campus improve

The Accessibility of tampons and pads on campus improve

David Jenkins and Carmelita Islas Mendez
August 22, 2017
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We all have financial needs of some sort, and there will be times that women on campus will be on their period and will not be prepared while on campus. Vice President of student services Dr. Stephen B. Johnson says: "we recognize that they're going to be times when people are going to have needs fin...

Norm Reeves rents Cerritos College property to store cars, makes a foundation donation

Norm Reeves rents Cerritos College property to store cars, makes a foundation donation

Jenny Gonzalez
August 22, 2017
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Cerritos College has recently begun a partnership with Norm Reeves Honda to store extra cars on a five acre vacant lot, formerly occupied by a strawberry field from Manassero Farms on 166th St. and Studebaker Road. Norm Reeves will be paying $35,500 in rent on a monthly basis, in comparison to Manass...

Cerritos College is above average

Benjamin Garcia
August 22, 2017
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Cerritos College's numbers are better than average according to Dr. Kristi Blackburn, Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Research and Planning -- who gave a presentation on Student Success Scorecards of 2016, at the Wednesday, August 16 Board of Trustees MeetingThese are the statistics she presented...

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez held Senior Fair at gymnasium to discuss healthcare

Benjamin Garcia
August 12, 2017
Filed under News, Politics

The office of Linda Sanchez, representative of the 38th congressional district of California, has been holding the Senior Fair for fifteen years. According to Sanchez "this is the second or third year in a row at Cerritos College." She further stated that her office organizes the Senior Fairs (the most ...

Philosophy professor resigned after investigation reveals possible abuse by superior

Philosophy professor resigned after investigation reveals possible abuse by superior

Jenny Gonzalez
August 7, 2017
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Documents obtained by Talon Marks indicate philosophy instructor Kim Berling was possibly terminated unjustly on Tuesday, July 25 after an investigation was conducted against former chair of the philosophy department Ana Torres-Bower -- regarding physical and verbal abuse against Berling. Compassion...

‘Dreamers Welcome Day’ provide workshops for undocumented students

‘Dreamers Welcome Day’ provide workshops for undocumented students

David Jenkins
August 7, 2017
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Students at Cerritos College held a introduction to undocumented students, (aka AB540 students) on Saturday, August 5.The Dream club organized workshops, starting at 9 a.m. and commencing at 1 p.m. for freshmen students who will be starting this fall. Students who have been here for more than one semest...

Cerritos College will now offer classes in the fall at La Mirada Adult School

Cerritos College will now offer classes in the fall at La Mirada Adult School

David Jenkins
July 21, 2017
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As the fall semester is around the corner, the Board of Trustees gathered themselves for a meeting on Wednesday.While preparing for the semester, they have been able to complete two items on the agendas. One concerns classes that will be taken in La Mirada for students living in the area; the other, a...

Board pre-approves tentative Cerritos College budget

Jenny Gonzalez
June 26, 2017
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The tentative budget for Cerritos College that affects all students, faculty and staff was pre-approved by the board of trustees.The presentation held by Cerritos College President Dr. Jose Fierro on Wednesday June 21 displayed the 2017-18 tentative budget with detailed reports and projections including...

New board member Birkey chosen for vacant spot, Student Trustee Avalos sworn in

New board member Birkey chosen for vacant spot, Student Trustee Avalos sworn in

Jenny Gonzalez and David Jenkins
June 10, 2017
Filed under Board of Trustees, News

PLL Vice President James Cody Birkey stated, "Lets build our community college together," in his opening speech during the interview held by the Board of Trustees to fill the vacant spot left by former trustee John Paul Drayer.On Wednesday, the board interviewed four applicants, Lorraine Neal, James Cod...

Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee discusses progress

Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee discusses progress

Lizette Sainz
May 12, 2017
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The citizen’s bond oversight committee takes place twice a year in the board room on it's latest meeting was held on Monday, May 8. This year Felipe Lopez, Vice President of Business Services Assistant Superintendent, presented the July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 annual report.The new Fine Arts Co...

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