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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...

Senate votes on reallocation of funds for collaboration course

Jocelyn Torralba
May 12, 2017
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Department Chair of Philosophy and Women's and Gender studies Professor Ana Torres-Bower presented the ASCC Senate with a relocation fund for part time Faculty Honorarium for collaboration on a Gender and the Chicana/ Latina Experience course.Torres-Brewer says that this course will help students prepare t...

Students protest anti-abortion group visiting the campus

Students protest anti-abortion group visiting the campus

Monique Nethington
May 11, 2017
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To the dismay of students on campus, the school has allowed The Center for Bioethical Reform to return to Falcon Square on Monday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 9. Charlie Peterson, anthropology major, stood up against the group on Monday, May 8 saying, “It’s propaganda. This isn’t a matter of fre...

Discussion on the change to a 16-week calendar, winter intersession continue

Discussion on the change to a 16-week calendar, winter intersession continue

Perla Lara
May 10, 2017
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The discussion for changing the college’s academic semester to a 16-week semester continues from earlier in the semester; adding a winter intersession to the academic calendar is a possibility that both Faculty Senate and the Business Services Office are exploring. However, per President Jose ...

Class cancellation procedure frustrates faculty

Class cancellation procedure frustrates faculty

Perla Lara
May 9, 2017
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One or two weeks before the class starts and an email arrives saying Sociology 215 was canceled. What happened next was the search for a substitute class that still fit within student senate Liaison Allen Malfavon’s education plan. Fortunately, for Malfavon the change in class led him to disco...

No more gender normative pronouns in ASCC bylaws

No more gender normative pronouns in ASCC bylaws

David Jenkins
May 9, 2017
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On Wednesday, May 3 ASCC Senate was able to get legislation passed concerning the bylaws using gender specification. The bylaws will no longer contain gender normative pronouns. The legislation will change words such as "he" and "she" to "them" and "they". And words such as "chairman" will be change...

2017-2018 ASCC Budget Finalized

2017-2018 ASCC Budget Finalized

Jocelyn Torralba
May 8, 2017
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On Wednesday, May 3 the ASCC Senate finalized the 2017-2018 budget.They reviewed the objectives that remained unfinished from of the past week.Alpha Gamma Sigma was the first item on the list in Section Three, they requested $6,600 and they were approved for $3,560.Phi Beta Lamda initially requested $16...

Recipients of the 2017 ASCC Awards honored at banquet

Recipients of the 2017 ASCC Awards honored at banquet

Benjamin Garcia
May 8, 2017
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There was a point in time when Co-Chair of STIXA Areal Hughes suffered an injury and couldn't walk. She was in a wheelchair and had "a lot of doctors say" she would never walk again, "let alone dance." That is what ASCC Woman of the Year Award recipient Hughes said when talking about her struggles,...

Faculty approved for sabbatical leave

Monique Nethington, Editor in Chief
May 3, 2017
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Sabbatical leaves can be vital tool to the development of a school’s curriculum and in the evolution of the college’s overall mission. Recently four Cerritos College teachers were approved for sabbatical leaves for the 2017-18 school year.  President Jose Fierro said, “It’s a combinatio...

The 2017-2018 ASCC budget discussed for approval by ASCC Senate

The 2017-2018 ASCC budget discussed for approval by ASCC Senate

Jenny Gonzalez
May 2, 2017
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ASCC Senate mainly discussed the 2017-2018 proposed budget which needs to be approved before the end of the semester. In comparison to last year, senate quickly approved the majority of the budget, while leaving out some items to discuss. The first item regarding administration requested $687,061.15,...

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