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ASCC senate holds first fall meeting with new faces

ASCC senate holds first fall meeting with new faces

David Jenkins

September 23, 2017


Filed under News, Student Government

The Associated Students of Cerritos College had its first senate meeting of the 2017-18 semester. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the newly elected senators were sworn in by ASCC Vice President David Ramirez; five senators were appointed to new positions.Senator Graciela Espejo was appointed to president pro...

Students voting for friends in Fall 2017 senate elections

Students voting for friends in Fall 2017 senate elections

Carmelita Islas Mendez and David Jenkins

September 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

The Associated Students of Cerritos College held senate elections and the results are in for the 31 available senate seats. Cerritos College students were allowed to vote from Sept. 13 and 14 at three ballot houses around the campus. A total of 170 ballots were counted at the end of the elections...

No more gender normative pronouns in ASCC bylaws

No more gender normative pronouns in ASCC bylaws

David Jenkins

May 9, 2017


Filed under News, Student Government

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


Filed under News, Student Government

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


Filed under News, Student Government

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,...

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


Filed under News, Student Government

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,...

ASCC President Karen Patron and Vice President David Ramirez inaugurated in front of senate

ASCC President Karen Patron and Vice President David Ramirez inaugurated in front of senate

Jocelyn Torralba

April 28, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

The ASCC President elect Karen Patron and Vice President elect David Ramirez were inaugurated in the beginning of Wednesday, April 26 ASCC Senate meeting by Chief Justice Rodrigo Quintas. Their terms will start in this year's fall semester. Patron said she decided to run for president because she...

Court’s interpretation of financial bylaw, cause for concern

Perla Lara

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Student Government

ASCC Court interprets Financial Code Bylaw 4.24 one week before presenting the proposed $1,700,000 budget for the 2017-2018 academic year. Due to the court’s interpretation any amendments to the budget would have to be discussed and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee before being appro...

Funding for Student Outreach Campaign approved by ASCC Senate

Funding for Student Outreach Campaign approved by ASCC Senate

Jocelyn Torralba

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Student Government

Senators David Ramirez and Joseph Escandon were able to successfully pass the Student Outreach Program legislation at Wednesday, April 19 ASCC Senate meeting. The goal of the program is to better promote club activities, athletic events, scholarship and application deadlines and availability of studen...

ASCC Senate approves funding for students to study abroad in Taiwan

ASCC Senate approves funding for students to study abroad in Taiwan

Jocelyn Torralba, Staff Writter

April 19, 2017


Filed under News, Student Government

On Wednesday, April 12 the ASCC Senate approved funding for an ad-hoc trip to Taiwan. Board of Trustee member Dr. Shin Liu said, "The purpose of this program is to provide a cultural and language learning experience for students from the United States and Australia." The Taiwan Experience Education...

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