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ASCC Senate Seeks Student Senators to Meet Quorum

ASCC Senate Seeks Student Senators to Meet Quorum

Kianna Znika, News Editor

September 25, 2019

Due to low senator count for Fall 2019, the Associated Students of Cerritos College is in need of more students to serve on senate in order to fill 26 seats and meet mandatory attendance requirements to conduct future meetings. According to Elizabeth Miller, Dean of Student Affairs, at least 14 members...

Winners of ASCC election look to the future

Winners of ASCC election look to the future

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2019

  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...

Meet the 2019-2020 ASCC candidates

Meet the 2019-2020 ASCC candidates

Jasmine Martinez

April 10, 2019

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...

Phi Beta Lambda receives funding for national conference

Phi Beta Lambda receives funding for national conference

Jasmine Martinez

May 17, 2018

Phi Beta Lambda was funded about $7,800 for the 2018 National Leadership Conference May 9 by the Associated Students of Cerritos College. Down from the initial request of about $11,000, the students of PBL will be funding their own meals, as meal money was not included in the revised legislation. Majority...

Director of Athletics asks for mold-ridden pump to be replaced, remains to be seen

Carmelita Islas Mendez

May 8, 2018

Legislation has been introduced to the Associated Students of Cerritos College senate to purchase the “Powerflo 50” hydration unit. The legislation was introduced by the Director of Athletics Angel Salcido who is also a student athlete. The bill asked for about $4,000 to replace the current mode...

Campus faces budget cuts despite student leaders effort

Carmelita Islas Mendez

May 8, 2018

The budget for the year 2018- 2019 has been passed by the Associated Students of Cerritos College. It was discussed and amended by senate over the course of three meetings and was unanimously approved on May 2. ASCC Vice President David Ramirez said, “Honestly, I am happy that the process is over.&...

Senate decision will ‘make or break’ Phi Beta Lambda

Jasmine Martinez

May 8, 2018

Opposing views concerning funding for the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference leads to discussions about the club’s recurring financial requests. PBL requested about $11,000 from the Associated Students of Cerritos College senate, so that six students and one adviser would be able to...

NASA Internship Debate for Undocumented Students Still Ongoing

NASA Internship Debate for Undocumented Students Still Ongoing

John Chavez

April 18, 2018

The Associated Students of Cerritos College senate once again were presented with legislation for the Arduino Internship Opportunity, where the debate regarding undocumented student's participation resurfaced. This is the second time the legislation to increase funding to the NASA California Space Gra...

Candidates happy with 2018 election results despite voter turnout

Jasmine Martinez

April 10, 2018

Unopposed candidates, Kawthar “Kathy” Azzam and Christopher Rodriguez have been elected as new Associated Students of Cerritos College president and vice president. Philip Herrera was elected as student trustee. Azzam and Rodriguez gathered 79 out of 94 votes total from the student body.Azza...

Undocumented students for NASA internship

Undocumented students for NASA internship

John Chavez

April 9, 2018

A discussion broke out in the Associated Students of Cerritos College senate concerning an Arduino internship with NASA. It focused on the question to whether undocumented, AB 540 and international students should be prioritized in legislation. The Arduino Internship Opportunity is in association with the ...

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