Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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...

DREAMer Club, Office of International student services each now have an ASCC commissioner representative

DREAMer Club, Office of International student services each now have an ASCC commissioner representative

David Jenkins
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Homecoming queen Megan Kim fulfills one of her campaign promises as ASCC Senate passed legislation allowing two new Commissioner positions; one to represent the DREAMer Club and one to represent international students. Kim had been working on the legislation since January and was finally able to get...

ASCC disregards own bylaws set forth for elections

Monique Nethington
April 18, 2017
Filed under News, Student Government

In the midst of the recent school’s Presidential and Student Trustee elections, questions on whether or not the Election Code in Article III of the ASCC Constitution was followed properly. According to Program Facilitator Amber Dofner all the candidates followed the guidelines given to them at t...

Senate swears in McNeal and Brown

Senate swears in McNeal and Brown

Jocelyn Torralba
April 11, 2017
Filed under News, Student Government

On Wednesday, April 5 ASCC Senate welcomed Jarell McNeal and Damantc Austin Brown as new senators.Jarell McNeal is a Computer Science major and recently found out about ASCC Senate two weeks ago from his friends."I want to have a voice for people that don't really have a voice in here, specially for Af...

Election winners for presidential candidates, student trustee

Jenny Gonzalez
April 11, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Waking up at 5 a.m., speaking in night and 6:30 a.m. classes, and running back and forth with blistered feet is what Raul Avalos went through during election week. Separate elections for the presidential candidates and student trustee positions were held on Wednesday and Thursday. Avalos won 268...

ASCC Senate discuss incoming preferred name change policy

Jenny Gonzalez
April 5, 2017
Filed under News, Student Government

Cerritos College is currently in the process of creating a policy that will implement a new system for those that have preferred names. The question whether the preferred name of a student should be on legal documents or not was up for discussion at ASCC Senate at the March, 29 meeting. Many questions were a...

Approval for kiosks delayed again

Approval for kiosks delayed again

David Jenkins
April 5, 2017
Filed under News, Student Government

For the second time since last year 2016 a legislation is being introduced to ASCC Cabinet and senate. The legislation “Funding of Computerized Kiosk” is back on the table and it’s second try for it to be passed. The electronic Kiosk would be interactive touch screens that would be p...

ASCC Budget Committee continue reviewing budget proposals

ASCC Budget Committee continue reviewing budget proposals

David Jenkins
April 5, 2017
Filed under News, Student Government

This past Friday and Monday, next year's student budget was being continuously discussed by members of ASCC. Although the budget proposal for all clubs and programs is not yet done, they were able to get pass half of it as Commissioner of Budget and Finance Ariel De Los Santos said, "From where we st...

ASCC Senate makes changes to Meal Money funding

ASCC Senate makes changes to Meal Money funding

Jocelyn Torralba
April 4, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Senate continued last week’s discussion on the Meal Money item, where senate will be able to provide money to students who request meal funding when they travel on educational trips. This funding will cover the student’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner. ASCC Senator David Ramirez presented a few...

Talon Marks hosts Student Trustee Forum

Talon Marks hosts Student Trustee Forum

Jenny Gonzalez
March 29, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

The Student Trustee Presidential Forum hosted by Talon Marks lacked student attendance and audience engagement with less than 20 students. The candidates are as follows: Joseph Escandon, Melanie Walters, Raul Avalos and Marlene Estrada. The forum was held on Tuesday and was approximately 30 minutes,...

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