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Cerritos officials praise updates to parking lot in low-attended forum

Carmelita Islas Mendez, Managing Editor

September 19, 2018


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Cerritos College held a forum to update community members on updates made to the parking lot, formerly the strawberry field. The meeting was held on Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. with only three people being able to attend.Vice President of Business Services Felipe Lopez said that many updates were made, such ...

Students discover unexplored majors

Students discover unexplored majors

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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Cerritos College presented their ninth annual Majors Exploration Fair this Tuesday in front of the amphitheater hosted by the career services and re-entry program. The fair gave every student the opportunity to obtain more in-depth answers about their major. Students were able to talk to faculty, staff...

Bi-monthly regional food bank returns to campus

Derrick Coleman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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The kickoff of the bi-monthly Regional Food Bank, which offers Cerritos College students food they may need, took place on Sept. 18. Although students on campus have access to the food bank, Cerritos College President Jose Fierro, said they also want the surrounding community to come and get the f...

Inaugurated LGBTQ event for Cerritos College students

Jasmine Martinez

September 19, 2018


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Referring to Queer Coffee as a “Mad-Hatter tea party,” Ayocatlcincin Rojas, English major, appreciated the setting and the rainbow decorations spread across the table, as well as the people who were present. Queer Coffee, a monthly event co-sponsored by Safe Zone and the Human Resources Office ...

Discussion panel to connect art and geology

Discussion panel to connect art and geology

Jasmine Martinez, News Editor

September 12, 2018


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The Cerritos College Art Gallery is hosting a Geo-Ontological panel discussion in which the artists contemplate deep time on Sept. 24, 2018. The exhibition, which opened on Aug. 28, “explores the anthropological entanglements that exist within, and between, geophysical life worlds,” according...

Microsoft Word workshop teaches accessible program tools

Microsoft Word workshop teaches accessible program tools

Carmelita Islas Mendez, Managing Editor

September 12, 2018


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More resources, in the form of program skills, were made available during a Microsoft Word workshop. The workshop was more inclusive as it taught new skills that are especially helpful to returning students and English as a second language students. These skills included tools such as using the snipping,...

New paramedic unit added to Fire Station 115 unveiled at Cerritos College

Jasmine Martinez, News Editor

September 12, 2018


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Cerritos College hosted the unveiling of a new paramedic unit on Sept. 10, for Fire Station 115, located near Alondra Boulevard and Gridley Road, making it the only station in Los Angeles County with two units. The new unit will service Cerritos and Norwalk and will be located across the street from...

Cerritos College students network during Club Info Day

Tiara White, Staff Writer

September 1, 2018


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Cerritos College held their semi-annual Club Info Day on Aug. 29, where students were offered dozens of options to see what club interested them the most and what their best fit would be. The Associated Students of Cerritos College coordinated the event to ensure that all of the clubs or groups had...

University Mega Fair offers resources to students looking to transfer

University Mega Fair offers resources to students looking to transfer

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

September 1, 2018


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Cerritos College held their University Mega Fair at Falcon Square Aug. 30 with over 60 college representatives. A variety of colleges attended to answer any question students had about transferring. Representatives had multiple pamphlets answering questions like admission, financial aid, and majors. Counselor...

Study abroad program underway for 2019

Jasmine Martinez, News Editor

August 29, 2018


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An estimated group of 20 to 40 Cerritos College students interested in English or art history transferable units may have a chance to study abroad in Florence, Italy during the summer of 2019. Students who need Art History 102, English 102 or English 110 to transfer to Cal States or UC’s will be...

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