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Week of the Young Child exhibit showcases children’s creativity

Week of the Young Child exhibit showcases children’s creativity

Jasmine Martinez

April 26, 2018


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Cerritos College celebrated Week of the Young Child, April 16-20, through an exhibit showcasing the children’s year long work in the Child Development Center. The annual week long event is through the National Association for the Education of Young Children, which is an organization that promotes high-quality learning for y...

Senate finally ends weeks-long discussion on NASA internship

Senate finally ends weeks-long discussion on NASA internship

Carmelita Islas Mendez

April 24, 2018


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After it’s third week in the Associated Students of Cerritos College senate agenda SB 1718-26: Cerritos College Arduino Internship Opportunity Funding has been approved.The legislation will fund two students with about $1,600, which includes a stipend of $600 per student.The senate bill was origina...

Starbucks by Cerritos College closes for racial bias training

David Jenkins

April 24, 2018


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The Starbucks on Studebaker and Alondra, across the street from Cerritos College, will be closing on May 29 for additional training.It will be closed in the afternoon for racial bias training after events in Philadelphia caused debate. The incident took place at a Starbucks in Philadelphia on April 12, whe...

NASA Internship Debate for Undocumented Students Still Ongoing

NASA Internship Debate for Undocumented Students Still Ongoing

John Chavez

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Student Government

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...

Art faces a glaring issue

Art faces a glaring issue

Carmelita Islas Mendez

April 10, 2018


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The outside exhibit in the Fine Arts building has been causing concern for art students as well as Director and Curator for the Cerritos College Gallery, James MacDevitt. The glass windows on the exhibit have a glare which makes it difficult to see, explained MacDevitt. MacDevitt said, “It’s...

Candidates happy with 2018 election results despite voter turnout

Jasmine Martinez

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Student Government

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


Filed under News, Student Government

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 ...

Accusation of negligence makes its way towards Cerritos College by rape victim

Accusation of negligence makes its way towards Cerritos College by rape victim

David Jenkins

April 3, 2018


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Cerritos college is looking at a impending lawsuit from a prior Cerritos College student due to accusations of negligence. A rape victim, who was a female student has accused Cerritos College of failing to check the background of its former football player Kishawn Holmes. The victim lacked the...

ASCC Approves funding for Health Conference

ASCC Approves funding for Health Conference

John Chavez

April 3, 2018


Filed under Club News, News, Student Government

The Associated Students of Cerritos College recently passed legislation that would allocate funding to the Chicanos for Community Medicine's health conference in a meeting held by the group. The Chicanos for Community Medicine is a club that seeks to provide students with activities through various...

Sports granted $16,000

Sports granted $16,000

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 2, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, News, Women's Sports

“The problem is they keep winning, they keep getting championships, isn’t that what we want?,” said senator Christopher Rodriguez to anyone who weren’t in agreement with giving the sports program additional funding. During an Associated Students of Cerritos College meeting on March 21 members...

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