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Christians on campus use pushy tactics

Christians on campus use pushy tactics

Patrick Dolly and Patrick Dolly

August 25, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Pete Moye'Opinion Button It is often argued that opinions are like armpits, everybody has them. However, when does an opinion go from a personal belief to an imposing will? On a daily basis, Cerritos College students are subjected to just about every mainstream opinion or belief there is. There a...

Students use financial aid for more than school

Students use financial aid for more than school

Patrick Dolly and Patrick Dolly

August 25, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Pete Moye'Opinion Button Financial Aid is something that is intended to supplement the cost of education for students that qualify due an income specific spectrum. It allows students that may not otherwise be able to afford to attend school the ability to do so at the expense of the United States ...

Should students be allowed to park off campus

Should students be allowed to park off campus

Andre Khatami and Andre Khatami

August 23, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Pete Moye'Opinion Button To pay or not to pay that is the question. I have been a student at Cerritos College for four years and feel very strongly that I should be allowed to park in any place that I choose including outside of the designated parking lot. Throughout my time at Cerritos I have spe...

Why Facebook is the Best Social Network

Lauren Gandara and Lauren Gandara

August 22, 2011


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Facebook is the best, most ingenious social media network since MySpace. It blows both Twitter and Google Plus out of the water with it's technological capabilities. With around 750 billion users, making Mark Zuckerberg a billionaire, it’s no wonder they made a movie about it! Facebook is universal. It...

DREAM Act opens a window for undocumented students

DREAM Act opens a window for undocumented students

Michelle Moreno and Michelle Moreno

August 21, 2011


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Pete Moye'Opinion Button The decision to sign the bill for the DREAM Act, put California Governor Jerry Brown on the plate for making the right choice as he lifted the hopes of students who are inapplicable for any financial assistance because of their status as an “illegal immigrant.” The DR...

Gay rights education should stay out of public schools

Gay rights education should stay out of public schools

Patrick Dolly and Patrick Dolly

August 19, 2011


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Pete Moye'Opinion Button What is the definition of “gay rights?” Most people would describe it as the equality of social and civil liberties. Indeed, gay rights are exactly that. They are something that all homosexual men and women have been fighting for, and will continue to fight for. After a...

Students must endure parking inconviences, be responsible

Students must endure parking inconviences, be responsible

Paola Perez and Paola Perez

August 19, 2011


Filed under Campus Life, News, Opinion

Pete Moye'Opinion Button Students who park off-campus and in the surrounding neighborhoods and businesses deserve to be towed and ticketed. As the semester begins and the parking lots fill up, there are still those handful of students who purposefully break the rules and choose to park off campus...

Drinking age debate is a civil rights issue

Drinking age debate is a civil rights issue

Brandon Rodriguez and Brandon Rodriguez

August 18, 2011


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Pete Moye'Opinion Button The drinking age must be lowered. Not only does it contradict our civil rights, but it causes our youth to unnecessarily rebel. It’s not like underage drinking doesn’t happen already and while our youth are trying to hide their drinking habits, more harm is done. With ...

If students want to drop classes then they should accept being penalized

If students want to drop classes then they should accept being penalized

Patrick Dolly and Patrick Dolly

August 17, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Pete Moye'Opinion Button With the current state of the budget in this country, it is now more important than ever to utilize the full potential of every single financial resource that we have available to us. The Cerritos College Administration needs to implement a “no return policy” when it c...

Civil Rights activist King’s legacy honored with memorial

Civil Rights activist King’s legacy honored with memorial

August 16, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Martin Luther King’s Jr.’s "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963 still sends shock waves through the nation. Delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, King proclaimed his dreams of a world where people of all races could come together as one. Forty-eight years later, he has received...

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