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Twinning in the back court: The superstar twins of Falcons women’s basketball

Twinning in the back court: The superstar twins of Falcons women’s basketball

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Carlos Ruiz

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Showcase, Slideshows, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Sports

    Serena Rendon is a freshman shooting guard who started playing for Cerritos College this year, coming from Carson High School. Jesenia Rendon is also a freshman point guard, who likewise started playing for the Falcons this season. For some it would be a phenomenal feat in itself...

Filmaker shows his identity

Filmaker shows his identity

Carlos Martinez

February 14, 2018


Filed under College Life, Features, Showcase

Armando Ibanez, film major and director of the web series, "Undocumented Tales" grew up concealing his secret of being an undocumented student and his sexual orientation as queer. Like many immigrants, Ibanez left Mexico with his family in order to escape poverty and to find a better life in the United...

Lack of lights on baseball field has not been addressed, Ken Gaylord offers other solutions

February 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Cerritos College baseball team postponed two back-to-back games at the top of the 10th inning earlier in the season due to darkness, however, plans have not been brought up to fix the lack of lights on the field. Both games were postponed in a tie with the Falcons and the College of the Canyons...

All you need is non-conforming love

All you need is non-conforming love

Jasmine Martinez

February 13, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

Valentine’s Day has snuck up on us once more, and with the holiday comes the same, tired media plots and advertisements that exclude queer people in favor of pandering to the majority heterosexual audience. Every ad is just trying to serve its purpose, which is to sell a product. How does a company...

Part-time counselors’ fate hangs by a thread on campus

Part-time counselors’ fate hangs by a thread on campus

Carmelita Islas Mendez

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Cerritos College faculty are petitioning campus administrators this week as 15 part-time counselors are expected to lose their jobs this semester due to a lack of grant funding. Stephanie Rosenblatt, who serves as a liaison for the Cerritos College Faculty Federation, says losing the counselors will...

Coach Murray breaks wins record with a 14-1 win vs Glendale

Coach Murray breaks wins record with a 14-1 win vs Glendale

Carlos Ruiz

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Slideshows, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College softball team won their second home game of the season against Glendale 14-1, lasting only five innings, instead of the normal seven.Tuesday’s game ended with a very meaningful win for head coach Kodee Murray. She has now surpassed former head coach Nancy Kelly's 502 wins....

Our money, our concert experience

Our money, our concert experience

Jackie Mena

January 29, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

If you have not already heard, Jack White the former lead singer for the band The White Stripes is making quite a stir in the public eye. Jack White stated that he is banning all cell phone use or any photo or video-capturing devices at his upcoming concert at the Boston Calling music festival. ...

Women’s basketball defeats LA Harbor, in another blowout

Women’s basketball defeats LA Harbor, in another blowout

Carlos Ruiz

January 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College women's basketball team expands on their winning streak with a victory over Los Angeles Harbor College, the final score was 77-59.Freshman guard No. 23 Jessica Gomez hopes the team's two-game winning streak continues because they want to make it to playoffs. She believes it's very...

Zebra Coffee not extinct on campus, to remain another year

Zebra Coffee not extinct on campus, to remain another year

Carmelita Islas Mendez, News Editor

January 21, 2018


Filed under Board of Trustees, News, Showcase

    The Board of Trustee have voted to extend the contract with on-campus food vendors until the Spring 2019 semester, mainly the threatened Zebra Coffee. The proposition came after a survey was sent to evaluate satisfaction with food options on campus. The owner of Zebra Coffee,...

2018 Tennis season begins with new head coach

2018 Tennis season begins with new head coach

Jah-Tosh Baruti

January 17, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Showcase, Tennis, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College 2018 Tennis campaign will start on Jan. 30 on the road at Glendale for the women's team and at home vs Santa Barbara College each at 2 p.m. This season marks newly minted Head Coach Quinn Caldaron’s first season at Cerritos College, as he takes over for former Head Coach Alv...

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