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Transgendered student enjoying acceptance

Transgendered student enjoying acceptance

Dennis Osorio
May 10, 2017
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It seems we are living in a retrograde society at this point of the 21st century, where we have homophobic representatives and citizens that do not protect and respect other people’s choices and beliefs when these are not shared. Charles Petersen, anthropology major, is a Cerritos College studen...

Women’s track and field win conference for fifth straight year

Women’s track and field win conference for fifth straight year

Monique Nethington
May 2, 2017
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Sophomore Amber Hart led a full Cerritos College sweep at the the South Coast Conference Track and Field Finals in the shot put event on Friday, April 28.   The women took the top-seven spots in the event accounting for 39 of the 341 total points for the day, and was only the beginning to...

Alpha Gamma Sigma resurrected

Alpha Gamma Sigma resurrected

David Jenkins
May 2, 2017
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Alpha Gamma Sigma this semester was able to have to opportunity to regain itself as a club and have a successful year as an honor society. Being that it got defunded in 2003 it was no longer able to be sustained,that's just history now. Current advisor of AGS Jerry Ramos said, "When I was a student...

Awards were given to the Outstanding Faculty of 2017

Awards were given to the Outstanding Faculty of 2017

Benjamin Garcia
May 1, 2017
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James MacDevitt started off at Cerritos as an adjunct in 2002; later he joined as full-time faculty. The economy crashed in 2009 and the Fine Arts department had to "unfortunately get rid of" the gallery curator (as MacDevitt puts it) and the only way to keep the gallery open was for a "faculty member...

On-campus task force hosts night to honor victims of assault

On-campus task force hosts night to honor victims of assault

Lindsay Helberg
May 1, 2017
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Voices rang out at night as students dressed in black, carrying signs denouncing sexual violence marched from Falcon Square across the Cerritos College campus chanting, “Whatever we wear, wherever we go, yes means yes, and no means no,” during the Take Back the Night event held on Wednesday, April...

The Falcons baseball season ends with series split

The Falcons baseball season ends with series split

Max Perez
April 30, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

In the final series of the season, the Cerritos Baseball team split a two-game series with East Los Angeles College. The Falcons lost the first game 6-5 held Tuesday, April 25, but would come back to win the final game of their season 4-2 on Thursday. Head Coach Ken Gaylord commented that he fee...

ASCC President Karen Patron and Vice President David Ramirez inaugurated in front of senate

ASCC President Karen Patron and Vice President David Ramirez inaugurated in front of senate

Jocelyn Torralba
April 28, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

The ASCC President elect Karen Patron and Vice President elect David Ramirez were inaugurated in the beginning of Wednesday, April 26 ASCC Senate meeting by Chief Justice Rodrigo Quintas. Their terms will start in this year's fall semester. Patron said she decided to run for president because she...

Falcon Softball looks forward to Regional Playoffs

Falcon Softball looks forward to Regional Playoffs

Lindsay Helberg
April 28, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos softball team dropped its final game of the season to El Camino 12-6 Tuesday, April 25. Four days after the matchup with the Warriors, The Falcons received the seventh seed for the Southern California Regional Playoffs. Cerritos will now play Citrus College in a best two out of three...

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...

Forum held for Vice President Of Academic Affairs candidate

Forum held for Vice President Of Academic Affairs candidate

Karina Quiran-Juarez
April 18, 2017
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An open forum was conducted for Dr. Brian Ellison, one of three candidates running for the spot of Vice President of Academic Affairs for Cerritos College. Forum feedback forms were available prior to the start for faculty, staff, and students who attended. Held Monday, April 17  in LC-155 Ellison,...

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