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Festival brings Asian culture at Falcon Square

Festival brings Asian culture at Falcon Square

Bianca Martinez

April 21, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, College Life, Showcase

The annual Festival of Asian Cultures made its appearance for the fourth time on the campus of Cerritos College featuring food and performances by city of Cerritos community members April 18. From 11 p.m. to 1 p.m. performances could be viewed from the campus amphitheater while food from various Asian...

Shmackem: NBA Playoffs round one shmackin’ predictions

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Online Exclusive, Online Exclusives, Showcase, Sports

The National Basketball Association Playoffs - 2018 kickoff on April 14, as the battle for the Larry O’brien Trophy begins in the first round, between eight teams each in two conferences in a best of seven showdown. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(...

Shmackem: Westbrook’s gonna Westbrook

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Men's Sports, Online Exclusive, Online Exclusives, Showcase, Sports

Some haters say that he is just stat-padding to average triple-doubles, well up until the last game of the 2017-18 season on April 11, Russell Westbrook has accumulated 25 triple-doubles and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s record is 20-5 during those games. Say what you want, but men lie, women lie...

The future of YouTube

The future of YouTube

Alison Hernandez

April 11, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

No matter how upset you are with a company's policies, it will never make it okay to go and open fire on innocent employees, but now that it’s happened to YouTube’s San Bruno, California headquarters what will the company do regarding the changes it had made? On April 4th, a woman by the name...

Art faces a glaring issue

Art faces a glaring issue

Carmelita Islas Mendez

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Falcons’ track and field compete at UCLA Legends Invitational meet

Falcons’ track and field compete at UCLA Legends Invitational meet

Carlos Ruiz

April 4, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Showcase, Slideshows, Sports, Track & Field, Women's Sports

The women's track and field team were able to take fifth place overall out of 17 schools on Saturday's meet, while the men's team clinched ninth place out of 18 schools. The Falcons were on-away territory clashing against schools in the Pacific Coast-12 conference once again on day-two, hunting for...

Students prepare themselves at active shooter awareness

Students prepare themselves at active shooter awareness

Carlos Ruiz

March 27, 2018


Filed under College Life, Showcase

With the recent tragedies in Parkland, FL and the false claim occurrences on social media it was time to emphasize what you should do during an active shooter event. The Cerritos College's Police department scheduled Active Shooter Preparedness presentations for March 26 and 27. During the presen...

Students are the focus for these candidates

Students are the focus for these candidates

Carmelita Islas Mendez

March 27, 2018


Filed under Governance, News, Showcase, Student Government

Student Trustee candidates as well as the Vice President candidate participated in the 2018 Associated Students of Cerritos College Presidential and Student Trustee Forum. The candidates promoted what their plans would be if elected. There are a total of six student trustee candidates, with only five...

Falcons men’s basketball’s title hopes come to an end in Final Four loss against San Francisco City College

Falcons men’s basketball’s title hopes come to an end in Final Four loss against San Francisco City College

Jah-Tosh Baruti

March 16, 2018


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

The Cerritos College men’s basketball team’s season wraps up in the CCCAA State Tournament Final Four, with an 83-89 loss to the No. 1 ranked team in the state, the City College of San Francisco on Saturday. The game started off on a good note for the Falcons, sophomore guard Keshaun Mack (No.14) was able to get his hands on the ball during the tip-off, he i...

Security is Secure Right?

Security is Secure Right?

Bianca Martinez and Desmond Byrd

February 27, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

The Cerritos College campus is an remarkably easy target, campus security is mediocre and there's nowhere to run for cover or even a nearby emergency pole to reach to alert the police. Yet, the famous "Run, Hide, Fight" is what we are supposed to use if there is an active shooter, and this clearly...

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