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Phi Beta Lambda receives funding for national conference

Phi Beta Lambda receives funding for national conference

Jasmine Martinez

May 17, 2018


Filed under Club News, News, Showcase, Student Government

Phi Beta Lambda was funded about $7,800 for the 2018 National Leadership Conference May 9 by the Associated Students of Cerritos College. Down from the initial request of about $11,000, the students of PBL will be funding their own meals, as meal money was not included in the revised legislation. Majority...

Falcons’ football coach retires after 40 years

Falcons’ football coach retires after 40 years

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, Slideshows, Sports

Falcons football will have a glaring difference on the sidelines for the upcoming season, veteran head coach Frank Mazzotta will be retiring before the start of the season.Mazzotta has been the head man on the gridiron for the Falcons’ football team for the past 40 years.Coach Mo as he's commo...

Kanye West’s call to freedom from thought

Kanye West’s call to freedom from thought

David Jenkins

May 8, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

Over the past few weeks, Kanye West has been tweeting and making public statements which are objectively insane and has been doing so under the guise of being a free thinker. What does he mean by this? It would be more accurate to say that he isn't a free thinker at all, if anything his words are indir...

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

May 7, 2018


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

A first team All-American soccer player for Cerritos College during the 2017-18 season, Itzel Ballesteros signed her National Letter of Intent on April 16 with Lincoln Memorial University, located in Tennessee. Ballesteros will be receiving a full-ride scholarship to the NCAA Division 2 school, to...

‘Heterophobic homosexuals’ do not need conversion therapy

‘Heterophobic homosexuals’ do not need conversion therapy

Jasmine Martinez

May 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

Freedom to choose conversion therapy, which is rooted in hateful and harmful ideologies perpetuated by homophobes, should not be a choice offered to LGBTQ people in the first place. In a recent letter to the editor, Wayne Lela considered it an insult to the “intelligence of people” that California legislators are considering Assembly Bill 2943, which woul...

Problems resurface with Fine Arts Building

Problems resurface with Fine Arts Building

Carmelita Islas Mendez and Jasmine Martinez

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

According to the Director of Physical Planning and Construction Services David Moore “most users are very happy” with the Fine Arts Building at Cerritos College. However, instructors in the Fine Arts’ ceramics program expressed that some issues should be addressed in order to improve co...

‘The Fantasticks’ is not as fantastic as it seems

‘The Fantasticks’ is not as fantastic as it seems

Bianca Martinez

May 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, College Life, Reviews, Showcase

The Cerritos College Theatre Department's production of "The Fantasticks" proved several things; they own a stock in confetti, saved money on costumes and can carry a tune for the most part, but they came up short in proving the most important aspect of a successful production and that was convincing th...

Honoring Cerritos College faculty

Honoring Cerritos College faculty

Elizabeth Corcoles

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Cerritos College held its annual Outstanding Faculty Awards Ceremony on April 26 at the Student Center for the 2017-2018 academic year. The faculty were commended for their outstanding performance. The professor of honor, Carlos Mera, Physics instructor, was commended and received the Most Outstandi...

Shmackem: Paul George coming home to the Los Angeles Lakers?

Shmackem: Paul George coming home to the Los Angeles Lakers?

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 25, 2018


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

With his team on the verge of elimination from the first round of the playoffs, Paul George, 6-foot-9 swingman for the National Basketball Association’s Oklahoma City Thunder will surely elect to come home and sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. George will be a free agent at the end of the 2017-18...

Falcons’ men’s tennis team crowned Southern California Champions

Falcons’ men’s tennis team crowned Southern California Champions

Carlos Ruiz

April 25, 2018


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

  The Cerritos College men's tennis team are now the Southern California Champions and for the first time in the college's history they will play for the California Community College Athletic Association Dual Team State Championship. They have had the opportunity to reach the SoCal finals...

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