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The Accessibility of tampons and pads on campus improve

The Accessibility of tampons and pads on campus improve

David Jenkins and Carmelita Islas Mendez
August 22, 2017
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We all have financial needs of some sort, and there will be times that women on campus will be on their period and will not be prepared while on campus. Vice President of student services Dr. Stephen B. Johnson says: "we recognize that they're going to be times when people are going to have needs fin...

Norm Reeves rents Cerritos College property to store cars, makes a foundation donation

Norm Reeves rents Cerritos College property to store cars, makes a foundation donation

Jenny Gonzalez
August 22, 2017
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Cerritos College has recently begun a partnership with Norm Reeves Honda to store extra cars on a five acre vacant lot, formerly occupied by a strawberry field from Manassero Farms on 166th St. and Studebaker Road. Norm Reeves will be paying $35,500 in rent on a monthly basis, in comparison to Manass...

Philosophy professor resigned after investigation reveals possible abuse by superior

Philosophy professor resigned after investigation reveals possible abuse by superior

Jenny Gonzalez
August 7, 2017
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Documents obtained by Talon Marks indicate philosophy instructor Kim Berling was possibly terminated unjustly on Tuesday, July 25 after an investigation was conducted against former chair of the philosophy department Ana Torres-Bower -- regarding physical and verbal abuse against Berling. Compassion...

Black box theater proves suitable as a concert venue

Black box theater proves suitable as a concert venue

Bianca Martinez
June 26, 2017
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Independent rapper Rickson Satiro, was one out of roughly eight acts showcased in the fourth annual Cerritos College Commercial Music Fair.Burnight Center 31, better known as the black box theater, cleared of all it’s standard audience seating to allow for an industrial club ambience and adequ...

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...

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