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Elton John bill vetoed

Elton John bill vetoed

Jenny Gonzalez

December 5, 2017


Filed under Board of Trustees, College Life, Showcase

Legislation that was previously approved to have musician Elton John host a benefit for the Cerritos College Music Department has been vetoed by student government President Karen Patron. The veto was announced at the Board of Trustees meeting by Trustee Raul Avalos on Nov. 15. Patron says, “The legis...

Fighting for our online rights

Fighting for our online rights

Carlos Martinez

December 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

With the information given, net neutrality would be eradicated and we the people will no longer have the rights we currently have on the world wide web, the Federal Communications Commission will most likely vote no. On Dec. 14, the FCC will decide on whether they should continue to follow the principles...

Student shares her story as a Muslim woman in America

Student shares her story as a Muslim woman in America

Jocelyn Torralba

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

  Reham Eihab Zin migrated from Egypt five years ago with her mom and siblings to the United States where she thought it would be a nice place to start a new life. When she got to the United States she had a hard time adapting to customs, the most difficult thing for her was English. "I...

Students and cops talk over a cup of coffee

Students and cops talk over a cup of coffee

Carlos Martinez

December 2, 2017


Filed under College Life, Showcase

Cerritos College students and campus police conversed with one another over coffee and snacks during an annual event where the student body and local law enforcement learn more about each other. "Coffee With a Cop," held on Nov. 21, helped students bridge a relationship with the officers who's primary...

Students learn about e commerce in China

Students learn about e commerce in China

Nicholas Johnson

November 20, 2017


Filed under College Life, Showcase

Professor of Business Administration Jianli Hu hosted a lecture about the e-commerce in China and the aspects of it as well. She went over Alibaba, which plays a part in the e-commerce of China, where Alibaba was found by Jack Ma 17 years ago in China. Open Sesame also played a part in Alibaba....

Educators share their experience

Educators share their experience

Carlos Martinez

November 20, 2017


Filed under College Life, Showcase

Cerritos College students were given the opportunity to listen to the stories of the experiences educators face when they first arrived in the United States. "In Their Own Words" was one of a series of lectures, cultural exchanges and performances the International Student Services created for International...

Students learned about Chicano Studies

Students learned about Chicano Studies

Nicholas Johnson

November 20, 2017


Filed under College Life, Showcase

Foreign Language Instructor Carlos Arce hosted a Chicano Studies lecture for students who are interested in pursuing Chicano Studies as a degree. Norma Rodriguez, Director of Students Services went over how every year there are different international week lectures and events and she talked about...

ASCC approves Elton John benefit

Jenny Gonzalez

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Elton John has been approved by Associated Students of Cerritos College senate to host a benefit partially funded by The Cerritos College Foundation and ASCC. It will cost $1 million dollars for Elton John’s “charitable fee” to perform at the Honda Center in Anaheim. According to Andrew Maz,...

Student Awareness Proposal supported by ASCC

Student Awareness Proposal supported by ASCC

Jenny Gonzalez

November 15, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, News, Showcase, Student Government

The Cerritos College Student Awareness Proposal webpage that provides numerous resources for the student body was approved 20-2 of the senators voting yea at the ASCC Senate meeting. At the Wednesday, Nov. 8, meeting, the legislation was given a stance of support by ASCC. Carina Rodriguez, psychology major...

Veterans honored in commemoration ceremony

Veterans honored in commemoration ceremony

Jocelyn Torralba

November 13, 2017


Filed under College Life, Editor's Picks, Showcase

The Veterans Resource Center had a special ceremony to honor those who have served in the military.The event was held on Nov. 9 in the amphitheater.Veteran, music production major and one of the speakers at the ceremony Joe Levy, explained why Veterans Day is an important event."We're allowing all veterans t...

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