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Getting ‘Wacky’ with guest readers

Getting ‘Wacky’ with guest readers

Jasmine Martinez

March 16, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Guest readers, including faculty members, read children in the Child Development Center books by Dr. Seuss on March 4 and 5.Initially finding themselves shy and reserved with guest reader and president of Cerritos College, Jose Fierro, Seuss' rhymes and illustrations enthused one child in particular, Echo.Desp...

Saying ‘no no’ to Momo

Saying ‘no no’ to Momo

Bianca Hull, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Are you parenting your children or is the internet doing it for you? It’s no surprise that in this day and age with the internet being so wildly available that parents hand their children things like iPads and cellphones to get a quick 20 minutes of peace, but that 20 minutes could cost some children...

Go Green pushes to reintroduce plant life

Go Green pushes to reintroduce plant life

Carmelita Islas Mendez

March 4, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Changes to the Cerritos College campus continues with Go Green Task Force organization and efforts. The club organized an event to plant California native plants on Feb. 22. The plants are being put into the island on Old Falcon Way and are being supported by excess landscaping funds. According...

Proposed resolution for a smoke and tobacco free campus

Proposed resolution for a smoke and tobacco free campus

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

A 100 percent resolution was proposed for a smoke and tobacco free Cerritos College campus, prohibiting cigarettes, cigars, and nicotine products such as vapes that are not regulated by the FDA, has for a healthier learning environment. If the resolution passes, students, faculty, staff, etc. will...

Why Angelinos should give a ‘dam’

Why Angelinos should give a ‘dam’

Christopher Martinez, Sports Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

In past years ice caps have began to resonate back to their liquid state and sea levels are infinitely rising due to climate change. Climate change is an ever growing threat to life on earth and within coming days we all could see just a case of what is it come in the form of a mega storm. This...

‘Chef’s Table’ continues with season six’s, featuring inspiring new chef’s

‘Chef’s Table’ continues with season six’s, featuring inspiring new chef’s

Carmelita Islas Mendez, News Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews, Top Stories

The latest season of “Chef's Table” was not much different to previous season and that’s not a bad thing as each chef and a lone butcher explain their fascination with the culinary arts. Season six of the Netflix original series was released on Feb. 22 with four new chefs with different food...

Peaceful migrants treading on thin ICE

Peaceful migrants treading on thin ICE

Quinae Austin and Edgar Mendoza

February 13, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

The recent arrest of 21 Savage has brought to light a problem bigger than crossing the border. According to an article by the New York Times, Savage’s lawyers stated that he will be released from custody on Wednesday 13, after having been detained by ICE for more than a week. ICE, intended to...

Recap: Double digit lead helps Falcons defeat rivals 74-55

Recap: Double digit lead helps Falcons defeat rivals 74-55

Carlos Ruiz, Managing Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College women’s basketball team secured its fourth straight double digit margin win, defeating the Long Beach City College Vikings 74-55 at home on Feb. 8. With constant pressure throughout all four quarters of play, the Falcons managed to end the game with a 19 point lead over the...

Full time faculty hires decrease due to enrollment drops

Full time faculty hires decrease due to enrollment drops

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Cerritos College expected to hire 27 new full-time faculty members for the fall 2019 semester, but due to enrollment drops, the number was revised to 13, causing concerns among other faculty. The faculty obligation number was directly affected by a drop of at least 1,000 full-time equivalent students,...

Pansa Llena: Versailles Cuban restaurant is Flan-tastico

Pansa Llena: Versailles Cuban restaurant  is Flan-tastico

Marilyn Parra, Co-Online Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Community, Top Stories

¡Hola Pansitas! After hours of driving around LA to look for a restaurant that sells authentic Cuban food I happened to find myself on the busy street of Venice Boulevard. To my left was a huge banner that said "Versailles, Comida Cubana." The sign was definitley right from the food, staff and...

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