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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Upcoming october events presented at ICC meeting

Kadie Gurley, ICC Commissioner, discussed Cerritos Has Talent, were students could show their talent to the Cerritos College audience on Oct.3. Any talent qualifies, prize is that students can perform at the pregame reception at homecoming. Photo credit: Jocelyn Torralba

ICC representatives discussed Volunteer Crisis Text Line, Cerritos Has Talent, Homecoming, Movie Night and Zombie Fest.

Kathy Azan, ICC deputy invited everyone to the screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas on Oct. 31 at 7 pm in room BK 111.

Free admission with student id, popcorn, chips, and beverages will be provided.

There will also be a costume contest before the movie screening from 6-6:30 p.m.

“You get to dress up, it’s Halloween and please dress appropriately, have fun, and stay to watch the the movie.” said Azan.

Student Activities Coordinator Amna Jara discussed the Crisis Text Line and what students need to do if they want to volunteer.

Crisis Text Line provides free 24/7 nationwide support for people in crisis via text message.

“Volunteer Crisis Counselors are superheroes with laptops instead of capes,” said Jara.

If students are interested in volunteering, they can fill out an application online at crisistextline.org/volunteer, the requirements to volunteer are completing 34 hours of training and training is done online.

Jara encouraged students to volunteer, especially physiology and social based majors.

Kadie Gurley, ICC Commissioner, discussed Cerritos Has Talent, where students can show their talent to the Cerritos College audience.

Any talent qualifies, and the prize is that students can perform at the pregame reception at homecoming.

Auditions must be a minimum of one minute and a half and maximum three minutes.

The auditions are going to be held at the amphitheater on Oct. 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, applications are available on OrgSync, the deadline for applications are on Oct 2.

“Students all over campus can perform with their singing, dancing, acting, poetry, comedy, we just want different things because we want more school spirit so we can have more students involved,” Gurley said.

Gurley also discussed the Homecoming game against Bakersfield at Falcon Stadium on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.

There will be a float parade during the half time; clubs who submitted forms will be receiving money to use for their homecoming float if their application was accepted.

The float building meeting will be on Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. where selected clubs will walk over to the visitors side of the stadium to choose the float platform.

Gurley encouraged students to wear purple to the game for epilepsy awareness.

Tickets will be available on Oct. 16 at the student activities office. Only 100 tickets will be available.

She announced homecoming court will be on Oct. 10.

Students must come prepared to take a photo for the ballot.

The winner for homecoming queen will be announced at the homecoming game.

Gurley announced the Zombie Fest canned food drive that starts on Oct. 2 and ends on Oct. 26. All the items will be donated to the food pantry on campus.

There is a competition where whichever club brings the most canned food will win a prize.

Jara announced the clown theme for Zombie Fest: if students want to dress up as clowns and participate at the Zombie Fest they must speak to Gurley in order to participate.

Robert Campbell, political science major and MUN representative said he will be attending the homecoming game.

“I will be attending the game; there has been some discussion about the floats but we haven’t decided yet if we’re making one or not.” said Campbell.

Irving Castillo, sociology major and Mecha representative, said he and his club will be participating in the Day of the Dead event.

“This is an event to remember people that passed away; we want other clubs and other people to join us, and if they want they can bring altars,” said Castillo.

The Day of the Dead event will be on Nov. 1 at Falcon Square.

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Jocelyn Torralba, Production Manager
Hello there ! My name is Jocelyn Torralba and I am 20 years old. Production Manager in Talon Marks. I was born in Lynwood, California and I graduated from Alliance Collins High School in 2014. I am a junior at Cerritos College, my major is journalism. I hope to transfer to CSU Fullerton next year. Ever since I was a little girl I used to love being the center of attention and always be in in front of the camera. My dream is to become a tv host in one of my favorite celebrity entertainment shows and show the world my passion for broadcasting. 
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