Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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How do you think President Trump’s immigration policies will affect Cerritos College?

Lindsay Helberg
May 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion

#1 Carlos Madrigal- Undecided major,"Students wanting to attend the college from abroad would have difficulty coming in. It also affects students that want to study outside the country or attend an educational function. They may fear not being able to come back."#2 Casey Piotrowski - Part-time Theater Professor,"I think the Travel Ban is j...

Social Media vs Reality

Lindsay Helberg
May 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion

At some point during our academic lives most of us have been in a classroom where our teachers have asked us on the first day to take out a piece of paper and tell them a little bit about our lives, who we are and how we got to where we are today. Although our teachers are usually complete strangers, we h...

Body images in the media increase body dissatisfaction and disordered eating

Rocio Valdez
May 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion

We live in a media saturated world. Most of us have an Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Snap Chat. Most of us also follow celebrities/public figures. Do you ever look at their page and wish that was you? Mostly everything we see online, magazines, billboards is just an illusion. There is so much t...

Cultural appreciation is not cultural appropriation

Cultural appreciation is not cultural appropriation

Monique Nethington
May 10, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

How can people who fight constantly for equality be the same people that feed the divide that is quickly growing in this country? A short answer, and frankly only one of the answers: they claim cultural appropriation in every situation they can without even knowing the entire story. One can not claim to fight...

Religious moderates censor the public

David Jenkins
May 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

In every religion you have your moderates and you have your extremist. You have zealous Christians who shoot up abortion clinics or Israeli Jews who believe in building settlements in Israel while pushing out the Palestinians because they believe it's their divine right, to Muslims who would want nothi...

Summer lovin’, had me a blast

Dennis Osorio
May 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

We are now entering that phase of the semester in which we turn into lazy procrastinating zombie-like students. Let’s face it, the last few weeks of the semester are always the hardest. We have to manage to survive the long lasting school days full of homework, projects and studying for final...

Veteran suicide rate

Lindsay Helberg
May 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

If you are on social media, watch the news, turn on a computer, or even read a newspaper, it would hard to miss the veteran suicide epidemic that has been plaguing our country ever since we fought and won our independence from Great Britain after the Revolutionary War. However, it has taken centuries...

Free Speech Zone: How did you choose your major?

Rocio Valdez, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Free Speech Zone, Opinion

Isaiah Sotelo, Welding major, “I chose it because art wasn’t really working out for me. It’s a lot of fun and it’s a blast building things with metal.”   Tao Aoiu, Business major, “Because my parents own a business so I want to help them.”   Cristi Rizo,...

Free Speech Zone: How did you choose your major?

Rocio Valdez
May 10, 2017
Filed under Free Speech Zone, Opinion

Isaiah Sotelo, Welding major, “I chose it because art wasn’t really working out for me. It’s a lot of fun and it’s a blast building things with metal.” Tao Aoiu, Business major, “Because my parents own a business so I want to help them.” Cristi Rizo, Child Development major, “I...

Reading is better than smoking crack

Jenny Gonzalez
May 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Reading books can save lives. If you didn't already know this, according to an article by Reader's Digest, "A love of reading can protect your brain from Alzheimer's disease, slash stress levels, encourage positive thinking, and fortify friendships."While typically younger students don't feel the need ...

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