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Zebra Coffee not extinct on campus, to remain another year

Zebra Coffee not extinct on campus, to remain another year

Carmelita Islas Mendez, News Editor

January 21, 2018


Filed under Board of Trustees, News, Showcase

    The Board of Trustee have voted to extend the contract with on-campus food vendors until the Spring 2019 semester, mainly the threatened Zebra Coffee. The proposition came after a survey was sent to evaluate satisfaction with food options on campus. The owner of Zebra Coffee,...

‘The board offered what I think is a fair compensation to everyone’

Carmelita Islas Mendez

January 16, 2018


Filed under News

Cerritos College plans to move forward with the Supplemental Employee Retirement Plan, commonly known as the golden handshake. The Board of Trustees meeting where the bill was adopted was held on Dec. 6. The bill was approved after a closed-session discussion was held to debate the approval or disapp...

You cannot toke here, you cannot toke there, you cannot toke anywhere on campus

Bianca Martinez

January 15, 2018


Filed under News

In light of the passage of proposition 64, students inclined to using marijuana are not allowed to possess, smoke or be under the influence of the drug while on the Cerritos College campus. Students who are found to be in connection with any of the three actions will be in violation of the studen...

“I am offered a handshake, but it ain’t golden”

Carmelita Islas Mendez

December 14, 2017


Filed under News

A Supplemental Employee Retirement Plan was adopted at a recent Board of Trustees meeting with no objections, but one abstention. The meeting was held on Dec. 6 at 7 pm where a closed-session discussion was held to debate the approval or disapproval of SERP.Strong sentiments were expressed at the meeting b...

Hydration system project continued by student trustee

Hydration system project continued by student trustee

David Jenkins

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, Student Government

Hydration systems will be put into the Fine Arts and Math building, due to Student Trustee Raul Avalos bringing it up to the Board of Trustees. Although these are recently-built buildings and have been occupied for two semesters, they lack hydration systems. There are hydration systems by the library e...

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...

ASCC kills legislation that would have promoted them on campus

Carmelita Islas Mendez

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Student Government

A “media advertising initiative” proposed to the Associated Students of Cerritos College failed to be amended. Senator Robert Campbell, political science major, proposed the three-paged legislation to senate to “increase ASCC and student body interactivity.”The legislation had ...

ASCC grants funding to assist undocumented students

Carmelita Islas Mendez

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Student Government

Funding to provide legal services and counsel to undocumented student at Cerritos College has been approved for by the Associated Students of Cerritos College. The legislation was passed on the first of November with 12 senators approving the proposition and seven opposing it.However, there was a seco...

Policy Director discusses gender dynamics at Standing Rock

Policy Director discusses gender dynamics at Standing Rock

Carmelita Islas Mendez

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Policy Director and Senior Research Associate for World Indigenous Studies was invited to lecture Cerritos College students about social justice and gender issues among Native Americans. Aside from her work with World Indigenous Studies, Dina Gilio-Whitaker is also a professor at California State...

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