Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Alexandra Gomez

Alexandra Gomez, Staff Writer

Daydreaming, eating, and then finally writing about the topic is my personal process for creating a story. My name is Alexandra Gomez and I am a psychology addict with a passion for writing. I grew up in Norwalk all of my life, and next year I hope to attend a school farther than the 562 area code.

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Phi Beta Lambda students celebrate their awards for the State Leadership Business Conference at the Westin LAX. Photo credit: Alexandra Gomez

Phi Beta Lambda students earn national level shot at Nashville

March 31, 2014

Eight students received awards for their competition at the State Business Leadership Conference this weekend, with three of them proceeding to compete at the national level in Nashville, Tennessee. Cerritos...

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Students are influenced by RateMyProfessors website

March 4, 2014

Aside from looking at who has more chili peppers on RateMyProfessors, students navigate through the website to determine what professor is an ideal fit. Out of 100 students on campus, a combined 63...

Free Speech Zone: How do you prepare for finals?

December 10, 2013

Talon Marks went around Cerritos College and asked a few students how they prepare for finals.

Social Equality club reveal the truth of homelessness and student debt

December 9, 2013

The stigma that Americans have of homeless people may be along the lines of lazy, uneducated, or mentally ill. However, 32 percent of homeless people have graduated college and have degrees. The Social...

‘Do you hear what I hear?’ piano lecture series

November 18, 2013

The music department hosted the concert lecture series 'Do you hear what I hear?'.

New “Technological Driven” building to be completed in 2016

November 15, 2013

A new, Mondrian style Fine Arts Building will be replacing the current one, offering students at Cerritos College many perks in 2016. The renovation will start next year in what is currently the C-8...

Media’s impact on the dangers of drugs

November 5, 2013

“Popped a molly, I’m sweatin’” is a catchy phrase that music artist Trinidad James uses in his hit song, and this constant exposure to drugs in the media has desensitized college students to...

Football outputs 56 points in high tempo victory

Football outputs 56 points in high tempo victory

October 30, 2013

Quarterback Cody Clements believed the sublime performance at the homecoming game was because of their high tempo as the Cerritos College football team conquered Ventura College 56-27 on Saturday, Oct....

Halftime of the homecoming game, Michelle Mancilla was announces homecoming queen.Photo credit: Alexandra Gomez.

2013 Homecoming Queen crowned

October 29, 2013

Michelle Mancilla was speechless when the ASCC announced that she was voted the 2013 Cerritos College homecoming queen last Saturday at the Cerritos College homecoming football game versus Ventura College. “Now...

Review of Do you hear what I hear

October 15, 2013

With a recollection of music played on the movie “The Pianist,” professor Christine Lopez will be hosting the music concert series, "Do You Hear What I Hear?” on Friday, Oct. 11.   “When...

What to expect at a university

October 15, 2013

Transferring to a four-year university is like being a little fish in a big pond, but advice from former Cerritos College students can help students swim on. One of the biggest differences students...

Seven of the eight members of the Homecoming Court

Homecoming Court announced

October 15, 2013

This year's Comic-Con themed homecoming was originally planned to have seven candidates, but the Associated Students of Cerritos College has announced last Thursday that a tie for seventh place resulted...

Professor receives Ph.D.

October 8, 2013

Kimberly Rosenfeld, a speech communication professor and department chair at Cerritos College, received her Ph.D. at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education with her dissertation focusing on computer mediated...

Soliciting stress on campus

September 27, 2013

When he first started asking students to join LA Fitness, Boris Arias felt the cold shoulder from students as a solicitor on the Cerritos College campus. “Because it is my first sales job, when I...

Understanding the mentality of sex crimes

September 24, 2013

“See men aren’t afraid like, ‘Oh God I’m going to get raped!’- they’re pissed that you would even threaten their masculinity, ” said sociology professor, Dianne Pirtle. Pirtle, specialized...

Statistics on interracial relationships

September 9, 2013

When Brianna Sittrop first started dating her boyfriend at the time, she did not realize that his Japanese background would cause conflict between her and her family. “Because of my history, my family...

Clubs help students connect to campus

August 27, 2013

“Clubs are very important for students to network and engage. Studies show that they are more successful if they join clubs and are involved on campus,” Coordinator of Student Activities Amna “AJ”...

Being a community college student is not a let down

August 27, 2013

The attitude toward a community college experience begins with the motivation to succeed, and an attitude of discouragement will bring a student down because of their dwelling on why they should have transferred...

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