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

Alexandra Gomez March 31, 2014
Eight students received awards for their competition at the State Leadership Business Leadership Conference this weekend, giving them a shot at competing at the national level in Nashville Tennessee.
Photo credit: Alexandra Gomez

Students are influenced by RateMyProfessors website

Alexandra Gomez, Contributor 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.

Free Speech Zone: How do you prepare for finals?

Alexandra Gomez and Associate News Editor 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

Alexandra Gomez 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

Luis Guzman and Alexandra Gomez 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

Alexandra Gomez 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

Alexandra Gomez, Associate News Editor November 5, 2013
How media have desensatized the average person to drugs.
Football outputs 56 points in high tempo victory

Football outputs 56 points in high tempo victory

Alexandra Gomez 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

Alexandra Gomez 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.

Review of Do you hear what I hear

Alexandra Gomez 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.

What to expect at a university

Alexandra Gomez October 15, 2013
Former Cerritos College students give advice on how to succeed when moving to universities.
Seven of the eight members of the Homecoming Court

Homecoming Court announced

Alexandra Gomez October 15, 2013
After a tie the court adds a extra candidate to the court to increase it to eight.

Professor receives Ph.D.

Alexandra Gomez 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

Alexandra Gomez 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

Alexandra Gomez 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

Alexandra Gomez September 9, 2013
There is to be no interracial dating. Students who become partners in an interracial marriage will be expelled.

Clubs help students connect to campus

Alexandra Gomez August 27, 2013
The simple act of coming and leaving school doesn’t always make it easy to make new friends, but clubs can be a great way to meet people with similar interests or even find a new hobby.

Being a community college student is not a let down

Alexandra Gomez August 27, 2013
Many students feel that community college is a revolving door with the constant disappointment of the classes that wind up in their enrollment cart, but that is not the case.
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