Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Amairani Mendez

Amairani Mendez, Arts Editor

Spring 2014

I am a Journalism major in Cerritos College, second semester on Staff. I love to Dance and go out with my friends and family on my free days. Italian food is my favorite. I have a pretty sweet tooth in where at times I want sweets better than food. I like to go out and explore the world. I love to travel to far new places. Any questions feel free to email me.

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Child Development Center breaks ground for new building

May 12, 2014

Cerritos College breaks ground on Wednesday, April 30, starting with Linda Lacy Cerritos College president. Giving the children the opportunity to see where the new child development will be at.

Local death metal band ‘Derogatory’ has big plans for the future

May 7, 2014

The death metal band ‘Derogatory’ has played over 8,000 shows all over the Los Angeles and Valley area and this summer, they are planning on touring all over the coast. The band, who has been together...

FSZ: What is the last show you binge watched?

April 16, 2014

1. Jose Bravo, accounting major “Boy Meets Worlds, it's my childhood show what I grew up watching." 2. Salman Castillo, electronic engineering major “The Walking Dead, it’s a very good...

Student artist Woolen follows her passion for music

April 15, 2014

“Baby it’s up to you, will you love me forever? Or is there someone new? so many years, and so many tears, my friends think I’m crazy for, but I still have faith in you. I’m still holding on...

Passion for Children Club raises funds for children in Africa

Passion for Children Club raises funds for children in Africa

April 14, 2014

The Passion for Children Club at Cerritos College raises funds for children in need in Africa. Jada Blanshard, biology major and president of the Passion for Children Club, was inspired to help children...

Spring Festival 2014, Falcon Games gives students opportunity to compete and celebrate

April 9, 2014

Join Sebastian Echeverry as he travels throughout the third day of The Cerritos College Spring Festival. With video game trucks, funnel cakes and photo booths, this spring festival was one worth documenting.

Alexus Dalton warms up before track and field practice can begin. Dalton is known to compete in seven events in just two days. Photo credit: Amairani Mendez

Alexus Dalton does not believe in obstacles

March 31, 2014

“I think she is a special, young woman; really extraordinary,” track and field head coach and director Christopher Richardson said. He refers to Alexus Dalton, a motivated person to her team members,...

The Child Development center hosted a bake sale to raise money for breast cancer.

Bake sale proceeds go toward breast cancer walk

March 29, 2014

As many women in the world are being diagnosed with breast cancer, the Child Development Center came together with parents to sell cupcakes, cake pops and other goodies. The money was to be donated...

El Chapo wasn’t such a bad person overall

March 10, 2014

Joaquin Guzman other wise known as "El Chapo" got arrested Saturday, Feb. 22, At a hotel in Mazatlan, Sinaloa. People believe he was such a bad person, but other people believe that he was a good person....

Damani Williams, a computer science major,  paying his one-day parking permit at the Cerritos College parking lot by the Automative Technology Complex building. He is one of many students who believes that there should be more parking machines as the seven machines available are not enough. Photo credit: Amairani Mendez

Quantity of parking machines not enough for students

March 4, 2014

The amount of parking machines throughout Cerritos College has been inconvenient for students like Damani Williams, computer science major, with the seven machines in the parking lot said to not be...

Female perspective: first attractions

February 13, 2014

During the first week of school, everyone tries to look their best as well as looking fresh and rested throughout the rest of the school year. It's the best time to check out which guy should be a eye...

The K Pop Hour with Darvee Simon and his co- host  Saveon Simon was nominated for the most innovated Show Tuesday from 9-10 a.m.. this nomination was just one of four that the radio station recieved after sending in submissions back in November.

[Photo] Radio station gains four nominations

February 4, 2014

The "K Pop" Hour with Darvee Simon and his co- host Saveon Simon was nominated for the most innovated Show Tuesday from 9-10 a.m.. this nomination was just one of four that the radio station recieved...

Located in the Falcon gymnasium, the trophy hall holds great achievements displayed by the athleticism of the Cerritos sports programs.Photo credit: Amairani Mendez

Cerritos College leads in NATTYCAA

January 23, 2014

Cerritos College scored first place in the State Associations Division with  98.5 points, and with second place, Mt San Antonio College scored 89.5 in the championship. The State Associations Division...

Students perform choreography during the dance audition.

Spring dance auditions prove to be intense for students

January 21, 2014

"It's always intense it will always be hard for me because I didn't start dancing till last year," said dance major Jeyo Ramos, who was just one of many students to audition for upcoming dance concerts...

Men’s soccer defeats Santiago Canyon 3-1

December 2, 2013

The Cerritos College men's soccer team defeated Santiago Canyon College 3-1, pushing it to the next round. With the audience screaming, yelling and anxiously waiting for the time to stop depleting, Cerritos...

Procedures of drug tests at Cerritos College

November 7, 2013

The Cerritos College Athletic Center has no requirements among drug testing athletics. Everything is done with the relationships between the coaches and their team. “It's really expensive for the...

Underage for a reason

November 5, 2013

College is a big step to underage drinking because students believe once they hit college, drinking is OK. Although many of them are underage, they try to maintain older friends to give them the opportunity...

Let down leads to loss

October 30, 2013

The Cerritos College men's soccer team lost against El Camino College 0-1 despite all the effort put into the game/ The team knows the next game will be a better game and are becoming more prepared...

FSZ: Importance of a College Degree

October 29, 2013

Andrew Ballantye Creative writing major"It's what separates you from the rest of the people who are trying to get the same job or career you want in the future."Jacob Allen Criminology major "It gives...

Dance Club is touching lives

October 15, 2013

"I didn't even know it was a club I just walked in there, one of my friends said "hey, let's go see my friend!" engineering major Peter Rodriguez said about the Dynamic Dance Club. The club meets...

Strong defense leads to win

October 9, 2013

The Cerritos College men's soccer team was victorious against El Camino College 3-0 Tuesday, Oct. 8. With physical hits and emotions against the audience and the players, this game was played with excitement,...

Students learn about university opportunities

September 26, 2013

Universities such as the University of Southern California, California State University of Los Angeles and Cal State Dominguez Hills attended Cerritos College's annual University Mega Fair on Thursday,...

‘Battle of the Year’ moves viewers

September 25, 2013

"Battle of the Year" is a great, intense movie that energizes the audience as they watch it. The message that is given in this move is inspiring with the added benefit of watching some extraordinary...

Cash or debit?

September 23, 2013

Having to use your credit or debit card in school is a much better option and is easier to manage. Not worrying about how much cash is in your pocket can relieve anxiety. Technology has grown throughout...

Melissa Jimenez after her audition for A Midnight Summers Dream in the Burnight Center Theatre on Aug. 22.

[Photo] Students audition for first fall production

August 28, 2013

Melissa Jimenez after her audition for A Midnight Summer's Dream in the Burnight Center Theatre on Aug. 22.

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