Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Amanda Del Cid

Amanda Del Cid, Social Media Editor

Amanda Del Cid, 20 years old. 

Current Social Media Editor of Talon Marks. 
Previously EIC of Libra Academy Inaugural  Literary magazine, and Co EIC of Libra Academy Inaugural news paper.

Played two seasons on the Cerritos College Tennis team.
Catch me around campus, we love to here from students and readers.
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All content by Amanda Del Cid
Amber Whitmore, Forward No. 21, (blue jersey) puts a header away past San Bernardino Valley College’s defender and goal keep. The goal was the second of the match. Photo credit: Amanda Del Cid

Women’s soccer advances to third round of playoffs

December 1, 2015

The clock had 10 minutes left in the second period of overtime, the score tied 2-2. With a set piece play out of a corner throw giving forward Jaime Peters the opportunity to put the ball in the net. Cerritos...

Students gather around the front of S201 to take catch a look at equipment after the presentation. Of the students who apply for the Arduinos Project internship only 14 will be selected to participate and receive a stipend.

[Photo] NASA internship draws a crowd of student hopefuls

November 1, 2015

Students gather around the front of S201 to take catch a look at equipment after the presentation. Of the students who apply for the Arduinos Project internship only 14 will be selected to participate...

What happened to November?

November 25, 2015

The day after Halloween, people are cleaning up their scary decorations and pulling out the winter wonderland backdrops before November has had a chance to start. Name-brand companies put out Christmas...

Women’s soccer wins first round of SoCal regionals

November 25, 2015

The win that the Cerritos women's soccer team, seeded no.4 for playoffs, pulled out against Mt. San Jacinto, seeded no.13, in the 1st Round Southern California Regional Playoffs was not at first an easy...

Wyatt Diaz, 4-years old and Charlize partcipate in the Tot Trot. The toddler event is part of the Turkey Trot and had 200 children participating. Photo credit: Karla Enriquez

Turkey trot raises funds for Norwalk Food Bank

November 23, 2015

"We raised 742 cans [...] our Child Development center donated 300 cans." Ni Bueno, Health Education Department chair, said. Bueno and Monica Acuna, staff development assistant in human resources organized...

CSULB held vigil for student that died in Paris terror attacks

November 16, 2015

Nohemi Gonzalez, design major studying over seas in Paris, France, was killed at a bistro by gunmen that opened fire from a moving vehicle. The Storify link below show social media posts about the...

“There is two artist i would go for, well one is a band the other is an artist. The band would be Mumford and Sons because that is my all time favorite band. Then the artist would be Adele because her music has a lot of meaning to it,”
Vanessa Acosta, math major. Photo credit: Vanessa Villasenor

[Photo] FSZ- If there would be a movie about your life, who would you like to compose your soundtrack?

November 13, 2015

“There is two artist i would go for, well one is a band the other is an artist. The band would be Mumford and Sons because that is my all time favorite band. Then the artist would be Adele because her...

Storify: Campus Safety Forums

November 5, 2015

Campus Safety Forums have taken place at Cerritos College on Tuesday, Oct.20, Thursday, Oct.29, and Tuesday, Nov.3. Some of the forums, which provided information for students on what to do during...

Jaramillo can’t stop

November 3, 2015

Carolina Jaramillo, has played at the level most athletes only dream of, the world stage of soccer, when she played with the Mexican Women's National Team. Jaramillo, who has also played for the Mexican...

Forward, Natalie deLeon, attempts to get past a Compton-Center defender,
deLeon scored 3 goals and made 3 assists. The Falcons broke two records in the course of the game.

[Photo] Jaramillo breaks record during 19-1 win

October 26, 2015

Forward, Natalie deLeon, attempts to get past a Compton-Center defender, deLeon scored 3 goals and made 3 assists. The Falcons broke two records in the course of the game.

Professors Danielo (left) and Kayser (right) liosten to a students speak after watching the film Ma Vie en Rose. The student used a metaphor comparing preferred sports to acceptance of others. Photo credit: Amanda Del Cid

‘Popcorn and a Movie’ and new perspective

October 27, 2015

Professors Lance Kayser and Ja'net Danielo from the Safe Zone Committee teamed up with the Social Awareness Committee to bring a new series called "Popcorn and a Movie" to Cerritos College.Danielo was...

Storify- Social media erupted on Back to the Future Day

October 22, 2015

Great Scott! Twitter and Facebook weren't around in the 1980s but at least today's generation remembered Oct. 21 2015 as the day Doc Brown and Martin McFly arrived from the past. The Storify below is a...

Campus safety event well attended by faculty

October 21, 2015

With the Umpqua, Oregon shooting happening just weeks ago campus safety is in the forefront of everyones mind. Cerritos College is one of many California community colleges hoping to avoid an emergency...

Great ShakeOut drill causes confusion

October 20, 2015

Since 2008, The Great California ShakeOut has had people drop, cover and hold on to increase awareness on earthquake safety. It was reported that 10.4 million people participated in the 2014 California...

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October 14, 2015

Storify: Nursing students out to inform Cerritos College community

October 9, 2015

Health event brought information and homemade games to inform students on a variety of health topics. [View the story "Nursing students out to inform" on Storify]

Kermit the Frog, Gonzo the Great and the rest of the Muppets return to primetime this fall in ABC's "The Muppets." (Eric McCandless/ABC/TNS)

The Muppets gone wild

October 1, 2015

The newest issue with the Muppets show is the One Million Moms protest against the show's new adult themes. The complaint that stands out the most is that Kermit the Frog is naked. Alright people,...

Storify: STEM students present new research

September 28, 2015

STEM event provides students the opportunity to showcase their work and accomplishments. [View the story "Cerritos College STEM students present new research" on Storify]

Services on campus team up to inform students

September 25, 2015

[ Transfer Center and Career Services team up" on Storify]

Cerritos College turned 60

September 22, 2015

[View the story "Cerritos College Turned 60" on Storify]

Students submit ballots at the voting booth near in front of the student center. The students felt voting was important to helping improve the ASCC senate. Photo credit: Amanda Del Cid

ASCC Senate election attracts voters

September 13, 2015

A million dollar budget hung in the balance while students voted to elect new ASCC senators. Nine seats for Freshmen and 24 seats for Sophomore students have been filled. Senate elections took place...

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August 25, 2015

ASCC handed out free agendas for the 2015-2016 school year. Along with the agendas students were informed about the vacant student government positions and new students were given maps. Photo credit: Amanda Del Cid

[Photo] ASCC helps students stay organized for free

August 19, 2015

ASCC handed out free agendas for the 2015-2016 school year. Along with the agendas students were informed about the vacant student government positions and new students were given maps. Photo credit: Amanda...

[Video] Cinco de Mayo Historical Presentation

May 11, 2015

Walter Fernandez, professor of history at Cerritos College, gave a presentation on the history of Cinco de Mayo and the first Battle of Puebla which took place May 1862.

Cinco de Mayo: the truth behind the celebration

May 7, 2015

Every time the fifth of May rolls around, the Mexican flag flies high and the airwaves fill with advertisements for Mexican beer, but most of the people celebrating Cinco de Mayo are not aware of what...

STEM speakers showcase career opportunities

April 30, 2015

TABC Mechanical Engineer Raquel Sanchez and Aaron Chiang a civil engineer at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works spoke at the STEM Career speaker series for their "What Can I Do with a Major...

Los Angeles goes on strike

April 21, 2015

Los Angeles County city workers voted to authorize a strike to protest a city contract that would prevent raises and require every worker to pay for a portion of his healthcare premiums. Though no action...

Resources rarely used put under spotlight

April 21, 2015

The Re-Entry Resource Program hosted their seventh annual Community Resource Fair on the Library sidewalk Thursday, April 16. The fair is an opportunity for people re-entering their educational career...

Stacks of assorted US paper currency

Water? That’ll be $20,000, please

February 24, 2015

The ASCC Senate recently voted to allocate $20, 000 of school funds into the placing of five hydration stations throughout the Cerritos College campus. The actual cost of the stations over time is still...

Fifty Shades of Awkward

Fifty Shades of Awkward

February 24, 2015

Staff Writer Amanda Del Cid reviews 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.

Enforcing the Yes means yes law

Enforcing the ‘Yes means yes’ law

February 1, 2015

The state of Calif. has recently instated a new law deemed the 'Yes means yes' law. This law tightens the reigns in the way secondary learning institutions, such as Cerritos College, handle allegations...

Empty square and empty stomachs

January 30, 2015

Early Bird is an event that provides free breakfast for students on campus the morning of the event. There was an Early Bird scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 8:30 a.m. in Falcon Square. 8:30 came and...

Region 8 Senators from left Alejandra Colon and Tiana Buttice. The senators were in attendance to inform Cerritos senators on new bills and legislation. Photo credit: Amanda Del Cid

Senate holds its second meeting of the spring semester

January 22, 2015

After a rough start, with Senators dropping from the senate at the last minute, the second meeting of the spring went on without a hitch and with five new Senators. Textbook prices, complaints of the...

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