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Anthony Hodge, Staff Writer

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Dec. 7, 2011 – Page 2- News

December 6, 2011

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Dean salary rumors are cleared up

November 29, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button Instructional Dean of Health, Physical Education, Dance, and Athletics Daniel Smith cleared rumors regarding Deans getting raises over the summer. The rumor was that the Board of...

What is fair representation?

What is fair representation?

November 21, 2011

A survey conducted by Evan Thierry, ASCC Assistant Commissioner of Student Services, showed how involved students are on campus. Some of the results included 11 percent of students went to the Cerritos...

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Falcons win two of three at the Santa Barbara Tournament

November 21, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button The Cerritos College women's basketball team (4-2) won two out of its three games at the Santa Barbara Tournament Thursday through Saturday. The Falcons lost to Grossmont College...

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Former board candidate fined by ethics board

November 18, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button A former candidate for the California State Assembly and Cerritos College District Board was fined by the California Ethics Commission for failing to report campaign contributions,...

Nov. 16, 2011 – Page 2- News

November 15, 2011

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Marine veteran Tom Tislow delivers a presentation about the table and flag dedicated to POW/MIA members of the United States military during the Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday. Students and administrators attended the ceremony at the Cerritos College amphitheatre which was hosted by the Student Veterans Club.

Veterans remembered at The Hill

November 14, 2011

Vietnam Veteran Tom Tislow believes that Veterans Day is a time to recognize the men and women who serve the country in the military. Tislow was one of several people who took part in the Veterans Day...

Marine veteran Tom Tislow delivers a presentation about the table and flag dedicated to POW/MIA members of the United States military during the Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday. Students and administrators attended the ceremony at the Cerritos College amphitheatre which was hosted by the Student Veterans Club.

Cerritos honors veterans at The Hill

November 11, 2011

Cerritos College held its Veterans Day celebration on Thursday at the hill. Congresswoman Grace Napolitano made a short appearance before going to her Mental Health speech. The Veterans Club and veterans...

Nov. 9, 2011 – Page 2- News

November 8, 2011

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The Hill features “Horror-ble” movie night

November 1, 2011

The Cinematic Arts Club and the International Students Association will host a Horror Movie Night on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at The Hill at no charge. Refreshments will be sold throughout the night.

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Pearson partners with Google to create new platform

October 31, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button Pearson, the education company that provides books and educational technology, will be teaming up with Google to start a new learning management system called “OpenClass,” according...

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Volleyball gears up for rematch against LBCC

October 28, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button The Cerritos College volleyball team will play Long Beach City College on Friday at 6 p.m. at Long Beach City College. The Falcons lost to LBCC on Oct. 5. Sophomore setter Guadalupe...

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Cerritos College receives award for iFalcon

October 24, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button Cerritos College has received the 2011 Student Success Award by the California Community College Chancellor’s office for its iFalcon program. The award will be given out in November...

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Garcia’s kills lead volleyball past LA Harbor

October 22, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button Sophomore setter Guadalupe Garcia had 21 kills to help the Cerritos College Volleyball team beat Los Angeles Harbor in sets of 25-19, 26-24, and 25-19 on Friday at Los Angeles...

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Elections prepare court for Homecoming

October 20, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button The final elections for Homecoming Queen took place on Oct. 19 and 20, as Homecoming Day arrives this Saturday, The seven remaining women had their last chance to get votes from...

Oct. 19, 2011 – Page 2 – News

October 19, 2011

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Technology assistant major Jose Rivera (left) talking to mentor Claudia Guevara of the Los Angeles City Hall (right). Disability Mentoring Day took place Oct. 12 at the City Hall Council Chambers in Los Angeles

Cerritos College disabled students attend Disability Mentoring Day

October 16, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button Nine Cerritos College students from Disabled Student Programs and Services attended Disability Mentoring Day in Los Angeles on Oct. 12. Disability Mentoring Day is a program that...

Oct. 12, 2011 – Page 2 – News

October 12, 2011

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Former Cerritos College part-time instructor and Judge dies at 90

October 3, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button Former part-time Cerritos College professor, Judge Joseph A. Farina, father of accounting professor Michael Farina, died on Sept. 22. He was 90 years old. The cause of his death...

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iFalcon wears purple to raise awarness for student sucess

October 3, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button To raise awareness to iFalcon and student success, iFalcon uses “Purple Thursdays", a day were the faculty wears purple. English professor and Success coordinator Francie Quaas-Berryman...

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7-Eleven celebrates National Coffee day

September 29, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button “7-Eleven” stores had it’s National Coffee day on Sept. 29 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free coffee, cappuccino, and lattes were given out to customers. The “7-Eleven near Cerritos...

Sept. 29, 2011 – Page 3 – News

September 29, 2011

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September 28, 2011

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“Gears of War” exceeds expectations

September 22, 2011

Pete Moye'Arts Button Amazing, spectacular, and legendary are not even close enough words to describe how good “Gears of War 3” is. Microsoft Studios has found a way to outdo “Gears of War 2”...

Sept. 14, 2011 – Page 2 – News

September 13, 2011

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Public relations major Casey Miller is rebuilding a computer at the Kompters R 4 Kids facility. Miller helps deliver computers to schools and families.

[Photo] Student makes computers to help serve community

September 5, 2011

Public relations major Casey Miller is rebuilding a computer at the Kompters R 4 Kids facility. Miller helps deliver computers to schools and families.

Aug. 31, 2011 – Page 2 – News

August 31, 2011

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Students are being affected by Pell Grant split

August 28, 2011

Effective summer 2011, the pell grants will now be disbursed on two separate dates to ensure students stay full time. Students will receive the first half of their Pell Grants on Aug 15 (or as soon as...

Aug. 24, 2011 – Page 3 – News

August 24, 2011

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The Subaru car company donated a former Fast and Furious engine was donated to the Cerritos College Automotive Program. The $8500 engine was donated on Aug. 12.

Subaru donates former Fast and Furious engine to the Cerritos College Automotive Department

August 21, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button The Subaru car company donated an $8500 engine that was part of a “Fast and Furious” car to the Cerritos College Automotive program on Friday, Aug. 12. According to Dan Page,...

William Bill Farmer, Jr. will wrap up an extensive career working with California community colleges over 30 years on Aug. 26, which is his last day on Cerritos Colleges campus. Farmer served as the Cerritos College Interim President between 2008-2009, during which he managed the budget without resorting to any layoffs, furloughs or salary cuts.

Farmer retires after six years at Cerritos

August 21, 2011

After working 30 years at California community colleges, six years at Cerritos College, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Assistant Superintendent William Farmer will retire at the end of August. Farmer’s...

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Orientations set for Study Abroad Program

August 20, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button The first orientations for Cerritos College’s Study Abroad Program will be held on Thursday Aug. 25 at 11 a.m. and on Tuesday Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Board Room. The Study Abroad...

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Manufacturing Technology hands out scholarships at open house

August 20, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button The Cerritos College Manufacturing Department hosted an Open House in the Metals Building in room one on Aug. 11. Open to the public, the open house had special guest public speakers,...

A Hodge– Plans for Gun Control on Campus

June 13, 2011

  The Board of Trustees is working on a procedure for campus police to carry guns around campus. President of Cerritos College Linda Lacy said that the Chief of Police and the Vice President of Student...

Plans are being made for guns on campus

June 13, 2011

The Cerritos College Board of Trustees approved administration to begin working on a procedure for campus police to be armed with guns on campus on Wednesday. President Linda Lacy said Chief of Police...

Vintage Cerritos will host fundraiser

May 18, 2011

Vintage Cerritos, the senior citizen housing across the street from Cerritos College, will be hosting a mini-relay race fundraiser entitled "Mini ‘Relay for Life‘" on Wednesday, May 25 from...

A Hodge– Track & Field SoCal Championship

May 17, 2011

The track and field program placed in second and third in the SoCal finals last Friday at Mount San Antonio. Sophomore Ameer Webb ran the fastest time in Southern California Community College history...

Falcons prepare for SoCal Championship

Falcons prepare for SoCal Championship

May 10, 2011

The Cerritos College Track and Field program are set for the SoCal championship this Friday at Mount San Antonio College. 26 and 36 women participated in the SoCal preliminaries last Friday. 14 men and...

Kidney walk proves to be sucessful

May 3, 2011

The Kinesiology Club held its first Kidney Walk Day in efforts to donate the to the National Kidney Foundation on Tuesday. Kinesiology Club Advisor Debbie Jensen said, "We were looking at recreation,...

Track finishes second and third at SCC Championship

Track finishes second and third at SCC Championship

May 2, 2011

Sophomore Ameer Webb broke the school record in the 100-meter sprint (10.16) and the 200 meter sprint (21.04) as the men took second place in the Southern Coast Conference Championship against Mount San...

“Michael Jackson: The Experience” thrills on Xbox 360 Kinect

May 1, 2011

"Michael Jackson: The Experience" for the Kinect on Xbox 360 is a thriller, despite a few misread moves. The Xbox version of "The Experience" turns players into their own avatars and puts them in a virtual...

A Hodge– Woman Passes out at Finacial Aid Line (Gonzo)

April 12, 2011

A woman passed out while in line for the Financial Aid Office and was taken to the hospital last Tuesday at approximately 4:20 p.m. Cerritos College Chief of Police Richard Bukowiecki said that campus...

A Hodge– ASCC Presidential & Trustee Election (wendy)

April 3, 2011

  One candidate will be running for president in this semester's Associated Students of Cerritos College election,which starts on April 6 and 7 as well as two women running for Student Trustees. Director...

Date set to begin study abroad program

March 28, 2011

Cerritos College is planning on starting its first ever Study Abroad Program in Madrid, Spain, which would take place in Spring 2012. Vice President of Academic Affairs Bill Farmer said that the committee...

Hate on Obama taken out on school

March 27, 2011

What is more surprising to hear, that Barack Obama has his own school or the fact that it will be shut down after 10 years due to low enrollment and low grades? CNN.com has reported Barack H. Obama elementary...

Qun Chai adds to familys legacy

Qun Chai adds to family’s legacy

March 21, 2011

Between sports and education, sophomore tennis player Yi Qun Chai takes success wherever he goes. Born in Guangzhou, China, Quin Chai, also known as Jony, and his parents moved to the United States when...

Students and faculty alike can make contributions to the Japan relief effort. The ASCC is checking these blue piggy banks to students and clubs who are interested in raising money.

ASCC does its part in Japan relief effort

March 21, 2011

The Associated Students of Cerritos College encourage the faculty and students to help donate to Japan. The ASCC has piggy banks at the Student Activities Office to drop off money, or for other offices...

Michael Herrera: Saxman with a plan

March 20, 2011

Starting as a young saxophone player, then from serving in the Marines to becoming an aspiring teacher, these events and goals helped make Michael P. Herrera become the man that he is today. Born on...

Pell Grants take massive hit

March 7, 2011

The House of Representatives has approved a budget cut plan to cut $845 million in Pell Grants, which Cerritos College has already estimated would affect 12,240 students as soon as next fall. However,...

‘Do You Hear What I Hear’ Show Thrills with ‘Carmen’

February 28, 2011

"Do You Hear What I Hear?" was the question that was asked last Friday in room BC-51. The Cerritos College Keyboard Studies Program put on the lecture and piano performance known as "Do You Hear What...

Students returning to class after a campus wide evacuation drill. Designated-area team leaders were assigned to make sure the drill was carried out effectively.

Cerritos runs emergency evacuation drill

February 28, 2011

Classes were about to begin, students were studying in the library, and a DJ booth was set up outside by the music department, these and more were interrupted by the evacuation drill that took place last...

Wrestler Tilman Tran heads to Embry Riddle University

February 25, 2011

After fighting off a knee injury and missing out on tournaments, Cerritos College wrestler Tilman Tran has received a scholarship to Embry Riddle University (AZ). Embry Riddle coach Kenny Ramsey said,...

Piano lecture series returns

February 21, 2011

The Cerritos College Keyboard Studies Program brings you a concert and lecture series titled, "Do you hear what I hear?" beginning Feb. 25 in BC-51 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dr. Christine Lopez, director...

Students should have an opportunity to coach

February 14, 2011

Colleges should start a student-coach program for aspiring coaches so students who are interested could get hands-on coaching experience.  This could help coaches to take care of assignments that...

Freshman basketball player’s journey to the top

February 13, 2011

No matter how hard life is, or how many obstacles there is to overcome, for freshman guard Keith Wiltz, basketball was always there. Growing up in Moreno Valley, Ca, Wiltz discovered the game of basketball...

19-year-old arrested for book theft

February 12, 2011

Cerritos College Campus Police arrested a 19-year-old male for stealing books at the school library at approximately 9:40 a.m. last Thursday. Chief of Police Richard Bukowiecki said that Mario Cuevas,...

Freshman basketball players journey to top

Freshman basketball player’s journey to top

February 10, 2011

No matter how hard life is, or how many obstacles there are to overcome, for Cerritos College men's basketball freshman guard Keith Wiltz, basketball has always been there. Growing up in Moreno Valley,...

Men’s basketball drops a close one against rival

February 5, 2011

The Cerritos College men's basketball team's losing streak continues in a rematch against its cross town rival Long Beach City College 67-65 last Friday. Freshman guard Keith Wiltz led the team off the...

TalonNet delays cause trouble for students

February 3, 2011

Some students have received error messages through the TalonNet website, an issue that has been going on since the beginning of the semester. Lee Krichmar, director of Information Technology, stated,...

Falcons get eighth straight victory

January 29, 2011

The Cerritos College women's basketball team had on its eighth straight victory as they defeated Los Angeles Trade Tech College 63-51 last Friday, improving its record to 19-5. Despite both teams...

Falcons basketball blows lead

January 24, 2011

Despite a first-half lead, the Cerritos College men's basketball team followed up with a disappointing second half and lost to El Camino College  Compton Center 82-73 on Friday, putting its record...

Falcons struggle in second half leads to a loss

January 23, 2011

Despite a dominating first half , the Cerritos College men's basketball team followed up with a disappointing second half and lost 82-73 last Friday. Sophomore guard Nick Sanchez led the...

A Hodge — Snap-On Car Show (Incomplete)

January 19, 2011

Snap-On Tools, One of the global manufacturers, and marketers of tools and equipment, visited the campus on Jan. 18 to promote their tools and show off their flashy race car and motorcycle. According...

A Hodge- Womens Soccer (New Brief)

January 14, 2011

"Words can't describe what you can do to make they're day, it was priceless," Ruben Gonzalez said, woman's soccer coach who visited the Casa Hogar Santa Teresita de Jesus Orphanage in Tijuana on Jan....

A Hodge– Womens Soccer

January 11, 2011

While students were in enjoying their final days of their winter vacation, Coach Ruben Gonzalez, along with his wife Senadia, and five of his South Coast Conference champion woman's soccer team went to...

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