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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Bianca Salgado

Bianca Salgado, Opinion Editor

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Social Savvy Interactive

May 18, 2016

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May 11, 2016

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May 9, 2016

Scholarships awarded to student artists

May 3, 2016

A major crowd gathered around the Fine Arts patio outside the Art Gallery on Thursday, April 28 to commemorate award winners and celebrate the opening of the Student Art Exhibition. Mediums submitted...

From Left to Right: Pharmacy tech major, Alex Ana, nursing major, Chanel Baxter, and economics major, Shirley Sanchez participate in a group activity during the Career Cafe session on Monday, April 25 at 2 p.m. in MP-201. They had to determine and label the types of skills the President of the United States would need to have. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

Students identify their own skills at Career Cafe

April 30, 2016

Addressing the seven students present, Career Counselor Traci Ukita said, "A skill isn’t something that you are naturally born with but you develop it over a period of time." Career Services hosted...

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April 20, 2016

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April 18, 2016

(From Left to Right) Maria Martinez and Jazmine Carrizalez read about the 10 most common sexually transmitted infections. Nurse practitioner from the Student Health Clinic, Wendy Lane, gave a sexual health presentation on Monday, April 11 in Business Education 116. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

Student Health Clinic says responsibility is priority during sex

April 14, 2016

Sex. This is the topic society doesn't necessarily talk freely about, yet is exposed to in various forms such as art, music and movies, etc. The only probable instance where we would most likely...

Students to portray as the decline in enrollment at Cerritos College. Enrollment has decreased 2 to 5 percent this semester. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

[Photo] Enrollment slightly declines

April 13, 2016

Students to portray as the decline in enrollment at Cerritos College. Enrollment has decreased 2 to 5 percent this semester. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

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April 11, 2016

Free Speech Zone: What is the worst April Fools’ Day prank you have encountered?

March 31, 2016

Moises Hernandez, business major, said “I gathered some balloons and threw it at my middle school." Hugo Gonzalez, architecture major, said “In 2010, I told my dad that my girlfriend at the...

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March 30, 2016

Photo Courtesy by Enrique Rodriguez

Falcon Kids initiative proves to promise early introduction to college

March 29, 2016

The focus of the initiative presents young students at the elementary school level the concept of going to college. Dean of Student Services Dr. Gilbert Contreras said, “It is one of the best programs...

President of the California State Association of Parliamentarians, Lorenzo R. Cuesta (on stage) gives a three hour Parliamentary Procedure and Brown Act presentation on Friday, Mar. 4 in the Teleconference Center at 1 p.m. Cuesta stated how the current student government leaders are going to be leaders because,

Student government leaders receive parliamentary procedure training

March 11, 2016

Introduction Kadie Gurley, commerical music major, is not a member of student government, however she expresses why she came to the parliamentary procedure training, "I came because I wanted to learn...

Biology major Sarah Hinton (left) and corrections major Savanah Kelly (right), among attendees, participate in an individual activity during the Career Cafe on Feb. 29 in MP 201. Career counselors expressed how values are a factor that students might want to consider when it comes to career decision-making. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

Career Cafe attendees converse on values

March 3, 2016

Career Services hosted their first Career Cafe of the semester on Monday, Feb. 29 at 2 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building room 201. Career counselors, Traci Ukita and Clara Ross-Jones, guided attendees...

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March 3, 2016

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March 3, 2016

Free Speech Zone: Where would you travel to and why?

February 27, 2016

Jacqueline Mendez, animal science major, said, "Chicago because that is where one of my favorite bands is from and it is a nice place to go. The name of the band is Real Friends and they are a pop-punk...

Paula Pereira addresses the audience in the teleconference center. In her presentation Pereira, who migrated from Brazil, described her struggles moving into California with her family. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

[Photo] Faculty recounts migration stories for student support

February 25, 2016

Paula Pereira addresses the audience in the teleconference center. In her presentation Pereira, who migrated from Brazil, described her struggles moving into California with her family. Photo credit: Bianca...

Students gather in the Cheryl A. Epple Board Room to voice their thoughts to Cerritos College President, Dr. Jose Fierro, (center) during the President’s Hour. This is the first President’s Hour on campus and will be held every second Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

[Photo] President welcomes community with hour long inquiry

February 16, 2016

Students gather in the Cheryl A. Epple Board Room to voice their thoughts to Cerritos College President, Dr. Jose Fierro, (center) during the President’s Hour. This is the first President’s Hour on...

Vediste Torreon, mechanical engineering major said, “If I had a girlfriend I’d probably do something with her. Take her somewhere she wants to go, maybe Disneyland.”

[Photo] Free Speech Zone: What are your Valentines Day plans?

February 10, 2016

Vediste Torreon, mechanical engineering major said, “If I had a girlfriend I’d probably do something with her. Take her somewhere she wants to go, maybe Disneyland.”

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February 10, 2016

Uriel Ojeda, computer engineer major, “I just watch the Super Bowl because it's the Super Bowl and it is just one of the games to watch. For me at home we don’t really watch it, we watch soccer instead. I am a soccer fan. But with work I have co-workers that actually like football, so I mean I get it. I do enjoy watching it.”

[Photo] Free Speech Zone – How will you spend Super Bowl Sunday?

February 4, 2016

Uriel Ojeda, computer engineer major, “I just watch the Super Bowl because it's the Super Bowl and it is just one of the games to watch. For me at home we don’t really watch it, we watch soccer instead....

Amy Perez, anthropology major (center) and students gather in Liberal Arts room 103 on Friday, Jan. 29 for information on scholarships that pertain to studying abroad. To find a study abroad program students should visit www.iiepassport.org Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

Scholarships and internships across the world

February 3, 2016

Amy Perez, anthropology major, remarks how students can benefit from the Gilman scholarship, “I think this is really helpful because there is a lot of people who need the experience from the work study...

Four-year-old, Lucas (left) high-fives Franco Falcon (right) prior to sliding down the mountain of snow together. Hula hoop dancing and building snowmen (edible or not) were other activities offered during the sixth annual Snowy Day on Thursday, Jan. 28 at the Child Development Center. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

Thrills and chills present at Snowy Day

February 1, 2016

Robert Adams, father of 2-year-old Aiden and 4-year-old Jacob Adams, remarks, "This is awesome! I don’t think I’ve seen another pre-school doing an event like this." Last Thursday, Jan. 28 from...

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January 20, 2016

Jesse Almanza, human health services major, said,

[Photo] Free Speech Zone: What do you look forward to this semester?

January 19, 2016

Jesse Almanza, human health services major, said, "Getting good grades, being on time to my classes and having a positive experience here. I would like to finish all my classes knowing that I did the best...

David Bowie fans leave candles, bouquets of flowers, fan art and handwritten notes on his Hollywood Star located off Hollywood Boulevard and Sycamore Street. Bowie passed away on January 10 from liver cancer. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

[Photo] So long Ziggy Stardust and Severus Snape

January 19, 2016

David Bowie fans leave candles, bouquets of flowers, fan art and handwritten notes on his Hollywood Star located off Hollywood Boulevard and Sycamore Street. Bowie passed away on January 10 from liver...

Leslie Gonzalez, nursing major, said,

[Photo] Free Speech Zone: Do you have a favorite hat for National Hat Day?

January 16, 2016

Leslie Gonzalez, nursing major, said, "Mostly sports-related like Green Bay Packers, Dodgers, Lakers and LA Kings. Beanies and the sports caps of the teams I go for. I only wear them when it is super cold...

Preparations underway for Outstanding Faculty Awards

December 3, 2015

The nominations for the Outstanding Faculty Awards opened on Monday, Oct. 19 and closed on Wednesday, Nov. 25, leaving students, faculty and staff wondering who will receive the Outstanding Award and the...

What dish do you prepare for Thanksgiving?

November 23, 2015

Jessica Germata, paralegal studies major, said, "Instead of cooking I donate my time at a soup kitchen with the assistance from ASCC [Associated Students of Cerritos College] members, plus I am a horrible...

Psychology major, Kealani Infiesto (left) speaks with Store Manager of the Starbucks located in Imperial and La Mirada (store number 5716), Kimberly Hammond (right), about their hours, hourly rate and to see if it would be lucrative to transfer. Infiesto is currently a part-time student and she

[Photo] Students from different walks of life look for employment at fair

November 18, 2015

Psychology major, Kealani Infiesto (left) speaks with Store Manager of the Starbucks located in Imperial and La Mirada (store number 5716), Kimberly Hammond (right), about their hours, hourly rate and...

Professor of history and founder of the Global Consortium for Sustainable Peace, Dr. John Haas presents on Monday in the Teleconference Center at 11 a.m. a lecture titled “Global Citizen” and explains to the audience on what it means to be a globally competent for International Education week. He said, “We have to understand peoples' cultures and we have to understand history and we have to speak other peoples' languages, and we have just seen a chaos that has taken place in Paris, France and we need to kind of comprehend diversity - but there is no total answer for what it means to be globally competent.

Global citizen presentation introduces global competency

November 18, 2015

Global citizen, the first event for International Education Week took place on Monday, Nov. 16 in the Teleconference room.Prior to introducing the event International Admissions Specialist from the Office...

business major, said, “Quiz Up! Because I like trivia games and this one contains from television shows, science and movies.

[Photo] FSZ- What is your favorite video game app?

November 16, 2015

business major, said, “Quiz Up! Because I like trivia games and this one contains from television shows, science and movies." Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

Expecting mother, Christina Phillips (left) reads ‘Llama Llama and the Bully Goat’ by Anna Dewdney to her son Owen Phillips (right). Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

Book fair comes to the child development center

November 3, 2015

First time attending the Scholastic Book Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Child Development Center, was preschooler Olivia Del Castillo who holds a book entitled 'Palace Pets: Pet Friends Forever' and...

Samuel Vidaca, Theater major said,  “Rocky Balboa, I already have the leather jacket, jeans, and even the fedora.” Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

[Photo] What will you dress-up as for Halloween?

October 28, 2015

Samuel Vidaca, Theater major said, “Rocky Balboa, I already have the leather jacket, jeans, and even the fedora.” Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

During the Career Cafe session students (left) and child development major, Patty DeLeon practice the art of networking. This exercise encouraged students to come out of their comfort zone and engage in conversation. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

[Photo] Cookies, coffee and networking

October 27, 2015

During the Career Cafe session students (left) and child development major, Patty DeLeon practice the art of networking. This exercise encouraged students to come out of their comfort zone and engage in...

Paulette Teran, English major, said,

[Photo] Knotts Scary Farm or Halloween Horror Nights?

October 24, 2015

Paulette Teran, English major, said, "Horror nIghts is where i would rather go because I've never been there, Knott's I've been there before and for an extra scare you pay $15 for them to touch you and...

Administration of justice major, Michael Esqueda (left) listens to Ambria Aryes (right) about the open position at Davita. Esqueda is currently a part-time student who is browsing during the Job Fair on Wednesday. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

[Photo] 53 employers attend Cerritos College Job Fair

October 23, 2015

Administration of justice major, Michael Esqueda (left) listens to Ambria Aryes (right) about the open position at Davita. Esqueda is currently a part-time student who is browsing during the Job Fair on...

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