Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Nov. 16, 2011 – Page 8- Sports

November 15, 2011

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‘Basketball never stops’ thanks to the college level

November 15, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button As proclaimed in Nike’s newest advertisement that is led by the Oklahoma City Thunder’s star forward Kevin Durant, “Basketball never stops.” But with the cancellation...

Nov. 9, 2011 – Page 6 – Sports

November 8, 2011

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Dave Ward Technical Director and Designer

November 7, 2011

Dave Ward, Cerritos College Theater Department Technical Director and Designer, has designed, built and recycled sets for the department, along with instructing the portable entertainment technology classes...

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Congresswoman Grace Napolitano to speak at Veterans Day celebration

November 4, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button After Congresswoman Grace Napolitano appears at a panel for Cerritos College mental health awareness, she will also attend the fourth annual Veterans Day celebration hosted by the...

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Falcons defeat Cougars in double-overtime victory

October 30, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button A rushing touchdown from running back Cory Westbrook ignited a double-overtime home victory for the Cerritos College football team (5-2, 3-0) over conference opponent College of...

Oct. 26, 2011 – Page 6 – Sports

October 25, 2011

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Falcons wide receiver Lindsey Anderson (left) is being tackled by an El Camino College defender (right) during the Cerritos College football teams 42-21 victory at Falcon Stadium on Saturday. Anderson had 52 yards on five catches.

Falcons get second conference win in a double digit upset

October 23, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button The Homecoming matchup proved to be favorable for the Cerritos College football team with wide receiver Robert Abeyta grabbing two of the team's five touchdowns as the Falcons...

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Lockers on campus are just as important as the ones in high school

October 20, 2011

Although students today do not need to carry as many things to school, Cerritos College students are still in terrible need of on-campus lockers. Pete Moye'Opinion Button The fact that some will not...

Freshman midfielder Carlos Escobar works the ball against an East Los Angeles College defender in the Falcons 3-1 win on Tuesday. Escobar has played in 13 games this season.

3-1 victory moves Men’s soccer to 12-1-1

October 18, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button Midfielder Carlos Escobar scored one goal in the first half and assisted the Cerritos College men’s soccer team (12-1-1) to a 3-1 home victory over East Los Angeles College on...

Oct. 12, 2011 – Page 6 – Sports

October 12, 2011

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Freshman Michael Skinas saves one of Grossmont Colleges shots Saturday morning. The Falcons lost 15-5, but came back to beat Orange Coast College, 9-7, in the second game of the day.

Falcons break even at RCC Tournament

October 9, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button Going 2-2 at The Riverside Community College Tournament, The Cerritos College men’s water polo team faced Palomar College, Grossmont College, and host RCC. Cerritos College...

Sept. 29, 2011 – Page 8 – Sports

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Volleyball digs into Breast Cancer awareness

September 29, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button During the month of October, the women's volleyball team will take part in The Side-Out Foundation's National Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Rally. Proceeds will benefit Breast...

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Bike theft increases on campus

September 25, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button Reports of on campus bicycle thefts have increased since the start of the fall semester and according to Cerritos College Chief of Police, Richard Bukowiecki, students may not be...

Repealing is the first step

Repealing is the first step

September 23, 2011

Pete Moye'Opinion Button The forefathers of this country may not exactly have had the laws in mind to protect those individuals who are homosexual, but with prejudice acts not being acceptable anymore,...

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Odd mix-tape from The Wolf Gang

September 21, 2011

Pete Moye'Arts Button With one MTV Video Music Award and two nominations, the formerly underground rap super-group Odd Future Wolfgang Kill Them All has released the second mixtape from group member...

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Smokers already put outdoors like pets, whats next?

September 19, 2011

Pete Moye'Opinion Button Smokers have already been put outdoors, pushed away from buildings a specific distance and just about anything else humans do to their pets. In a world where common sense has...

Men and women cross country teams compete in Tennessee tournament

September 19, 2011

Both finishing in 13th place at The Commodore meet at Vanderbilt University, The Cerritos College men and women cross country team's had 15 runners compete on Friday and Saturday. The event was held in...

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Athletic benefits are sole reason why some join teams

September 12, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button Is it for the love of the game? Or is it mainly to keep busy? In reality, playing college sports for students is basically the only way to get to the next level of education...

Offensive tackle Joel Palafox.

Offensive lineman Palafox ejected from home opener

September 11, 2011

Offensive tackle Joel Palafox. Cerritos College football Offensive Lineman Joel Palafox was involved in a physical altercation with two Cerritos College defensive backs and was ejected during the Falcons'...

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Falcons’ Fennell throws away game in final minutes

September 6, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button In a rematch of last season's opener, Los Angeles Harbor College freshman quarterback Chris Smith and sophomore running back Theron West ran for over 280 yards and four touchdowns...

Aug. 31, 2011 – Page 5 – Sports

August 31, 2011

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Hurricane Irene not a factor for women’s soccer

August 29, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button On one of the last flights to arrive in New York this past weekend and just missing the effects of hurricane Irene, the Cerritos College women’s soccer team started the season...

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Women should not be allowed to walk around topless

August 29, 2011

Pete Moye'Opinion Button The average male college student would most likely jump for joy having heard such a law was passed, but it is a terrible idea for America to pass an equal topples law for both...

Aug. 24, 2011 – Page 6 – Sports

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New Athletic Director Dan Clauss

August 21, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button The Cerritos College athletic department held a conference for athletes participating in the 2011-2012 school year on Friday, Aug 19, which also introduced the new Athletic Director,...

Quarterback Morgan Fennell is in the middle of the football teams ladder drills during practice. He and sophmore Brandon Denker are in a battle for the starting quarterback position.

[Photo] Falcons to return with depth as QB battle ensues

August 20, 2011

Quarterback Morgan Fennell is in the middle of the football team's ladder drills during practice. He and sophmore Brandon Denker are in a battle for the starting quarterback position.

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Drinking age debate is a civil rights issue

August 19, 2011

Pete Moye'Opinion Button The drinking age must be lowered. Not only does it contradict our civil rights, but it causes our youth to unnecessarily rebel. It’s not like underage drinking doesn’t happen...

Cerritos College hosts movie nights this summer

July 8, 2011

The Toy Story Trilogy will be among the six movies shown this summer at the Cerritos College Aquatic Center for the first annual "Movie Night at the Pool", starting at 7:30 PM, July 8 and ending August...

B.Rod-The Cerritos College dance department Choreographers Showcase

May 10, 2011

The Cerritos College Dance Department held the Choreographer Showcase on Tuesday, Hosted and put together by dance instructor Maha Afra. The event scheduled 32 different performances.                                                                                                                                  ...

Falcons named All-Conference amid playoffs

Falcons named All-Conference amid playoffs

May 9, 2011

Three members of the Cerritos College baseball team gained 1st team All-South Coast Conference honors while head Coach Ken Gaylord was voted the conference's coach of the year.   Sophomore Tim Soonthorngarun...

Several runnings backs work out with Locomotives running back coach Amp Lee during a tryout on Saturday.

Las Vegas Locomotives gamble with tryouts

May 9, 2011

The Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League held tryouts for the upcoming season on Saturday at Falcon Stadium. Jim Fassel, current Locomotive Head Coach, General Manager and President, believes...

Derk Siddiqui fist lost of season

May 3, 2011

  Sophomore Tennis player Derek Siddiqui was defeated for the first time in his singles play this season, (2-6,5-7) in the championship match at the 111th Annual Ojai Tennis Tournament against Glendale...

Baseball to face Cuesta in first round of playoffs

Baseball to face Cuesta in first round of playoffs

May 2, 2011

The Cerritos College baseball team (21-14) won the South Coast Conference and will play against Cuesta College (22-14) on Friday in their first game of the Southern California Regional Playoffs. Cerritos...

B.Rod-Coach Porch

April 28, 2011

Former Cerritos College and Texas Christian University football player,  Lou Porch will be replacing Rich Ruiz as running back coach for next season. Porch has recently made the transition from...

Cerritos student uses music to raise money for foster children

April 28, 2011

"I don't want to be this ‘Warped Tour-superstar' or anything like a false idol anymore, so I decided that I'm going to raise money." For singer, songwriter and public relations major Rocky Kim,...

Music filled the air with bands during the financial aid fair

April 25, 2011

Two bands performed during the Financial Aid Awareness Fair on Monday. The concert started at 11 a.m. and lasted for an hour, starting with solo performer Taylor Collins and finishing with the band,...

Spring football-Brandon.r

April 13, 2011

The Cerritos College football team will not have last season's starting quarterback Kane Wilson, but head coach Frank Mazzotta is still positive about the two quarterbacks who are trying out for the position. Wilson...

Brando.R-Rocky Kim

April 13, 2011

    Playing shows, and selling music  to help orphanages is exactly what Public relations major Rocky Kim will start to do on June 1, under the band name of "Comeback Alive".   "I...

Men’s tennis advances to regional tournament

April 11, 2011

The Cerritos College men's tennis team advanced four single players and two doubles teams to the Southern California Regional Tournament. In the quarterfinals, sophomore Jony Chai defeated teammate and...

Freshman diver Maleno Van Zitter practices before her next meet. Van Zitter also swims in the California Science Center.

Van Zitter conquers the pool, ocean and dance floor

March 29, 2011

Freshman Maleno Van Zitter represents Cerritos College in the pool, on the stage and in the ocean. Not only is Van Zitter a member of the diving team, but she also dances in the school Dance Department...

B.Rodriguez-Cerritos/lbcc rivalry

March 20, 2011

In sports, rivalries can be the most anticipated games of the season for the fans and most importantly the players and coaching staff. The Lakers have the Celtics, USC has UCLA and the most visible...

ASCC President Felipe Grimaldo and Faculty Senate Debra Moore enjoy judging the Chili Cook Off competition. Three winners were awarded one for most unique chili, one for the hottest chili and another for judges favorite.

Students compete in the Chili Cook Off

March 18, 2011

The Associated Students of Cerritos College held the Annual Chili cook-off during Hoe Down Days on March 16. Contestants competed in three different categorize and the Winners were announced in the Student...

Where do our athletes come from?

March 18, 2011

 While the mailing address of Cerritos College is located in the city of Norwalk, the remaining parts of the campus are in the city of Cerritos. Obviously, not all the students went to high school...

Falcons serve El Camino College

Falcons serve El Camino College

March 15, 2011

The Cerritos College men's tennis team (10-2) swept El Camino College, 3-0, its doubles matches while winning five of the six matches in singles on Tuesday. The team's undefeated No. 2 singles player...

Brandon.R-Baseball preview

March 15, 2011

The Cerritos College Baseball team (6-6, 2-1) began the second series of the South Coast Conference against El Camino College Compton Center (record) on Monday.    In the first series of the...

Provide public schools with proper priorities

March 13, 2011

The debate between public and private schools are present throughout an individuals whole life, from the time you were born to the time they are applying for universities and finally deciding which schools...

Falcon Fashionista

March 8, 2011

Talon Marks began a new weekly online slideshow called Falcon Fashionista, about Cerritos College students and their fashion.   The first edition consisted of three students that were on campus...

Deadline for chili cook-off is near

March 7, 2011

Students, faculty and staff who can make the best chili are urged to apply for the Cerritos College Chili Cook-off, on March 16. The cook-off will be a part of the Spring time Hoe Down The deadline...

Falcons open series with a win

March 7, 2011

 The Cerritos College baseball team defeated Pasadena City College 5-2, on Tuesday for the first game of the series that will conclude their meetings for the year. The Falcons began the South Coast...

Where is the construction money going?

March 6, 2011

There have been a ridiculous number of unfinished and poorly planned buildings for college campuses in the Los Angeles Community College District for the past 10 years Whole projects being abandoned and...

Culinary Arts debuts new menu

Culinary Arts debuts new menu

March 1, 2011

The Culinary Arts Department hosted the second themed menu of the spring series in the Student Center, which started on March 1 and finished on March 3. The event cost $10 and was RSVP-only, with 20...

Track and field runs through the rain in the Cerritos Invitational

February 22, 2011

The Cerritos College track and field teams hosted their Annual invitational on Feb. 18 and 19, which did not start on time due to rain. The non-scoring meet that consisted of teams all around Southern...

Track and Field takes over at Mount San Antonio College All-Comers Meet

February 15, 2011

Almost a week after the men and women of the Cerritos College track and field team hosted an all-comers meet, they took part in another one Friday at Mount San Antonio College. One member of the team...

B.RODRIGUEZ- track and field All comers meet (vic)

February 8, 2011

Saturday morning at 10 a.m., the Cerritos track and Field team hosted an All-Comers meet. Not just students from Cerritos College, but also anyone from the community was also able to compete in such...

bRANDON.r. UCLA community college Partnerships (vic)

February 7, 2011

Many students on campus have not chosen what they plan on doing after their time at Cerritos College. One on-campus program that may be vital to a student looking to transfer is the UCLA Center for Community...

Men’s tennis starts adequately

February 2, 2011

The men's tennis team played at Saddleback College Thursday afternoon and had finishing scores of what Coach Alvin Kim expected. Although he was happy overall with his team's peformance, Coach Kim was...

Women’s tennis gets off to a good start

February 2, 2011

The Cerritos College women's tennis team had its first scrimmage on Jan. 27. They played well, according to Coach Alvin Kim and Assistant Coach Jenny Tsai. The squad played at Rio Hondo College and because...

A more occupied Falcon Spuare during Club Info Day on Tuesday. Students got to find out about all the different clubs and even got to join.

Students get informed at Club Info Day

January 25, 2011

Cerritos College held Club Info Day in Falcon Square, on Tuesday. Club Info Day is held every semester. The fair started at 10 a.m. and had a few students throughout the clubs' booths to start. "Club...

Track and field athlete Jose Ramos, Jr. was fatally stabbed at a party in Pico Rivera on Sunday morning.

Track and field athlete stabbed to death on Sunday morning

January 24, 2011

A member of the Cerritos College track and field team was stabbed at a birthday party and pronounced dead at a nearby hospital early Sunday morning. Eighteen-year-old Jose Ramos took part in a fight...

Falcons Ramos stabbed to death on Sunday morning

January 23, 2011

Jose Ramos, a member of the Cerritos College track and field team, was stabbed at a birthday party and later pronounced dead at a Pico Rivera hospital early Sunday morning. Ramos, also...

Falcons Ramos stabbed to death on Sunday morning.

January 21, 2011

A member of the Cerritos College track and field team, was stabbed at a birthday party and later pronounced dead at a Pico Rivera hospital early Sunday morning.   The student took...

Tennis gears up for season

January 15, 2011

With the season near, both tennis squads work towards their goals while finding themselves in different places from last year. The men's squad will start the season officially ranked 13th in southern...

Internet celebrities pave the way for more inspiring entertainment

January 12, 2011

This century brought the developing Internet and with it the most successful stars today. Names such as Antoine Dodson, Justin Bieber, and now the most recent Ted Williams have shown exactly how...

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