Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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swine flu

May 12, 2009

The A (N1H1) virus also known as the swine flu was more a scare than nothing else. The media reacted in such a way that everybody started to panic. Cerritos College officials said that the college would...

Boy Toy Jesse joins WPMD for a bit

May 11, 2009

Boy Toy Jesse, KISS FM radio announcer, visited the B's Mix, one of the WPMD.org shows, to support one of his interns Ivonne Burciaga, an RTVF major.He was at Cerritos College on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to...

Re-entry Program reaches to students

May 11, 2009

The Re-entry Resource Program at Cerritos College reaches out to those students that have been out of school for three or more years and that are 25 years or older.Andrea Sanchez, undecided major, has...

Past, present, future of fashion

Past, present, future of fashion

May 4, 2009

The Cosmetology Department was not going to have its annual show this year so Bryan Griffith, cosmetology major, decided to organize the whole show himself.It started with favors and donations from friends,...

Student art opens in gallery

Student art opens in gallery

May 4, 2009

The Cerritos College Art Gallery displays a variety of mediums like ceramics, charcoal on paper, clay, water color on canvas, graphite on paper, video, 3D animation, ink on paper, screen print, etching,...

Piorkowski wins Most Oustanding Faculty Award

April 27, 2009

The distinguished faculty awards ceremony was held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Student Center where members of the Cerritos College faculty enjoyed lunch with their colleagues and students.Bill Farmer,...

MyDemocracy awards canceled

April 27, 2009

The MyDemocracy awards ceremony for this semester was canceled.This is what Kate McLaughlin, journalism professor, learned just a few days before students were supposed to turn in their entries."My students...

Places to go for less than $12

April 27, 2009

Griffith Observatory Open six days at weekWeekdays from noon to 10PM and weekends 10 AM to 10PMClosed Mondays Free admission Los Angeles County Museum of ArtOpen six days a week from noon to 8 PMFriday...

free speech zone quotes

April 27, 2009

What do you do to save money?Kelly Adams, art major"I don't buy expensive things, and I bring food from home."George Tony, nursing major"I ride my bike instead of using my car." Tony Lopez, paralegal major"I...

AAWCC will hold annual conference

April 20, 2009

The American Association for Women in Community Colleges will host its annual conference called Women Hold up the Half the Sky on May 1 at the Cerritos Public Library from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.The mission...

Cosmetology receives scholarship

April 20, 2009

The Cosmetology Department was awarded, for the first time, two $500 City of Norwalk scholarships on March 12.Alecea Duran and Bryan Griffith, cosmetology majors, both received a $500 scholarship presented...

Poetry Reading-opening poem read by Mr. Cabuto

April 15, 2009

La Casada Infiel      Y que yo me la llevé al ríocreyendo que era mozuela, pero tenía marido.Fue la noche de Santiagoy casi por compromiso.Se apagaron los farolesy...

Spanish poetry reading held at Cerritos

Spanish poetry reading held at Cerritos

April 15, 2009

Not many people showed up to the Spanish poetry reading at first, but numbers grew by the end.The poetry reading was an open-mike session and the students were expected and encouraged to participate in...

H.O.P.E. granted $238,000

March 23, 2009

Project Health Opportunities and Pipeline to Education has been granted $238,000 to continue its mission of increasing the number of Latinos and other disadvantaged students pursuing a career in health...

‘Tokyo Sonata’ good in all ways

March 23, 2009

Tokyo Sonata has something for everyone. It has drama and it's also really funny at times.I really liked the film; it would have me engaged on the seriousness of issues and have me burst out laughing on...

CRCC granted $95,000

March 16, 2009

The Court Reporting and Captioning Career Department was granted $95,000 to train students to provide captioning services.Vykki Morgan, professor of court reporting and educational technology, and Mark...

Theater Department experiences cutbacks

March 10, 2009

Many have seen the economy decline and the way it has affected Cerritos College, the Theater Department is not immune to the cutbacks.The Theater Department did not offer some classes this semester that...

Cal Grant funding delayed

March 2, 2009

The budget crisis that the State of California had the last few weeks is the reason that there was a 45-day delay on the funding of the Cal Grant for the spring semester.Veronica Castro, account technician,...

History of Cerritos bells

History of Cerritos bells

February 24, 2009

In a search of a victory bell for Cerritos College athletic team, the Pelias brass bell was given to the college by the U.S. Navy.The bell was put on display at the administration quad to celebrate Cerritos...

Essay contest being held for Women’s History Month

February 10, 2009

March is Women's History Month. This year, like in past years, Cerritos College will be conducting a student essay contest.The theme of the essay is leadership, and it will have to focus on a female role,...

WPMD broadcasts online, teaches

February 2, 2009

Cerritos College offers a certificate and an AA degree in mass communications that will prepare students on radio and TV jobs.Classes for this program are offered only during the spring and fall semester.Students...

Clubs make announcements at ISCC

January 23, 2009

Clubs from Cerritos College announced upcoming events at the first Inter-Club Council meeting of the 2009 spring semester that took place Jan. 22.The Black Student Union announced that it will have a celebration...

Library hours get cut

January 20, 2009

California's budget cuts are hitting public schools and students hard.The Cerritos College library and computer labs posted new hours for the 2009 Spring semester.The library is now closing an hour earlier...

ASCC, clubs, faculty fund for scholarships

January 15, 2009

The Associated Students of Cerritos College, with the help of clubs and faculty, will be fundraising this semester to provide students with money for scholarships.The ASCC is trying to provide a means...

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