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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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MTV recruits students for show

May 11, 2009

It seems that that small screen came looking around Cerritos College the past week May 5 to May 7. According to Renee Bloch, performing arts promoter, a recruiter for MTV's "Parental Control" came by...

Senate gets ‘Mindset’

May 4, 2009

"If your mindset is not strong, you're not going to make it," announced Sam Chauhan, a mindset coach at last Wednesday's ASCC Senate meeting. Chauhan explained he was going to give away 100 or so Mindset...

Debate team wins second

May 4, 2009

The Cerritos College debate team won silver at the debate competition at Palomar Community College on April 25.The participants were Juan Guerra, John Mecarthy and Tina Yang."It was a novice tournament....

free speech-Dj Garcia

May 4, 2009

 "Isn't that our mark or symbol? It sounds good. It also sounds like a bird." Quote Stephen Lee, economics major."I haven't really checked it. I've heard of it. It seems like something that's on the...

Lazuras Long Interview-Dj Garcia

April 27, 2009

 For those who read the Paper. There is a man who goes by the pseudonym, Lazurus Long who sent a letter stating the he will "vandalize" the school "promptly on April 28 at 9 a.m." Lazarus agreed to...

Math Club helps Su Casa with fundraiser

April 27, 2009

During tough times, it is a great to show that people are trying to take care of one another.On April 21 to April 23, the Math Club held a fundraiser to help with Su Casa in front of library.The club members...


Bookstore convenient online

April 21, 2009

Summer sessions are just around the corner starting May 26.It would probably be a good time to buy books.Cerritos College has a convenient way to buy books online for students at its Web site.At www.cerritos.edu.bkstr.com,...

Cerritos, middle schools join in concert

April 21, 2009

Middle school and college students alike were blowing their pipes at the Student Center on April 20 at 7 p.m.With help of Dr. David Betancourt, the director of bands and orchestra, and Alan J. Hallback,...

Earth Day approaches

Earth Day approaches

April 20, 2009

Students get ready for April 22 to show the Earth some appreciation for Earth Day.According to EarthDay.net, Earth Day began by Gaylord Nelson, former senator of Wisconsin, proposed the first nationwide...

SHC offers STD testing

April 20, 2009

"CDC estimates that 19 million new infections occur each year, almost half of them among young people 15 to 21 years of age," quoted Nancy Montgomery, coordinator of Student Health Services, from the Center...

Metro bus-Dj Garcia

April 8, 2009

I keep hearing about how times are hard.But, one would be surprise how money they can save by taking the bus.With just $5, a person can get a daily pass to travel all over Los Angeles.It is $3 to travel...

Feminists hang dirty laundry

Feminists hang dirty laundry

March 30, 2009

The Feminist Club at Cerritos College hanged up its "Dirty Laundry" at the Hill for its clothesline project.On March 17, various shirts were put on display with messages such as "You were supposed to protect...

Students look for work at job fair

Students look for work at job fair

March 30, 2009

Students gathered around at Falcon Square for the job fair last on March 26.People representing the police academy, Project Apple, Los Angeles Airport Police, Chick-fil-A, National Guard, Jobing.com and...

Cerritos hosts winning Bellflower High game

March 30, 2009

Students from Bellflower High School and Bellflower Middle School were excited to see the faculty members play against Power 106 DJs at Bellflower High on March 26.The Bellflower faculty won the game,...

dirty laundry-dj garcia

March 30, 2009

 The Feminist Club at Cerritos College hanged up their "Dirty Laundry" at the hill for their Clothesline Project.On Tuesday, March 17 various shirts were put on display with messages such as "You...

Nazario shares her journey

March 23, 2009

"It goes to show how Americans take life for granted. There are so many kids struggling to get here from poor homes. We don't realize how lucky we have it," expressed Daniel Luquin, architect major, about...

Comics became our mythology

March 22, 2009

Back in ancient times, people worshipped gods and heroes such as Zeus and Artemis.As time went on, these beings became nothing more than mythology taught in our schools that most high school students don't...

Watchmen-Dj Garcia

March 17, 2009

Watchmen was an thrilling feature to see.There was plenty of action and awesome characters such as Dr. Manhattan, The Comedian , Silk Spectre, Night Owl,  and Rorschach.Although the film was only...

Fountains, iFALCON discussed by cabinet

March 12, 2009

The ASCC Cabinet had concerns about iFALCON and how to  fix the water fountains at the school during its meeting on March 9.According to ASCC President Michael Barrita, the cabinet hopes to find different...

The Queer Straight Alliance held weddings for anyone that wanted to get married.

QSA hosts ‘weddings’ in Falcon Square

March 10, 2009

"The Queer Straight Alliance is coming back with a vengeance. I'm so happy to be part of it," expressed Tiffany La Shawn Woolfolk, child development major.The Queer Straight Alliance hosted "Queernivale"...

Disney program presents at Cerritos

March 3, 2009

The Disney College Program is on campus to give presentations about its internship program.Its first presentation was held at SL109 on March 3 at 4 p.m.There will be three more presentations on March 4...

Pasadena holds rally against fee increases

March 2, 2009

"We know we are key. People are unemployed, need jobs, they can get that in a community college. For every dollar that is given to a community college, four is given back to the public," stated Dr. Paulette...

Intimate Apparel begins March 6

‘Intimate Apparel’ begins March 6

March 1, 2009

The Cerritos College Theater Department will present "Intimate Apparel" by Lynn Nottage starting March 6 at 8 p.m.It is directed by Kevin Hoggard and will play at the Burnight Center in BC-31.Tickets are...

Petitions to graduate deadline coming

February 24, 2009

If a Cerritos College wants to graduate with a ceremony, they better hurry up.The deadline to graduate with a ceremony is March 2 at 6:30 p.m.The deadline to graduate without a ceremony is April 3 at 6:30...

‘Coraline’ enjoyable for all

February 19, 2009

"Coraline" is a memorable modern fairytale.It is a movie that the whole family can enjoy, no matter what age.Especially since it was much more fun to watch it in 3D.The characters popped up at the right...

Transfer rate at Cerritos needs improvement

February 19, 2009

At the Enrollment Management Committee meeting, M.L. Bettino, Dean of Academic Affairs, explained that even though the transfering rate is improving at Cerritos, there is still much to be done.The committee's...

‘Reflections’ is an enjoyable quick read

February 9, 2009

"Reflections of the Other Me" by Susie Night was an enjoyable read for a person on the go.This is the first book written by Susie Night.The language is very simple to read and the story is less than 100...

Auto Tech Department holds high school competition

February 9, 2009

Cerritos College's Automotive Technology Department hosted its high school competition on Jan. 24.The Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association and Southland Motor Car Dealers Association sponsored...

Chief Richard Buckowiecki explains the reasons for the requested increase in the parking fee

Bukowiecki tells senate reasons for parking increase

February 2, 2009

Richard Bukowiecki, the chief of campus police, informed the ASCC Senate about the possible increase of parking permits at the senate meeting on Wednesday."I understand no one wants to increase the price,...

Parking permits-DJ garcia

January 30, 2009

A senate meeting was held on Wednesday the 21st of January at two p.m.The first quarter of the Senate meeting dealt with approving rules and regulations such and the award banquet, club information day,...

Culinary Arts Café now open

January 27, 2009

The Culinary Arts Café opened its doors to students on Jan. 26.Students gather in line as they get fine cuisine dishes for only a fraction of the price they would see somewhere else."I am happy...

New senators, cabinet appointed

January 26, 2009

The ASCC Senate meeting on Jan. 21 dealt with approving rules and regulations such and the award banquet, Club Information Day.Four cabinet members and nine senators were also voted in.An announcement...

iFALCON to be implemented in classrooms

iFALCON to be implemented in classrooms

January 20, 2009

iFALCON, the new study program at Cerritos College, is set to launch in three weeks.ASCC President Michael Barrita said, "Everyone is excited to finally see the campaign get implemented in the classrooms."Teachers...

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