Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Individuals are doing enough, but counseling needs to be restructured

October 25, 2010

Frustration is appropriate when realizing that the vast majority of students here at Cerritos aren't getting a two-year degree or transferring out, as most should. With the exception of casual class takers,...

Editorial: Depression rates increase for community college students

October 18, 2010

National Depression Screening Day was on Oct. 7 and no one went into the Student Health Services Building on campus to get a screening that day. Over 500 colleges in the U.S. conducted written tests...

Prerequisites should be added to help students succeed

October 11, 2010

Listen to Ashley Martinez, nursing major talk about her opinion on the prerequisite. Student success should be the paramount goal for administrators in colleges across the country. In...

D. Sandoval- Tattoos have important meanings to some

October 10, 2010

"You want something that's always going to be there. That's why I think, most of the time, tattoos are based on memories," Shawn Adams, host of the WPMD radio show, said.   For Adams, his radio show...

Editorial September 28

September 27, 2010

Listen to audio With California having a deficit of over $19 billion, it's no wonder why Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and the legislators in Sacramento are having a hard time finalizing...

Athletes should ungergo more health precautions before competing

September 20, 2010

Most of the dangers college athletes in contact sports face, on and off the field, are apparent. With Rio Hondo College wrestler Jesus Cruz becoming unresponsive, and later being declared diseased, minutes...

Safer transportation: a shared responsibility

September 13, 2010

Damaged property, broken bones, lost time and lawsuits are only some of the repercussions that may be caused by the lack of responsibility some have for safety at our school. In light of a recent...

Enrollment in classes, a student responsibility

August 26, 2010

With jobs becoming harder and harder to find in these harsh economic times, more people are looking to higher education to give them an edge in tomorrow's job market. This puts more pressure on colleges,...

The wrestling team streching during one of its practices

All-American recruits look to make an impact

August 23, 2010

After last season's impressive performance, with wrestlers Caleb Gerl and Jose Lopez both capturing a state title, this year's team is looking to repeat it's success and maybe even surpass it's 5th place...

Bookstore rentals

August 23, 2010

With every complaint about how expensive school is, there seems to be a reason why there isn't help available or why someone thinks there is enough being done to aid us students financially.More programs...

Softball special pg. 7

May 11, 2010

The Cerritos softball team suffered their first hosted loss of the year followed by their second shortly thereafter to pull the Falcons out of the state title run during the Super Regional softball play-offs...

Softball sweeps first round playoffs

May 3, 2010

Catcher Samantha Vaaulu led the Cerritos softball team to two first-round play-off victories last Saturday, 10-0, and Sunday, 9-0, at Nancy Kelly Field against Chaffey College.The Falcon team scored eight...

Godoy is good against Mt. SAC

Godoy is good against Mt. SAC

April 26, 2010

Cassandra Godoy led the Falcon softball team to defeat Mt. SAC, 14-1, in the midst of a rainstorm last Saturday to its 14th straight victory convincingly beating the Mounties to lead the conference.The...

Likely softball recruits visit Cerritos

April 12, 2010

Likely high school undergraduate recruits where invited to observe the Cerritos College softball program last Saturday."Well we had invited a few [schools] and through that we got some pretty...

Softball games vs. LA Habor and Cypress end in victory

April 12, 2010

First baseman Ashley Ventura led the Falcons in two softball home game victories last week by hitting a home run in each; against Los Angeles Harbor Tuesday, 9-1, and against Cypress Saturday, 8-3. Errors...

dsandoval- softball vs LA Harbor

April 6, 2010

Avenging their only conference loss of the season, the Cerritos softball team beat LA Harbor 9-1 last Tuesday, scoring 5 of those runs in the first inning. First baseman Ashley Ventura says her...

Men’s tennis wins fourth straight

March 15, 2010

It was a clean sweep as all six singles and all 3 doubles matches ended with the Falcon's on top.Almost every player on the team is a freshman, with the exception of sophomore Mike Fitzgerald, but it still...

Johnson propels womens tennis to win vs LBCC

Johnson propels women’s tennis to win vs LBCC

March 2, 2010

Sophomore Alana Johnson was victorious in all four of her sets which contributed to the first women's tennis conference win over Long Beach City College last Thursday evening making Cerritos 1-1 in the...

Baseball – DSandoval

February 23, 2010

Errors and a late defensive break down led to Cerritos College Baseball's fourth straight loss last Sunday afternoon against Golden West College.The Falcon's had lost to Golden West earlier in the season...

Willie Hendrix flying high and fighting for the layup in this last conference game for the Championship.

[Photo] Men’s basketball clinches second straight title

February 18, 2010

Willie Hendrix flying high and fighting for the layup in this last conference game for the Championship.

Rain postpones various sporting events

Rain postpones various sporting events

February 9, 2010

Many of last weekend's athletic events encountered a wet surprise as rain poured down during all scheduled Cerritos competitions causing all events to be postponed.Sports affected include men and women's...

Dsandoval- david abel superfan feature

February 9, 2010

There are die hard fans and then there's David Abel. David Abel is a 60-year-old college student on campus with special needs and he claims to be the biggest Cerritos College athletics...

Men’s basketball gets first SCC win

January 19, 2010

Coming off a surprising lead, men's basketball pulled off a 62-61 win Jan. 15 in struggle nearing the end of the second half. After this first division game Cerritos climbed to 11-9 while the Seahawks...

Fire alarm set off in Science building

January 11, 2010

A fire alarm went off in the Science building at approximately 2:15 p.m. on Monday.There was no apparent fire or accident but the building was evacuated."Personally I think it's a waste of time especially...

Fernandez one of faculty featured in art exhibit

Fernandez one of faculty featured in art exhibit

December 4, 2009

Artwork from faculty members at Cerritos has been gracing the art gallery since Nov. 19 and will continue doing so until Jan. 14. Many of the works are provided from art professors while...

Students trot the turkey

November 17, 2009

More than 400 participants gathered together in Falcon Square to participate in the 12th annual Turkey Trot at Cerritos on Nov. 17.The Turkey Trot is a volunteer-driven walk/run that helps families in...

Inorganic foods are important to life

November 3, 2009

Everybody knows that when it comes to food, organic is better, right?Well, I wanted to play devil's advocate and looked into the popular trend of organic farming being embraced by people across the world...

Korn gets opening from False Witness

November 3, 2009

Who would have thought that a resident Cerritos College band would have the chance to open up for one of its biggest musical heroes last weekend?That's what happened to fellow Falcons Christopher Griswold...

Cerritos honors the dead

Cerritos honors the dead

October 26, 2009

The dead will walk the earth in parts of Latin America on Nov. 2 for the Mexican holiday "Dia de los Muertos." At Cerritos, students and faculty got an early taste of the celebration last Tuesday.The Society...

Santa Ana wrestling tops Cerritos

October 26, 2009

For the third time this season, the Cerritos College wrestling team lost to Santa Ana College.Last Wednesday night was that third time, and it happened to be the first conference loss of the season.The...

Blood drive increases by 50 units

Blood drive increases by 50 units

September 21, 2009

1056 lives will potentially be saved thanks to everyone who donated blood at Cerritos last week, according to Rob Torrez, senior field manager for the American Red Cross.352 pints of blood were obtained...

Wrestling takes second to Santa Ana

September 21, 2009

The first shots of the season were fired last Saturday by the Cerritos College wrestling team. It took second place at the Mount San Antonio team duals losing to Santa Ana 23-9 for first place.The team...

Red Cross bleeds students

Red Cross bleeds students

September 14, 2009

"It feels weird when they put the plasma back into your veins," law major Crystal Garcia expressed looking back at her recent blood donation using the ALYX machine."I feel okay now, I was just cold," Garcia...

Red Cross back on campus

Red Cross back on campus

September 13, 2009

The Red Cross blood mobile will be at the Cerritos College Student Center stage Monday through Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.Anybody and everybody with a valid I.D. is welcome to walk in or make an appointment...

MMA wrongfully demonized

August 31, 2009

For as long as recollection serves me, the sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has been demonized by the media with varying degrees of justification. I believe that, in this day and age, MMA has been unjustly...

Wrestling to start its season soon

August 26, 2009

The Cerritos wrestling season is almost here with the Falcons' first tournament taking place on Sept. 19 at Mt. San Antonio College.There seems to be high expectations for this upcoming season from one...

Basterds a new gem from Tarantino

‘Basterds’ a new gem from Tarantino

August 23, 2009

Quentin Tarantino has done it again! With his weaving storylines, unrestrained violence and vintage style, he knocked this one out of the park.This movie, like most of Tarantino movies, takes on a common...

Electric Mini Coopers on display

Electric Mini Coopers on display

August 20, 2009

Two new Mini Cooper model electric cars were on display Aug. 19 in the administrative quad at Cerritos College.BMW gave Cerritos the two cars to provide its staff opportunities to take test drives...

dsandoval- sample

August 18, 2009

Some Garbage in there for now

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