Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Eduardo Alvarado

Eduardo Alvarado, Staff Writer

Fall 2014
Award winning philanthropist, Eduardo Alvarado re-joins the Talon Marks News for a third semester hoping to gain new journalistic experiences through his college journalism career.

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Students sign up for bone marrow registry

November 13, 2014

A total of seven potential donors had successfully signed up and gone through the process of bone marrow donor registration, nearly four hours after recruitment began, at Falcon Square from 9 a.m....

Slideshow: ‘Be The Match’ looks for donors

November 12, 2014

'Be The Match' an organization that provides bone marrow transplants was out in Falcon Square to look for potential registrants on Wednesday, Nov. 12.

Top 5 places to eat near campus

Top 5 places to eat near campus

October 27, 2014

“The food options here suck. Period,” Engineering major Leo Martinez said. With very limited food options found on campus, it's no wonder why many students seek to find and dine around the Cerritos...

Learning through comics

Learning through comics

October 21, 2014

Kathy Hall teaches in a not so normal way. Teaching an English class via comic books and presenting at a Comic-Con conference is not the norm, but it’s exactly what part-time Cerritos College English...

Macias to be honored with hall of fame by Whittier College

October 15, 2014

The Whittier College Athletic's Hall of Fame will be welcoming Cerritos College’s Women’s Water Polo and swimming coach Sergio Macias into its hall of fame this Friday. “It’s always great to...

Women’s water polo prepares for American River College

October 15, 2014

The women’s water polo team is aiming for a win over American River College as it prepares face the team on Thursday, Oct. 16. Head coach Sergio Macias said, “We played American River at the beginning...

FSZ: How do you deal with the heat?

September 22, 2014

The recent spike in heat levels have left people wondering on ways they can deal with the heat?

Android | A battle of phones: Who’s the best?

August 29, 2014

Siri, can you change the channel please? No? Thought so. For the last couple of years, Apple’s iPhone has dominated the smartphone market, but that has quickly changed due to the capabilities and...

Gerardo Martinez takes a bite off of his Taco Bell taco. Photo credit: Jennifer Medina

Student Center debuts new food choices

August 19, 2014

For returning Cerritos College student Melissa Uranga, a sociology major, dining at one of the two new eateries available on campus was an exciting experience. "The food, overall, was pleasantly good,...

Drowsy Chaperone wows with every note

May 14, 2013

Victoria Sasso brings The Drowsy Chaperone to life from beginning to end in the Cerritos College comedy musical production. Elyssa Alexander was a force to reckon with at the opening night of Cerritos...

Students take part in the elections for the 2013-14 school year. Candidates are running for the position of student trustee, president and vice president.

Elections for the 2013-14 school year take place

April 10, 2013

With the Associated Students of Cerritos College Presidential and Trustee elections kicking off today both presidential and trustee hopefuls are doing last minute campaigning to get those swing and last...

Culinary Arts major Andrew Schmalz prepares his coq au vin dish. Schamlz was one of seven participants to compete for a spot at a state wide cooking competition.

[Photo] Photo of the Day – March 22, 2013

March 22, 2013

Culinary Arts major Andrew Schmalz prepares his coq au vin dish. Schamlz was one of seven participants to compete for a spot at a state wide cooking competition.

March 13, 2013 – Page 4 – Arts

March 12, 2013

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Kelsey England (Amanda) speaks with Matthew Cruz (Lawrence) in 'For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls.'

‘Durang/Durang’ brings lots of laughs

March 6, 2013

Viviana Gallo was a force to be reckon with in Cerritos College’s newest theater production “Durang/Durang, ” which debuted Friday. Gallo who popped up every now and then throughout the night delivered...

Feb 27, 2013 – Page 5 – Arts

February 26, 2013

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Feb 27, 2013 – Page 4 – Arts

February 26, 2013

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Construction noise is causing commotion around campus

February 13, 2013

Psychology major Cynthia De La Torre struggles to focus during her science class located in the science lecture halls due to the recent construction of the new Liberal Arts building. “It’s really...

Jan. 30, 2013 – Page 4 – Arts

January 29, 2013

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Jan. 23, 2013 – Page 4 – Arts

January 22, 2013

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Jan. 23, 2013 – Page 4 – Arts

January 22, 2013

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Construction workers work together to finish up the gymnasium. The gym has been in the construction since Oct. 2010 and is set to open on March 8.

Falcon gymnasium to open after two years in the making

January 18, 2013

The Cerritos College Gymnasium is in its final stages of construction with a projected completion date expected for late next week, and the opening ceremonies will be held on March 8. The Cerritos College...

Infographic showcases where Cerritos College students will now be able to receive free wireless internet on campus.

[Photo] Free Wi-Fi expands to more than 40 access points on campus

January 17, 2013

Infographic showcases where Cerritos College students will now be able to receive free wireless internet on campus.

Infographic showcases where Cerritos College students will now be able to receive free wireless internet on campus.

[Photo] Free Wi-Fi expands to more than 40 access points on campus

January 17, 2013

Infographic showcases where Cerritos College students will now be able to receive free wireless internet on campus.

Dec. 12, 2012 – Page 3 – News

December 11, 2012

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Dec. 12, 2012 – Page 3 – News

December 11, 2012

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Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, a popular recording artist and reality television star, is feared dead after a small plane crashed early Sunday in northern Mexico. Here, Rivera, performs in Irvine, California on July 10, 2012. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Famous Hispanic singer had more to offer

December 11, 2012

Recording artist, Jenni Rivera also known to her public as “La Diva de la Banda’s” life and musical career was cut short early Sunday morning after having lost her life in an unexpected plane...

Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, a popular recording artist and reality television star, is feared dead after a small plane crashed early Sunday in northern Mexico. Here, Rivera, performs in Irvine, California on July 10, 2012. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Famous Hispanic singer had more to offer

December 11, 2012

Recording artist, Jenni Rivera also known to her public as “La Diva de la Banda’s” life and musical career was cut short early Sunday morning after having lost her life in an unexpected plane...

Nov. 7, 2012 – Page 2 – News

November 6, 2012

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Alex played by Kathryn Newton video chats with her boyfriend Ben while her neighbor Robbie stands by her door. Paranormal Activity 4 lacked tension as in previous films.

‘Paranormal Activity 4’ is a wicked scare for audiences

October 23, 2012

Since its first film, the “Paranormal Activity” franchise has kept movie watchers everywhere on the edge of their seats and with its newest sequel “Paranormal Activity 4, ” the franchise remains...

Oct. 17, 2012 – Page 3 – News

October 16, 2012

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Mockingbird11.jpg –  Tom Robinson (Eric Boone) and Atticus Finch (Devon DeLamora) listen to prosecution testimony

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ a great theater production

October 13, 2012

The Cerritos College Theatre Department did an excellent job in taking audience members back to 1935 in its debut production of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” The production is based on Harper Lee’s 1960...

Oct. 3, 2012 – Page 2 – News

October 2, 2012

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Artists’ set time should be respected

September 27, 2012

With the recent outburst of Green Day’s lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong at the annual iHeart Radio Music Festival in Las Vegas, many have questioned if today’s musicians have a right to over react...

Sept. 26, 2012 – Page 2 – News

September 26, 2012

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Students should be aware of the dangers of texting and driving

September 25, 2012

Students everywhere should be aware of the dangers of texting while driving. Just last year, it was reported that about 1.3 millions car collisions were due to drivers texting while behind the wheel. Students...

Sept. 19, 2012 – Page 2 – News

September 18, 2012

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Culinary Arts instructor Michael Pierini teaches students how to properly sauté in a commercial kitchen. Pierini, who was interviewed by

Culinary Arts is featured on PBS Special

September 17, 2012

The Cerritos College Culinary Arts Program has gone “Hollywood, ” it was recently featured on PBS’ award winning show “American Health Journal.” The show has been dedicated to educating the...

Deferred Action Workshop provides information for minority students seeking work permits

September 9, 2012

Both students and parents gathered from all around to attend a free informational workshop for President Obama’s Deferred Action Policy Program hosted at the Cerritos College Health Science Building...

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