Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Vintage bake sale aid relay for life

May 13, 2010

A cure for cancer is one that is sought out by many in the world. With millions of people of dying from this disease globally, people are in need of finding a cure to help save themselves or even a loved...

Stress comes along with finals around the corner

May 10, 2010

Stress, panic, and frustration are common symptoms of those facing finals as their semester comes to an end. The dreadful all-nighter is one used among college students everywhere and to some it works,...

Falcons participate in Relay for Life

May 10, 2010

June 12 marks the day of an event whose mission is to gather the community and fight to eliminate cancer. The Relay for Life of Norwalk supports the mission of the American Cancer Society which is to help...

Program gets students closer to BA

May 3, 2010

With the economic crisis that the country faces today, people struggle to pay for a four year college education, but with a new program on the rise students can earn their bachelors degree in as little...

Financial Awareness Week kicks off with free nachos

May 3, 2010

Financial Aid kicked off its Financial Awareness week Tuesday by setting up booths and giving away free nachos and snow cones to Cerritos College students. Even though the treats were provided for no fee,...

Diet soda is just as bad

May 3, 2010

"Can I have a double cheeseburger, with a large order of fries and diet Coke."Hey, might as well go all the way and make it a regular Coke.The new fad now a days is ordering a diet soda with your over...

ISA celebrates Cultural Day

May 1, 2010

Cerritos College students gathered around at the student center last Tuesday for the annual Cultural day celebration that members from the Intercultural Student Association (ISA) put together."People from...

North Cal trip-updated

February 23, 2010

With spring break right around the corner, the Transfer Center here at Cerritos takes advantage of the free time and organizes a trip to northern California to visit three major universities." The northern...

Students and faculty from the transfer center are visiting three Northern california Colleges in March

Transfer center, students visit northern California Universities

February 22, 2010

With spring break right around the corner, the Transfer Center here at Cerritos takes advantage of the free time and organizes a trip to Northern California to visit three major universities."The Northern...

Cosmetology services provided at Cerritos College

January 27, 2010

' Long, short, curly, straight to downright a mess, the Cosmetology Department here at Cerritos can make your hair problems disappear with a touch of a brush and pair of scissors. 'The program has been...

Swine flu reported locally

April 27, 2009

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency Tuesday over the spread of the swine flu that's affecting the country.According to an e-mail sent out by Nancy Montgomery, coordinator of student...

Health fair rounds the fountain

Health fair ’rounds the fountain’

April 20, 2009

Even with the hot, sizzling weather beating down on Norwalk, it did not stop the students from checking out and participating in the health fair that occurred April 21.Organizations, special stores, clubs,...

Intimate Apparel the best at Cerritos

‘Intimate Apparel’ the best at Cerritos

March 16, 2009

Love is pain and pain is love.In the world of Esther (Alana Ogio) this is the path that she faces every waking moment; this is the path that has led her to the despair in her life.In a play full of forbidden...

Court reporting offered at Cerritos

Court reporting offered at Cerritos

March 3, 2009

Court Reporting has progressed over the years and the program at Cerritos is making sure that its students get all the knowledge and preparation they need to succeed in their careers."Court reporting used...

Campus Safety

Campus Safety

March 2, 2009

Ismael de Anda explains his wall painting of a ceramic two-headed beast.

Reception held for de Anda’s art

February 26, 2009

Created using his memories as a child and the ones he has come to cherish, Ismael de Anda III has dedicated his exhibit at Cerritos solely to the memories he has lived through this life."Viento" represents...

Cerritos grad tells success story

February 24, 2009

Walking toward the center of the room, carrying nothing but a small notebook of notes and a confident smile, former Cerritos College graduate made her way behind the podium of SS220 ready to give a sum...

Parking fee may increase

Parking fee may increase

January 27, 2009

ASCC President Michael Barrita along with Chief of Police Richard Bukowiecki announced at Monday's cabinet meeting that there is a possibility that the fee of parking permits will increase.The price has...

‘De Donde’ puts crowd to edge of seats

December 9, 2008

Chills ran up and down my spine as the ray of bright light shun into the terrified faces of three Hispanic immigrants who were just caught by the U.S. border patrol. Two men and one woman were the victims...

Where is the play?

November 17, 2008

The Cerritos College Theater Department is proud to announce that they will be showcasing their second and last play of the Fall semester in the beginning week of Dec."De Donde?" by Mary Gallagher and...

Mei recognized for worthy art

Mei recognized for ‘worthy’ art

October 30, 2008

Anyone can paint and draw something on a piece of paper, but it takes a true talented person to create something worth calling "art," as stated by Hagop Najarian, Art department chair.Hong Mei is that...

Theater hosts barbecue for students

Theater hosts barbecue for students

October 28, 2008

The lingering scent of juicy cheeseburgers in the air was good enough to stop any one dead in their tracks, and head towards the barbecue.Tables were set out for students to sit down and enjoy their lunch....

Del Toro adds his own passion in ceramics

October 20, 2008

Patience, consistency and passion are the three main components needed to make an outstanding ceramics piece, in Jorge Del Toro's own personal view.Del Toro has been a student at Cerritos for four years,...

El Napal Press works on display

October 20, 2008

The Cerritos College Art Gallery has made available to the public the new exhibition called Architecture Museography and Equivalents#2 an installation by Francesco X Sequeiros. According to the press release,...

Magic is in the air with ‘The Rivals’

October 12, 2008

The opening of "The Rivals" was finally upon us, and let me say it was an instant classic and made Friday night memorable.I was a bit taken back at first when I realized where the play was going to be...

Make the right “Choice”

September 29, 2008

Nicholas Sparks is by far the only man alive to make readers weep while reading his novels.He is the definition of the word, "romance." He is the author of "The Notebook," that made millions in the box...

Preachers come back for second helpings

September 29, 2008

Michael Barrita, ASCC president was present last Tuesday as a preacher made second time attempts to spread the word of God to students here at campus. " I came out here because I saw that he was singling...

ASCC kicksoff homecomeing festivites with Court elections

September 28, 2008

Twenty-two women are in the running to be in this year's homecoming court.Court orientation was held Thursday in BK112 to help the  women get a true sense of what homecoming is really all about.Apart...

Former Cerritos student given honor

September 15, 2008

A long time employee here at Cerritos walked towards Bill Farmer, acting president/superintendent, at the last Board of Trustees meeting, with smile that said " thank you.""Her intelligence and technical...

‘Burn After Reading’ is a keeper

September 8, 2008

Deceit, lies, and murder with bit of dark humor makes "Burn After Reading" a must-see movie for the end of the summer.The famous hot "Ocean's" duo stars in this hilarious spy thriller. Harry Pfarrer (George...

Major, Pedroza named employees of the month

September 8, 2008

Amber Major, Culinary Arts depratment, and Maricela Pedroza, were both recognized for outstanding achievement here at Cerritos College by being named the employees of the month for June and July last Thursday...

Welcome back day helps students get acquainted

August 27, 2008

The Welcome Back event was held last Thursday at Falcon square to help students get acquainted with some of the programs provided here at school.Information booths such as the CalWORKs program, Student...

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