Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Dethklok cataclysmic

November 18, 2009

"World's greatest death metal band" Dethklok from the Adult Swim TV show created by Brendon Small ("Home Movies"), "Metalocalypse" unleashed a cataclysmic album known as Dethalbum II.The show "Metalocalypse"...

Merry Wives epic, hilarious

‘Merry Wives’ epic, hilarious

November 3, 2009

"The Merry Wives of Windsor," directed by Elanor Packwood and written by William Shakespeare was epic, hilarious and dramatic. I very much enjoyed this play, from its humor to the drama that made...

Jazz ensemble with middle school, Cerritos

Jazz ensemble with middle school, Cerritos

October 26, 2009

Dr. David Betancourt, director of bands and orchestra, presented his annual jazz exchange concert on Oct. 22 in the Cerritos College Student Center.The instrumental ensembles draw from a vast array of...

Artist overcomes boundaries

Artist overcomes boundaries

October 13, 2009

Art knows no bounds.Just ask Jose Moreno, arts major, who suffered a tragic accident 20 years ago while driving home from work."I worked for Wonderbread for nine years, and one day while coming home from...

Three Days Grace over and over again

Three Days Grace ‘over and over’ again

September 27, 2009

Three Days Grace released a new CD on Sept. 22 under the title, Life Starts Now. Life Starts Now was released under Jive Records, and is the third studio album from Three Days Grace.This CD isn't a...

Black Dahlia Murder produces killer CD

Black Dahlia Murder produces killer CD

September 16, 2009

The Black Dahlia Murder released a new CD on Sept. 15 under the title, Deflorate.Deflorate was released under record label, Metal Blade, and is the fourth studio album from the Black Dahlia Murder.This...

Israel Lopez shoots for the stars

August 31, 2009

Israel Lopez is a student on campus who received a scholarship as a semi-finalist and partner for the ACTF Ryan's and well as a scholarship from the Burnie's for being a semi-finalist.As a result of being...

Library cuts 17 hours per week

August 30, 2009

The Cerritos College library has suffered severely from the budget cuts. Since the new budget was adopted, it has had to cut 17 hours weekly from its previous business hours.The old hours used to...

Merry Wives arrive at Cerritos

‘Merry Wives’ arrive at Cerritos

August 23, 2009

The Cerritos College Theater Department held auditions from Aug 18-20, for the upcoming play "The Merry Wives on Windsor" by William Shakespeare.The play is a comedy play written by the famous playwrite...

VIC releases repetitive demo

August 18, 2009

Battery Records released a demo CD "Say Bow" from its newest artist "V.I.C." featuring J-Money.The CD features three songs, "Say Bow (explict)," "Say Bow (clean)" and "Say Bow (instrumental)."The lyrics...

The ASCC Cabinet discussed how the iFALCON scholarship has enough for three students.

iFALCON scholarships for three

May 3, 2009

The ASCC Cabinet discussed about how iFALCON has received another $500 for the iFALCON scholarship foundation, the future plans for the campus involves more beautification and the plans for the reflection...

Runway Showcase comes May 4

April 27, 2009

The Cosmetology Department will host its annual Runway Showcase and Student Networking that will take place on May 4 in the Student Center.Admission will be $1.This will be a student-ran-and-operated show,...

 Evolution

‘Dragonball’ devolves from original anime

April 19, 2009

"Dragonball: Evolution," based on the popular Japanese anime and manga, "Dragonball," is the worst movie based on a graphic novel ever made.For a movie being produced by Fox, it should have been a lot...

Giratina is the legendary Pokémon that appears in Pokémon Platinum.

New Pokémon game continues greatness

April 19, 2009

"Pokémon Platinum, " based on the Pokémon multimedia series, is a fantastic game for the Nintendo DS.Much like the other series, this set has two original games and an enhanced remake...

iFALCON grants money to students

April 19, 2009

The ASCC Cabinet discussed the final plans for construction on the reflection pool, accreditation meeting, the iFALCON grant and the new computer lab hours, the new ASCC election, all while celebrating...

Senior Preview Day volunteers needed

April 14, 2009

Senior Preview Day is scheduled to take place on April 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.The schedule is: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. will be the Welcome Rally, 9:40 a.m. - noon will be tours and presentations and...

Guitar festival concert was boring

March 23, 2009

Guitars are more than just for heavy shredding.Well at least now I know that after watching the Cerritos College First Annual Guitar Festival Concert on March 20 in the Burnight Theatre.The Music Department...

eLumen to be installed for SLOs

March 23, 2009

The Cerritos College Board of Trustees gathered together in the Cheryl Epple board room on March 18 to discuss a series of important matters, and to celebrate the reitrement of Trudy Foster.The main...

Lamb of God’s new album one to worship

March 16, 2009

"Wrath" the newest album from Lamb of God. It was released on Feb. 24.This album is a sequel to the previous release, "Sacrament."If you're a fan of Lamb of God and expect a change in its music due the...

Student IDs to be used as ATM cards

Student IDs to be used as ATM cards

March 15, 2009

The ASCC Cabinet discussed the earnings for the car wash last weekend, plans for another car wash and about placing an extra magnetic strip on the back of the student ID cards on March 16.The ATMs in the...

Re-entry program benefits returning students

March 5, 2009

The re-entry program offers those with a break in their education a chance to return to school with the tools and support you will need to re-enter, and succeed in school.It is also committed to helping...

ASCC car wash moves forward

March 2, 2009

The ASCC Cabinet discussed the car wash that will take place Mar 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.The event needs donations, and the Cabinet thanked all clubs on campus that donated items that were necessary for...

X Blades only a poor time killer

X Blades only a poor time killer

March 2, 2009

"X Blades" is an adventure game which is similar to a cheap imitation of "Fable."The game is only single player."X-Blades," for the X-Box 360 and Playstation 3, is an action/adventure game where you kill...

Creationism vs. Evolution on Darwin Day

February 24, 2009

Darwin Day took place in room S102 Tuesday in celebration of Charles Darwin's birthday, which was on Feb. 12 and hosted by the Anthropology Club.The beginning of the lecture was an overview of the story...

Energy drinks are the new coffee

February 24, 2009

In the new age of technology and new upgrades to the accessories that aid us through the day, of course a new type of go-go drink will riseIn the old days, it was coffee. And now it's the energy drink.The...

Momentary blackout on campus

February 23, 2009

Cerritos College experienced a minor power outage surge on Feb. 20 around 3:30 p.m.The severity of the effects of the power outage varied for different departments on campusAt some departments, the time...

Hoe Down Days coming in March

February 10, 2009

Hoe Down Days will be held from March 17-19.Every day will bring a new and different activity for students and clubs to participate in."Hoe Down Days is a Spring version of Homecoming," said Holly Bogdanovich,...

Video games have lost their way

February 3, 2009

As a gamer, I have to say video games nowadays have really lost their touch.I remember when I would be parked in front of the TV for hours playing "Mario Party" or "Super Mario Bros," now I play "Halo"...

Cradle of Filth’s new album is amazing

February 3, 2009

Cradle of Filth's latest album "Godspeed on the Devil's Thunder" brings back the true meaning of gothic history with the demonic scriptures of the life of Gilles de Rais who was a brother in arms to Joan...

‘Dragonball Z’ bursts into flames

January 31, 2009

"Dragonball Z: Burst Limit" for the X-Box 360 and PS3 is based on the popular TV series, "Dragonball Z."The game goes from single player to online multible playersLong story short, if you're a "Dragonball...

‘My Bloody Valentine 3D’ not a slasher

January 26, 2009

The 2009 "My Bloody Valentine" 3D remake of the 1981 original was a horrible slasher movie.I wouldn't even count this as a slasher film, it is more along the lines of a nonsensical violence movie.The movie...

‘Twilight’ turns into darkness

December 8, 2008

"Twilight," the movie, was not as everyone claimed it to be, for many reasons.The first one is that the storyline was one that was used too many times.The cinematography was poor, and so was he makeup...

Basketball Homegame

December 4, 2008

Coach T is relieved of his anxiousness as the basketball team wins its first home game of the season.With the team winning with a close call 70-60.First period several intentional fouls were called on...

Weeed vs Beer

December 3, 2008

weed vs beer

December 3, 2008

Weed vs. Alcohol, which one is better. Some say alcohol, some say weed. Isay I don't care as long as I get intoxicated. Weed you can keep smoking and won't pass out and regret it the next day,alcohol is...

State budget crisis could hit Cerritos

December 3, 2008

Economic confusion has hit the country, and the state is in economic distress.Acting President Bill Farmer expresses that Cerritos College isn't immune to cuts from the state.Sacrificies would need to...

Twilight not so Good

December 1, 2008

Cold classrooms are being fixed

November 17, 2008

As the construction at Cerritos College continues,  technical difficulties are arising in classrooms.The reason for the deficiency of heat is due to the replacement of...

ASCC purchases steel for rebar

November 3, 2008

The ASCC has purchased $6,000 worth of steel for school construction.Steel usually costs around $1.50 per pound, making the order for 4,000 pounds.The steel is being used as a reinforcment...

‘Black Angel’ is most creative in costume contest

October 29, 2008

Cerritos College brings in the Halloween spirit with its costume contest for the students of the college.The celebration had Halloween music from the "Addams Family" theme song to "Halloween."Free food...

Betty Friedan

October 26, 2008

Job Fair

October 13, 2008

The Cerritos College Carrer Service Center held a job fair on the Library Sidewalk on Oct 14.All around the library were many stands of different places offering jobs for students to help pay for college,...

ASCC wants to clean the campus

October 12, 2008

ASCC decided to propose a campus clean-up, which is a proposition to help clean up the school campus.It wants to first help clean the bathrooms with the grafitti and start flushing the toilets since...

Book signing !#

October 5, 2008

Marcelino Saucedo, retired counselor, held a book signing at the Cheryl A. Epple Board Room on Oct. 6.Saucedo was born in Pebbly Beach Barrio.Saucedo wrote "Dream Maskers" and "Dream Catchers: A History...

Rangel- Senate!

October 2, 2008

Senate voted Steven Del Castillo as the official cabinet position Athletics Commissioner.Del Castillo said,   "I just feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders" he also feels that he as...

New construction plans discussed

September 14, 2008

Cerritos College held a presentation to explain what is going on, and what is going to happen with construction.The facility master plan is already is place.Two different master plans, with different future...

Gustavo Rangel- Early Bird#!

September 8, 2008

Students who arrive at school in the early morning, and also commute here do not have time for a well-balanced breakfast.At least not as much as those who have classes later on in the day.But on Aug. 27,...

Rangel- The Black Swan

September 8, 2008

Story of the Year recently released its newest album "The Black Swan on April 21, 2008. The new album has been a hit among its fans. This is also the first album from their new record label "Epitaph".The...

Night students get a taste of Cerritos College

August 27, 2008

In-N-Out was serving free meals for the students of Cerritos College on Aug. 20 for Welcome Back Night. Karina, an In-N-Out employee, said, "In-N-Out does this for Welcome Night to show students that college...

Night student get a taste of Cerritos College

August 26, 2008

In-N-Out was serving free meals for the students of Cerritos College on Aug. 20 for Welcome Back Night. Karina, an In-N-Out employee, said, "In-N-Out does this for Welcome Night to show students that...

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