Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Jennifer Medina

Jennifer Medina, Staff Writer

Fall 2014
Hello, My Name is Jennifer Medina, I am 18 years old and I am a Broadcast Journalism student. After graduating from cerritos college with an AA in journalism, I plan on transfering to UC Berkeley and there persue my Broadcast Journalism career. I believe I can do anything I set my mind to do, therefore; my goal for this career is to become a television co-host and my ultimate goal would be to become the host of my own show. I aspire a lot of things in life, and at my short age I am learning powerful and useful lessons for whats ahead of me. I love learning, I love people, and I love life. I love going through everyday and seeing what heaven throws for me every single day. I love the people I spend my everyday with, but for me the most important of all the people though, is my family. My mom is a mom of four children, myself and three brothers, and I am so grateful for them. I can't wait for what has yet to come in my life.

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Campus Crime | Recent Bike Thefts Video

December 10, 2014

The Cerritos College Campus has gone through numerous bike thefts throughout the semester leaving some students without any means of transportation. What do other students think of the recent crime on...

QSA Club encourages tolerance

December 9, 2014

The Queer Straight Alliance Club on campus makes everybody that walks into its meetings feel welcomed and loved for who they are, regardless if they’re straight, gay, bi or any other orientation....

Longer Cabinet meetings discussed, Master Plan update given

December 9, 2014

While there was only two items in the last agenda of the semester for student Cabinet members, the Dec. 8 lasted a little over the hour that it usually takes, with a small goodbye from student body President...

Cabinet discusses possible mascot ideas, Phi Theta Kappa project

December 1, 2014

ASCC President Miles Aiello spoke about Cerritos College core values in regards to sustainability during the Dec. 1 Cabinet meeting. “To aptly develop in students the knowledge, skills and values...

Business professor voices concern over recent faculty evaluation

November 26, 2014

After receiving a 22 page ‘Probationary Faculty Evaluation’ that remarked a ‘Unsatisfactory Review’ for Fall of 2014, which puts Ramos’ teaching career in danger at Cerritos College, he attended...

Possible central bike station, security alerts for students discussed in Senate

November 26, 2014

Joe Nino spoke about a anti bike theft initiative during the Wed., Nov. 26, Senate meeting. “Basically one of our ideas is to have a central bike station, where all the bikes will be, it doesn't have...

Cabinet mulls Game Room replacement, budgets analyzed

November 24, 2014

A significant amount of ideas have been put out there by several ASCC students and the general public about what the game room should transform into since it is going through renovations, and Monday, Nov....

Go Green goals discussed, game room decision postponed

November 19, 2014

“In comparison to other community colleges, Cerritos College is dramatically behind the term of being ‘sustainable’ especially in comparison to community colleges up north, specifically in transportation,...

New fitness program discussed at Cabinet meeting

November 18, 2014

Debbie Jensen, Physical Education professor gave a deliberate presentation Monday, Nov. 17, during the Cabinet meeting about the Pedal program that she is trying to initiate on campus. At the beginning...

Game room changes discussed during Cabinet meeting

November 10, 2014

Members of the ASCC Cabinet congratulated each other for such an outstanding job and effort that each member put into the Veterans Day event on Monday, Nov. 10, in BK-111 for the cabinet meeting. Cabinet...

Veterans celebrated in a passionate way

November 10, 2014

  ASCC's Veterans Day celebration was on Monday, Nov. 10, in front of the Burnight Center. See what ASCC President Miles Aiello and other veterans had to say about the event.

Fall Awards Banquet approved during Cabinet meeting

November 4, 2014

After the ASCC Senate voted to not keep the Fall Awards Banquet, ASCC Cabinet members took their stance and voted to keep the banquet, allowing it to take place. For the past few weeks, there has been...

Campus safety, Fall Banquet and Veterans Day discussed during meeting

November 3, 2014

"Be aware of your surroundings; when you go inside a room, check for exits. And in case of an emergency, evacuate, run, keep your hands visible, leave your belongings behind, silence your cell phones,"...

Fall Banquet approved, committee to start accepting nominations

October 27, 2014

After many pros and cons from commissioners and senators, the Fall Banquet Awards is now officially approved and applications are now available for grabs to any student that is involved in a club, ...

Joe Nino discusses C4 initiatives at the Senate meeting.

Safe Zone training, college completion and Fall Banquet discussed at meeting

October 22, 2014

Senator Aldemar Sanchez described the LGBT Safe Zone training that will be held here on campus next year during the Wednesday, Oct. 22, ASCC Senate meeting. Safe zone training for the Lesbian, Gay,...

Security issues, Zombie Fest and Veteran’s Day event discussed at meeting

October 21, 2014

Cabinet members were notified of a robbery that occurred on campus during the Cabinet meeting on Monday, Oct. 20. The police department issued a safety alert stating the following, "On Thursday October...

New members appointed to Senate

October 16, 2014

Senators were informed of the possible cancellation of the Fall Banquet Awards, in addition to new senators being appointed to the ASCC Senate in the Wednesday, Oct. 15, meeting. It is still not...

Shedding ‘light’ on student concerns about parking lot lighting

October 14, 2014

While David Moore, director of Physical Plant and Construction Services states that all areas of Cerritos College at night are “adequately illuminated, ” students that have classes at night seem...

Cabinet discusses renovations to Bookstore building

October 13, 2014

"The ASCC, as a responsive student-centered organization, provides excellence and leadership and professional development by conveying high quality services, programs, products and facilities for the diverse...

From the official Cerritos College Theater Department Kevin Slay Biography Page.

Storytelling comes naturally for Slay

October 10, 2014

“Choose a job you like and you will never have to work a day in your life.” For “Waiting For Lefty” director Kevin Slay, this quote by Chinese philosopher Confucius has become a reality in his...

Students buying donated books for Triathlon fundraiser. 
Triathlon club held their annual fundraiser to raise money for their club. Photo credit: Jennifer Medina

Triathlon Club holds annual fundraiser

October 8, 2014

The Cerritos College Triathlon Club held its annual fundraiser Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the library. Thomas Popp, part of the club, said, “This is an event to raise money...

Construction inspectors visit for building assessments

September 30, 2014

Two building inspectors are on campus for the week of Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, performing building assessments of all structures on campus. “The state maintains a data base on community colleges and the...

Homecoming theme, green initiatives discussed at Cabinet meeting

September 23, 2014

At the ASCC Cabinet, several topics were discussed, some of them involving the Homecoming theme for October, a go-green bike station the school will be providing and the joining of the ASCC with the school...

The ASCC meeting took place Sept. 18 in BK111. ASCC members were discussing the Veterans Day ceremony, which will take place in November. Photo credit: Kenia Torres

Planning for Veterans Day takes another step with meeting

September 18, 2014

To express the gratitude toward veterans, a color guard group and a band will be attending the Veterans day ceremony, taking place at the steps of the Burnight Theater on Monday, Nov. 10. The meeting...

Board of Trustees approve eco-friendly buildings

September 18, 2014

The Board of Trustees meeting was opened up by giving out two recognitions, the first was the Recognition of Classified Manager of the Year, given to Dr. Adrianna Flores; the second one which was the Recognition...

University Mega Fair brings information about transferring to students

University Mega Fair brings information about transferring to students

September 17, 2014

Around 50 to 60 university booths were on campus, so students could obtain information about their future transfer schools during the University Mega Fair that took place Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m....

Chief Bukowiecki remembered by family, friends, colleagues at memorial service

September 13, 2014

Family members, friends and former colleagues of former Campus Police Chief Richard Bukowiecki remembered him with great love and appreciation at a memorial service, which took place at the Student...

Review: ‘Cantinflas’ falls short in telling legend’s story

September 13, 2014

Born Mario Moreno, Cantinflas is a name recognized among most people of Hispanic background; he was a person who grew up in a family of six with low income, but those circumstances were not enough to...

Dance major student, Anisa Diaz showing off her moves to faculty members in front of other auditioning students. Photo credit: Jennifer Medina

Students show talents at Fall Dance Concert Auditions

August 26, 2014

“Every single one of the staff has been getting ready for the auditions. The choreographers and faculty members are participating to bring their own style of dance as choreographies for all of the returning...

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