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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Katherine Grijalva

Katherine Grijalva, Arts Editor

Fall 2014

Hello, my name is Katherine. Just a 21 year old gal who happens to be the Arts Editor this semester. Former Opinion Copy Editor. I am majoring in Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations. Aside from writing I enjoy attending concerts, Disneyland trips, eating, shopping, and surfing the web and find out the latest news.
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The top 25 Christmas movies of all time

The top 25 Christmas movies of all time

December 15, 2014

Christmas is the season to get together, drink some hot cocoa and sit back and relax as the temperature drops.What better way to celebrate the holiday season than by watching some of the greatest Christmas...

The Walking Dead Midseason Finale

The Walking Dead Midseason Finale

December 15, 2014

This weeks podcast we discuss the midseason finale of the Walking Dead and what we thought of it. Some of it's good, some of it's bad; take a listen and see for yourself. Participants: Katherine...

Christmas marketing overshadows the spirit of giving thanks

November 18, 2014

With all of the Halloween decorations being taken off by restaurants, stores, neighborhood homes and even amusement parks, the Christmas ornaments have finally arrived. Though Thanksgiving, theoretically,...

The Marine Corps Color Guard were present at the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday, Nov. 10. Guest speakers, including veterans, told stories and spoke about the emotions of serving the United States. Photo credit: Denny Cristales

Veterans speak in commemorative ceremony

November 10, 2014

Associated Students of Cerritos College President Miles Aiello explained why Veterans Day is an important event and why Cerritos College transformed this event into a "bigger, better and stronger" level...

FSZ: Should there be an assisted suicide law in California?

FSZ: Should there be an assisted suicide law in California?

November 5, 2014

Students share their thought on whether or not California should have a assisted suicide law?

Men can be feminine, too

October 28, 2014

The word “femininity” appears to the public as having womanly behaviors, traits and displaying feminine roles since the day you are born. But the truth is, femininity is socially constructed. When...

FSZ: How do you stay fit throughout the semester?

FSZ: How do you stay fit throughout the semester?

October 10, 2014

Staying fit and healthy throughout the semester can be hard, so we asked students to see how they stay healthy.

FSZ: What are your favorite activities for the Halloween season?

FSZ: What are your favorite activities for the Halloween season?

October 1, 2014

October is here! A month of spooky escapades is afoot for the month of October! So we asked students around campus what their favorite activities are... 1. Jaci Navas, communications major                                     2....

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyballs defeat

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

September 24, 2014

The women's volleyball team's lack of communication cost it a 3-2 loss against Riverside on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. inside Falcon Gymnasium. The Falcons started by dominating the game with a...

The Los Angeles County Fair lights up at night with the Chinese village lantern exhibit, Luminasia. Visitors from all over Southern California come to the event to have a fun time. Photo credit: Katherine Grijalva

Los Angeles County Fair entertains Southern California

September 23, 2014

The Los Angeles County Fair, held at The Fairplex in Pomona, offers a variety of entertainment all summer long, from Aug. 29 to Sept. 28, for residents all over Southern California. The ongoing family-friendly...

FSZ: How do you deal with the heat?

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?

Art and microbiology major, Ramiro Monteon, proudly showcases his canvas art paintings in the Cerritos Art Gallery. He plans to have his work shown in art galleries outside of Cerritos College.

[Photo] Canvas painter shares his various styles of art

September 16, 2014

Art and microbiology major, Ramiro Monteon, proudly showcases his canvas art paintings in the Cerritos Art Gallery. He plans to have his work shown in art galleries outside of Cerritos College.

Review: ‘As Above, So Below’ is just another typical horror film

September 16, 2014

Legendary Pictures' new found footage film, "As Above,So Below" , the movie from sibling filmmakers John Erick and Drew Dowdle , is nearly as similar as previous horror films such as "The Blair Witch Project"...

The Whexican film screens in LA

‘The Whexican’ film screens in LA

September 8, 2014

"The Whexican," a short comedy film directed by Cerritos College acting professor, Forrest Hartl, screened at El Cid restaurant in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Sept. 3. Tickets were sold only for an audience...

More than just a label

More than just a label

September 2, 2014

When you look at Jose Acedo - long dark hair, band shirt, hand gestures and dressed in black clothing, it is hard not to want to label him as a “metal head.” But the term “metal head” is...

Early bird students get free breakfast

August 27, 2014

The Associated Students of Cerritos College hosted the Early Bird Breakfast, on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 8 a.m. in Falcon Square. ASCC has been organizing this event for a few years. The purpose of the event...

A new face joins the Theatre Department

August 23, 2014

Courtesy of www.F. Reed Brown.comThe Cerritos College Theatre Department has selected Professor Reed Brown as the latest addition in the acting and directing disciplines of the arts program.Aside from...

ASCC should consider student’s food choices for Welcome Week

August 22, 2014

Every semester, the Associated Students of Cerritos College (ASCC) funds an In-N-Out food truck during the first week of the semester. What if the In-N-Out food truck had more choices? What if we were...

FSZ: What do you think of the new Liberal Arts & DSPS building?

August 20, 2014

1. Christina Isaacs, Business Marketing major"It looks cool. It looks nice. It [is] a nice edition to the campus."2. David Cortez, Engineering major"It looks more futuristic. It makes the school look nice...

Cabinet Meeting | Aug. 18

August 19, 2014

The first Cabinet meeting of the semester, according to ASCC Vice-President Charles Caguioa, was "casual and introductory," and a way to introduce ideas for the fall semester. The meeting was held...

FSZ: What concerts will you attend this summer?

May 21, 2014

1. Gerardo Neri, Psychology major "I want to go to the metal Summer Slaughter Tour this summer, and also my own shows for my band." 2. Juan Reynoso,Philosophy major "I am going to the Jazz Festival...

Pictures are a new way of communication

May 15, 2014

Snapchat and Instagram have sparked interest and gained rapid popularity in the past three years, becoming a means of communication amongst millions of people. Unlike other social media networks or...

Driving safely is more important than being late

May 15, 2014

California is known for its super busy and annoying traffic. Living in the Los Angeles and Orange County area can be chaotic; having so many residents living in the city can cause stress and anger, especially...

Miya Walker appointed new director of college relations

May 13, 2014

Cerritos College has appointed Miya Walker as the new Director of College Relations. As a Cal State University Northridge Bachelor’s Degree graduate in Emphasis of Public Relations and USC Master’s...

Cerritos College Track & Field Race qualifies for state championship

May 12, 2014

The State Championships will have a total of 30 schools racing to win the title in the SoCal championship. With 40 qualified athletes participating in the regional championships, Cerritos College's...

Music Department will have Guitar Ensemble Concert on May 10

May 7, 2014

The Cerritos College Music Department will be having their Guitar Ensemble Concert on Saturday, May 10 at 8 p.m. in the Burnight Center Building (BC-51). The concert will be composed of a variety of...

Review: ‘Oculus’ successfully frightens and intrigues

April 15, 2014

Created by the producers of Paranormal Activity and Insidious, and directed by Mike Flanagan, 'Oculus' has caused immense hype from its audience, and has gained positive reviews from critics, naming it...

FSZ: What kind of April Fools Day pranks will you do?

FSZ: What kind of April Fools’ Day pranks will you do?

April 14, 2014

1. Elijah Gaines, Fine Arts major                             2. Michael Conrekas,...

Presidential and Trustee Orientation informs candidates for campaign

April 1, 2014

The Presidential and Student Trustee election candidates had an orientation on March 25 to help guide them in the process for their campaigns. Members of the orientation committee introduced and explained...

Issues of Abuse workshop educates audience

March 24, 2014

The Issues of Abuse Workshop was held on Thursday, March 13 at 11 a.m. at the Business Education Building (BE 119), where it educated the audience on the different types of abuse. The event was hosted...

Spartan races, neon runs… why are you so cool?

March 10, 2014

Running has been a trend for years, such as the popular 5K runs. Although some people actually enjoy the runs, others do it without liking it. So what is so cool about Spartan races, mud runs, and neon...

Professors give their perspectives on ‘Religious Experience’

March 9, 2014

The Department of Philosophy held a meeting on Feb. 18 at 11 a.m. in the Teleconference Center explaining the "Interdisciplinary Understanding of Religious Experience." It was composed of a panel of...

ASCC participates for first time in ‘March in March’

February 25, 2014

The Associated Students of Cerritos College (ASCC) will be participating in its first ever “March in March” for student rights on Sunday in Sacramento. The “March in March” is an advocacy event...

Why you should transfer? Because, thats why!

February 25, 2014

At community colleges, students are given the same education any four year university, such as privates, Cal States, UC's, and ivy leagues do. The difference is the title and the fact community colleges...

Half-time performance breaks Super Bowl record

February 12, 2014

Bruno Mars' old-school approach during his anticipated presentation captivated and as stated by Billboard and Fox news, formed the “largest in the history of the Super Bowl, attracting 115.3 million...

FSZ: Where are the best secret places to park in Cerritos College?

January 31, 2014

Photo Credit: Zeinab Chahine 1. “Probably on the side by the football field. It’s not a place where you don’t think of to park because it is too far from campus.” -Kaitlyn Corbet, undeclared...

ICC helps clubs promote club awareness and success

January 30, 2014

The Inter-Club Council (ICC) meeting was held on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 11 a.m., and Abner “Ace” Caguioa, Commissioner of Public Relations for ICC, reported on ways clubs can advertise or publicize...

Review: ‘Legend of Hercules’ is unimpressive and predictable

January 23, 2014

Is it worth your hard earned dollars to see the latest Bulgarian production, The Legend of Hercules? The Legend of Hercules is a $75 million 3D picture by Finnish film director and producer Renny...

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