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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Mario Jimenez

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

Spring 2015

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Five Falcons receive first-team nods

Mario Jimenez, Sports Copy Editor May 9, 2015
Headlining the list is freshman outfielder Mark Pena, who led the team with a .309 batting average to go with one homerun and 11 RBIs.

Cerritos rebounds to take series from El Camino

Mario Jimenez, Sports Copy Editor April 22, 2015
The Falcons got shutout for the second time in conference play all year in the first game of the three-game-set 6-0.
Falcons shortstop Benny Arce swings through a pitch and strikesout on March 26 against Compton College. Cerritos went on to lose 5-1. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Falcons drop series against Compton amid offensive woes

Mario Jimenez, Sports Copy Editor March 31, 2015
Three total runs in a three game series was all the Falcons were able to muster against Compton College.
Falcons pitcher/designated hitter Kyle Carpenter connects on a double against Pasadena City College on March 7. Cerritos won the game in blowout fashion 14-3 Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Falcons rout Lancers

Mario Jimenez, Associate Sports Editor March 6, 2015
Cerritos Falcons routed the visiting Pasadena City College Lancers by a whopping 14-3 final score.
Freshman Anastasia Khomyachenko hustles to make a play in a preseason game earlier this season. Khomyachenk hails from Russia. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

International Falcons shine on court

Mario Jimenez, Sports Copy Editor March 2, 2015
There are many students here at Cerritos College. Most of them are from the surrounding area, but there are a few that come from the other side of the world.
Falcons pitcher Valentin Flores-Gomez fires home during the Falcons 3-2 win over Golden West on Feb. 24. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Falcons snap three-game skid over Golden West College

Mario Jimenez March 2, 2015
The Cerritos Falcons baseball team finished their preseason play of the 2015 season with a 3-2 victory over the visiting Golden West Rustlers.

[Video] Court Meeting | Feb. 24

Mario Jimenez, Sports Copy Editor March 1, 2015

They also discussed senate legislation and whether or not to recommend that ASCC President Miles Aiello and Vice President Charles Caguioa resign from their student affairs assistant position.

Falcons snap three-game skid over Golden West College

Mario Jimenez, Sports Copy Editor February 25, 2015

The Cerritos Falcons baseball team finished their preseason play of the 2015 season with a 3-2 victory over the visiting Golden West Rustlers. The win also snapped a three-game losing streak for Cerritos...

Falcons ready for championship chase

Falcons ready for championship chase

Mario Jimenez, Sports Copy Editor February 23, 2015
The Cerritos Falcons women’s basketball team ended the 2015 season with an overall record of 18-12 with a 5-3 mark in conference play, which was good enough to earn a playoff berth albeit as a low seed.

[Video] Court meeting | Feb. 10

Mario Jimenez, Sports Copy Editor February 11, 2015

The court discussed the book reserves budget, violent disturbances in the library and board election.

Freshmen Anastasia Khomyachenko backhands a shot during her match on Feb 6 againt Palomar. Cerritos won easily 8-1. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Falcons dominate in win

Mario Jimenez February 11, 2015
The Cerritos College Falcons women’s tennis team came away with their second win in a row by a final score of 8-1 at home against Palomar College on Feb 6.

[Video] Court Meeting | Feb. 3

Mario Jimenez, Sports Copy Editor February 5, 2015

Falcons shutout at home as offense stalls

Mario Jimenez February 2, 2015
The Cerritos Falcons baseball team suffered their first loss of the 2015 season.

Falcons rally opening day with a walk-off win

Mario Jimenez January 28, 2015
The Cerritos College baseball team got a good start to the 2015 season as they rallied to earn a 6-5 walk-off win against Glendale College on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Kincaid Field.

Assistant coach Memo Gonzalez takes home coach of the year award

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer January 27, 2015
Last fall the Cerritos Falcons women’s soccer team won CCCAA state championship for the third year in a row. A feat like this can only be accomplished with a great coaching staff.
In-N-Out truck visits Cerritos College

In-N-Out truck visits Cerritos College

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer January 14, 2015
Every semester during welcome week Cerritos College invites the In-N-Out truck to give away free meals to students.
Wind up: Radar guns pointed and all, the ace in the hole for the falcons, Jared Robinson, winds up one of his classic 90 mph fast ball in a home game. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Baseball head coach and MVP recognized by Southern California Conference

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer May 13, 2014
They won the South Coast Conference title with an overall record of 25-14 and a conference record of 15-6.
Head softball coach Kodee Murray having a meeting with her players after practice on May 1.

Softball coach Kodee Murray reaches 400th career win

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer May 7, 2014
Throughout the 13-year under Murray the Falcons have enjoyed a multitude of success on the softball field, which include winning a state championship in 2008.This year however, Murray earned her 400th career victory
Falcons first basemen Haley Whitney connects on an RBI double on April 22. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Falcons win conference championship, gain momentum for playoffs

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer April 29, 2014
The Cerritos College softball team concluded their season with a 14-0, 5 inning route over visiting Los Angeles Harbor College on April 22.

Slideshows: Falcons vs Seahawks on April 22

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer April 25, 2014

The Falcons win the South Coast Conference championship against the Los Angeles Harbor College Seahawks in a 14-0 victory.

Falcons pitcher Jared Robinson delivering a pitch this season. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Baseball player enters ‘Rule 5 Draft’

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer April 15, 2014
The staff is led by ace Jared Robinson. Robinson in 77 innings pitched this season 8-4 with a 2.34 ERA, 53 strikeouts and 25 walks.
Falcons first basemen Haley Whitney smacks an RBI single into left center against the Vikings on April 8. Cerritos would go on to blowout LBCC 10-0. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Falcons show Vikings mercy with shutout innings

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer April 13, 2014
The Falcons rout the Long Beach City Vikings to win their third straight game.

Slideshows: Falcons vs Vikings

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

Pitcher Jamie Ramirez swings at pitch on April 2 against Mt. SAC. Cerritos would go on to lose 9-1 Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Home game ends in hefty loss against Mt. San Antonio College for softball team

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer April 7, 2014
Falcons suffer a blowout loss at home to Mt. San Antonio College.
Cerritos College Physical Education Instructor Debbie Jensen leads the Kinesiology Club on campus. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Deborah Jensen honored by California Community College Physical Educators Association

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer April 1, 2014
This year Cerritos college physical education instructor Deborah Jensen has been awarded the Outstanding Physical Trainer award for California.
Falcons pitcher Dylan Algra delivers a pitch home against the Huskies on March 27. The Falcons would go on to lose 3-2. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Falcons come short against ELAC in bid for first place

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer March 31, 2014
Falcons come up short in bid for first place.
Falcons first basemen Haley Whitney connects on one of her two singles on March 11 against the Lancers. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Falcons win seventh straight game

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer March 13, 2014
Falcons shutout Lancers 8-0; improve their record on the year to 12-5.
Falcons outfielder Roxanna Jensen connects on her three run home run on March 4 against Harbor. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Falcons defeat Seahawks by Mercy rule

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer March 10, 2014
Falcons crush the visiting Harbor Seahawks and are one game away from capturing first place.

Slideshows: Falcons vs Vaqueros

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer March 5, 2014

Slideshows: Falcons vs Seahawks

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer March 5, 2014

Falcons pitcher Jared Robinson delivers a pitch against Glendale on Feb. 26. Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Falcons victorious over Glendale Vaqueros

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer March 5, 2014
Falcons gain momentum heading into conference play.

Slideshows: Cerritos vs Mt. San Jacinto

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer February 24, 2014

Slideshows: Falcons vs Ventura

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer February 24, 2014

Falcons rally for win at home

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer February 20, 2014

The Cerritos Falcons softball team earned their fifth win of the season on Wednesday, Feb. 19 by a final score of 4-2 against the visiting Ventura College Pirates. Sophomore pitcher Kat Flores pitched...

Falcons snap two game losing streak

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer February 17, 2014
Cerritos College baseball team was victorious at home by a score of 10-6 against the visiting Mt. San Jacinto Eagles Thursday, Feb. 13.

Falcons crushed by Pirates

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer February 12, 2014
The Cerritos Falcons baseball team suffered a 9-3 home loss to the Ventura Pirates.

Falcons take down Cerro Coso

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer February 12, 2014
Falcons bounce back with a 9-3 win against Cerro Coso

Slideshow: Baseball

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer February 4, 2014

Falcons pitcher Dylan Algra delivers a pitch during the host Falcons 4-0 shutout win over the Citrus Owls on Saturday February 1st, 2014Photo credit: Mario Jimenez

Second game for men’s baseball proves victorious

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer February 3, 2014
Cerritos College Men’s Baseball team hosted and beat Citrus College 4-0 at Kincaid Field on a sunny Saturday Feb. 1.

Classified and confidential nominees speak about nominations

Mario Jimenez and Mario Jimenez May 15, 2012

On May 17, Cerritos College will be recognizing the outstanding classified and confidential employees of the 2011-12 school year. Program assistant in the Career Services Center Rosario Vasquez, who...

Track prepares for SoCal Regional Prelims

Mario Jimenez and Mario Jimenez May 4, 2012

On Saturday May 5, the Cerritos College Track and Field team will be traveling south to Mesa College in San Diego to take part in the Southern California Track and Field Regional Preliminaries. Women's...

Dr. Joanna Downey Schilling becomes new dean of academic affairs in July

Mario Jimenez and Mario Jimenez May 3, 2012

On July 1 Cerritos College will be welcoming, Dr. Joanna Downey Schilling, new dean of academic affairs to campus. She talked about some the goals she hopes to accomplish when she takes office at Cerritos...

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Cosmetology Department to host Las Vegas-themed open house

Mario Jimenez, Mario Jimenez, and Mario Jimenez April 26, 2012

Talon Marks Online News The Cerritos College Cosmetology Department will be hosting an open house event on May 2 with a Las Vegas theme. Cosmetology Club President Rolanda Arnold talked about the theme,...

Two singles and three doubles win matches in SCC Tourney

Mario Jimenez, Mario Jimenez, and Mario Jimenez April 23, 2012

Two singles and three doubles players won their matches as the Cerritos College men's tennis hosted the South Coast Conference Tournament on April 19 and 20. Journalism and history major Andrew Turner...

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Re-Entry Resource Program to host Community Resource Fair

Mario Jimenez, Mario Jimenez, and Mario Jimenez April 18, 2012

Talon Marks Online News On April 26th the Re-Entry Resource Program will be hosting the 4th annual Community Resource Fair. The event will be hosted at the Cerritos College Library Sidewalk from 10:00...

Muslim scholar to visit Cerritos for seminar

Mario Jimenez, Mario Jimenez, and Mario Jimenez April 16, 2012

Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan will be at Cerritos College as part of a spring 2012 Seminar Series. titled. “A Conversation with Tariq Ramadan, Transcending Tolerance: Islam, Pluralism, Resistance and...

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Former convicts have the right to school too

Mario Jimenez, Mario Jimenez, and Mario Jimenez April 11, 2012

Talon Marks Online Opinion Should former convicts be allowed to attend school? Absolutely! There's no doubt that felons deserve the opportunity to go to school. Denying felons the right to go to school...

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Music workshop teaches how to practice an instrument

Mario Jimenez, Mario Jimenez, and Mario Jimenez March 30, 2012

Talon Marks Online Arts The Cerritos College Music Club held a workshop on March 27, which focused on how to practice and use techniques for an instrument. Director of Bands and Orchestra David Betancourt,...

Radio host for “The Nonsense Hour,” Angel Alcala, working on the control board in the WPMD station on campus. Alcala started his show last semester to play music.

[Photo] WPMD impacts lives on and off campus

March 16, 2012

Radio host for “The Nonsense Hour,” Angel Alcala, working on the control board in the WPMD station on campus. Alcala started his show last semester to play music.

Cosmetology Department successful at Hoe Down Days fundraiser

Mario Jimenez, Mario Jimenez, and Mario Jimenez March 14, 2012

The Cerritos College Cosmetology Department provided haircuts and other grooming services to students at very low prices during day two of the Hoe Down Days Festivities. Cosmetology Major Evelyn Felix...

Faculty excited about Hall Of Fame

Mario Jimenez, Mario Jimenez, and Mario Jimenez March 13, 2012

On Apr. 12, Cerritos College will be hosting its inaugural Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards at the Cerritos Sheraton. According to the Executive Director of the Cerritos College Foundation Steve Richardson...

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Verderber remembered by fellow trustees

Mario Jimenez and Mario Jimenez March 6, 2012

Talon Marks Online News Former Cerritos College Board of Trustees Member Bob Verderber passed away on Feb. 21. Verderber served as a trustee for 12 years from 1993 all the way through 2005. Board...

Cerritos College Counselor Veronica Herrera (top right) lectures students during her True Colors Workshop. The workshop educated students on different types of personalities through the use of a color spectrum.

[Photo] Personalities linked to careers

March 4, 2012

Cerritos College Counselor Veronica Herrera (top right) lectures students during her True Colors Workshop. The workshop educated students on different types of personalities through the use of a color...

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Miss Cerritos contest qualifications confuse students

Mario Jimenez and Mario Jimenez February 20, 2012

Talon Marks Online News On March 13, Cerritos Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the 2012 Miss Cerritos Contest from 5pm-7pm at the Cerritos Performing Arts Center. As Chamber of Commerce Executive...

Weapons should not be present on campus

Mario Jimenez and Mario Jimenez February 13, 2012

Should students be allowed to carry concealed weapons on campus? Definitely not. First of all why should there be any reason for students at any college or university around the world have to carry a...

Top five tips to having a successful semester

Mario Jimenez and Mario Jimenez February 6, 2012

Having a successful semester in college is not as easy as it may sound. For many college students it becomes even more difficult due to the responsibilities of family, jobs, and finances among other...

Having Wi-Fi all throughout campus

Mario Jimenez and Mario Jimenez January 29, 2012

What’s the internet with no Wi-Fi? A lot of people nowadays depend on Wi-Fi just to get online so the fact that Cerritos College has now adopted the measure is a great step in helping a lot of students...

Should smoking on campus be banned? – Con

Mario Jimenez and Mario Jimenez January 23, 2012

University of California President Mark Yudof asked chancellors all over the state to form committees on their respective campuses to implement smoke-free policies over the next two years on Jan. 9. In...

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