Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Cerritos loses a beloved teacher

January 29, 2013

On Jan. 23 Cerritos College lost mathematics professor Wesley Jordan who passed away that morning. No information has been released yet by the family as to the cause of death. Mathematics professor Graham...

President Linda Lacy presenting Financial Aid Specialist Juan Ricardo with the employee of the month award at the Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 16.

[Photo] The Board of Trustees have great expectations for the new year

January 21, 2013

President Linda Lacy presenting Financial Aid Specialist Juan Ricardo with the employee of the month award at the Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 16.

President Linda Lacy presenting Financial Aid Specialist Juan Ricardo with the employee of the month award at the Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 16.

The Board of Trustees have great expectations for the new year

January 21, 2013

In the last few months of 2012, Cerritos College was on its toes as it looked on in hope for the Cerritos College Board of Trustees election as well as the results on Prop. 30. With Prop. 30 passing and...

Gym Class Heroes guitarist Disashi Lumumba-Kasongo and singer Travie McCoy performing at the Homecoming Party Bowl hosted by Tostitos at Falcon Stadium on Thursday Dec. 13.

[Photo] Tostitos Homecoming Party Bowl: A night to remember

December 14, 2012

Gym Class Heroes guitarist Disashi Lumumba-Kasongo and singer Travie McCoy performing at the Homecoming Party Bowl hosted by Tostitos at Falcon Stadium on Thursday Dec. 13.

Falcons Fall Short To Mt. SAC

December 11, 2012

Despite a 25 point effort by Cerritos College Falcons starter Marissa Rendon, the women's basketball team fell under .500 on Friday with a loss to Mt. SAC 67-60. The Falcons (4-5) started the game off...

Falcons Fall Short To Mt. SAC

December 11, 2012

Despite a 25 point effort by Cerritos College Falcons starter Marissa Rendon, the women's basketball team fell under .500 on Friday with a loss to Mt. SAC 67-60. The Falcons (4-5) started the game off...

Women’s basketball to play against Mt. SAC Mounties

December 6, 2012

Following the team's 68-59 loss to Santa Rosa, the Cerritos College women's basketball team prepares for quite possibly their most toughest challenge of the season facing the Mt. SAC Mounties on Friday...

Women’s basketball to play against Mt. SAC Mounties

December 6, 2012

Following the team's 68-59 loss to Santa Rosa, the Cerritos College women's basketball team prepares for quite possibly their most toughest challenge of the season facing the Mt. SAC Mounties on Friday...

Executive Director Steve Richardson presents nursing major Darlene Rodriguez with the Carmen Solis Pratt Scholarship.

Cerritos College re-entry student receives Carmen Solis Pratt Scholarship

December 6, 2012

Scholarships are a big deal for college students who are looking for some extra help with paying off their school expenses. Nursing major Darlene Rodriguez was fortunate to be presented with the Carmen...

Executive Director Steve Richardson presents nursing major Darlene Rodriguez with the Carmen Solis Pratt Scholarship.

Cerritos College re-entry student receives Carmen Solis Pratt Scholarship

December 6, 2012

Scholarships are a big deal for college students who are looking for some extra help with paying off their school expenses. Nursing major Darlene Rodriguez was fortunate to be presented with the Carmen...

A compilation of healthy eating tips from the semester

December 4, 2012

While the food court and snack bars at Cerritos College have options that are far from healthy, the campus' Student Health Services Center and health teachers have been making an effort to motivate students...

A compilation of healthy eating tips from the semester

December 4, 2012

While the food court and snack bars at Cerritos College have options that are far from healthy, the campus' Student Health Services Center and health teachers have been making an effort to motivate students...

Western University recruiter Christy Ho talking to students about Westerns medical programs.

[Photo] Western University talks dollar signs during college recruitment presentation

November 26, 2012

Western University recruiter Christy Ho talking to students about Western's medical programs.

Art & Design department representative Ellie Zenhari speaking with Cerritos College students about CSUDHs art programs.

[Photo] Cal State Dominguez representative speaks on art programs to students

November 19, 2012

Art & Design department representative Ellie Zenhari speaking with Cerritos College students about CSUDH's art programs.

Art & Design department representative Ellie Zenhari speaking with Cerritos College students about CSUDHs art programs.

[Photo] Cal State Dominguez representative speaks on art programs to students

November 19, 2012

Art & Design department representative Ellie Zenhari speaking with Cerritos College students about CSUDH's art programs.

Daniel Craig stars as James Bond in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions action adventure Skyfall. (Francois Duhamel/Courtesy Columbia Pictures/MCT)

“Skyfall” the best Bond movie

November 12, 2012

Daniel Craig's new film "Skyfall" could very well be the best Bond movie of all time. The movie begins with James Bond and his partner Eve, played by Naomie Harris, chasing down a mercenary in Turkey. In...

From left to right: Film Maker Oscar Avalos, Spanish Instructor Froylan Cabuto, and Chair of Psychology Michelle Lewellen lead the panel discussions at the Anti-Gay Bullying Symposium on Thursday, Nov. 1.

[Photo] Queer-Straight Alliance hosts Anti-Bullying Panel

November 2, 2012

From left to right: Film Maker Oscar Avalos, Spanish Instructor Froylan Cabuto, and Chair of Psychology Michelle Lewellen lead the panel discussions at the Anti-Gay Bullying Symposium on Thursday, Nov....

Dont let the holidays be an excuse for overeating. Turkey -- but not the stuffing or mashed potatoes -- is OK for seconds.

How to prevent from shaking like a bowl full of jelly this holiday season

November 2, 2012

Thanksgiving is a holiday that is filled with laughter and drinking, as well as weight gain. Health instructor and women’s basketball coach Karen Welliver, gives an in-depth look on how to not gain...

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos should not be banned from schools

November 2, 2012

Why Flamin’ Hot Cheetos is being singled out to be banned is a mystery, especially with the fact that now principals are allowed to confiscate the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos from students if they are caught...

Dietician Hazel Ng giving a lecture on diabetes awareness at the Student Health and Wellness Center.

Health and Wellness teaches students how to avoid getting diabetes

October 28, 2012

The Student Health and Wellness Center hosted a seminar to inform students about diabetes on Oct. 23. Dietician Hazel Ng led the seminar by discussing various topics involving diabetes such as risks,...

Cerritos College wide receiver No. 7 Robert Abeyta makes a leaping catch in the endzone for the touchdown. The Cerritos College football team defeats Allan Hancock College, 55-25.

[Photo] Cerritos College Homecoming 2012 (slideshow)

October 15, 2012

Cerritos College wide receiver No. 7 Robert Abeyta makes a leaping catch in the endzone for the touchdown. The Cerritos College football team defeats Allan Hancock College, 55-25.

Cerritos College wide receiver No. 7 Robert Abeyta makes a leaping catch in the endzone for the touchdown. The Cerritos College football team defeats Allan Hancock College, 55-25.

[Photo] Falcons run wild on Bulldogs

October 15, 2012

Cerritos College wide receiver No. 7 Robert Abeyta makes a leaping catch in the endzone for the touchdown. The Cerritos College football team defeats Allan Hancock College, 55-25.

‘Argo’ is a suspenseful success

October 14, 2012

“Argo” is a thriller that’s based on the true, but lesser known side story of the Iranian hostage crisis that began in 1979, when Islamic Iranians took over the American Embassy located in Iran...

Piano instructor Sung Ae Lee playing the piano sonata Pathetigue by Ludwig van Beethoven at the Do You Hear What I Hear music lecture series. She also performed Beethovens Moonlight.

[Photo] “Do you hear what I hear?” holds first piano concert and lecture series of the year

October 1, 2012

Piano instructor Sung Ae Lee playing the piano sonata "Pathetigue" by Ludwig van Beethoven at the Do You Hear What I Hear music lecture series. She also performed Beethoven's "Moonlight."

Engineering student and Veteran Chris Joly, signing up for the Long Beach Hospital program under the guidance of Nurse Case Manager, Michael Hall.

Veterans Resource Center is top program in state of California

September 20, 2012

Recognized by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office as the best practicing veterans program in the state is the Cerritos College Veterans Resource Center Program. The Veterans Resource...

Students learn about disaster preparedness

September 19, 2012

Students were informed of the hazards of earthquakes, ranging from fires to flash floods, landslides and even power outages at the American Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Workshop held at Cerritos College...

House of Heroes’ new album to be a rock highlight

September 18, 2012

House of Heroes fans rejoice, the rock band from Columbus, Ohio has returned with its new album "Cold Hard Want." An album that is destined to be a rock highlight for 2012. "Cold Hard Want" is a phenomenal...

Boardman is photographed in the mountains of Machu Picchu. Boardman is a current Biology teacher at Cerritos College and a council member for the City of Huntington Beach.

Boardman influences environmental efforts in and out of the classroom

September 6, 2012

Professor Connie Boardman, the chair of the Department of Biology, shares her life journey from falling in love with biology, saving the Bolsa Chica wetlands from city expansion, and serving as mayor...

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