Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Students need to get serious about education

May 7, 2012

If college is supposed to get students ready for real life, more students need to take it seriously. How they deal with education might indicate how they are likely to deal with life. For students,...

Campus clubs donate blood to win award

April 24, 2012

A steady stream of Cerritos College students, along with faculty, staff and community members lined up at the American Red Cross bloodmobile this week to donate blood, not only to save lives but...

Cerritos College participates in blood drive

April 23, 2012

Cerritos College students, faculty, staff and community members line up to donate blood at the American Red Cross Bloodmobile in front of the Cerritos College Bookstore from April 23-26. The goal...

The Swing Dolls provided live performances thoughout the night. They sang the sevice songs from each branch of the military as students from that branch were recognized.

Military Ball shows appreciation for veterans on campus

April 16, 2012

More than 200 student veterans, many in dress uniforms, and their guests filled the Student Center Friday for the first-ever Cerritos College Military Ball. The Associated Students of Cerritos College...

Students need more access to military employment information

April 16, 2012

Students seeking employment need more access to information about military jobs and career opportunities. Counselors should encourage all students to look to federal employment in the military as a first...

Talon Marks Online Opinion

Cerritos should keep spring break

April 9, 2012

Talon Marks Online Opinion Cerritos College should continue the long tradition of spring break. It gives the students an opportunity for hands-on experience with a skill essential for a successful life:...

Cal State universities to reduce access to its schools

Cal State universities to reduce access to its schools

March 21, 2012

Talon Marks Online News Students hoping to attend California State University might face a freeze on enrollment in the spring and a wait-list for all applicants next fall if a proposed tax initiative...

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Pole vaulters breaking records

March 13, 2012

Talon Marks Online Sports Two women from the Cerritos College women’s track team have the chance to break records this year in the male-dominated sport of pole vaulting. It’s a sport that combines...

Cerritos College shows “Bread and Roses” in support of Women’s History Month

March 12, 2012

As part of Women’s History Month at Cerritos College the movie “Bread and Roses” was aired free of charge. Named after a labor union slogan, the movie follows Maya, an illegal alien trying to...

WPMD to host open house

March 12, 2012

Cerritos College Broadcasting club will open its doors to the public March 28 as it hosts an open house to build awareness of the station and the opportunities it presents to anyone interested in electronic...

Think before getting behind the wheel without a license

March 5, 2012

Is a law that applies equally to everyone discriminatory? That happens after politicians and activists label it as such and the media touts their cause with “victim” stories to foster public support. Everyone...

Talon Marks Online News

Student Activities excited about Hoe Down Days

March 3, 2012

Talon Marks Online News Cerritos College will be filled with smiles and laughter March 13 thru 15 during the 31st annual Hoe Down Days Celebration. The annual three-day event will feature carnival activities,...

Child Rebel Thomas creates art as he triumphantly signs his name with gold paint. By signing work, children improve on their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.

Children benefit from producing art

February 27, 2012

Talon Marks Online Arts Inside the Child Developement Center, children get to explore a huge array of paints, chalks, crayons, construction paper, glue, beads, seeds and just about anything imaginable...

A family that plays together

February 22, 2012

Most college students have never had one of their parents sitting in class watching every day. For Todd and Mandy Jenkins, it would be odd if their father wasn’t there. The Jenkins siblings both...

Rough outing for Falcons tennis ends in forgettable match

February 15, 2012

Fighting for the win, the Cerritos College men’s tennis team was routed at it's home game against Mt. San Jacinto College on Feb. 9. The Eagles scored a clean sweep 9-0 leaving the Falcons with a 2-1...

Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2012-2013 budget plan can further impact students

February 7, 2012

California students will find it much harder to obtain Cal Grant money if restrictions proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown as part of his 2012-13 budget becomes law. Brown is proposing to increase the minimum...

Men and women tennis teams fall to Ventura College

February 6, 2012

The Cerritos College women’s tennis team suffered a 9-0 non-conference loss Thursday to Ventura College in their first home match of the season. The men’s team managed to take two of their nine...

Personal development starts within

January 24, 2012

Where do you want to be five years from now? Do you still want to live with your parents? In a small apartment? Worried about paying your bills? If that’s what you want, fine, it is your choice. However,...

Committee bond adds new members

January 20, 2012

Facility improvement construction projects, representing millions of dollars, are spread all over campus and more are planned. The projects are paid for by our community citizens through bonds they voted...

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