Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Rob Flores

Rob Flores, Staff Writer

Jaime Roberto Flores Junior is a Radio Television student best known as Rob. He began his involvement at Cerritos College through WPMD Radio hosting his show Falcon Spotlight which you can find the facebook fan page “Cerritos College Falcon Spotlight” where he has interviewed a variety of leaders from students, faculty and elected officials such as Lynwood City Council Member and the Mayor of Norwalk. After serving the Country in AmeriCorps where he received congressional recognition from congress woman Linda Sanchez and the Presidential Volunteer Service award  he decided to get involved in student government known as the Associated Students of Cerritos College . As a Student Senator, he was appointed Chair of the Special Services and Activities sub-committee. He later went on to serve a year as the Assistant Commissioner of Public Relations. As an original member of Go Green he was part of the hiring committee that hired the first ever student recycling nest technicians.  He served a year as the Student Representative in the Institutional Committee known as Enrollment Management and the Faculty Senate Sub- Committee known as Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) . Currently he is active in the City of Lynwood as a Block Watch Captain promoting safety. He also serves as a City Intern. In addition he serves in the Lynwood Park Advisory Committee for the new Linear Park opening Fall 2015. As of 2015 he is now a Life Time Member of the National Association of Latino Appointed and Elected Officials (NALEO) .  He hopes to one day have a career in the entertainment industry and would like to be appointed as a Commissioner in his City. You can also reach him on twitter @lynwoodRobJF & Instagram RobJF2013

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Teacher TRAC workshop integrates English and Chinese disciplines

December 9, 2015

One day, Damon Cagnolatti found that Grace Lee Boggs, an author, passed away, so he started to do research. He discovered that Boggs was a woman who was raised by Chinese Immigrants and known as an Afro-Chinese...

The other side dishes of Thanksgiving

November 23, 2015

Thanksgiving dinner in the minds of readers, consists of families eating together no matter the types of food present.It should not be expected that It is just a gathering with turkey and the same stereotypical...

Connie Boardman serves as Cerrtos College Dean of Science Engineering and Math. Boardman says this was the third annual silent auction for Project Hope. Photo credit: Rob Flores

Project Hope hosts silent auction

November 18, 2015

Scholarship fundraising was the goal for Project Hope as the program hosted their silent auction.The event was held Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the student center. Registered Nurse Martha...

Administration of justice major, Michael Esqueda (left) listens to Ambria Aryes (right) about the open position at Davita. Esqueda is currently a part-time student who is browsing during the Job Fair on Wednesday. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

53 employers attend Cerritos College Job Fair

October 23, 2015

Michael Covarrubias, a film major in search for a part-time job that fits his school schedule attended the Cerritos College Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Panda Express caught his attention and he...

Free edu email accounts available for students

October 21, 2015

Associated Students of Cerritos College President Eduardo De La Rosa has had his email account since serving as an associate justice last spring.De La Rosa said, "This isn't new, we always had the emails,...

Cerritos College nursing program in a nutshell

October 20, 2015

Ann Voorhies, registered nurse, hosted an informative presentation about the nursing program.The presentation was Tuesday at 11 a.m. to noon at room S102.The following is a list are prerequisites to join...

Pee-wee Herman interacts with members of the audience following his stage show, January 24, 2010, at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, California. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Paul Rubens caught a lucky break

October 20, 2015

Batman fans will tune in to Fox TV Show Gotham and will be eyeing Paul Rubens' most exciting role in years. Rubens is best known for his comedy persona "Pee-Wee Herman" and for his past mistakes. He...

Street Fighter V will be a hit

October 8, 2015

Nostalgia has its way of bringing out the inner child in all of us especially if you are a Street Fighter fan.While "Street Fighter V" is not scheduled to released until 2016, Cross Platform play has been...

Dr. Fierro presents statistics about first generation students whose higher education patterns are determined by their parent's education. Fierro is looking to start an initiative that will help first generation students.

First-generation students initiative

September 29, 2015

Although there are programs that assist various groups, such as EOPS which helps first-generation college students, Cerritos College president Dr. Fierro doesn't want to believe in labels. "I would...

Students attend the learning styles workshop. The event was held Thursday September 17 2015 at 11a.m to 12p.m

Workshop helps students identify learning style

September 23, 2015

Community Outreach Director of CASA Youth Shelter Pamela Sepulveda hosted a workshop sponsored by the Re-Entry Program at Cerritos College. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m to...

Peer mentorship possibly coming to Cerritos

September 22, 2015

Peer Counseling may become a reality at Cerritos College Associated Students of Cerritos College Vice President Ivan Oyarzabal and President Eduardo De La Rosa are working on making this program a reality. Associated...

ASCC president wants to have Scantron vending machines on campus

September 22, 2015

Associated Students of Cerritos College President Eduardo Del La Rosa is planning to get a Scantron vending machine for the campus. Before he can do so, he plans to work with members of the Phi Theta Kappa...

Cerritos College hosts first So Cal Expo Fair for Plaza Comunitaria

September 15, 2015

Cerritos College celebrated its 10th anniversary with Plaza Comunitaria on Saturday, Sept. 12 by hosting the first Expo Fair for the program in Southern California. The event was held from 9 a.m. to 2:30...

Safety workshop pinpoints sexual abuse

September 10, 2015

Sexual consent and domestic abuse were among the topics discussed at the Affirmative Consent workshop hosted by Dr. Hilary Mannella on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Cerritos College Police Chief Tom Gallivan...

Women's Water Polo team practice, from front to back Co-captain Breanna Zuniga, Attacker Maria Figueroa, Attacker Jenny Parra, Co-captain Claudia Martinez, Attacker Lucila Davies, Attacker Stephanie Garcia, and Attacker Janay williams. The team practice's left, right and center launches. Photo credit: Perla Lara

Women’s Water Polo ready for season

September 9, 2015

Women's water polo team prepared to enter their first tournament Sept. 10 through 12 in Sacramento, California. Assistant coach Shanon Ku believes the tournament will be a great experience for the team,...

Additions and changes in the math department

September 8, 2015

Science Engineering and Math Department now has a new dean Constance Boardman as of July first after the retirement of Dr. Carolyn Chambers.Boardman served as a professor of biology prior to becoming dean,...

A Falcon’s love for kittens

September 8, 2015

The youngest board of directors member to serve at Zazzy Cats Kitten Rescue, Roxanne Montero sociology major, has a passion for helping kittens. "I started as a volunteer a year and a half ago helping...

Kinesiology major, Jennifer Anaya, training with Business major, Moises Hernandez. Anaya has been with the team for two years, Hernandez has one year with the team Photo credit: Rob Flores

Cerritos Wrestling team prepare for competition

September 8, 2015

The season opener for the Cerritos College wrestling team will take place at the Bakersfield Duals on Saturday Sept. 12th. Criminal justice major Oscar Martinez said, "This is my second year on the...

TAG program guarantees admission

September 5, 2015

Transfer Admission Guarantee is a program that guarantees transfer from Cerritos College to participating universities. On Friday, Sept. 4, Counselor/Co-Director of the Transfer Center Brittany Lundeen,...

Transfer Counselor Co-Director/ Counselor, Brittany Lundeen (left),shows third year student, Lizeth Sanchez (right) the dates of when to apply for transferring next fall. Lizeth is a Criminal Justice major and she is considering to apply to UCLA and CSU Long Beach. Photo credit: Bianca Salgado

Students explore universities at Falcon Square

September 4, 2015

Britanny Lundeen, Transfer Center Co-Director/ Counselor hoped a scavenger hunt would help students find out about the programs offered at universities because students make the mistake of selecting...

Club influential in getting library hours extended

September 4, 2015

Saturday's library hours have now become a reality as students can now use its resources.Shawna Baskette, dean of Academic Success explained that the last time the library was open on Saturdays was Spring...

Screen shot from the ccc.kognito.com website. The Kognito “at risk” training program trains students to recognize signs of mental illness. The program is offered free of charge for community college students.

Chancellor’s office a free online service for students

September 3, 2015

Kognito is a new program available free of charge for students at risk or who want to know how to help a friend dealing with sensitive issues. According to Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. JoAnna...

Viridiana Cabrera, Nursing major, provides students with information on why they should join MEChA on club day. MEChA enforces student empowerment on campus.

Club info day encourages student potential

September 1, 2015

Clubs filled up Falcon Square on Tuesday in order to encourage student participation. The Social Science patio will also be home of the second part of club info day on Wednesday. Approximately 47 clubs...

Juan Herrera, Film major, Ashley Salazar, Nursing major, and Angela Nuñez, Psychology major work on their respective assignments at the school library. The library will be available on Saturdays for the first time since 2008. Photo credit: Karla Enriquez

Departments extend service hours after Trustees received student feedback

September 1, 2015

According to Vice President of Student Services Dr. Stephen Johnson, "The board asked to extend hours in several offices including the library, success centers, admissions and records, counseling, financial...

Nintendo films won’t hold up

September 1, 2015

Nintendo doesn't have a chance at replicating the success Marvel and DC comics can achieve in the film industry. Nintendo films would not achieve as much adult fans, at best Nintendo can tailor strictly...

Update on Accreditation

August 24, 2015

Cerritos College students can rest assured that the campus is no longer under accreditation warning status. According to Dr. Joanna Schilling, vice president of Academic Affairs, “Cerritos addressed...

Cerritos College hosts art gallery double feature.

August 21, 2015

Director and Curator of Cerritos College Art James MacDevitt has worked hard to get a variety of art pieces for this upcoming Art Gallery.There will be two Art Galleries taking place. One at Cerritos Opening...

Interview with Mr Cerritos

Interview with Mr Cerritos

November 14, 2013

Talent, humor, entertaining,countless accolades, there are many highlights an individual possesses to earn the title known as Mr. Cerritos. Rob Flores spoke to the most recent Mr. Cerritos, Ron Cordova,...

Say hello to Mr. Cerritos

Say hello to Mr. Cerritos

September 25, 2013

Talent, humor, entertaining,countless accolades, there are many highlights an individual possesses to earn the title known as Mr. Cerritos. Rob Flores spoke to the most recent Mr. Cerritos, Ron Cordova,...

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