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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Community, students and faculty purchase art student creations

December 11, 2012

Students, faculty and visitors got some holiday shopping done on campus at the annual art sale on Dec. 11. The sale offered one-of-a-kind ceramics—from functional to decorative—all of which were...

Community, students and faculty purchase art student creations

December 11, 2012

Students, faculty and visitors got some holiday shopping done on campus at the annual art sale on Dec. 11. The sale offered one-of-a-kind ceramics—from functional to decorative—all of which were...

Student art sale to take place on campus

December 5, 2012

The Cerritos College Art Club is hosting a student art sale on on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Fine Arts 35, which is located adjacent to the Classroom Building. Part of the student art...

Cerritos College celebrates the passing of Measure G

December 5, 2012

The passing of General Obligation Bond Measure G allows Cerritos College to expand into a "campus for the future," with facilities updated with the latest technology and teaching aids that will allow the...

Cerritos College celebrates the passing of Measure G

December 5, 2012

The passing of General Obligation Bond Measure G allows Cerritos College to expand into a "campus for the future," with facilities updated with the latest technology and teaching aids that will allow the...

Hard work results in near state championship for cross country

December 3, 2012

For the Cerritos College men's and women's cross country teams, the 2012 season was about the time they almost won the state championship. The Falcons had it all -- talent, training, and a consistent...

Hard work results in near state championship for cross country

December 3, 2012

For the Cerritos College men's and women's cross country teams, the 2012 season was about the time they almost won the state championship. The Falcons had it all -- talent, training, and a consistent...

Online courses can be a better learning enviroment for students

October 15, 2012

Online education should be placed among man’s greatest ideas like duct tape and the wheel. Online classes mean no more sitting through long, boring lectures from wacko instructors You don’t have...

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.

Falcons run wild on Bulldogs

October 15, 2012

The Cerritos College Falcons football team earned its first home win in dominating fashion, taking out the Allan Hancock College Bulldogs 55-25 during the homecoming game on Saturday night. The Falcons...

Homecoming game will give football a chance to comeback

October 10, 2012

The Cerritos College football team is looking to defend its territory on Saturday at 7 p.m., at the homecoming game against one of the top offensive teams in the state, Allan Hancock College. The Falcons...

Falcons football team catches The Comets off-guard

October 8, 2012

The Cerritos College football team's offense attacked Palomar College early using a hurry-up offense that the Comets could not defend against on Oct. 6 at Escondido High School. The Falcons' offense...

Students and faculty outraged after theft

October 6, 2012

Students and teachers are in a state of shock after thief/thieves broke into Room 173 of the Learning Resource Center a couple of weeks ago and stole thousands of dollars worth of computers that contained...

Music professor David Isaacs sits with his wife and duet partner, Chelsea Camille. Together, they make up the duet Chanson du Soir.

Guitar instructor in duet with wife

September 27, 2012

The audience often tells guitar instructor David Isaacs that he is his guitar. For the 37 year-old resident of Long Beach, his music is entirely spiritual. Within the numerous songs he has performed,...

Students learn healthy tips when dining out

September 26, 2012

College life comes with busy class schedules, piles of homework and long study sessions, but Student Health Services Dietician Hazel Ng says that these circumstances are not excuses for neglecting proper...

Lou Vasquez Invite provides big test for Falcons

September 17, 2012

The Cerritos College cross country team is looking to make a statement against the defending state champions American River College on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Lou Vasquez Invitational in San Francisco,...

Cerritos College Cross Country athletes start one of their final practice runs in preparation for the Orange Coast Cross Country Southern California Championship Preview on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15-16. The team has been running 50 to 70 miles per week to get ready for the meet.

Mens cross country participates in So Cal preview meet

September 12, 2012

Falcons Cross country runner, Munir Kahssay, out-kicked the competition at the Orange Coast So Cal Preview in Costa Mesa on Sept. 15, finishing first overall in the four-mile flat course with a time of...

Hanson Ruff, undecided major, scopes Parametric Falls by artist Preston Daniels. Daniels used a combination of wood, steel, styrofoam, fibreboard, latex paint, expanding foam and adhesive to create the sculpture.

[Photo] People gather to view art based on disaster

September 10, 2012

Hanson Ruff, undecided major, scopes "Parametric Falls" by artist Preston Daniels. Daniels used a combination of wood, steel, styrofoam, fibreboard, latex paint, expanding foam and adhesive to create the...

Faculty discusses the current semester at Fall Convocation

September 4, 2012

The Cerritos College budget, student success, resources available to faculty, accreditation, and the welcoming of new staff for this semester were among the topics that faculty discussed during this year's...

Music performance major Frank Ceballos started playing banjo as a joke, but immediately connected with the instrument. He said the instrument was something that was missing from his life.

Banjo player takes the ‘funny’ out of playing

September 1, 2012

Music major Frank Ceballos goes to class to practice singing and playing piano or guitar, but when he goes home he picks up his banjo. He strums the five-string instrument using a two-finger picking...

Cerritos College alum Yidegar Santiago Zuniga is crowned Mr. California USA 2012 on June 10 after besting 14 finalists in the Mr. California Pageant in Seal Beach. Zuniga, a public relations and acting major, also won Mr. Cerritos in the Spring. He is now attending his first semester at the University of Southern California. Photo courtesy of Yidegar Santiago Zuniga.

Mr. Cerritos becomes Mr. California USA

August 26, 2012

Yidegar Santiago Zuniga, who won Mr. Cerritos earlier this year, has a new crown upon his head. The Cerritos College alum was named Mr. California USA 2012 on June 10 after beating out 14 other finalists...

Financial allocation subject of ASCC survey

December 6, 2011

The Associated Students of Cerritos College conducted a preliminary survey in November to determine where it should allocate its $1.5 million reserve funds if given the chance next semester. David Aguirre,...

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Students sought for physical education survey

November 28, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button Debbie Jensen, associate professor of physical education at Cerritos College, would like to find out if exercise improves learning in classrooms. Jensen is looking for at least...

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Cal State Tuition increases 9 percent next fall

November 16, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button California State University Board of Trustees approved a 9 percent tuition hike for the Fall 2012 semester during a meeting Nov. 16. The increase marks the second hike that trustees...

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New Assessment testing system will not be part of Cerritos College

November 7, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button California community colleges are moving toward a centralized assessment testing system, which policy makers believe will simplify the placement process and save the state money. The...

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Real men don’t dress up for Halloween

October 27, 2011

Pete Moye'Opinion Button I'm a man. I don't play dress up and I don't wear makeup. Halloween is no exception. Men, there are spells on you all. If you all prefer to put on panty hose for the night,...

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Women’s water polo places fifth at Battle at the Beach

October 26, 2011

Pete Moye'Sports Button The Cerritos College women's water polo team overcame a two-point deficit against Chaffey College placing fifth among 21 teams at the Battle at the Beach Tournament hosted at Long...

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TalonNet to receive an update for Spring 2012

October 19, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button Have you ever experienced connectivity issues or waited too long to log on to TalonNet? Cerritos College looks to fix problems and implement new features with the Spring 2012 release...

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ASCC Cabinet to address Cerritos transfer problems

October 11, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button Mark Wallace, director of public and government relations for Cerritos College, told the Associated Students of Cerritos College Cabinet members Monday that the debate over the California...

Christina Espinoza, left, automotive business management major, assists Paul Woodrome, political science major, remove a component from the project trucks engine. Four classes in the automotive technology program will share the work on the project truck.

[Photo] Auto department working on truck to be featured in Las Vegas car show and magazine

October 4, 2011

Christina Espinoza, left, automotive business management major, assists Paul Woodrome, political science major, remove a component from the project truck's engine. Four classes in the automotive technology...

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New ASCC cabinet members approved

September 28, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button The Associated Students of Cerritos College Senate approved 23 students to the presidential cabinet and two court members during a meeting on Sept. 21. Two more court members and...

Ron Feese, undeclared major, trims clay for a project to make a cylinder. Feese, a third semester ceramics student, said he is trimming the excess clay to make his completed project lighter in weight.

[Photo] Students express themselves through ceramics

September 7, 2011

Ron Feese, undeclared major, trims clay for a project to make a cylinder. Feese, a third semester ceramics student, said he is trimming the excess clay to make his completed project lighter in weight....

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Let all be topless

August 31, 2011

Pete Moye'Opinion Button Hundreds of people filled the boardwalk in Venice Beach on Aug. 21 for Go Topless Day, a nationwide protest of current laws that prohibit women from going topless in public places....

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New garden to benefit Child Development program

August 24, 2011

Pete Moye'News Button Children at the Cerritos College Child Development Center will soon be making smoothies, desserts and snacks from fruit they grew in their playground. Four blueberry bushes and...

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