Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Softball defends state title

Softball defends state title

May 12, 2009

The softball team of Cerritos College won its last two games against Saddleback City College Saturday and Sunday, setting the stage for the Falcons to defend its state title.The Falcons were due to face...

Locks of Love helps sick kids with wigs

May 10, 2009

Many students at Cerritos College may be cutting off their hair trying to cool off as summer nears, but what students may not know is that they could be helping by donating their hair instead of tossing...

Student Veterans gather Treats for Troops

Student Veterans gather Treats for Troops

May 5, 2009

Treats for Troops is a fund-raiser that was put together by the Student Veteran's Club to provide amenities to the troops over sea's that might not be readily available to them.The club was started by...

Construction keeps going

Construction keeps going

May 5, 2009

Construction continues as the school goes over a mass overhaul.After the General Obligation Bond passed as of March 2, 2004, there looks to be plenty of construction for years to come.According to program...

False Witness on fire

False Witness ‘on fire’

May 5, 2009

It's been five years in the making but False Witness, a local band out of Downey finally has a set line-up led by vocalist Joe "the cool" Hernandez, a Cerritos College student.On Thursday, Cerritos College...

Record Report Card for April 29

Record Report Card for April 29

April 28, 2009

NOFX"Coaster"NOFX goes back to basics; loud, fast and in your face, making this one of its best releases in years. Lead singer and owner of Fat Wreck Chords record label, "Fat Mike," spent most of the...

Financial Aid better informs students

April 21, 2009

The Financial Aid Office for Cerritos has put together a newsletter in hopes to make more students aware of the financial opportunities that are available to them.A handful of co-workers from the financial...

Track women rank first, men second

Track women rank first, men second

April 21, 2009

The regular track season has ended for community colleges throughout California, leaving the men's team for Cerritos College in second place and the women's team in first for Southern California.The Falcons...

Softball wins as SCC Champions

April 21, 2009

The Cerritos College softball team won its last regular season game, 17-0, against Pasadena City College, ending the season as Southern California Conference Champions.April 21's game started with Cerritos...

Men’s tennis out in first round

April 20, 2009

The Cerritos College men's tennis team was knocked out of the playoffs in the first round, losing to conference rival, Riverside College.The Falcons finished the season with an overall record of 12 wins...

Laura Cerna, cosmetology major, sings on stage.

Laura Cerna in the spotlight

April 18, 2009

For some students, they attend school focused on working towards their future goals.Cosmetology major Laura Cerna may be going to school for something she loves to do, but her passion is singing.Cerna...

Record Report Card for April 20

Record Report Card for April 20

April 16, 2009

Silversun Pickups"Swoon"Crunching guitars that almost squeal in pain, bass hooks that reel you in, drums that take over the beat of your heart, all with the soothing voice of Brian Aubert to tie together...

Track men, women rank first

Track men, women rank first

March 24, 2009

As the Cerritos College track and field team crosses the midway point, the men's and women's team are both ranked first among community colleges in California.The men's track and field team has been climbing...

Liberal Arts Resolution passed

March 24, 2009

As of March 12, the Liberal Arts Resolution has been passed.Wendell Hanks is heading a campaign to bring the campus of Cerritos College back to life.Hanks said that the school is depreciating and that...

Mt. SAC defeats softball, 9-4

Mt. SAC defeats softball, 9-4

March 24, 2009

The Cerritos College softball team lost to Mt. San Antonio College, 9-4, increasing its losing streak to 3 in a row.A predominately freshman team, this loss to Mt. SAC on Tuesday gives Cerritos its first...

Instructors without MAs not to be re-hired

March 17, 2009

The debate is this; should an instructor or teacher, who has been hired on to the Cerritos College staff as an emergency hire, be refused rehiring after proving his success, for not having the proper credentials?To...

Hoe Down Days discussed at ICC

March 17, 2009

As the Inter-Club Council meeting was called to order on March 12 at 11 a.m., a list of topics were discussed, starting with Hoe Down Days.A three-day long event, Hoe Down Days kicked off on March 17 and...

MC Pierre does it all

MC Pierre does it all

March 3, 2009

Do it Yourself! Records, an independent record label created by Jean-Pierre Giagnoli, describes this entertainer in a nutshell.Taking the do-it-yourself approach, Giagnoli has instilled this idea in every...

Track and field wins 18 medals

February 24, 2009

With the speed and agility of athletes such as Erin Straughter and Kelsey Caeser, the Cerritos track and field team proves that it is a force to be reckoned with.Last Thursday through Saturday at the Cerritos...

Men’s tennis wins 34 matches

February 24, 2009

The Cerritos College men's tennis winning streak of 34 matches in a row in South Coast Conference play was brought to a grinding halt by a newcomer to the conference, Mt. San Jacinto College.Last Thursday's...

Falcons back on track

February 3, 2009

Track and field season starts on Saturday.With women winning the state title last year and new additions to the men's team, there are high expectations for the team overall this season.Director of track...

Handball, the unsung sport

February 2, 2009

On any given weeknight after 5 p.m., you can walk past the Cerritos College gymnasium and see a large group of people gathering to play a game known as handball.Everybody out there has their own story...

Cosmetology- Garite#

January 20, 2009

For those who may not know, tucked away in the back of the school's campus lies a hidden oasis, cosmetology.Yes, cosmetology. The Health Science Building, beyond the rubble of construction houses the cosmetology...

This is the ASCC marquee as it is right now.

ASCC to make addition to new marquee

January 20, 2009

In an effort to catch Cerritos up to the 21st century, there have been projects all around campus to update the school, the new ASCC marquee being one."It's part of the campus transformation," explains...

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