Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Freddie Krueger is a must-watch

Freddie Krueger is a must-watch

May 4, 2010

"One, two, Freddy's coming for you, Three, four better lock the doors..." It is a phrase that sent chills down the spine of movie goers in the 1980s and in "A Nightmare on Elm Street," a remake of the...

Gabayeron wins three state titles

Gabayeron wins three state titles

May 4, 2010

PJ Gabayeron won three individual state titles in the 100-breaststroke, 200-breaststroke and the individual medially and broke school records in the process at the California state championship swim meet...

Players are to blame in Brooks’ first year

April 27, 2010

After a horrible season the question is always asked who is to blame, is it the coach or the players?For this season's Cerritos College baseball team the answer is simple it's the players.The coach doesn't...

Track team looking for a third straight title

April 13, 2010

After winning the last past two state championships and three in the last four years, the Cerritos College women's track team looks strong halfway through this season."So far so good," Women's head coach...

Fielding fails baseball team in loss

Fielding fails baseball team in loss

March 16, 2010

Pitcher Skye Severns let all three inherited runners in the top of the ninth as the Cerritos College baseball team fell to LA Harbor 6-3, Tuesday afternoon at Kincaid Field."He didn't pitch that bad,"...

Comptons Villannuevas no-hitter broken in ninth

Compton’s Villannueva’s no-hitter broken in ninth

March 9, 2010

In the bottom of the ninth with the game clearly out of reach third basemen Jacob Mayoral hit a single to right to break up a no-hit bid by Compton College pitcher Martin Villanueva, as the Cerritos College...

Quezada shuts out LA Valley in win

March 2, 2010

Nick Quezada threw a complete game shutout to lead the Cerritos College baseball to a 4-0 victory over visiting Los Angeles Valley College, Friday afternoon.The freshman pitcher earned his first victory...

13 football players sign letter of intent

February 9, 2010

Thirteen players from the Cerritos College football team, including defensive tackle Deon Goggins, who signed with Syracuse, signed letters of intent to play at four-year universities since last Wednesday's...

Men’s swimming looks forward to debut in new pool

February 2, 2010

Red-shirt sophomore Louie Espinoza and freshman PJ Gabayeron look to make a splash for the Cerritos College men's swimming as it takes its first dive into the newly built aquatic center this season. 'I...

Brooks, Falcons looking past first round

January 19, 2010

Jack Brooks, who has served as the assistant coach of the Cerritos College baseball team for the past three seasons, takes over as head coach this season for Ken Gaylord , who led the team for the past...

Cerritos wins costume contest

Cerritos wins costume contest

May 12, 2009

Advanced costume design student Patricia Ramirez became the Grand Champion of the Renaissance Faire's costume design contest Sunday, for a dress she made for her daughter, Berlin Renteria."This made it...

Dont park on Elmcroft

Don’t park on Elmcroft

May 12, 2009

Some students will soon have to find a new place to park for free because on May 18, a new law will be enforced make in illegal to park on Elmcoft Avenue located on the north side of the campus.Residents...

What to do about the swine flu?

What to do about the swine flu?

May 5, 2009

If a pandemic, such as the A(N1H1) virus, also known as the swine flu, was to hit Cerritos College, the campus is prepared to handle it."There plans in place so if something was to happen on campus, we...

No swine at Cerritos College

April 30, 2009

"As of 11:30 a.m. April 30 there has been no case of swine flu at Cerritos College, " Director of Public Affairs Mark Wallace said.There are protocols already set up in the event of any disease outbreak...

Felipe Grimaldo was voted in as Student Trustee for the 2009-2010 school year.

Grimaldo elected as Student Trustee

April 28, 2009

"I don't make promises, I am about showing what I am about through my actions," newly elected Student Trustee Felipe Grimaldo said.Grimaldo beat four other candidates during the ASCC elections last Wednesday...

Oscar Franco ran unopposed in the race for ASCC President.

Franco wins presidential election

April 28, 2009

Oscar Franco, commissioner of student outreach, and his running mate Rosa Castaneda have been elected ASCC president and vice president in elections held April 22 to April 23.The team of Franco and...

Oscar Franco ran unopposed in the race for ASCC President.

Franco new ASCC President

April 24, 2009

Oscar Franco, commissioner of student outreach, is the new ASCC president.Franco received 222 votes.His running mate, Rosa Castandeda, is the new ASCC vice president.The new student trustee is Felipe...

Womens History celebrated at Cerritos

Women’s History celebrated at Cerritos

March 24, 2009

Because women have been struggling for equal rights in this country for more than 150 years, Cerritos College has been holding workshops and discussions in celebration of Women's History Month.But some...

Father, son work together in baseball

March 4, 2009

Many players have come and gone during Ken Gaylord's tenure as head coach of the Cerritos College baseball team but none have been closer to his heart than his son Brian Gaylord who currently plays third...

Baseball wins, 5-4, over East LA

March 3, 2009

Third baseman Brian Gaylord drove in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the Cerritos College baseball team to a 5-4 victory over visiting East Los Angeles College last Saturday.Shortstop...

Search begins for new president

February 24, 2009

Craig Breit has been named chair of the presidential search committee that is currently looking for the next president of Cerritos College."The process is going along as planned," he said.The committee...

Cerritos tightens its belt

February 24, 2009

There have already been many cuts on campus in anticipation of the possibility of cuts to the state budget.With the budget is being approved by the state legislature, the budget for Cerritos College is...

Bringing Black History Month to Cerritos

Bringing Black History Month to Cerritos

February 10, 2009

February may be a month filled with romantic dreaming and Valentine cards, but it is also a month to celebrate the history of African Americans.Though Black History Month is usually perceived as honorary,...

Bookstore sales remain high

February 3, 2009

Despite the harsh economic times around the country, the bookstore on campus is thriving and sales are up."Sales are up in every department, " bookstore manager Paul Flovich said.The bookstore gives...

More students than seats

January 19, 2009

Many students might have found it difficult to get the classes they needed this semester and that is because Cerritos College, in anticipation of statewide budget cuts, have cancelled approximently...

Men’s soccer beats rival to win state title

December 9, 2008

Forward Luis Gonzalez scored the only goal of the game to lead the Cerritos College men's soccer team to its 1-0 victory over rival Mt. SAC to win the state title for the second time in the last three...

Women’s soccer team advances to semi-finals

December 2, 2008

Midfielder Nadia Garcia scored the first goal in overtime to lead the Cerritos College women's soccer team to the semi-finals of the state championship with its 3-0 victory over Mt. SAC."I was able to...

Women’s soccer advances to third round in playoffs

November 25, 2008

Midfielders Monique Cisneros and Corina Villegas each scored one goal to propel the Cerritos College women's soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Pierce College to advance into the third round of the state...

Football team loses bowl game, 38-33

November 22, 2008

In a game dominated by offense the Cerritos College football team lost to Palomar College, 37-32, Saturday night, in the Golden Empire Bowl held at Bakersfield College."Both teams could not stop each other's...

Soccer teams get ready for playoff run

November 18, 2008

The state playoffs will feature both the Cerritos College men's and women's soccer teams, after both teams won their respective conferences.The announcement was made Tuesday afternoon.The women, who are...

Football team get playoff berth

November 18, 2008

Running back Junior Tivao ran the ball straight up the middle and was stopped one-yard short of winning the conference, in the final play of the regular season, as the Cerritos College football team lost...

Football team upsets Mt. SAC in triple overtime

November 9, 2008

Anthony Recinos caught the game winning touchdown pass in a triple overtime game as the Cerritos College football team defeated the No. 1 team in the nation, Mt. SAC, 44-38, Saturday night.The tight...

Women’s basketball ready to take flight on new year

November 4, 2008

"It's like I have a lot kids this year," Mercedes Taylor said.The forward is one of three returning players for the Cerritos College women's basketball team this season after a season that say the team...

Football team secures winning sesaon

November 4, 2008

Led by quarterback Jeffery Fisher's three touchdown passes, the Cerritos College football team defeated College of the Desert, 42-27, Saturday night.The Falcons are now 6-2 overall and 3-1 in conference...

Football team out runs Roadrunners

November 2, 2008

Led by quarterback Jeffery Fisher's three touchdown passes, the Cerritos College football team defeated College of the Desert, 42-27, Saturday night .The Falcons are now 6-2 overall and 3-1 in conference...

10 DSP&S students attend Disability Mentoring Day

10 DSP&S students attend Disability Mentoring Day

November 2, 2008

"This was the best experience of my life," said Bryan Vandenberg, law major.Students from the Disable Student Programs and Services joined hundreds of other disabled students from across the country for...

Mens soccer bounces back after a tough week

Men’s soccer bounces back after a tough week

October 29, 2008

Scoring four goals in the second half after being shut out in the first half, the Cerritos College men's soccer team defeated East Los Angeles College, 4-0, Tuesday afternoon."We play a pressure-style...

Womens soccer flies over the Huskies

Women’s soccer flies over the Huskies

October 29, 2008

Led by two goals from forwards Liliana Leos and Monique Cisneros, the Cerritos College women's soccer team defeated East Los Angeles College, 7-0, Tuesday afternoon.Forward Elba Menjivar said, "We just...

I smoke, so what, do something!

October 27, 2008

I smoke and love smoking and before you say "It will kill," I know; its on the package.Smokers have been ostracized about this for years. We are forced outside and looked at as jerks every time we light...

Falcons win homecoming game

October 21, 2008

With an all-around stellar effort, the Cerritos College football team defeated Citrus College, 42-17, on homecoming night last Saturday."Tonight, we got our swagger back," wide receiver Joshua Robbins...

Senate discusses accreditation recommendations

October 14, 2008

Chair of Program Review Mark Fronke spoke on the importance of a joint review committee between the instructional and non-instructional members of the campus during Tuesday's Faculty Senate meeting."The...

Kicker blows game for Falcons

October 7, 2008

One blocked field goal and a missed 37-yard field goal by kicker Nick Arellano crushed the Cerritos College football team as it fell to host Chaffey College, 16-9, last Saturday Night."We have five kickers...

Falcons down Seahawks

October 7, 2008

Forward Monique Cisneros scored four goals and had one assist to lead the Cerritos College women's soccer team to a 7-0 victory over Los Angeles Harbor Tuesday afternoon."Once we realized their weakness,...

Falcons fall to 3-2, after 16-9 loss to Chaffey

October 5, 2008

Two blocked field goals and a missed extra point crush the Cerritos College football team as it falls to host Chaffey College 16-9,   Saturday Night."We have five kickers and none of them can kick...

Falcons beat Chaffey with flying colors

September 30, 2008

Avenging its season-ending playoff defeat of last season, the Cerritos College women's water polo team beat Chaffey College, 13-5, last Wednesday afternoon."This is a great win for us," head coach Sergio...

Falcons soar to 2-0 with victory over Santa Monica

September 15, 2008

Behind the strong arm of quarterback Jeff Fisher and a stout defensive effort in the first three quarters the Cerritos College football blew out Santa Monica, 56-24, Saturday night.Fisher threw for 131...

Falcons soar to 2-0, with victory over Santa Monica

September 14, 2008

In impressive fashion, the Cerritos College football team beat Santa Monica, 56-24, on Saturday night."We really ran to the ball well tonight on defense," head coach Frank Mazzotta said. "We made a few...

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August 22, 2008

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