Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Book rental program to be implemented

February 9, 2010

Everything else seems to be rentable, so why not make textbooks on college campuses rentable as well?Dr. Linda Lacy, President of Cerritos College is working with Follett, which has a new textbook rental...

Grapes of Wrath to show in March

January 16, 2010

A family traveling, suffering from poverty will be arriving in March to Cerritos College at the Burnight Center Theatre.The Grapes of Wrath, a novel published in 1939 by John Steinbeck, is being presented...

Students strategize for a parking spot

January 16, 2010

Don't take any candy from a stranger. But take a ride instead?Anita Karaboghosian, campus promoter, did just that. Karaboghosian was struggling for a parking spot for over 20 minutes. She eventually pulled...

Cerritos launches social networks

December 8, 2009

Cerritos College wants to be your friend, so add it already.Early November of this year, Cerritos College launched a MySpace, Facebook and Twitter account.The general idea is to keep students updated as...

The Sassy Spitfire Show

The Sassy Spitfire Show

November 25, 2009

  Wednesdays 11 a.m.-Noon Sassy Spitfire is fresh and a perfect prescription for your listening needz. You want rock n roll? You want funky funky fresh? Do you want to feel good as you cruise through...

Farmer accused of H.O.P.E.lessness

November 15, 2009

Title V Project H.O.P.E. recently made accusations against Vice President of Academic Affairs Bill Farmer. The accusations were based on money.Project H.O.P.E. claimed the promised $57,000 by Farmer, who...

Permanent H.O.P.E. at Cerritos

November 3, 2009

Title V Project H.O.P.E. (Health Operations and Pipeline to Education), allowing Latino students to become leaders in academic excellence, began Oct. 1, 2002 and continued through Sept. 30, 2007.From that...

S Olaiz – Director feature “Merry Wives of Windsor”

October 27, 2009

Having four under her belt and six in total, is the accomplishments of a Cerritos College Theater Director, J. Eleanor Packwood. William Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor", her fourth Shakespeare play,...

S Olaiz Bill Farmer / Project HOPE

October 27, 2009

Title V Project HOPE (Health Operations and Pipeline to Education) began Oct. 1, 2002 and continued through Sept. 30, 2007. From that ending point, began a rough path for Project HOPE supporters, but as...

S Olaiz – Homecoming float final event

October 26, 2009

If someone offered you $400.00, would you oblige? That's a gracious amount that each club receives from the Student Activities Dept. for their float production in the Homecoming events that took place...

S Olaiz – Homecoming elections

October 23, 2009

Betty Walczak, an election clerk, has been doing the Homecoming elections voting booth for several years now. She says she looks forward to this event. "It's so much fun." Joan Thiel, also an election...

Homecoming floats go cartoonish

October 22, 2009

Building a float takes time, dedication and teamwork, even when working with the theme of the floats, "Animated Favorites."The float building process for Homecoming on Saturday will be complete on Friday...

Aaron Alvarez (right) won the 2009 Mock Rally.

Alvarez ‘is a lady’

October 20, 2009

The 2009 Mock Rally can be defined as fun, risque, cultural and definitely hilarious.It's part of the Homecoming event activities that the seven finalists must take part in.They choose a mocker to mock...

Homecoming Court puts itself out there

October 17, 2009

Homecoming Court activities are well on their way.On Oct. 14 at 6 p.m., the women gracefully invaded the Social Science building to put their names out there, get students involved with all the activities...

Alvarez wins it for Reyes in Mock Rally

October 17, 2009

The winner of the Mock Rally was candidate No. 2, Monica Reyes, mocked by Aaron Alvarez, performing to "She's a Lady" by Tom Jones.Before the Mock Rally started, June Romo, candidate No. 3 was...

Homecoming Court formally introduced

October 13, 2009

The first of the two-week fun-filled events took place on Oct. 13 in the Student Center. All seven women of the 2009 Homecoming Court were formerly introduced. Tiffany Gaskin, BSU, Monica Reyes,...

Homecoming court is announced

October 10, 2009

The Homecoming Court was finalized on Thursday evening. The first official meeting of the seven ladies took place on Friday morning where they all gathered and met each other for the first time as...

Flu shots available at SHS

October 10, 2009

Stay healthy this season. Get your flu shot here on campus at the Cerritos College Student Health Services during the month of October.The cost will be $5 for students and $10 for staff and faculty.Although...

Students paint the scare in Knotts Scary Farm

Students paint the scare in Knott’s Scary Farm

October 9, 2009

October brings Halloween time, that very festive time of year that brings out the ghouls and goblins, even if they are made with gelatin, prosthetics, sugar, paint and maybe even a little bit of make-up.Okay,...

Homecoming elections for Oct. 7, 8

October 7, 2009

There are 26 women competing for the Homecoming Queen title the 2009-2010 school year.The competition is in the campaigning stage right now, with the elimination process taking place this very moment...

Homecoming applications available

September 23, 2009

There is an opening for a queen, a Homecoming queen that is, and all females are encouraged to apply.There are no restrictions.Applications for Homecoming are available in the Student Activities Center...

Burnight Center going through changes

Burnight Center going through changes

September 14, 2009

Buildings kept popping up all over campus, just as the Burnight Center Theatre did. The theatre's birth is thankful to Dr. Frank Bach, anthropology and theater professor, and Dr. Lee Korf, theater...

Malo plays in Santa Fe Springs

Malo plays in Santa Fe Springs

August 31, 2009

With the weather temperatures scorching us at over 100 degrees, that didn't stop the fans from dancing their tails off to the music of Malo.It was Aug. 29 at the Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet at noon and...

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