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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Saw VI provides great twists

‘Saw VI’ provides great twists

Tim Dickerson October 26, 2009

"A Nightmare on Elm Street," "Friday the 13th," and "Halloween" all reached their respective sixth installments with rapidly decreasing enthusiasm. Jigsaw plays the horror franchise game differently,...

Woody Harrelson stars in Columbia Pictures comedy, Zombieland.

‘Zombieland’ a new undead gem

Tim Dickerson October 4, 2009

I wish that movie theaters had seat belts, because "Zombieland" was one hell of a ride! It is overloaded with deathly-funny comedy and action, with a hint of drama, that makes this an extremely fun...

Wolverine unsheathes claws

Wolverine unsheathes claws

Tim Dickerson May 1, 2009

After Marvel Studios took a bigger role in movies based on its comics, fans got the great movies "Iron Man," "The Incredible Hulk," and "Punisher: War Zone." Now we're back to the "X-Men" series, which...

Financial Aid Fair informs students

Financial Aid Fair informs students

Tim Dickerson April 28, 2009

The Financial Aid Office, in conjunction with CalWORKS, EOPS, C.A.R.E. and LINC held an event on April 28 "to inform students of different resources available," said Yesenia Ramirez, financial aid specialist. "It's...

Watch the Watchmen

Watch the ‘Watchmen’

Tim Dickerson March 17, 2009

"Watchmen" is another great superhero comic that translated perfectly into film. However, this isn't your typical superhero movie. It isn't about the superhero defeating the villain and everyone...

Faculty Senate requests for SLO committee

Tim Dickerson March 16, 2009

The Faculty Senate requested from the College Coordinating Committee that it forwards a recommendation to the Board of Trustees to approve the establishment of the Faculty Senate Committee on Student Learning...

Ismael de Anda III opens in art gallery

Tim Dickerson February 24, 2009

The art gallery opened with artwork from Ismael de Anda III on Feb. 24. The opening reception will be on Feb. 25. One room in the gallery was a big art story of a swing at his grandparents' farm. On...

The Force is strong with Fanboys

The Force is strong with ‘Fanboys’

Tim Dickerson February 10, 2009

"Star Wars" fanatics and casual viewers can all enjoy the great new "Star Wars" epic adventure, "Fanboys." The year is 1998 and a group of "Star Wars" nerds from Ohio decide to go on a road trip...

Comics aren’t for kids anymore

Tim Dickerson January 14, 2009

Ghost World, 30 Days of Night and Wanted have something in common, other than being rated-R movies. They are based on comic books. Comic books aren't just for kids anymore like they were in the ‘60s. In...

New LCD screen on its way

Tim Dickerson December 9, 2008

At the ASCC's Cabinet announced the forward movement of the new LCD screen, where the iFALCON campaign is going toward in its January launch and what is being done with the water proposals at its last...

ASCC puts out pigs for fire victims

Tim Dickerson, Ernesto Gomez December 9, 2008

With the fires in California that didn't affect Cerritos College much, Oscar Franco decided that something must be done to help. The commissioner of student outreach has placed blue piggie banks around...


Tim Dickerson November 17, 2008

The Talon Marks won online general excellence at the 2008 JACC Southern California Conference held at Cal State Fullerton.Other winners at this conference are: Jean-Pierre Giagnoli won a meritorious...

Student health fee is on the rise

Tim Dickerson November 12, 2008

The heath service fee is scheduled to increase by $2 in effect in Summer 2009, pending a Board approval. The fee, now at $14 will go up to $16 next semester. The state of California has a bar that...

AC/DC returns with a ‘rock ‘n roll dream’

Tim Dickerson November 3, 2008

AC/DC is back after eight years and is as great as ever with the new album, "Black Ice."Songs like "Rock ‘N Roll Train," "Skies on Fire" and "Money Made" are instant classics and live up to the high...

Kids come out and play

Tim Dickerson October 30, 2008

The Child Development Center held its Family Harvest Buffet for parents and their children on Oct. 30."We can celebrate the Halloween holiday without celebrating Halloween," said Debra Ward, director of...

California Baptist, Cerritos join in orchestra

Tim Dickerson October 27, 2008

An orchestra exchange concert featuring the California Baptist University String Ensemble and the Cerritos College Orchestra was held on Oct. 24. The string ensemble, composed of 19 musicians, performed...

Breaking ground on new aquatic center

Tim Dickerson October 14, 2008

A new aquatic center is underway at Cerritos College, with the groundbreaking ceremony tonight at 5 p.m.According to a press release, the new pool will consist of two parts:• a competition pool...

Clean water fountains next on Barrita’s agenda

Tim Dickerson October 7, 2008

ASCC President Michael Barrita informed the cabinet on Monday about his two plans he is putting into play: campus clean-up and evaluating the campus water fountains. Barrita said that on his break at...

ASCC Senate appoints new commissioners

Tim Dickerson September 30, 2008

New ASCC commissioners and associate justices were named at last week's senate meeting.ASCC President Michael Barrita also had a few announcements to make.The commissioners named are: Trina Burch as...

Attempted assault on campus

Tim Dickerson September 26, 2008

According to a police report, a man assaulted a woman by the Fine Arts building on Wednesday. She was walking on the west side of the Fine Arts building when he grabbed the victim and attempted to drag...

W Water Polo – Dickerson

Tim Dickerson September 24, 2008

With a 21-4 victory, the women's water polo team dominated the El Camino Warriors last Wednesday.The Falcons lead 7-0 in the first quarter.They increased their lead a little further by halftime at 11-3.By...

Spreading the word of God

Tim Dickerson September 9, 2008

Three men stood in the amphitheatre trying to spread the word of God on Wednesday.They had a board displayed with a picture of Albert Einstein."People say they don't believe in God, we say they failed...

Preachers come to campus

Tim Dickerson September 7, 2008

Three men stood in the amphitheatre trying to spread the word of God on Wednesday. They had a board displayed with a picture of Albert Einstein. "People say they don't believe in God, we say they...

New ASCC president has new plans for Cerritos

Tim Dickerson August 28, 2008

ASCC President Michael Barrita has some plans in mind for the upcoming term he is serving with Shola Shidoya, ASCC vice president.His main plans are for the student government to contribute to the faculty...

MySpace ban not taken seriously enough

Tim Dickerson March 26, 2008

There are signs posted in the downstairs computer lab in the library that say, "No MySpace.com."This rule needs stronger enforcement.The signs say that students will be asked to leave the lab for the remainder...

Creators stay true to original Clerks

Tim Dickerson August 28, 2006

"Clerks II" is not a typical sequel. This isn't, "I'm not even supposed to be here today... again!"-The classic line from the first movie. This is a continuation of "Clerks." With this film, the audience...

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