Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Vanessa Maya

Vanessa Maya, Staff Writer

Vanessa Maya is a staff writer for Talon Marks. She is currently working on completing her AA in Journalism and is hoping to transfer to Cal State Fullerton in 2022. Vanessa’s goal is to someday work for a major news magazine that allows her the opportunity to travel the world.

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Former Cerritos College Alumnus Vinny West is making a name for himself in the music industry. As an independent music artist. 10/27/20 Photo credit: Courtesy of Vinny West

Cerritos College alumnus Vinny West makes a name as independent music artist

November 6, 2020
Cerritos College alumnus and former Falcons running back, makes a name for himself as an independent music artist
Interracial dating can have its ups and downs but the growth between the two lovers is a bond that cannot be broken. Vanessa and her boyfriend talk about the difficulties they faced when the first began dating in high school. Photo credit: Photo by Min An from Pexels

Interracial dating and its challenges

October 23, 2020
Staff writer Vanessa Maya talks about some of the obstacles she faced being in an interracial relationship.
Two people sit on a park bench socially desitancing. COVID has claimed over 200,00 thousand lives.

COVID won’t disappear because you want it to, just ask the 200,000 dead

October 9, 2020
Two people sit on a park bench socially distancing. COVID has claimed over 200,00 thousand lives.
The Generic Improvisational Peep Show paid tribute to the program for its 35th Anniversary. A special montage with pictures of past GIPS generation members were shown during the live show.

GIPS HOMECOMING: The Show Must Go Online

October 2, 2020

The Cerritos College Department of Theatre Arts program GIPS, originated by Professor Kevin Hoggard, started its celebration of 35 wonderful years of improv magic. The program, which is now run by...

Women coughing into her hand while a blanket is wrapped around. COVID has claimed over 200,00 thousand lives.

LAUSD debuts nation’s first COVID-19 testing and contact-tracing program

September 25, 2020
Parents face concerns as LAUSD launches new COVID-19 testing and contact tracing program for all students and staff.
Sixth grade teacher Andrew Vo in his home set up for remote teaching. Vo is a teacher at Aloha Elementary in Lakewood.

Language barriers limit parents’ ability to assist their children with remote learning

August 21, 2020
With schools beginning again, many parents and students with language barriers are now experiencing educational disruptions and facing challenges as schools make the transition to remote learning.
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