Talon Marks

Manuel De Leon taught at Cerritos College for about 40 years before retiring in 1987. According to his daughter, Marita, the campus was like a second home to him. Photo credit: Courtesy of Marita De Leon

Remembering her ‘greatest gift,’ her dad

May 21, 2020

In this heartfelt interivew, Marita De Leon expresses the impact left behind by her father the late Manuel De Leon, a former Cerritos College arts professor.

Cerritos College is introducing a new transfer degree in Filmmaking, Television, and Electronic Media. The degree will prepare students for an ever changing media landscape.

Fine Arts and Communication brings new multimedia degree to light

May 17, 2020

Beginning Fall 2020, Cerritos College students may apply for the new AS-T degree in Film, Television and Electronic Media.

Joshua Rivedal was invited by Cerritos College Health Services to peak to students. He addressed some mental health myths during “How to Live Mentally Well and Crush it” Webinar, May 12.

Joshua Rivedal teaches Cerritos College students how to ‘live mentally well and crush it’

May 17, 2020

Cerritos College Health Services has been hosting webinars to help students adapt to COVID-19 changes.

Cerritos College professors Jeff Ramdass and John Haas share their opinions towards the school's closure. The school announced it'll keep classes mostly online for Fall 2020. Photo credit: Kianna Znika

Cerritos professors reflect on the move to online-only

May 12, 2020

How did they do it and what lessons have they learned themselves?

Dance students use Zoom to adapt to the rhythm of quarantine

Samuel Macias, dance major, has been dancing from home due to COVID-19. He finds a space at his home to take his zoom dance classes. Photo credit: Courtesy of Samuel Macias

Rocio Valdez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 10, 2020

Dancing from home has been challenging for professors and students of the Cerritos College dance department.

The May 6th Board of Trustees meeting saw a lengthy discussion on the options for the Fall 2020 semester. The Board agreed to keep the school online for the health and safety reasons.

Cerritos will continue online learning into the fall semester

May 10, 2020

The decision will keep all lecture classes online but exempt certain laboratory classes.

George Loulakis, music major, has had to adapt to online learning. He has the necessary equipment at home to practice. Photo credit: Courtesty of George M. Loulakis

Music Department struggles to harmonize with online-teaching

May 3, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted music students' ability to perform and put music together in real time.

Quarantine Blues: Women’s soccer anticipates playing next season

May 2, 2020

The women's soccer team is finding ways to play its next season.

It is still unknown when Cerritos College will reopen. The campus has been closed to the public to prevent the spread of COVID-19 since March 13, 2020.

Cerritos College closes campus, plans for future semesters

April 29, 2020

Disputes amongst faculty, students left to adapt, future semesters uncertain as a result of COVID-19.

Participants were able to send private messages to mental health professionals during the webinar on April 16, 2020. Photo credit: Mohamed Hassan

Art With Impact discusses powerful cinema for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 19, 2020

Mental health, sexual violence and cultural stigmas were the main topics of discussion on April 16 at the Movies for Mental He...

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