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Simple Cut Meals: ‘Enticing and Tasty’

Simple Cut Meals: ‘Enticing and Tasty’

Jasmine Martinez

December 14, 2018

“Don’t be scared of taking action now because a lot of people wait it out and they plan and they plan and they talk themselves out of it,” said Andres Perez. Vice Presidents of Phi Beta Lambda and Alpha Gamma Sigma, Perez and Alex Ochoa, decided to kick-start their venture “Simple Cut Me...

Professor Mike, coaching Falcons for 30 years, says farewell

Professor Mike, coaching Falcons for 30 years, says farewell

Eunice Barron

December 5, 2018

It's known that teachers, by mentoring youth, can make a difference in a positive way and their advice can make a huge impact for any student to navigate the real world. Professor Michael "Mike" McPherson has been coaching and mentoring Falcons for the last 30 years, impacting the Cerritos College...

‘Overall satisfaction’ and benefits from lot on 166th St and Studebaker Rd

‘Overall satisfaction’ and benefits from lot on 166th St and Studebaker Rd

Carmelita Islas Mendez

December 5, 2018

A community forum to update community members on the 166th St and Studebaker Rd parking lot was held by administration members on Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. with no community members present. Vice President of Business Services and Assistant Superintendent Felipe Lopez believes that the reason for the low attendance...

Cerritos college students seeks awareness about feminine health

Bianca Martinez

November 14, 2018

It has been a year since administration justice major Kimberly Cuthbert has been experiencing shooting pain in her leg and extreme pain in her abdomen causing her to limp and double over.Only until recently has Cuthbert been diagnosed with stage two endometriosis due to what she says is incompetence from her ...

Bridging the ‘gap of understanding’ during Disabilities Awareness Month

Bridging the ‘gap of understanding’ during Disabilities Awareness Month

Derrick Coleman, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

With October being National Disability Awareness Month, students at Cerritos College shared their stories about life with a disability. Pearl Netrayana, a child development major at Cerritos College, has cerebral palsy, or as Netrayana states, "a type of brain injury that can happen before birth and/or...

Annual conference for men promotes entrepreneurial skills

Annual conference for men promotes entrepreneurial skills

Naila Salguero, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

The Department of Adult Education and Diversity Program hosted its fourth annual "Fortaleciendo al Hombre" held in the Student Center on Oct. 13. The conference provided insights and ideas to involve and strengthen men with their families. This year focused on "Micro Entrepreneur," along with areas...

Active Minds Club hosts suicide prevention workshop

Active Minds Club hosts suicide prevention workshop

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018

The Suicide Prevention: Question, Persuade, Refer workshop, presented by Active Minds Associate Director of Programs Becky Fein was hosted by the Active Minds Cerritos College chapter Sept. 27. Due to the topic of the workshop, three Cerritos College Active Minds club members were available for support...

Learning to cope with feelings and behavior at Cerritos College

Learning to cope with feelings and behavior at Cerritos College

Elizabeth Corcoles

September 28, 2018

It has been about five years since the Feelings and Coping Skills workshop made its way to Cerritos College, and students filled the class as they learned information as to coping with their feelings. Presenter, therapist and social worker for Casa Youth Shelter, Pamela Sepulveda, led the presentatio...

Cerritos College holds first pregnancy and lactation resource workshop

Scarled Murillo

September 25, 2018

Cerritos College held it’s first pregnancy and lactation resource workshop for students on Sept.19. This was the first initiative piloted from the Pregnant Scholars Expecting Academic Success campaign. The SEAS campaign provides one-on-one student consultation and training on various topics that p...

Cerritos College debate team welcomes iDebate Rwanda

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018

The Cerritos College Forensic Speech and Debate Team debated against guest debate team, iDebate Rwanda, on whether or not hate speech should be banned, as part of a three-day event to host the academic organization from Rwanda on Sept. 19. Two representatives of the Cerritos College debate team and tw...

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