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The Electoral College must go

Bianca Hull, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

United States home of the free is being chained down by the electoral college system. Originally created in 1787 to give smaller states a voice has now created a serious divide in the country and taken away many voices in the population due to the fact that many American citizens feel as though their...

White Knights and White Lies

Edgar Mendoza, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Politicians in America have always used their platforms as a means of delivering empty promises and statements that are far too good to be true. There is not one politician who has not done this, not one who is exempt. They, however, are not solely to blame, as we take their promises and place...

Pressuring someone to vote is not the same as encouraging

Alison Hernandez, Online Editor

November 10, 2018

Aggressively pushing others to vote by guilt tripping or pressuring them does more harm than good and it needs to stop. People need to figure out how to actually encourage others to vote before the next election season or they’ll risk discouraging people from voting altogether. U.S. citizens took...

TSEC uses booth in Falcon Square to inform about upcoming election

TSEC uses booth in Falcon Square to inform about upcoming election

Daniel Green, Managing Editor

October 1, 2014

As candidates start to prepare for the upcoming Board of Trustees election in November, the Social Equality Club did what it could to inform students. The club set up a booth on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Falcon Square with the intention of registering students to vote. Members of the club talked to...

Another low turnout for second day of Senate election

Another low turnout for second day of Senate election

Kenia Torres, Copy Editor

September 11, 2014

Voting polls were out Thursday, Sept. 11, for the second-straight day of ASCC Senate elections from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. across campus. As a recurring theme from the first day, students were again saying they were misinformed and did not engage as much in voting for the second day. Business...

Presidential and Trustee Orientation informs candidates for campaign

Katherine Grijalva, Copy Editor

April 1, 2014

The Presidential and Student Trustee election candidates had an orientation on March 25 to help guide them in the process for their campaigns. Members of the orientation committee introduced and explained rules and regulations for each of the candidates. The members of the Associated Students of Cerritos...

Candidates to campaign for upcoming election

Luis Guzman, Associate News Editor

April 1, 2014

Cerritos College will be having elections to fill the roles of leaders in student government starting April 16. The elections will include a presidential spot, student trustee spot and a vice-president for ASCC. Candidates for student trustees will include: Vanessa Vega, Joe Nino, Daniel Flores,...

Sanchez permitted to run despite infraction

Gustavo Olguin, Managing Editor

March 22, 2014

After a presidential election board special meeting, that took about 5 hours and split between two days, ASCC Vice President Aldemar Sanchez will be allowed to continue to run for student body president despite an infraction that he committed. Sanchez failed to turn in his statement within the 24-hour...

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