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Dance student strives to shoot for the stars

Dance student strives to shoot for the stars

Eunice Barron, Co-Online Editor

April 2, 2019

Every person has a passion of their own, for many the performing arts is a special calling for many special individuals such as Cerritos College student, Daniel Monroy, he has came a long way on discovering his passion for the arts. Monroy, dance major, has been dancing for Cerritos College for about...

Art piece ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ is neither completed or fixed

Art piece ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ is neither completed or fixed

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 20, 2019

The Fine Arts building gallery kicked off the new semester with Die Kunstkammer (Cabinet of Curiosities), a new window dressing installation, introduced by artist Karim Shuquem on Jan. 16. As a Los Angeles visual and performing artist, Shuquem's black and white themed art comes off as an approac...

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...

Melancholy and happiness in Downey’s celebration for the oldest McDonald’s

Melancholy and happiness in Downey’s celebration for the oldest McDonald’s

Carmelita Islas Mendez, Managing Editor

August 21, 2018

The Downey Conservancy hosted an event celebrating the 65 years of service of the oldest McDonald’s ever, located on Lakewood Boulevard. The festivities took place on location with the famous 62 feet sign of Speedee, the original mascot of the franchise, welcoming in all visitors with a big smile...

Twinning in the back court: The superstar twins of Falcons women’s basketball

Twinning in the back court: The superstar twins of Falcons women’s basketball

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Carlos Ruiz

February 15, 2018

    Serena Rendon is a freshman shooting guard who started playing for Cerritos College this year, coming from Carson High School. Jesenia Rendon is also a freshman point guard, who likewise started playing for the Falcons this season. For some it would be a phenomenal feat in itself...

Lacy talks about presidency | Part 2

Alex Naveja and Armando Jacobo

December 15, 2014

Cerritos College President Dr. Lacy gives her highlights as president discussing obstacles, memories and what the future holds for Cerritos College and herself.

Fresh and Natural founded through heritage

Sebastian Aguayo, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014

As Hector Del Toro, manager and cook for both Burrdog and The Bowl (Fresh and Natural), has been at Cerritos College for a month, and he expressed a few thoughts on how it is serving the students. “I love to make people happy,” he said. “I love to make people smile when I cook for them.” Del...

Puente Program empowers students for the next level

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor

November 20, 2014

"Once a Puentesta, always a Puentesta" is a motto for many of the students enrolled in the Puente Program; students that come from different social or economic backgrounds. The Puente Program, a statewide program operating in 38 community colleges, is a program that helps students who are underrepresented...

Despite initial start Kirk stays humbled

Monica Gallardo, Sports Copy Editor

November 20, 2014

Standout athletes usually dedicate their life to a sport at an early age, learning the basics and mastering them throughout the years. That is not the case for Cerritos College wrestler Dustin Kirk. “Honestly, I had no idea what wrestling was my freshman year of high school. I started wrestling...

Hawaiian Island roots have players bonded on field

Alexander Naveja, Associate Copy Editor

November 20, 2014

On the football team, a group of players that have made their presence known have built a very strong family connection and a brotherhood with one another. One of the Hawaiian Island brothers, Norman Unga-Solomon, said, “We all live with each other. Right now, it’s only the four of us - me,...

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