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The problem with doctor’s notes

Kianna Znika

April 9, 2019

If people can see that others are fighting for universal healthcare, they need to realize there is a reason behind this desire: not everyone has health insurance.Health insurance is something some take for granted, either because they pay for it, or they’ve got it covered by their family or job. I...

Gender gaps in health care and finance

Gender gaps in health care and finance

Elizabeth Corcoles

April 28, 2018

The difference on equality and equity in gender, health care and social justice were some of the topics that were touched by professor Ralph Casas and Beatriz Sosa-Prado in the Women's History Month information class on April 24.The lecture went on about the unjust system in gender gap's between men and w...

Doctor-assisted suicide is not the answer

Samantha Vasquez, Associate Opinion Editor

November 5, 2014

Should people be allowed to end their life on their terms? Nope. Recently, the media has brought forth an interesting story about Brittany Maynard. Maynard, 29, ended her life on Nov. 1 after being diagnosed with Stage-4 glioblastoma last spring. Maynard moved to Oregon, one of the the three states...

Don’t save the boobs, save the person

Carlos Holguin, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

I hate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To clarify, that's not me saying that cancer is not something people should celebrate or that we should not continue research and awareness for breast cancer. People wearing bracelets and shirts that say "Save the boobies" or " Keep a breast!" is well intentioned,...

Flu vaccines now available to students on campus

Gustavo Lopez, News Editor

October 21, 2014

The Student Health Center has administered 308 flu vaccinations to Cerritos students, faculty and staff. The SHC has a total of 500 vaccines to administer, according to Hillary Mennella, Interim Associate Dean at the Student Health and Wellness Center. The SHC ordered 500 doses in the summer and...

FSZ: How do you stay fit throughout the semester?

FSZ: How do you stay fit throughout the semester?

Katherine Grijalva, Arts Editor

October 10, 2014

Staying fit and healthy throughout the semester can be hard, so we asked students to see how they stay healthy. ...

Fashion used for a greater cause

Fashion used for a greater cause

Larissa Calderon

October 1, 2014

Fashion is used to support breast cancer. The purpose of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October is to help support and fund research for a life-threatening disease that affects people every year. One of the most popular forms of spreading awareness is through fashion. Notable organizations, such...

October means awareness for breast cancer

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2014

Halloween, parties and mid-terms is what generally could sum up the month of October for a lot of people. What has become a well-known concept, however, is pink - pink for awareness, that is. October is nationally regarded as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Its purpose is to serve as an advocate for...

Fit Club gives out free yoga lessons on campus

Fit Club gives out free yoga lessons on campus

Samantha Vasquez

September 23, 2014

With more than 20 students signing up, Fit Club’s free exercise booth proved to be a success. The club was promoting a healthier lifestyle to students at Falcon Square on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Fit Club is not just for the student body, it's available to everyone. It holds workouts, yoga sessions, hikes...

Sleeping for more than just the pleasure

Luis Guzman and Gustavo Olguin

March 24, 2014

Learn how sleeping can actually affect your studying in a big way. How many hours of sleep do you get a night? Leave it down below in the comment section. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TalonMarks Like our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TalonMarksNews And...

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