Talon Marks

Student representatives need to be more informed

Student representatives need to be more informed

Gustavo Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

February 15, 2015

Inside of ASCC Senate meetings, there is one phrase that is thrown around a lot: "for the students." Each and every senator claims to be for the students, 500 per senator to be exact. However, it is hard to believe the commitment of some members of Senate to the students when they appear to just want...

Christmas marketing overshadows the spirit of giving thanks

Katherine Grijalva, Arts Editor

November 18, 2014

With all of the Halloween decorations being taken off by restaurants, stores, neighborhood homes and even amusement parks, the Christmas ornaments have finally arrived. Though Thanksgiving, theoretically, comes right before Christmas, it appears that these places are forgetting about the "turkey day"...

Bus travel expenses are becoming an issue

Daniel Green, Managing Editor

September 17, 2014

The bus fares that took effect last Monday hurt students who rely on public transportation to get back and forth to school. Earlier this year, an increase in bus fares were approved, raising the price of a ride from $1.50 to $1.75, and a day-pass from $5 to $7. Cerritos College is known as a...

Financial Aid process is tedious, but help is available

Financial Aid process is tedious, but help is available

Zeinab Chahine, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014

An estimated 70 percent of students apply for financial aid each year. Some of these students many have problems applying, but the financial aid office has provided four steps to guide students through the financial aid process. Step one is to apply; when applying for financial aid, it’s bes...

DLC’s are for suckers

Gustavo Lopez, Copy Editor

January 30, 2014

For the past 10 years a new trend has emerged in the gaming industry: downloadable content. There have been times when DLC improves the gaming experience and other times it doesn’t add anything new to the gameplay and exists solely for making money. One of the more notoriuos exmaples of DLC money...

Following the money

Solmayra Mendez

October 15, 2013

Students come to school to fulfill their passion, but is that the right way to go? Every year, hundreds of students graduate with different majors. Their majors, however, don’t always end up being the most financially stable ones and might even land them into jobless situations. There are...

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