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LAUSD union strike continues in pursuit of improving schools despite rainy weather

LAUSD union strike continues in pursuit of improving schools despite rainy weather

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2019

Chants of “Beutner, Beutner you’re no good, treat your students like you should” rang through wind and rain as Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and community members rallied in support of better schools on Jan. 14. Cold, wet weather did not deter strikers from hours of marching with...

‘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 ...

Visual lecture discusses drawings from African American artists

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2018

Bridget R. Cooks, guest speaker for The Black Index lecture, discussed drawings from three African American artists who are shining a light on how the black community is photographed and perceived in the media. The presentation on Oct. 30 was part of the Visual and Cultural Studies lecture series.The heavy top...

The city of Lynwood’s hosts it’s first four-day annual Fall Festival

The city of Lynwood’s hosts it’s first four-day annual Fall Festival

Eunice Barron

November 7, 2018

TM Eunice Barron The city of Lynwood hosted its first four-day Fall Festival, which took place from Nov. 1-4., to raise funds for the Century Sheriff Foundation. The Lynwood Fall Festival, organized by the Lynwood Chamber of Commerce, was a free public event that featured rides, food and also provided free health services to the Lynwood community. ...

Cerritos celebrates Veterans Week

Cerritos celebrates Veterans Week

Derrick Coleman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Veterans Week at Cerritos College kicked off with an open house, where food and music were provided for staff and students to mingle and learn about services and participate in some friendly competition. The Veterans Resource Center, established in 2010, is hosting the events taking place until Nov....

La protest rallies for trans rights

La protest rallies for trans rights

Jasmine Martinez, News Editor

October 24, 2018

Hundreds of peaceful protestors rallied to support transgender and non-binary people and stand their ground against discrimination, in an emotional demonstration organized by the [email protected] Coalition outside Los Angeles City Hall. Bamby Salcedo, president and CEO of the [email protected] Coalition, reached...

Undocumented Student Week calls to action for DACA resource awareness

Undocumented Student Week calls to action for DACA resource awareness

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

The Cerritos College Dream Club hosted its first ever statewide California Community Colleges Support Undocumented Students call into action week from Oct.15-19. This "UndocuResource Fair" all week event provides current and incoming undocumented students with workshops and information about financial...

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...

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