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University Mega Fair offers resources to students looking to transfer

University Mega Fair offers resources to students looking to transfer

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

September 1, 2018

Cerritos College held their University Mega Fair at Falcon Square Aug. 30 with over 60 college representatives. A variety of colleges attended to answer any question students had about transferring. Representatives had multiple pamphlets answering questions like admission, financial aid, and majors. Counselor...

Study abroad program underway for 2019

Jasmine Martinez, News Editor

August 29, 2018

An estimated group of 20 to 40 Cerritos College students interested in English or art history transferable units may have a chance to study abroad in Florence, Italy during the summer of 2019. Students who need Art History 102, English 102 or English 110 to transfer to Cal States or UC’s will be...

Madden Competition turns into bloody sight

Keanu Ruffo, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

Last Sunday, a downtown Jacksonville restaurant hosted a "Madden 19" gaming competition which held players from all across the country. Later into the competition, shots were fired in the restaurant killing two people and injuring 10. 24-year-old David Katz, a Baltimore native, was the shooter who...

Re-defining Masculinity with EmpowerMENt, hip-hop and critical thinking

Jasmine Martinez, News Editor

August 21, 2018

EmpowerMENt, a joint effort between English professor Damon Cagnolatti and Title IX coordinator Valyncia Raphael, will focus on leadership and consciousness for Cerritos students that identify as men. Some questions the program hopes to answer is what masculinity means to the academic journeys of...

Shade-deficiant shades structures finally finished

Shade-deficiant shades structures finally finished

Carmelita Islas Mendez, Managing Editor

August 21, 2018

The shade structures across campus are now officially finished, minus the shades, as the Notice of Completion was approved by the Board of Trustees. The final cost of the structures and the surrounding area was of $1.3 million and was paid by the General Obligation Bond, more commonly known as the...

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...

Sports granted $16,000

Sports granted $16,000

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 2, 2018

“The problem is they keep winning, they keep getting championships, isn’t that what we want?,” said senator Christopher Rodriguez to anyone who weren’t in agreement with giving the sports program additional funding. During an Associated Students of Cerritos College meeting on March 21 members...

Cinco de Mayo: the truth behind the celebration

Amanda Del Cid

May 7, 2015

Every time the fifth of May rolls around, the Mexican flag flies high and the airwaves fill with advertisements for Mexican beer, but most of the people celebrating Cinco de Mayo are not aware of what they are commemorating. Walter Fernandez, professor of history at Cerritos College, gave a presentat...

iFalcon Club focuses on fundraising and student success

Monica Gallardo, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2015

About 10 students learned about iFalcon’s campus participation and fundraising priority during its first meeting on Feb. 12 at Learning Center 133. After learning about the clubs participation in campus events such as an improv show, Falcon Games and the spring festival, attendees mingled with pizza...

Updated book contract discussed in Board of Trustees meeting

Updated book contract discussed in Board of Trustees meeting

Armando Jacobo, Online Editor

January 22, 2015

  The consideration of approving the recent updated operating agreement with Follet Higher Education Group Inc., new Student Affairs Assistant hires and the recognition of the championship teams and rosters were discussed at the Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 21. Follet provides Cerritos Coll...

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