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White Knights and White Lies

Edgar Mendoza, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Politicians in America have always used their platforms as a means of delivering empty promises and statements that are far too good to be true. There is not one politician who has not done this, not one who is exempt. They, however, are not solely to blame, as we take their promises and place...

The political battle of mass shootings

Eunice Barron

February 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida became the tip of the iceberg in the debate on gun control and the problem with mass shooting tragedies throughout the nation. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'PvFxxsyIRs...

Storytelling comes naturally for Slay

Storytelling comes naturally for Slay

Jennifer Medina, Associate News Editor

October 10, 2014


Filed under Arts, Features

“Choose a job you like and you will never have to work a day in your life.” For “Waiting For Lefty” director Kevin Slay, this quote by Chinese philosopher Confucius has become a reality in his life. Kevin Slay is a part-time theatre professor at Cerritos College who is currently directing...

Students have the power to change the community

Luis Guzman, Managing Multimedia Editor

September 26, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Cerritos College is going through significant changes that can have an enormous impact on students, and these changes can have repercussions for us in the long run. Elections for board of trustees can bring a different dynamic to Cerritos College. The board can make decisions on student success, programs...

Former Black Panther captain to speak about memoir

Maria Lopez, Online Editor

April 9, 2014


Filed under News

Political activist and former captain of the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party, Aaron Dixon, will do two presentations on his memoir 'My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain' on Thursday, April 10 in LC 155. Aaron Dixon will give two presentations, one from 8 a.m. to 9...

‘Unbought and Unbossed’ opens eyes to women in politics

‘Unbought and Unbossed’ opens eyes to women in politics

Maria Lopez, Online Editor

March 18, 2014


Filed under News

Latosha Davis, a child development major, had only briefly heard about Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman to run for president, in passing before watching the ‘Chisholm ‘72: Unbought and Unbossed’ screening on Wednesday, March 12. “I never knew in depth how deep she was a...

Obama’s a broken record

February 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

  “It is you, our citizens, who make the state of our union strong,” stated President Barrack Obama, during the Jan. 28 State of the Union address. That statement does hold some truth. As citizens of a democratic nation, we have the luxury of voting for representatives and officials t...

‘There Ought to be a Law’ encourages student ideas

Alexandra Scoville, Editor in Chief

January 16, 2014


Filed under News

Assemblymember Christina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) has introduced a contest called "There Ought to be a Law" into the 58th district, which is open to anyone who wants to submit an idea regarding a new law that could be passed. A winner will be chosen and flown to Sacramento to meet with committees and...

New senators get settled as initiatives are discussed in first meeting

Luis Guzman, Associate News Editor

January 16, 2014


Filed under News, Student Government

Six new senators were appointed in the first Associated Students of Cerritos College Senate meeting of the 2014 spring semester on Wednesday, Jan. 15. The new senators make up of four freshman Eduardo Aponte, Josephine Diaz, Francis Fernandez, Shawn Tung and two sophomores, Earvin Chavez and Yazmin...

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