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Accreditation for sports has its own rules

Accreditation for sports has its own rules

Sebastian Echeverry, Sports Editor

February 20, 2014

While the school's class rooms undergoes its accreditation, the fields, courts and pools get a different test. "A different type of accreditation," Athletics dean Daniel Smith said. Cerritos' conference participates in a program called the athletic programs review and it happens every six years,...

Review: Superbowl XLVIII

Gustavo Lopez, Copy Editor

February 12, 2014

The Seattle Seahawks went in as the underestimated underdogs and came out the grand champions of the Superbowl. Their opponents, the Denver Broncos, have magnificent defense, but it seemed as if their defense was on their day off. The game started at a quick pace; twelve seconds into the game Peyton...

Obama’s a broken record

February 4, 2014

  “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...

Review: ‘Legend of Hercules’ is unimpressive and predictable

Katherine Grijalva and Joe Zermeno

January 23, 2014

Is it worth your hard earned dollars to see the latest Bulgarian production, The Legend of Hercules? The Legend of Hercules is a $75 million 3D picture by Finnish film director and producer Renny Harlin whose films include, 'A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master', 'Die Hard 2', 'Cliffhanger...

Review: Ride Along more complex than it seems

Grester Celis-Acosta, Associate Opinion Editor

January 23, 2014

Last year Kevin Hart released his stand-up comedy movie Let Me Explain. This year he stars in the movie "Ride Along" with actor Ice Cube. "Ride Along" is about a guy named Ben Barber who is played by Kevin Hart; he tries to get the blessing to marry James Payton’s sister. Payton is played by Ice...

Review: ‘Lone Survivor’ doesn’t disappoint

Review: ‘Lone Survivor’ doesn’t disappoint

Armando Jacobo and Armando Jacobo

January 17, 2014

Based on the New York Times bestselling true story and memoir of U.S NAVY seal Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor depicts a journey of bravery, courage, and survival. Four U.S NAVY seals bound together to execute a furtive mission in order to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative, Ahmad Shahd, in...

The Walking Dead Podcast: Episode 6

The Walking Dead Podcast: Episode 6

Luis Guzman

November 20, 2013

We analyze and review the sixth episode of 'The Walking Dead'. Spoiler Alert!!! Don't listen to the podcast if you haven't watched the episode. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/121114716" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]

‘Ender’s Game’ review

‘Ender’s Game’ review

Larissa Morales

November 14, 2013

For those of you who haven't heard of the book series for Ender's Game, do not worry! [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/120187096" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Director Gavin Hood decided to bring the book series onto the movie screens and in my opinion, it's a box...

New version of ‘Carrie’ is bloodier

Justine Young, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

We all know the classic story of Carrie White, the girl with telekinetic powers who was pushed too far at her senior prom. The tale's almost 40 years old and yet it's remained so iconic for one reason: it's scary as hell. To this day, the 1974 novel by Stephen King or the 1976 movie version is...

Thank goodness for ‘Gravity!’

Thank goodness for ‘Gravity!’

Larissa Morales, Associate Opinion Editor

November 6, 2013

Sandra Bullock is like a fine wine, she only gets better as time progresses. In Bullock's new film “Gravity,” directed by Alfonso Cuaron, shows that she can accomplish any role that is given before her. The film is about a medical engineer named Dr. Ryan Stone, played by Bullock, and her partner...

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