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Anti-abortionists share their controversial message

Anti-abortionists share their controversial message

Gustavo Olguin and Luis Guzman

April 10, 2014

The Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust visited campus on Tuesday, April 8 and brought pictures and handouts to educate the students of Cerritos College of the consequences of choosing to get an abortion. Students were split on what was justified for a woman to get an abortion. The Survivors of...

Former Black Panther captain to speak about memoir

Maria Lopez, Online Editor

April 9, 2014

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...

Hold on, let me take a selfie

Hold on, let me take a selfie

Larissa Morales, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014

Selfies or belfies, which are photos taken of your face or your entire body have become a huge craze in the recent year. They’re so popular that there is even a song out there right now that tells you to take a selfie. Selfies are such a part of our culture that I think every person has taken one...

Talon Talks: Is it still a man’s world?

Gustavo Olguin and Larissa Morales

March 24, 2014

The subject is more serious than previous episodes, but it's still something that should be discussed.  Everything points to it still being a man's world, but is that something that needs to be changed?  Gustavo Olguin and Larissa Morales give their insight into the issue. Olguin: Hey, welcome to...

Issues of Abuse workshop educates audience

Katherine Grijalva, Copy Editor

March 24, 2014

The Issues of Abuse Workshop was held on Thursday, March 13 at 11 a.m. at the Business Education Building (BE 119), where it educated the audience on the different types of abuse. The event was hosted by Shannon Estrada, the advisor for the Re-Entry Resource Program at Cerritos College, and the workshop...

‘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

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...

Fair take on sports

Zeinab Chahine, Staff Writer

March 10, 2014

The popularity of men’s sports isn’t equivalent to the popularity of women’s sport and that is maybe why covering either is different. Men’s sport are more popular, so covering the story is more important. From the beginning, sports hero's were considered to be men, that maybe because the...

A sexist world

Maria Lopez, Online Editor

March 10, 2014

This month is National Women’s History Month and it should be noted that although women have come a long way in the past century, there are still many obstacles women face every day around the world. Every day women are discriminated, objectified, harassed, raped, sexually assaulted, battered and abuse...

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