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Tenured theater professor placed on administrative leave following allegations

Tenured theater professor placed on administrative leave following allegations

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2019

According to Cerritos College officials, theater professor, Reed Brown was placed on administrative leave on March 11, following allegations made by a theater student after the “Skyline” performance on March 10. The student was contacted, but was unavailable for comment. Jose Fierro, president...

‘Waiting for Lefty’ auditions held

Samantha Vasquez

August 21, 2014

The Cerritos College Theatre Department held auditions for its upcoming show “Waiting for Lefty” on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. inside the Studio Theater (BC 31). The show, which is directed by Kevin Slay, is about six people who each have different backgrounds but have one thing in common -...

Review: ‘Oculus’ successfully frightens and intrigues

Katherine Grijalva, Copy Editor

April 15, 2014

Created by the producers of Paranormal Activity and Insidious, and directed by Mike Flanagan, 'Oculus' has caused immense hype from its audience, and has gained positive reviews from critics, naming it "one of the scariest movies they've seen in years" according to Hollywoodlife.com. The film begins with Tim Russ...

iFalcon presented a night of improv comedy with GIPS

Zeinab Chahine, Staff Writer

April 15, 2014

Last Thursday, the iFalcon Club and Generic Improvisational Peep Show (GIPS) presented a night of improv comedy at Cerritos College.The performance started at 7 p.m. and lasted a little over two hours.Kevin Hoggard, a former theatre professor, started GIPS at Cerritos College in 1985. GIPS is a c...

One Minute Review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

Carlos Holguin, Associate Arts Editor

April 14, 2014

Associate Arts Editor, Carlos Holguin, does a one minute movie review on 'Captain America: Winter Soldier.'

FSZ: What is a life lesson you’ve learned from films?

Carlos Holguin, Associate Arts Editor

April 1, 2014

What is a life lesson you've learned from films? Cristian Martinez, undecided major "Make your shots last as long as possible." From films. Jason Arias, firefighting major "Never give up," from Naruto Marycruz Licon, zoology major "Choose your own destiny," from Disney's Brave Rachael...

Review: ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ is a must see

Grester Celis-Acosta, Associate Opinion Editor

March 4, 2014

"Rebel Without a Cause" was unexpectedly great and enjoyable. Every scene was exceptional and the main protagonist Jim Stark played Ivan Oyarzabal was lovable. "Rebel without a Cause" is about Stark who is new student at a high school and falls in love with a girl named Judy Brown who is played by Tiffany...

‘Rebel without a Cause’ set to drive audiences on a wild ride

‘Rebel without a Cause’ set to drive audiences on a wild ride

Gustavo Olguin, Managing Editor

February 26, 2014

Cerritos College breathes new life into bad boy character Jim Stark in its production of “Rebel Without a Cause” that opens Friday, Feb 28.  Cristian Paul Martinez, who plays Plato, can feel the difference of the production based on the stage alone. “Stylistically it’s in a completely di...

‘Boys’ auditions has rocky start

‘Boys’ auditions has rocky start

Gustavo Lopez, Copy Editor

February 25, 2014

Despite being nervous, Jorge Fogear, theatre major, had fun rapping like a chicken during his audition for the upcoming musical, “The Boys from Syracuse.” Fogear, who is in Jerry Prell’s Intro to Musical Theater class, decided to show up and audition, “I recently re-enr...

‘Date and Switch’ explores moving message

‘Date and Switch’ explores moving message

Alexandra Scoville, Editor-In-Chief

February 25, 2014

“Date and Switch” provides audiences with a important message that everyone should hear. That “Love’s all about the right combination” as a poster for the movie reads.The message behind the movie may just be the best part about it. “Date and Switch” is a dec...

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