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The Electoral College must go

Bianca Hull, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

United States home of the free is being chained down by the electoral college system. Originally created in 1787 to give smaller states a voice has now created a serious divide in the country and taken away many voices in the population due to the fact that many American citizens feel as though their...

White Knights and White Lies

Edgar Mendoza, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

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...

Pressuring someone to vote is not the same as encouraging

Alison Hernandez, Online Editor

November 10, 2018

Aggressively pushing others to vote by guilt tripping or pressuring them does more harm than good and it needs to stop. People need to figure out how to actually encourage others to vote before the next election season or they’ll risk discouraging people from voting altogether. U.S. citizens took...

Vote for the right cause

Vote for the right cause

Karen Miramontes and Rebecca Aguila

October 17, 2018

Recent hurricanes like Michael, which wreaked major havoc throughout Florida, demonstrates that we can no longer ignore climate change, we must pump the brakes on fossil fuel emissions and start rethinking on how we can help reduce these emissions. The United Nations have unveiled a grim report by...

Board of Trustees election results are in

Gustavo Lopez, News Editor

November 5, 2014

Editor's note: We are waiting for sources to respond back in order to integrate them into the story. Story to be updated.   With the polling booths now closed, the unofficial results for the Board of Trustees are in. As of Nov. 5, 3:11 a.m. the results are as follows: Trustee area three ...

Homecoming elections for queen come to an end

Kenia Torres

October 16, 2014

Voting time drew to a close as students of Cerritos College were given time to decide who the Homecoming queen would be. Voting polls were open for a second day on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Every queen has been using different types of strategies with students...

Another low turnout for second day of Senate election

Another low turnout for second day of Senate election

Kenia Torres, Copy Editor

September 11, 2014

Voting polls were out Thursday, Sept. 11, for the second-straight day of ASCC Senate elections from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. across campus. As a recurring theme from the first day, students were again saying they were misinformed and did not engage as much in voting for the second day. Business...

Students meeting student government half way

Gustavo Lopez, Copy Editor

May 15, 2014

With the elections for student president and trustees come and gone, a question that has come up frequently between students (those that are aware that there is government even here at Cerritos), teachers and campaigners. "What more can student government do to get students involved and passionate about...

ASCC president, student trustee election time is upon us

ASCC president, student trustee election time is upon us

Joe Zermeno, Staff Writer

April 15, 2014

The annual Associated Students of Cerritos College elections are in innate part of campus tradition. The positions of president, vice-president and student trustee are elected by the student body at-large and mandated by the ASCC constitution. Students will have the opportunity to vote and elect their...

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