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Falcons defeat Seahawks by Mercy rule

Falcons defeat Seahawks by Mercy rule

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

March 10, 2014

The Cerritos College softball team routed the visiting Los Angeles Harbor College Seahawks by a final of 14-1, after 5 innings via the mercy rule on March 4. The Falcons used the long ball to put up 14 runs on this day. Several Falcons had big days at the plate, freshmen right fielder Roxanna Jens...

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...

Women’s history month essay contest in full swing

Larissa Morales, Staff Writer

March 4, 2014

March is now upon us and with this month brings Women’s History Month. In honor of this, Cerritos College’s gender studies faculty is hosting a writing contest. Dr. Linda Palumbo, an English professor said, “We coordinate with the national theme each year for women’s history month in desi...

Montana transfer fits well into softball team

Montana transfer fits well into softball team

Alexus Aragon

March 3, 2014

Freshman Roxanna Jensen, outfielder for the softball team, is a transfer student from Montana that came to Cerritos College to meet new friends and further her time playing softball. Jensen’s time in California and the Cerritos College softball team has been beneficial to her as she had an even ...

Female gamers should not be stereotyped

Grester Celis-Acosta, Associate Opinion Editor

February 25, 2014

Female gamers have been seen as sexual figures within the gaming community, but that is not true. Female gamers, for the most part, aren’t sexual figures; female gamers are simply gamers like anyone else. When people think of a female gamer, they automatically think of the stereotype. And that is...

Falcons rally for win at home

Mario Jimenez, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014

The Cerritos Falcons softball team earned their fifth win of the season on Wednesday, Feb. 19 by a final score of 4-2 against the visiting Ventura College Pirates. Sophomore pitcher Kat Flores pitched a complete game for Cerritos to earn her first win of the year. Flores finished the game gi...

FSZ: What is your opinion on females playing video games?

FSZ: What is your opinion on females playing video games?

Grester Celis-Acosta, Associate Opinion Editor

February 18, 2014

With video games becoming a bigger more diverse medium, we at Talon Marks couldn't stop wondering what is the opinion of students on what they think about females playing video games? Here is what they had to say. 1. Destiny Mendoza Nursing Major "If they wanna(play video games) go for, If the...

A back-to-back night for cancer

Denny Cristales, News Editor

February 17, 2014

Double header night raises funds for cancer In a back-to-back night for both the men and women’s basketball teams, came away with both a win and a loss, respectively, all while raising funds for cancer Friday, Feb. 14 at home.  Freshman guard, Austin Pope said, “A lot of people came out...

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