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Stories from Cerritos College
Language barriers limit parents’ ability to assist their children with remote learning
College Reporting

Vanessa Maya | September 8, 2020

Many school districts, grappling with challenges from the pandemic, have made the decision to teach through remote learning this year, forcing many parents and guardians to make the best of the situation…

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Exploring Deaf culture
College Reporting

Daniel Suarez Jr. | May 20, 2020

Travis Smith is going to Cerritos College pursuing his life-long passion as a woodworking major. Surrounded by heavy machinery in the woodshop, he is the only student not wearing protective gear on his…

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Students question handling of RAVE alerts
College Reporting

Jasmine Martinez | January 9, 2020

Cerritos College officials are on defense as student complaints and questions are on the rise following the handling of an unsubstantiated and non-credible bomb threat reported on Dec. 4 at approximately…

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Campus Closed Following a Potential Bomb Threat
College Reporting

Jasmine Martinez | October 2, 2019

A suspect is in custody following an approximately two-hour shelter-in-place lockdown at Cerritos College regarding a potential bomb threat on campus on Sept. 3.

The subject entered a math class at…

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Tenured theater professor placed on administrative leave following allegations
College Reporting

Jasmine Martinez | April 18, 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…

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LAUSD union strike continues in pursuit of improving schools despite rainy weather
College Reporting

Jasmine Martinez | February 22, 2019

Chants of “Beutner, Beutner you’re no good, treat your students like you should” rang through wind and rain as Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and community members rallied in support…

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Asylum: seeking education and status
College Reporting

David Jenkins | October 16, 2018

Imagine for a moment living in five different countries before the age of 18. Prottyuth “Chapal” Barua doesn’t have to imagine it.

From nation to nation, a young Barua was forced to follow her father’s…

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Top chef
College Reporting

Alison Hernandez | October 5, 2018

For Philip Herrera, being a chef means creating food for all types of customers as well as making something that is both healthy and delicious — and appealing to the eye.

As an active student at Cerritos…

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Explicit art
College Reporting

Carlos Ruiz | October 1, 2018

Stand in front of Lisa Naranjo’s art and you’ll see a series filled with forced religion, abuse, strained relationships and the sexualization of women and another focused on fantasy and liberation…

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