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Asking for help, courageous not shameful

Asking for help, courageous not shameful

Monique Nethington
February 14
Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Today, we live in a society that rarely ever stops to enjoy the the little things in life. The millennial generation is so caught up in the idea of having to achieve overwhelming success and an extravagant lifestyle that self-care can be completely thrown out the window in search for just that. It...

Big is truly beautiful

Big is truly beautiful

Bianca Martinez, College Life Editor
January 26
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The average size of the adult woman is now 14 to 16. Now, we all have an idea what the physique of the currently average woman looks like, ample, shapely and full figured. However, compare that image to the images seen on magazine covers, on fashion runways and in mainstream media. Granted there...

Watchdogs in a cat and mouse game

Benjamin Garcia, Opinion Editor
January 18
Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Politics

Friday, Jan. 20 will be the day that Donald J. Trump is inaugurated and assumes office. All Talon Marks has to say to the Democratic party is "WHAT THE HELL?" Here's the problem that contains all other smaller problems: The Democratic party stopped being a party for the workers and the middle class...

Dying for gun control

Dying for gun control

Benjamin Garcia
December 6
Filed under Editorials

The United States does not have a gun problem, it has a gun epidemic, which manifests itself in a maddening amount of ways, including rhetoric in regards to keeping a college campus safe.This is despite the fact that from 1966 to 2012 the United States has had more mass shootings per year than the Phillipines, Yeme...

Attention: gender is no longer dichotomous

Attention: gender is no longer dichotomous

Chantal Romero
November 15
Filed under Editorial, Editorials

Male and female terminology use to be easy to understand. In grade school, society often teaches society that gender is a simple concept like black and white; you’re either male or female- there is no in between.However in 2016, the dichotomy of gender is no longer existent.It is time to get informed...

There is empowerment in helping and asking for help

There is empowerment in helping and asking for help

Perla Lara
August 30
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

“Help me please” If you heard that, most would immediately take action. However, those are not statements you hear every day. The majority of the people who desperately need help stay quiet for many reasons. One, for fear from their aggressor and two, they convince themselves that things will...

The press is here to cover the news whenever, always

The press is here to cover the news whenever, always

May 10
Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion

There are many clubs on the Cerritos College campus, however, Talon Marks is not one of them.While Talon Marks is a stand alone class/student publication, there is also a Press Club.This means the newspaper is not to be viewed as a club, but as a legitimate publication and news source for the c...

Mothers and infants deserve more than to be hidden away in the dark

Mothers and infants deserve more than to be hidden away in the dark

May 3
Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion

Women are the vessels that bring life to the world. From the moment of conception they love and nurture their baby and continue to do so for the rest of their lives.A natural part of raising an infant is breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is an important part of nurturing because the breast milk itself has ...

Choosing race over ethics only creates a bigger problem

Choosing race over ethics only creates a bigger problem

February 10
Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion

Imagine if you lived in a city where the very air you breathe wasn’t clean and you couldn’t hide in your house to get away from it. Toxic air is not only invisible, but also virtually inescapable.What if the water supply in your house was as toxic as the gas you put in your car?Water and ...

Your child is not a weapon and your grudge is pointless

Your child is not a weapon and your grudge is pointless

Kristopher Carrasco, Online Editor
February 2
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion

Sometimes, some parents simply aren’t compatible with one another and it’s a mystery as to how they even thought about having a baby in the first place. Couples sometimes arrive at the decision to go their separate ways. The separated parents can end on bad terms and often the children are ...

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