Is it a bird, is it a plane? Nope

Denny Cristales
September 16, 2014
Filed under Digital version, Opinion, Print

This is Editor-in-Chief Denny Cristales with a message for all those seeking to be informed. For some time, we here at Talon Marks have been in the possession of a drone. Its primary and sole use is for taking video and pictures through the use of a GoPro camera. Now, now - before you start... Read more »

Are some of today’s female artists really good role models?

Joann Price
September 13, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Are some of the females in today's media really good role models for teens? Probably not. Come on, there are twerkers; some in the shady areas of life make young girls think all these things are OK, when, in reality, it isn't. Honestly, today's role models for women, well, there aren't any. Women... Read more »

Hip-hop and academia can mix

Grester Celis-Acosta
September 13, 2014
Filed under Opinion

When you think of hip-hop, you think of the vulgar music that sometimes doesn’t have any meaning other than sex, drugs and violence. But what if this music could be used in academia to teach a college course such as English? Would it work? Hip-hop music expresses more than just sex, drugs and violence.... Read more »

FSZ: When is the right time to break up with your significant other?

FSZ: When is the right time to break up with your significant other?

Katherine Grijalva, Arts Editor
September 12, 2014
Filed under Opinion

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Celebrities are victims, too

Gustavo Lopez, News Editor
September 9, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Over the weekend the Internet almost imploded at the vast number of leaked nudes from Jennifer Lawrence, Victoria Justice, Kate Upton and other A-list celebrities. Just Googling, "nude leak celebrities" yields dozens of sketchy websites "reporting" on the scandal. Some even go so far as to linking... Read more »

Apple | A battle of phones: Who’s the best?

Samantha Vasquez
September 9, 2014
Filed under Opinion

There's a reason why so many people have iPhones - it's simple and has everything a college student would need.Who dominates the mobile phone market? It’s simple - Apple does. An Apple iPhone is definitely the way to go when choosing a phone. Many people can argue that... Read more »

Personal transportation on campus should be embraced by everyone

Sebastian Aguayo
September 8, 2014
Filed under Opinion

We have returned to that school flow, where instead of waking up and watching hours of Orange is the New Black in our bed, we are forced to get up and attend school. Now, it’s not all bad. We get to meet new people, join clubs, do different activities and listen... Read more »

Tips to make this semester a productive one

Monica Gallardo
September 5, 2014
Filed under Opinion

With the fall semester in full swing, it is time to dismiss the parties and late-night adventures that summer brings, and get back into school mode. Whether this is your first semester or your last, the importance of good grades never diminishes. Like most students, I have daydreamed... Read more »

‘Redskin’ sparks debate on name change

Terrel Emerson, Contributor
September 1, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Sports

In a world where Donald Sterling just completed a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers and receiving a lifetime ban from the NBA after his racist comments surfaced, there is still a team in the NFL that goes by the name of “Redskin.” People from every aspect of the world have chimed in on this very... Read more »

New changes, new building

Daniel Green
August 30, 2014
Filed under Opinion

The Cerritos College campus has received a face-lift now that the new Liberal Arts building is open. Now that the building has been revealed, students can be certain that the planned construction can only be good for them and the campus. After suffering through the loud construction... Read more »