Free Speech Zone: What are your Valentines Day plans?

Free Speech Zone: What are your Valentines Day plans?

Briana Velarde and Bianca Salgado
February 10, 2016
Filed under Free Speech Zone, Opinion

Britteny Jackson, photography major said, “Well what I’m going to do for Valentine’s Day is nothing, but what I’m going to do after for Valentine’s Day is go get all the extra candy that is on sale at CVS since its close.” Breanna Taylor, music major said, “I’m just going to meet up... Read more »

Choosing race over ethics only creates a bigger problem

Choosing race over ethics only creates a bigger problem

February 10, 2016
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 ... Read more »

Women are not objects for your brand

Tisha Lenon, Staff Writer
February 9, 2016
Filed under Opinion

A campaign is using a new hashtag called #WomenNotObjects to promote the need to stop objectifying women when it comes to advertising products and companies. The YouTube post, “We Are #WomenNotObjects” has received approximately 1,075,821 views and demonstrates to its viewers that you can find... Read more »

Clothing can speak just as loud

Taylor Ogata, Staff Writer
February 9, 2016
Filed under Opinion

College is way different than high school, middle school, and elementary school and thus the limits of expression have been pushed.One example is the language that students can use and the type of clothing that can be worn.However, according to the Cerritos College Student Code of Conduct, clothing that co... Read more »

Talon Mark’s response to Letter to the Editor

February 3, 2016
Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In regards to the letter to the editor submitted by Sinead Le, There have been some concerns brought up over the article we ran on our first print edition titled, “Oyarzabal steps down as vice president” on Wednesday, Jan. 20. At Talon Marks, we remain committed to bringing the Cerritos Colle... Read more »

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, 2016
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 ... Read more »

The fight for freedom; Obama prohibits juvenile confinement

Miguel Meza, Staff Writer
February 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion

On the eve of his final year, President Barack Obama has announced an executive decision to abolish solitary confinement for all juveniles as reported in the Washington Post. This, along with the change to the maximum first offense incarceration from 365 to 60 days was a part of a series of movements the president has made to help remove the reciprocation of crime i... Read more »

Glow in the dark hair takes creativity to a new level

Janel Oliver, Staff Writer
January 26, 2016
Filed under Opinion

In this day and age there are constantly changing trends happening everyday. From the different phrases such as "it's lit" to the popular dances like the "Milly rock" and now like Hip Hop Producer DJ Khaled would say we have "another one". A new hair craze called glow in the dark hair also known... Read more »

Oscars lack diversity since 1998

Toni Reveles, Staff Writer
January 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The nominees for the Academy Awards this year have a lot in common like their undeniable performances they had in movies such as Room, The Revenant, The Danish Girl, and The Martian to name a few. But the most noticeable thing they have in common is they are all white. With one of the biggest movies,... Read more »