Windows | A battle of phones

Grester Celis-Acosta
September 18, 2014
Filed under Opinion

The phone market has been dominated by the iPhone and Android. What if there was another phone out there? One that is great and refreshing? That phone is, in fact, a Windows phone. Now, I know what you’re thinking - “Windows? Please, it doesn’t even have a working YouTube app.” While that... Read more »

FSZ: What would you do if an earthquake were to happen?

FSZ: What would you do if an earthquake were to happen?

Monica Gallardo, Copy Editor
September 17, 2014
Filed under Free Speech Zone, Opinion

Earthquakes are always prevalent in Southern California, so we asked students on what they would if an earthquake to happen. ... Read more »

FSZ: How do you feel about hackers leaking private celebrity photos/videos?

FSZ: How do you feel about hackers leaking private celebrity photos/videos?

Carlos Holguin, Staff Writer
September 17, 2014
Filed under Opinion

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Bus travel expenses are becoming an issue

Daniel Green, Managing Editor
September 17, 2014
Filed under Opinion

The bus fares that took effect last Monday hurt students who rely on public transportation to get back and forth to school. Earlier this year, an increase in bus fares were approved, raising the price of a ride from $1.50 to $1.75, and a day-pass from $5 to $7. Cerritos College is known as a commuter... Read more »

Is it a bird, is it a plane? Nope

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief
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, Staff Writer
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, Opinion Editor
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

Celebrities are victims, too

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

Over the weekend, the Internet almost imploded with a vast number of leaked nudes from Jennifer Lawrence, Victoria Justice, Kate Upton and other A-list celebrities. Just looking up “nude leak celebrities” yields dozens of sketchy websites “reporting” on the scandal. Some even go so far as... 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 needs. Who dominates the mobile phone market? It’s easy - Apple does. An Apple iPhone is definitely the way to go when choosing a phone. Many people can argue that Android and Windows phones... Read more »