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The press is here to cover the news whenever, always

The press is here to cover the news whenever, always

May 10, 2016
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 communit... Read more »

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, 2016
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 ... 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 »

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 »

When we glorify drug lords, what are we really saying?

When we glorify drug lords, what are we really saying?

January 19, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

In today’s society, drugs and drug lords are overly hyped, especially in the music industry. Musicians have taken drug usage to a whole different level. Famous rappers like Lil Wayne, Future, 2 Chainz, the list goes on, talk a lot about drugs in their music. References to drugs and drug lords... Read more »

Board of trustees debates over unimportant issues

Board of trustees debates over unimportant issues

November 18, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion

When dealing with a community, which is more productive? Symbolism or proactive approach; should one exist without the other? The Cerritos College Board of Trustees could be doing a better job of discussing items that directly affect the student population. As of late, the board has spent a sizeable ... Read more »

Work life of adjunct professors affect student body directly

Work life of adjunct professors affect student body directly

November 9, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion

Adjunct professors are starting to take over more and more roles not only in classrooms, but in places where teacher input can help the school, like Faculty Senate. The professors blend into the schooling image, they don't wear a sign over their heads that read, "I'm part-time." A student can't... Read more »

Federal government has to put a squeeze on gun laws

Federal government has to put a squeeze on gun laws

Sebastian Echeverry
October 21, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion

In 2015 alone, there has been a total of 264 mass shootings according to Independent. The answer to all this? “Stuff happens,” as Jeb Bush so candidly blurted out to a group of Republican voters, he said that there really isn’t much anyone can do about these mass shootings. There are 51 constitutions i... Read more »

Government should invest in helping people, not guns

Government should invest in helping people, not guns

October 13, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion

Umpqua, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook, Columbine. These are just some of the more recent names burned into our collective memories as a nation. These acts of terrorism costs the lives of many people and in the aftermath, many are looking for answers. Unfortunately in the search for a reason behind... Read more »

Invocation may not be the wisest choice for the board

Invocation may not be the wisest choice for the board

September 29, 2015
Filed under Editorial Cartoons, Editorials, Opinion

To say good luck or break a leg is one thing, but bringing in religious leaders to give educators, not politics, wishes of good faith, is just plain out uncalled for. Invocation by definition means asking or petitioning for help or support and summoning a deity for said support. The idea to have... Read more »

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