Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

2015-2016 Talon Marks Staff

Karla Enriquez

Editor in Chief

Hola! My name is Karla M. Enriquez and I was selected to be Editor in Chief this semester. While I'm an English major, I fell in love with journalism upon joining Talon Marks. I jump around from writing about music and politics,... 

Ethan Ortiz

News Editor

It's Ethan! In my second semester at Talon Marks, I run the news section as News Editor. I enjoy to write and tell stories. Get to know me on my social media. Twitter- @EthanEnvy95

Briana Hicks

Campus Life Editor

When people ask me to describe myself, I always have the hardest time thinking of something. It's impossible to condense everything that makes me who I am down to a few choice words. I don't limit myself, especially in my passions.... 

Terrel Emerson

Sports Editor

 Hello world! My name is Terrel Emerson sometimes better known as "Chatterbox." I am the Sports Editor for the spring semester for "Talon Marks." I have doing journalism since I could remember I just didn't know I was doing ... 

Kristopher Carrasco

Online Editor

My name is Kristopher Carrasco I'm that guy that went to college and didn't really know what to do. I just kind of jumped around until I was suddenly failing out of school. Then I found Talon Marks and little by little I starte... 

Briana Velarde

Platforms Editor

Hello my name is Briana Velarde, most people call me Bree. I am a journalism major pursuing a career in the radio industry. This is my third semester here at Talon Marks. I plan to transfer to either Fullerton or San Fransisco a... 

Bianca Salgado

Opinion Editor

Toni Reveles

Staff Writer

Hey my name is Toni Reveles, I'm 22 years old and I'm a journalism major. I love to write, my main passion to write about is sports and music. I love Basketball (Lakers) and Football (Raiders). I hope to be the next Erin Andrews... 

Chantal Romero

Staff Writer

I study. I travel. I ask. Chantal Marie is what I go by. Political Science and Sociology major with a love to write about things that impact my life. From the tampon tax, to presidential elections, to my compatibility  percent... 

Janel Oliver

Staff Writer

Hey, I'm Janel! I am a first year staff writer for Talon Marks. I'm a journalism major and I'm excited to learn more about becoming a better writer. One important thing you should now about me is that I love basketball. I'm also... 

Kelly Nam

Staff Writer

My dream is to become a reporter and work in broadcast journalism. I graduated in 2013 from UCR and have a B.A in Media and Cultural Studies. After much thought and being unsatisfied with the career track I was on after graduating,... 

Miguel Meza

Staff Writer

Miguel Meza is a second year student of Cerritos College. Apart from reporting for Talon Marks, Miguel is an independent filmmaker, showcasing his abilities through multimedia reporting throughout Talon Marks. A California native,... 

Tisha Lenon

Staff Writer

I’m 20 years old and attend Cerritos College. I played on the Women's volleyball team I was the co-captain. My major is Public Relations and I'm minoring in Fashion and Merchandising. I plan to transfer to either Cal... 

Jenny Gonzalez

Staff Writer

Hey everyone, Jenny here. I am an English major and I love to read books and classic literature. I joined the paper to gain an understanding on how the newspaper foundation runs, but also because I have an incredible passion... 

Benjamin Garcia

Staff Writer

Alvaro Flores

Staff Writer

Alvaro "Art " Flores has joined Talon Marks to learn about Journalism and develop a portfolio. He graduated from Lynwood High in 2014 and was a member of the Marching Band. He also participated in the City of Lynwood California... 

Claudia Cazares

Staff Writer

Monyca Cedillo Bravo

Staff Writer

My name is Monyca Cedillo Bravo. I am 21 years old on February I will be 22. I am the second oldest of eight siblings. My family is the most important for me. I am Mexican-american and feel very proud of my roots. I understand... 

Taylor Ogata

Staff Writer

This is my second semester on Talon Marks as well as my second semester at Cerritos College. I am an avid ice hockey player but I like to play other sports too. I also like to visit amusement parks as I am a season pass holder... 

Monique Nethington

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Monique Nethington. I was born and raise in Orange County. I'm here at Cerritos College in pursuant of AA/ Transfer degree in Journalism. My dream is to work for a sports tv network like the NFL network or for a... 

Frank Rodarte

Staff Writer

The multi-talented legend that is the man Frank Rodarte has come to be endeared throughout many a kick-backs, concerts and various other forms of social gatherings. While some note his odd claims to uniqueness, such as “Professional... 

Sam Luevano

Staff Writer

Hey, Sam here. Last name, Luevano, is French. I think. So I’m a business major and this is my attempt at putting my understanding to use with journalism at Talon Marks. This is my first semester here and I like to write. I want... 

Vanessa Villasenor

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is Vanessa Villasenor. This will be my first semester serving on the newspaper but hopefully will not be my last before I transfer. I am a journalism major and although it terrifies me to talk to people I don’t... 

Amber Phillips

Staff Writer

Hi I'm Amber Phillips I'm 17 years old I'm an only child,and I attended University High School and graduated in June 4, 2015, While in high school I was in yearbook crew and I joined the committee. I was editor for sports and... 

Rob Flores

Staff Writer

Jaime Roberto Flores Junior is a Radio Television student best known as Rob. He began his involvement at Cerritos College through WPMD Radio hosting his show Falcon Spotlight which you can find the facebook fan page “Cerrito... 

Grester Celis-Acosta

Managing Editor

I am Grester Celis-Acosta, I will the Managing Editor for Fall 2015. This will also be my third and final semester at Talon Marks and Cerrtios College. A little bit about me is that I love video games and music preferably hip... 

Carlos Marquez

Opinion Editor

My name is Carlos Marquez and I am Opinion Editor for this fall semester in Talon Marks at Cerritos College. There is not much to say about me, I'm a regular student just like you majoring in Journalism and getting closer and clos... 

Gustavo Lopez

Online Editor

I have coffee for blood and I'm not entirely sure I'm human anymore. I sort of stumbled into journalism and Talon Marks but I'm glad I did because I've always lacked direction, even though I've always been told I'm "smart." I'... 

Sebastian Echeverry

Editor in Chief

Hello all, my name is Sebastian Echeverry and I am the Editor-in-Chief for the fall 2015 semester. I have been working for the newspaper for four semesters now and slowly climbed the ranks from staff writer, to assistant sports... 

Christian Gonzales

Sports Editor

Hi, my name is Christian Gonzales. This fall semester I am the Sports Editor for Talon Marks. This is my third year at Cerritos college. I enjoy talking about sports like basketball, football, tennis,and soccer. IG:ChrisG_Sports... 

Amanda Del Cid

Social Media Editor

Amanda Del Cid, 20 years old.  Current Social Media Editor of Talon Marks.  Previously EIC of Libra Academy Inaugural  Literary magazine, and Co EIC of Libra Academy Inaugural news paper. Played two seasons on the Cerrit... 

Perla Lara

Photo Editor

Hello my name is Perla Lara I like movies and TV shows. I also like foreign films, Korean and Taiwanese dramas. I enjoy writing and hope to bring you interesting and informative articles.

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.