2014-2015 Talon Marks Staff

Armando Jacobo

Online Editor

Spring 2015 My name is Armando Jacobo. I’ve been a part of Talon Marks for three straight semesters now and I enjoy every aspect of the hectic lifestyle that entails it. This is my first semester as online... 

Alexander Naveja

Sports Editor

Spring 2015 Good afternoon, morning, or evening, The name is Alexander Naveja, or Alex for short, and I am currently the Sports Editor for the Cerritos College newspaper called Talonmarks. I am currently 21... 

Briana Velarde

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 My name is Briana Velarde. I am very excited for this semester because this will be my first time contributing to the newspaper. I am a Journalism major. My goals are to become apart of the radio... 

Sean Fulmer

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 Hi my name is Sean Fulmer . I am from Long Beach Ca and this is my first semester at cerritos college and my first sermester shooting pictures for any publications . I am a photography major but... 

Ariel Jimenez

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 I'm Ariel Ashley Jimenez, I enjoy crystal wrapping, writing and drinking tea. Tea is love, tea is life. I'm an English major and would hope to thrive in teaching creative writing. I also have interests... 

Samantha Vasquez

Multimedia Editor

Spring 2015 Dear person looking at this bio, stop. Just stop. Ha! I kid. HI I'M SAM...and I do not like green eggs and ham. But I do like froyo. I'm a journalism major and for anyone that doesn't know what... 

Lauren Torres

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 My name is Lauren, i'm twenty-seven, and I love to write. My short term goals are to get my Bachelors Degree in Journalism so i can travel the world for free as a travel writer and to finish the... 

Pablo Useda

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 My name is Pablo but I prefer to go by Paul. I chose this class in interest of photojournalism because I've been a freelance photographer for close to three years now but I've never taken the time... 

Carlos Marquez

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 My name is Carlos Marquez, I decided to be part of Talon Marks because I'm the type of person who enjoy to sit at a table with a delicious coffee and read todays news. I find an interest in the... 

Michael Garcia

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 Hi I'm Michael. I have been off for two semesters but i decided to come back as a journalism major. I'm interested in technology, hip hop, and video games. I started off as computer science major... 

Yasmin Cortez

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 Yasmin Cortez- My Major is English with emphasis in Film/Media, I plan to transfer to UCLA next semester, this is my first semester in TalonMarks! I’m iFalcon Club’s Public Relations Officer,... 

Mario Jimenez

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 Hi my name is Mario. I'm a cool chill person to talk to. You don't believe just come talk to me when you see me.

Carlos Holguin

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 Carlos Holguin is in his third semester at Talon Marks and is striving to do the best. He was taken photos, written stories, and created multiple videos that should read. They are pretty interesting... 

Gustavo Lopez

Editor-In-Chief

Spring 2015 I’m the Editor-in-chief at Talon Marks and it’s a hell of a ride. I’m no greater than any of the staff or my editors. This one of the best things that have happened to me. It presents a unique... 

Sebastian Echeverry

Managing/ News Editor

Spring 2015 Hello, guys. I'm Sebastian Echeverry -- A Calvin Klein looking journalist who just happens to be a former Sports Editor and has now taken helm the enterprise known as News Editor. I am returning... 

Christian Gonzales

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 Christian Gonzales I am a journalism major for Cerritos college I enjoy talking about sports. I can talk to you about basketball, soccer, football, and baseball. I went to Downey High School graduated... 

Amanda Del Cid

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 Amanda Del Cid, 20 years old. Journalism major, I play tennis for Cerritos college, I like to go out dancing and try new foods. My favorite T.V. shows are the Mindy Project and Game of Thrones.... 

Laura Brown

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 My name is Laura Brown and I am a journalism major at Cerritos College. After this semester, I hope to attend CSUN and major in journalism with a focus in Public Relations. My ultimate goal is to... 

Emily Curiel

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 I am short, sweet and simple. I enjoy eating bananas and I definitely try to eat more avocados. I think humming birds are my good luck charms and my hero is Frida Kahlo. I am inspired by many famous... 

Nicolette Aguirre

Arts Editor

Spring 2015 Hello all, my name is Nicolette and I am the Arts Editor at Talon Marks. This is my first semester as Arts Editor and it's a bit stressing but I'm really looking forward to doing page design. Besides... 

Monica Gallardo

Opinion Editor

Spring 2015 Hey, I'm Monica and I'm the opinion editor at Talon Marks. When I'm not stressing about creating story topics and making sure everyone meets their deadlines, I'm probably hanging out with friends... 

Terrel Emerson

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 My name is Terrel Emerson, a 20 year old Journalism major at Cerritos College. I have experience as the Sports Editor at Westchester High School for four years. I take great interest in sports and... 

Karla Enriquez

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 Hola! I'm Karla M. Enriquez. I'm a former catholic school gal who found her faith in rock and roll music and literature and never looked back. Among my interests: musing about 90's britpop, losing... 

Perla Lara

Staff Writer

Spring 2015 Hello everyone my name is Perla. I am re-entry student here at Cerritos College which for me means starting over. I am Journalist major with a background in psychology and anthropology. I like... 

Gildardo Aquino

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 Hello, I’m Gildardo Aquino Jr. also known as DJ DEMO. I am a Broadcast media major. This is my 3rd semester with Talon Marks and every semester I learn something different with the brand that helps me better my... 

Sebastian Aguayo

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 Hi my name is Sebastian Aguayo and I'm entering my third semester at cerritos college. I was undecided about my major when I first entered the school, but as time progress and as I took the time to try a few things... 

Angel Esqueda

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 My name is Angel Esqueda, first semester at Cerritos College and first semester on the Talon Marks. I’m a video game, movie, news, technology, Mountain Dew, and Red Vine enthusiast. I play on PS4 (iANG3L_CHR1S),... 

Jennifer Medina

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 Hello, My Name is Jennifer Medina, I am 18 years old and I am a Broadcast Journalism student. After graduating from cerritos college with an AA in journalism, I plan on transfering to UC Berkeley and there persue my... 

Richard Recinos

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 My name is Richard Recinos first thing you should know is that I have a twin brother. I live in long beach CA and commute to Norwalk everyday to come to school. I honestly have to experience in journalism but I am very... 

Larissa Calderon

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 My name is Larissa Calderon, I am twenty years old, and this semester marks my third year in community college. I am especially excited for this... 

Kenia Torres

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 I am a 19 year old girl with big dreams. I want to make my first year here the best, and I am in the process of becoming the best writer out in L.A. I... 

Julien Galvan

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 This is my second semester at Cerritos college. I'm planning on majoring in Chemistry and minoring in Music. I play 5 musical instruments including Guitar, Bass, Drums, Trumpet, Piano. I'm a huge gamer and video... 

Eduardo Alvarado

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 Award winning philanthropist, Eduardo Alvarado re-joins the Talon Marks News for a third semester hoping to gain new journalistic experiences through his college journalism career.

Grester Celis-Acosta

Opinion Editor

Fall 2014 Hello, I am the Opinion Editor for Talon Marks this semester. This marks my second semester being apart of Talon Marks. Some of my hobbies include playing video games, listening to music and hanging... 

Katherine Grijalva

Arts Editor

Fall 2014 Hello, my name is Katherine. Just... 

Daniel Linares

Co-Multimedia Editor

Fall 2014 Hello and Good Morrow! To those of you reading this, you are most likely in the same journalism class as I, if you are not, that also works. I am Daniel Linares, a.k.a. Pterodactyl Dann, a.k.a. your Multimedia Editor... 

Luis Guzman

Managing Multimedia Editor

Fall 2014 Hey guys and gals, my name is Luis Guzman. I am journalism student at Cerritos... 

Alan Leyva

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 I am Alan Leyva, I'm pretty much a social junkie. I use my talkative social skills to get people comfortable in interviews. Strictly journalism is fun but I pretty much just want to be mainly in Public Relations as... 

Denny Cristales

Editor-in-Chief

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Maria Lopez

Online Editor

Fall 2014 Being Online Editor has it’s moments. Maria Lopez, solemnly swears that she's up to do good. This is her third semester at Talon Marks and second as Online Editor. She enjoys the job because it’s fun, challenging,... 

Kristopher Carrasco

Co-Multimedia Editor

Fall 2014 I am Kristopher Carrasco, the Co-Multimedia Editor with the dimples. I'm a journalism major who enjoys life with his fellow staff. Playing music and socializing is my hobby that i would one day love to turn into... 

Abraham Venegas

Staff Writer

Fall 2014 I am person who speaks his mind about things or issues and will not censor himself to anybody. I have been attending Cerritos College for three years after graduating from Downey High School. In my downtime I enjoy... 

Daniel Green

Managing Editor

Fall 2014 Daniel Green is a third year member of Talon Marks and the current Managing Editor. He started as the Associate News Editor and later became News Editor. He was born back east in Waterbury, Connecticut and moved...