Talon Marks

The future of YouTube

The future of YouTube

Alison Hernandez

April 11, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

No matter how upset you are with a company's policies, it will never make it okay to go and open fire on innocent employees, but now that it’s happened to YouTube’s San Bruno, California headquarters what will the company do regarding the changes it had made? On April 4th, a woman by the name...

Diversity: Perspective vs image

Diversity: Perspective vs image

David Jenkins

April 3, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Many companies and corporations often put out advertisements and film that show the lack of self-awareness of its board members and promote things that are deemed racist, bigoted and out-of-touch. Heineken recently came out with a commercial where a bar tender seeks out a women who is running out of booze and begins to slide the alcoholic...

Letting go of nostaglia for the future

Letting go of nostaglia for the future

Carlos Martinez

March 30, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

For many students and faculty, the American toy store, Toys "R" Us, is considered to be one of the flagships of childhood from its mascot Geoffrey the Giraffe to its iconic jingle from its various television commercials. Placing a foundation in both pop culture and consumerism. This week, however, the to...

Security is Secure Right?

Security is Secure Right?

Bianca Martinez and Desmond Byrd

February 27, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The Cerritos College campus is an remarkably easy target, campus security is mediocre and there's nowhere to run for cover or even a nearby emergency pole to reach to alert the police. Yet, the famous "Run, Hide, Fight" is what we are supposed to use if there is an active shooter, and this clearly...

All you need is non-conforming love

All you need is non-conforming love

Jasmine Martinez

February 13, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Valentine’s Day has snuck up on us once more, and with the holiday comes the same, tired media plots and advertisements that exclude queer people in favor of pandering to the majority heterosexual audience. Every ad is just trying to serve its purpose, which is to sell a product. How does a company...

Our money, our concert experience

Our money, our concert experience

Jackie Mena

January 29, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

If you have not already heard, Jack White the former lead singer for the band The White Stripes is making quite a stir in the public eye. Jack White stated that he is banning all cell phone use or any photo or video-capturing devices at his upcoming concert at the Boston Calling music festival. ...

All colleges need a permanent plan for the abortion pill

Bianca Martinez

January 17, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Opinion

Editors Note: When this article was published it was done so with a factual error. The writer and staff were unaware that SB-320 is a bill concerning the abortion pill and NOT the emergency contraception pill known as "plan B." We apologize for any misinformation that was spread during it's time ...

Colonization through rape

Scarled Murillo

November 1, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Uncategorized

I was six years old when I was first sexually abused/assaulted. It started off with a luau party, a two piece bikini and a sleepover. That gave someone the “right” to hurt me physically and mentally for about two years of my life. My perpetrator was someone close to me, a family friend,...

The romanticism of banning literature

David Jenkins

October 11, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Editorials, Opinion, Opinions

No matter what group you’re a part of or what ideological leanings you have, never expect for the enlightened to capitulate to your cries of wanting specific literature to be banned. Talon Marks has received a rather pathetic letter in the mail from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan bitchi...

Early enrollment viewed as potential stressor

Bianca Martinez

September 24, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Editorials

Well, it seems this academic year will finally be the one where Cerritos College students will be kissing their asses goodbye.Students will hear the ill-fated words, "hello, darkness, my old friend", as they log on to the ever easy maneuverable and not in the least bit frustrating, MyCerritos, to discover that ...

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