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You are what you read and watch

You are what you read and watch

Benjamin Garcia

September 27, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

You’ve heard baby-boomers say things like “Blah, blah, blah. Millennials are stupid. Fire burns. Technology is bad. Thomas Edison was a witch.” Being on one’s phone more than grandma is not in and of itself a habit deserving of condemnation. One is, however, wasting the bles...

Kaepernick kneeling down should not be criticized

Terrel Emerson

September 21, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Since breaking into the NFL, Colin Kaepernick's name has had its fair share of time in headlines.But never before in this way.Kaepernick made headlines when he refused to stand during the National Anthem during a preseason game in late August.Before we plunge into this hot topic let's get one thing out...

Alcohol drinkers vulnerable to dangerous bystander effect

Alcohol drinkers vulnerable to dangerous bystander effect

Karla Enriquez

September 13, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Whether it is one cup of vodka on the rocks or three Jack and Cokes, it is well known that college students drink. They either drink themselves into oblivion on a Friday night, or have the occasional glass of wine at a restaurant. One thing is certain though; these alcoholic beverages are beneficial...

Nobody puts the budget in the corner

Nobody puts the budget in the corner

Monique Nethington, Sports Editor

August 23, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

It’s no secret that there is a severe lack of student involvement at Cerritos College and even less of a shock, is the lack of knowledge among the students of what actually goes on on campus. This includes things like special workshops, forums, and even the inner workings of student government. Students...

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 c...

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 ...

Sweeping the leaves

Sweeping the leaves

April 19, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Opinion

Disclaimer: This editorial does not condone or encourage the illicit use of drugs or illegal activity. Furthermore, we remind our readers that marijuana is an offense under Federal Law.Yes, it’s time talk about everyone’s favorite schedule one drug, marijuana.The issue at hand? Peopl...

Our votes shouldn’t be rushed for your time-sake

Our votes shouldn’t be rushed for your time-sake

April 12, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Opinion

When it comes to choosing our leaders, voting plays a very important role in the process. Let’s face it, if most people aren’t willing to take the United States presidential elections seriously, why on earth should any student on campus care about the ASCC elections? The lack of student ...

Demand for economic justice for low income employees

Demand for economic justice for low income employees

April 6, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Opinion

California Governor Jerry Brown passed a law raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.The wages will increase to $10.50 an hour in 2017, $11 in 2018 and a dollar every year after until 2022.The wage increase is to help raise the salaries of 6.5 million California residents that live at or below the ...

Math initiative puts too much blame on students

Math initiative puts too much blame on students

March 29, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Opinion

What’s the Issue: The blame for why students are doing poorly in math doesn’t just fall on their shoulders.   Our Stance: We believe the responsibility falls on both students and professors. There is nothing like waking up to an email from your math professor saying that class is cancel...

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