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Talon Marks

Why Men’s U.S soccer will be watching 2018 world cup from their couch

Erik Estrada

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As soccer in the United States was rising, the U.S Men's soccer team will miss the 2018 World Cup.So why is the men's soccer team missing the world cup? Plenty of things happened that became summed up into one.In 2015, they placed fourth place in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the worst position since 2000- f...

President threatens first amendment

Jose Flores

October 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Less than a month ago, President Donald Trump blasted NFL players who disrespected our flag by kneeling during the national anthem as a protest against police brutality. President Trump tweeted up a storm while Puerto Rico was devastated by a hurricane. The president even gave an example of how to proper...

Sexual assualt victims aren’t to blame

Alison Hernandez

October 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

People wouldn’t blame the victim when they’ve been robbed, so why do people blame the victims when they experience sexual assault.Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient.It’s a disgusting and serious crime that repor...

Child Marriage is RAPE

Scarled Murillo

October 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As college students, we are coming to an age where getting married and settling down is the next big step we are supposed to take in our life. Some of us may already have settled down with our significant other and that's okay, but by living in the United Sates, we have the liberty to decide when you ...

Letter from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

October 12, 2017


Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion, Opinions, Showcase

Click here to read the letter Talon Marks received from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan; and click here to read Talon Mark's response!...

Big Mouth is literally a mouthful

Jenny Gonzalez

October 11, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion, Opinions

Big Mouth is all of four things: grotesque, hilarious, insightful and disgusting. The show, aired on Sept. 29 on Netflix, has amassed an 8.3 out of 10 rating on IMDb out of 4,222 votes. Two literal ‘Hormone Monsters,’ both male and female, follow a group of prepubescent teenagers around, but ...

The romanticism of banning literature

David Jenkins

October 11, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Editorials, Opinion, Opinions, Showcase

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 bitching...

Title IX: keep schools accountable and keep students safe

Alison Hernandez

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Opinions, Showcase

Students are no strangers to stories of sexual harassment or even various forms of sexual assault that happen on campus.Older students might even remember the texts that were issued out every couple weeks to report a new incident, or the stories of incidents that happened on other campuses that made...

How much hate speech is too much?

Carlos Martinez

October 10, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion, Opinions

We see hate speech everywhere we go: social media, speeches in television or radio, in literature and even the graffiti located on the bathroom stall. Most of the time, hate speech is usually from people who can only bitch about "Person A" because it's the only way to make them feel good about themselve...

The rise of the european far-right

David Jenkins

October 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Opinions

Over the last few years Western Europe has changed on a political level.Every election that we see in Europe in the past year -- whether it be in Britain, France or Germany, we in the United States have been holding our breath hoping that racist far-right parties don't win elections.Why is right-wing po...

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