Talon Marks

The Envelope: Chump Trump voters should slump over and cry

Benjamin Garcia

January 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, The Envelope

Going through the Twitter hashtag "#MAGA," you might come across such mind-numbing proclamations of stupidity as these:   I apologize Africa isn't a shit hole country🤣 "Haiti and African" #MAGA #Norway pic.twitter.com/vJNFMIUehw — 🇺🇸 USA OVER PARTY (@michaelbeatty3) January 11, 2018 Clean up this mess and we can build the best wa...

Don’t applaud sins, condemn them

Carlos Martinez, College Life Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Memphis pastor named Andy Savage confessed to his congregation on Jan. 7 about the sexual incident he had with a minor, only to receive a standing ovation from his peers. The idea of confessing our sins is to seek forgiveness for our flaws and our unfaithfulness towards the teachings of being respectful...

All colleges need Plan B

Bianca Martinez

January 17, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Editorial Cartoons, Opinion

At this stage in our lives it is now becoming generally acceptable to embrace your sexuality in a healthy manner. However, there is still stigma regarding what some people choose to do if their sexual explorations result in a pregnancy, specifically abortion.Science has improved so much to the point that th...

California Judge temporarily saves DACA students

Jackie Mena

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinions

Federal Judge William Aslap who was appointed by former president Bill Clinton while in office, aims to block President Trump's efforts to end DACA. DACA ( Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) was formed in 2012 under former president Barrack Obama when he took office. This act allows the recipients...

#metoo but only if you’re rich

David Jenkins

January 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It’s becoming apparent, the #metoo movement that we’ve seen snow-balling in the past few months is not for women in the working class, but instead, for women who are wealthy. This could not have been more revealing than it was at the 75th Golden Globe Awards.Spending tens of thousands of dol...

Fighting for our online rights

Fighting for our online rights

Carlos Martinez

December 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

With the information given, net neutrality would be eradicated and we the people will no longer have the rights we currently have on the world wide web, the Federal Communications Commission will most likely vote no. On Dec. 14, the FCC will decide on whether they should continue to follow the principles...

Keep “live” musicals off T.V.

Carlos Martinez

December 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It's that time of year where the weather gets slightly cooler, families gather to celebrate the holidays and the dreadful "live" musical is showcased during the season, with Fox's "A Christmas Story Live!" as this year's special. Unfortunately, musicals will only get crappier as long as television networks ...

Can non-black fans rap the N-word?

Erik Estrada

December 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the internalization of rap and the huge use of the N-word within the genre it brings to question are fans outside of the black community able to say the N-word while rapping along to a song?Many people who believe using the N-word in rap lyrics is fine and bring up the argument that it is just a...

Teach youth that social media doesn’t define appearance

Jah-Tosh Baruti

December 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Young people are going to great lengths to look like popular celebrities.Their measures include: The application of makeup, excessive working out -- extreme diets, some even take it a step further with surgery and implants.Keep It Real, a movement formed to help young people feel comfortable in their own ski...

The Envelope — Net neutrality can lead to revolution

Benjamin Garcia

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Envelope

The people of the United States of America deserve free, socialized internet access. Talon Marks editors and staff writers have elected to publish moderate and lukewarm opinions revolving around the simple notion that the internet should not be censored or controlled in any way that gives large, evil corporatio...

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