Cerritos College
Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Alfredo Menjivar

Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor

Alfredo Menjivar is the sports editor for Talon Marks. Alfredo loves watching ice hockey, specifically the Los Angeles Kings. He wishes to transfer to Cal State Long Beach to pursue his career of being a sports/hockey writer and possibly play hockey for the university of his hometown.

All content by Alfredo Menjivar
Pupusa Con is a new Salvadoran event that adds onto more representation to the Salvadoran community.

[Photo] Cheesing out at Pupusa Con

October 2, 2023

Pupusa Con is a new Salvadoran event that adds onto more representation to the Salvadoran community.

Pupusa Con is a new Salvadoran event that adds onto more representation to the Salvadoran community.

Cheesing out at Pupusa Con

Alfredo Menjivar, Contributor October 2, 2023
Pupusa Con is a new Salvadoran event that adds onto more representation to the Salvadoran community.
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May 10, 2023 – Page 8

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Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor May 10, 2023

Nick Pinkerton is one of many to be collect hundreds of jerseys.

Jersey Madness: Meet hockey jersey collector Nick Pinkerton

Alfredo Menjivar and Samuel Carey May 9, 2023
Sports fans nowadays are obsessed with collecting jerseys whether it's for the the aesthetics or something that goes with the era of another jersey that the person has.
Eder Rivas demonstrating how to make a pupusa inside their food truck Whats That Youre Cookin?

[Photo] Eder and Stephanie Rivas answer the ultimate question: What's That You're Cooking?

May 7, 2023

Eder Rivas demonstrating how to make a pupusa inside their food truck "What's That You're Cookin'?"

Eder Rivas demonstrating how to make a pupusa inside their food truck Whats That Youre Cookin?

Eder and Stephanie Rivas answer the ultimate question: What’s That You’re Cooking?

Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor May 7, 2023
Eder and Stephanie Rivas are on the road again in their Salvadoran food truck, "What's That You're Cookin'?" and elaborating on their road to success through Southern California.
April 19, 2023 – Page 8

April 19, 2023 – Page 8

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Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor April 18, 2023

Heres one of the Falcons swimmers and shes focused on getting first place for her team on March 31.

[Photo] Women's swimming swims away with the victory

April 1, 2023

Here's one of the Falcons' swimmers and she's focused on getting first place for her team on March 31.

Heres one of the Falcons swimmers and shes focused on getting first place for her team on March 31.

Women’s swimming swims away with the victory

Alfredo Menjivar and Samuel Chacko April 1, 2023
The Falcons easily beats Rio Hondo 188-68 and Pasadena City 156-87 at home as they look to prepare for the South Coast Diving Championships.
Heres one of the Falcons swimming as quick as they can to secure the victory for Cerritos on March 31.

[Photo] Men's Swimming out-swims the competition

April 1, 2023

Here's one of the Falcons swimming as quick as they can to secure the victory for Cerritos on March 31.

Heres one of the Falcons swimming as quick as they can to secure the victory for Cerritos on March 31.

Men’s Swimming out-swims the competition

Alfredo Menjivar and Samuel Chacko April 1, 2023
Falcons swimming wins back-to-back games against Pasadena City and Rio Hondo on March 31 at 10 a.m.
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March 29, 2023 – Page 8

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Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor March 29, 2023

Puck Talk: Jonathan Quick is traded to the Vegas Golden Knights

Puck Talk: Jonathan Quick is traded to the Vegas Golden Knights

Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor March 21, 2023
Alfredo Menjivar gives his thoughts on the trade of future Hall of Fame goaltender Jonathan Quick.
El Mercadito has been standing is Los Angeles for 25 years and heres a shot of one of the buildings in Downtown Los Angeles.

[Photo] Downtown Los Angeles market brings community together

Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor March 14, 2023

The street vendors of El Mercadito came a while after Rosy Guzman started her business in that spot.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 20: Riqui Puig #6 of Los Angeles Galaxy controls the ball against Jose Cifuentes #20 of Los Angeles FC during the first half of the Western Conference Semifinals of 2022 MLS Cup playoffs at Banc of California Stadium on October 20, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

NBA and NFL unfairly overshadow hockey and soccer

Samuel Chacko, Alfredo Menjivar, and Joel Carpio March 8, 2023
NHL and MLS are two popular sports in other parts of the world and the love of these sports should be shared with a United States audience.
Dustin Brown retired jersey

Kings reign over Penguins 6-0 on Dustin Brown jersey retirement night

Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor February 18, 2023
The Los Angeles Kings blowout the Penguins in a 6-0 victory. It was a perfect all around game for LA.
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February 8, 2023 – Page 7

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Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor February 8, 2023

The pitching stood their ground to hold Antelope Valley to just one run.

[Photo] Preview: Falcons baseball blowout Antelope Valley in scrimmage

Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor January 24, 2023

The team leaned towards their pitchers as they take down Antelope Valley.

Cynthia Almanzar drive

Falcons wins nail-biter versus ELAC 66-60

Alfredo Menjivar, Sports Editor January 16, 2023
The women's basketball team won over the East LA Huskies with the final score of 66-60.
The Anaheim Ducks soared over the army of the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 6-4 win. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

[Photo] Puck Talk episode 6

May 22, 2022

The Anaheim Ducks soared over the army of the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 6-4 win. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

The Anaheim Ducks soared over the army of the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 6-4 win. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Puck Talk episode 6

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer May 22, 2022

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Jonathan Quick and the Kings shutdown the Oilers in a 4-0 shutout win. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

[Photo] Puck Talk episode 5

May 22, 2022

Jonathan Quick and the Kings shutdown the Oilers in a 4-0 shutout win. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Jonathan Quick and the Kings shutdown the Oilers in a 4-0 shutout win. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Puck Talk episode 5

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer May 22, 2022
This week I will be talking aboout the Los Angeles Kings bounce back win over the Edmonton Oilers to tie the series 2-2.
The game has reached so many places around the world and we are seeing more countries with national hockey teams Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

[Photo] Puck Talk episode 4

May 22, 2022

The game has reached so many places around the world and we are seeing more countries with national hockey teams Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

The game has reached so many places around the world and we are seeing more countries with national hockey teams Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Puck Talk episode 4

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer May 22, 2022
This week, I talk about the diversity of hockey and how many places it reached around the world.
Ryan Getzlaf retires as the Anaheim Ducks fall to the St.Louis Blues 7-3 Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

[Photo] Puck Talk episode 3

May 22, 2022

Ryan Getzlaf retires as the Anaheim Ducks fall to the St.Louis Blues 7-3 Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Ryan Getzlaf retires as the Anaheim Ducks fall to the St.Louis Blues 7-3 Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Puck Talk episode 3

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer May 22, 2022
Ryan Getzlaf played his final NHL game in a 6-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues.
The Los Angeles Kings take game 1 in a 4-3 victory over the Oilers. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

[Photo] Puck Talk episode 2

May 22, 2022

The Los Angeles Kings take game 1 in a 4-3 victory over the Oilers. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

The Los Angeles Kings take game 1 in a 4-3 victory over the Oilers. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Puck Talk episode 2

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer May 22, 2022
The Los Angeles Kings took game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs in Edmonton.
Todd McLellan coached in his 1,000th NHL game against the Seattle Kraken. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

[Photo] Puck Talk episode 1

May 22, 2022

Todd McLellan coached in his 1,000th NHL game against the Seattle Kraken. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Todd McLellan coached in his 1,000th NHL game against the Seattle Kraken. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Puck Talk episode 1

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer May 22, 2022
The first edition of the Puck Talk podcast is about the Kings against the Kraken and Todd McLellan's 1,000th game.
Pop-up event to raise funds for Ukraine in Whittier hosted hundreds of supporters.

[Photo] Whittier family hosts pop-up event to raise funds for Ukraine

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

The Brunets family came from Ukraine seeking refuge; They started a fundraiser to help support their country.

The new generation are not being pushed to show their capabilities and are having necessities being too easy for them. Photo credit: flickingerbrad

Gen Z: the weakest of them all

As public education changes throughout the years, standards of education are not being enforced - letting off younger generations due to the use of technology in school.
The Cerritos Falcons defeat Pasadena City in dramatic fashion. The team will remember this game for a long time. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

[Photo] Falcons win on a walk-off RBI in final home game

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer May 8, 2022

The Cerritos Falcons defeat Pasadena City in dramatic fashion. The team will remember this game for a long time. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Freshaman third baseman, No. 3, Brooklyn Bedolla strikes a pose in right field at Nancy Kelly Field at Cerritos College on April.1, 2022

COVID-19 strikes out

Roman Acosta, Silas Bravo, and Alfredo Menjivar April 28, 2022
After missing an entire year due to the COVID-19 pandemic softball and baseball get back to business at Cerritos College.
The Cerritos Falcons stun the Rio Hondo Roadrunners as they break through their defense. The Falcons offense came through at the bottom of the fourth.

[Photo] Roadrunners unable to outrun the Falcons

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

The Cerritos Falcons stun the Rio Hondo Roadrunners as they break through their defense. The Falcons' offense came through at the bottom of the fourth.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 09: Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings makes a save on Martin Hanzal #40 of the Dallas Stars during a 4-0 Kings win at Staples Center on December 09, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Royalty is fading for LA Kings before playoffs

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer April 18, 2022
The Los Angeles Kings must win every game they can in order to make playoffs in their late season struggles.
The Falcons were completely out played by Oxnard in big defeat. The dugout had no chance with having only four hits. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

[Photo] Condors feed off the dying Falcons

April 14, 2022

The Falcons were completely out played by Oxnard in big defeat. The dugout had no chance with having only four hits. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Cerritos takes another loss in a hot game with Oxnard. The Condors felt like they were right at home feeding off the exhausted Falcons. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

[Photo] Condors feed off the dying Falcons

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

Cerritos takes another loss in a hot game with Oxnard. The Condors felt like they were right at home feeding off the exhausted Falcons. Photo credit: Alfredo Menjivar

Todd McLellan coaches in his 1,000th game in the NHL. Photo credit: Aaron Sholl

Kings lose in Todd McLellan’s 1000th game

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer April 4, 2022
The Los Angeles Kings suffered a humiliating 6-1 loss to the Seattle Kraken in Todd McLellans 1000th game as a coach.
Police officers have become too overweight to where it slows down the way they work and becomes too difficult to perform well. Photo credit: Instant Vintage

Cops need to be fit.

Silas Bravo and Alfredo Menjivar March 31, 2022
Police officers have become too overweight, which makes it difficult for them to do their job.
The KIngs host the San Jose Sharks at Crypto.com Arena in a night Quick will remember.

[Photo] Jonathan Quick Honored in Kings Win

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

The Kings reflect back on the accomplishments Quick has had with the team.

So many people in Los Angeles are very full of themselves and love to show of there expensive stuff. Photo credit: @CarShowShooter

Los Angeles: City of Vanity

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer March 3, 2022
Los Angeles is known to many people as such a vain city - which indeed it is.
Central America has many accomplishments and has done a lot in the United States often goes unrecognized.

Bad representation for Central America

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer February 16, 2022
Central America is seen as the scariest place to visit in the world, however, even though thing have gotten safer in the region, the media is always talking about bad news when there have been so much good happening in the region.
Latinx was made for better equality but received an incredible amount of hate in the process. Photo credit: Pesky Library

Should We Use Latinx?

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer February 15, 2022
People in the Hispanic community are angry the term Latinx has come into existence.
Parents and guardians have lacked discipline on their children leaving them miss behaving even more. Photo credit: mdanys

Parents fail to discipline children in today’s world

Alfredo Menjivar, Staff Writer February 7, 2022
The world is changing and so is the lack of discipline to the children which is leading many problems.
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