Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Josselyn Garay

Josselyn Garay, Staff Writer

Josselyn Garay is a staff writer for Talon Marks is working on her AA in Journalism and is planning to transfer to Cal State Long Beach by 2021. Josselyn is from Compton and likes to be informed about the music industry and writing about it. She hopes to achieve her long life dream of being a radio interviewer like Zane Lowe.

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Three US Army (USA) Soldiers from 1st Battalion (BN), 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), Task Force Panther, 82nd Airborne Division (AD), Kandahar Army Airfield, Afghanistan (AFG), pause on top of a hill before proceeding towards their remain over night (RON) site on the outskirts of Shinkay Village, Afghanistan (AFG), after completing Operation PANTHER QLIMAX. PANTHER QLIMAX is designed to prevent the re-emergence of terrorist activities in the Zabol Province of Afghanistan during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. Photo credit: US ARMY PHOTO BY SSG LEOPOLD MEDINA JR. 021219-A-1797M-034/ Flickr

The mistreatment of women in the military

May 19, 2021
The mistreatment of women in military goes unseen and needs to have light shed on the subject.
Immigration at the southern border is at its highest in 15 years. The federal government needs to make substantial changes in border policies that ends the need for concentration camps.

Close the camps, create a path to citizenship

April 15, 2021
Long Beach's new detention center for migrant children only addresses a symptom of a much bigger problem.
Young Compton artist in front of the mural she helped create for her local Footlocker.
credit: https://www.instagram.com/meldepaz/ Photo credit: Melissa Depaz

Melissa Depaz bringing her feelings to real life

March 31, 2021
A young Salvadoran woman who takes her creative mind and puts it on a canvas.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine was administered at a FEMA COVID-19 vaccination site at Miami Dade College North Campus. Some states are seeing delays in the distribution of the vaccine. Photo credit: Carline Jean/South Florida Sun Sentinel/TNS

Get vaccinated so we can finally return to normalcy

March 23, 2021
Personal Experience: Despite the dangers and fears portrayed in the media, the COVID-19 vaccine brought me hope and a glimpse of normalcy on the horizon.
The LGBTQ+ community needs all the support in the world. Here is just a few ways you can do your part and be an ally.

[Photo] Online event highlights accomplishments, struggles of queer women

March 11, 2021

The LGBTQ+ community needs all the support in the world. Here is just a few ways you can do your part and be an ally.

A couple from Loudoun County getting married in front of a courthouse during COVID-19 pandemic.

Couples eager to say ‘I do’ forced to change wedding plans

February 11, 2021
With the threat of COVID-19 preventing large gatherings, many couples are forced to alter their wedding plans. Local couples share wedding woes and discuss how they've coped during the pandemic.
The Weeknd alongside a group of backup dancers on the Raymond James Stadium filed during the halftime performance. Photo credit: The Weekend

Super Bowl LV Halftime Show review

February 9, 2021
The Weeknd took over Tampa and performed his smash hits at the Super Bowl, putting on an impressive show in spite of mitigating circumstances.
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‘Falcon Entertainment’ season 2 episode 1: What to look forward to in 2021

February 4, 2021
A&E editors Oscar and Rafael talk with staff writers Janet and Josselyn, previewing what's to come in entertainment in 2021.
Solina Sane of Autism Partnership took the Moderna vaccine at the Wesley Health Center in Belflower during her lunch break on Jan. 14. She will return for her second dose in about one month.

LA County Coronavirus Update – January

January 15, 2021
The COVID-19 vaccine arrives in LA County as cases continue to rise. While the vaccine does not make a person immune, it improves their chances of fighting the virus.

Stop body shaming and normalize normal bodies

October 23, 2020

Society has made it harder for women to be comfortable in their own bodies and that has to change. Over time, body shaming has become more evident, especially towards young girls because society has...

Music is the soundtrack to our lives and the one thing that brings us together. Photo credit: Hmomoy on Flicker.com

Entertainment rundown: Victoria Secret who?

October 21, 2020
In this podcast, we review the new albums from YG, Mariah Carey, Giveon, Bryson Tiller and 21 Savage and discuss the Savage x Fenty Show.
Alex, an advertising creative wants to be a dad at all cost, but his wife is a lawyer on top of her career, and being a mother isnt part of her plans. An unexpected guest will challenge their love.

‘You’ve Got This’ review: A new Netflix movie with a stereotypical twist

October 9, 2020
Marriage can be such a beautiful thing until the wrong questions are asked.
In order for change to be made, protestors need to be heard without police beating down on them for speaking up. Photo credit: needpix.com

Protests against police brutality have sparked a wave of police and white supremacist brutality

September 4, 2020
The police continue to murder and beat people. White supremacists are attacking protesters in the streets. Is it any surprise that the nation's blood is boiling?
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