Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Kara Alexander

Kara Alexander, Multimedia Editor

Kara Alexander is the Multimedia Editor for Talon Marks. Her major is journalism and Communications with this degree she hopes to become a news anchor. She enjoys acting, hanging out with friends, and reading.

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Living life to the fullest

Living life to the fullest

May 22, 2022
Living life despite restrictions
Cerritos Community College is an excellent school for students to attend straight out of high school.

There’s nothing wrong about attending community colleges

May 18, 2022
Community college is an option, high school seniors may feel are rejects by not attending a university. Cerritos College is an excellent community college that can provide you with the opportunity you need to succeed.
Ashton standing in front of Niagara Falls. Photo credit: Courtesy of Ashton Peavy

The laid off daredevil

May 9, 2022
Laid off worker finds excitement in new places.
The Me Too movement is a social movement against sexual harassment. Many women had the courage to share their story during this time, but sadly women continue to get sexually harassed. Its time to put this to an end by educating the youth (specifically men) about how to treat a woman the right way. Photo credit: Courtesy of Pixabay & Courtesy of Surdumihail

Men need to stop over-sexualizing women

February 15, 2022
Women all over the state of California, young or adult, are being oversexualized by men in school, work or in every day routine. Not only are women being oversexualized, but they’re being held to conventional beauty standards they’re pressured to meet.
They and them pronouns should be used instead of gender conforming pronouns. It is easy to offend someone and deeply impact an individuals perception of self identity and life. Photo credit: Creative Commons

Let’s talk about they and them pronouns

February 9, 2022
Gender isn't as black and white as some might think. Sometimes, it's a little bit of both, or another color that one initially thought was another.
Halftime performance anticipation

Halftime performance anticipation

February 1, 2022
A performance sure to keep you entertained from start to finish.
Kyle Rittenhouse has been charged with fatally shooting two men and injuring a third during protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August 2020. (Antioch Police Department/TNS)

Rittenhouse trial evidence proves deadly intentions

November 18, 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse is a killer. The then 17-year-old boy shot Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum to death and injured Gaige Grosskreutz during a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin last year.The protests were...

Travis Scott performs at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. on Sunday, March 24, 2019. Scotts performance was part of his Astroworld Tour. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Venue to blame for Astroworld catastrophe

November 18, 2021

Astroworld, a two-day music festival for rapper Travis Scott took place this weekend. A total of 50,000 people were in attendance for this event, from adults to children.It has been reported that at least...

No one should be stopped from doing what they love. As society continues to evolve, it shouldnt matter if your own beliefs dont abide by the actions of someone else. Photo credit: Creative Commons

Title IX ignored by Christian Valley Academy

November 3, 2021

The discrimination faced by Sonya Herrera’s daughter, E.H., at the hands of Christian Valley Academy as a female football player is an injustice that should be resolved by allowing E.H. and those...

Jahlen on the right blocking another player. Photo credit: Courtesy of Daryl Peterson & sports information

Falcons basketball star signs with D1 program Tarleton State University

October 24, 2021

Cerritos College basketball player, Jahlen Jack #13 recently joined a National Collegiate Athletic Association D1 program and also signed with Tarleton sports as the newest member of the Western Athletic...

Mental health disorders are displayed on a computer screen to show the results of spending too much time on social media. Studies show social media causes deterioration of young peoples mental health. Oct. 7, 2021. Photo credit: pixabay

Parents, monitor your teens social media usage to improve their mental health

October 7, 2021

Over the years parents have seen an increase in depression in teenagers due to social media according to Child Mind Institute, by Caroline Miller, Editorial Director. "Social Media is linked to the increase...

Our bodies, our choice

Our bodies, our choice

September 23, 2021

Vaccination mandates should not be forced upon students or faculty in order to attend or teach classes on campus. Receiving a vaccine should be the personal choice of our students and faculty and not...

New artwork on display at Cerritos College.

Cerritos College displays two new pieces of artwork on campus

August 26, 2021

Cerritos College adds a couple new pieces of art to the campus over summer. Two new murals are on display for all faculty and students to view in front of the student center. Final touches for the...

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