Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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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

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

Roman Acosta, Kara Alexander, and Samuel Chacko May 19, 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

Kara Alexander, Multimedia Editor May 9, 2022
Laid off worker finds excitement in new places.
March 30, 2022 – Page 8

March 30, 2022 – Page 8

Kara Alexander, Multimedia Editor March 30, 2022

March 30, 2022 – Page 7

March 30, 2022 – Page 7

Kara Alexander, Multimedia Editor March 30, 2022

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

Fatima Durrani, Jaelyn Delos Reyes, and Kara Alexander 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

Lily Marmolejo, Matthew Espinosa, and Kara Alexander 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

Kara Alexander, Multimedia Editor February 1, 2022
A performance sure to keep you entertained from start to finish.

December 8, 2021 – Page 5

Kara Alexander, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 8, 2021

November 24, 2021 – Page 6

Kara Alexander, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 24, 2021

November 24, 2021 – Page 5

Kara Alexander, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 24, 2021

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

Vincent Medina, Kara Alexander, and Matthew Ramirez November 18, 2021
Justice will only be served if the jury votes Kyle Rittenhouse guilty.
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

Kara Alexander November 18, 2021
The problems at Astroworld Houston, that led to 8 deaths falls on the shoulders of the venue.
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

Matthew Espinosa and Kara Alexander November 3, 2021
In this day and age, it isn’t so uncommon to find people from all walks of life taking a part in sports and so when it happens that someone is prohibited from playing it’s quite the surprise.

October 27, 2021 – Page 6

Kara Alexander, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 27, 2021

October 27, 2021 – Page 5

Kara Alexander, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 27, 2021

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

Kara Alexander October 24, 2021
Newest recruited player to join NCAA D1 program.
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

Roman Acosta, Antonio Gonzalez Jr, and Kara Alexander October 7, 2021
The best way to help teenagers improve mental health from toxicity on social media is that parents monitor their children's usage.
Our bodies, our choice

Our bodies, our choice

Antonio Gonzalez Jr, Kara Alexander, and Robert Yeutter September 23, 2021
Cerritos College should not mandate vaccines for everyone on campus.
New artwork on display at Cerritos College.

Cerritos College displays two new pieces of artwork on campus

Kara Alexander, Arts & Entertainment Editor August 26, 2021
Cerritos College adds new murals to campus.
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