Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Mel Ayala

Mel Ayala, Staff Writer

Mel Ayala  is a staff writer for Talon Marks. She covers community, opinion, and Arts and Entertainment. In her spare time, she’s writing a book, has three scripts already written, has written two poems and one song, and has recently gotten into voice acting. Mel hopes to write a book that could later be adapted to film or television.

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Contemporary Dance

Fall Dance 2022 ‘energetic’ performance impresses audiences

November 22, 2022
The Fall Dance is back on Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. with its diverse music and captivating dancing.
Feminism

Feminism Podcast

October 28, 2022
Jae and Mel discuss the problems women face in society and how they should be solved.
JCHS Nursing School

Teachers are employed to teach, not bully their students

October 19, 2022
Many people recall having a teacher who used their position of authority to bully their students and that's wrong.
Jesus Trejo singimng with band

[Photo] Cerritos celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with La Feria Latina

October 9, 2022

The mariachis invited Jesus Trejo to join them to sing El Rey by Vicente Fernandez on Oct. 6.

The spinning game wheel labeled with numbers that corresponds to the questions on the paper.

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The spinning game wheel labeled with numbers that corresponds to the questions on the paper.

The mariachi band performs for guests of the fair.

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The mariachi band performs for guests of the fair.

La Feria Latina located at the Performing Arts Stage

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La Feria Latina located at the Performing Arts Stage

Rose Abrokwa volunteering as a host of the Trivia Game on the Oct. 9 event.

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Rose Abrokwa volunteering as a host of the Trivia Game on the Oct. 9 event.

A booth hosted a Latin American flag guessing game.

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A booth hosted a Latin American flag guessing game.

Jesus Trejo singing with band

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The mariachis invited Jesus Trejo to join them to sing El Rey by Vicente Fernandez on Oct. 6.

Tik Tok

Social media trends are stupid

October 7, 2022
Viral trends are getting out of control and can cause danger to people who follow foolish trends.
Roy E. Disney Animation Building

Adults can still watch cartoons too!

October 5, 2022
Animation is not a genre just for children, but it's also for adults; art is not age-restricted.
Felt Bouquets

[Photo] Downey’s Beyond the Book Festival

September 23, 2022

ThatLittleFelt Shoppe booth selling felt bouquets during the festival on Sept. 17.

Scream and shout

Is it discipline or abuse?

September 21, 2022
Many parents are crossing the line between teaching their child a lesson and abusing them.
Memorabilia

[Photo] Greek Festival comes back to Long Beach

September 10, 2022

This was the booth that sold chalices, Orthodox crosses and the praying Jesus at the Long Beach Greek Festival.

Suicide Hotline

Crisis hotlines need to employ trained counselors

September 7, 2022
Suicide hotlines need to take into consideration the type of training their employees go through and need to be more confidential to callers.
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