Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

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Only asking for respect: a lesbian couple’s plea

December 13, 2016

“Hate has to stop controlling the world. Racism and judgment do not have to be part of our daily life. People should learn to respect other people's lives and think of how they would feel if someone...

Not ashamed: facing family as a gay youth

December 10, 2016

“People judge you just because you are true to yourself. It does not matter what sexual orientation you are even for the most minimum detail in your life they are going to say something to hurt your...

LA LGBT Center helps understand family members

December 6, 2016

The Los Angeles LGBT Center offers a lot of help to people who need to know how to deal with their identities.Many people who are part of the LGBT community are afraid of how the people around them will...

‘Happy to find’ the Los Angeles LGBT Community Center

December 6, 2016

The LGBT community is surviving after years of persecution. It has been treated with shame and suppression for centuries.Member of the Maria Martinez said, “I was born like this. I am not ashamed,...

Thoughts on Donald Trump becoming America’s President-elect

November 22, 2016

Emily Venegas, teaching major- "I come from a family of immigrants, so it hurt me that he won. I don't like the idea of him being president and I feel like his presidency years are going to be hell."Karina...

6 Reasons Why Clinton Would Have Been a Good President

November 12, 2016

Now that elections are over, lets see what American could have had if they had chosen Hillary Clinton as a President of the United States instead of Donald Trump.1. She would be a respected president because...

4 Reasons Why Trump Would be a Great President

November 8, 2016

Donald Trump will be a great President of the United States because he has high standards. We see on the news that he has fired people who are not efficient in his company. People can count on the fact...

Managing editor Karla Enriquez walks unto the stage to pick up her journalism award. Enriquez won second place for the mail-in news photo contest. Photo credit: Perla Lara

Talon Marks staff earn awards at journalism conference

November 1, 2016

Talon Marks staff showed what it is made of at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges SoCal Regional Conference by winning General Online Excellence and seven other awards The conference was...

Professor Marian Youssef talking to audience about Women and Gender equality. Youssef shared personal experiences with the crowd. Photo credit: Monyca Cedillo

Inspiration for a survival community member

October 25, 2016

The Women and Gender Studies Department held a presentation about gender and theologies of survival on Thursday, Oct. 20. The presentation was hosted by Professor Marian Youssef, who is part of a Greek...

The Envelope, a podcast: Love & Sex -The art of the break-up (In Conclusion)

October 21, 2016

Monique Nethington: We're here on The Envelope with (multimedia editor and columnist) Benji Garcia and Jenny Gonzalez (opinion editor) and my name is Monique Nethington (sports editor); and I'm the girl...

Photo Illustration by Perla Lara Photo credit: Perla Lara

FAFSA changes starting the 2017-18 school year

October 11, 2016

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid made some changes for the application process of the 2017-18 school year.UScannenbergmedia, mentions that previously students reported just one year of their...

Students don’t take advantage of school resources.

September 28, 2016

Cerritos College and AT&T held an employer panel to inform students on how they can apply to work at AT&T, and what the company has to offer them.With an audience of four people the Employer...

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The new update allows 2 people to have a filter at the same time Photo credit: Briana Velarde

Snapchat: 21st century tool for communication and sharing content

September 28, 2016

Social media is taking the world by storm. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat are some of the most popular social media apps at this time. Snapchat is currently the most popular because you can't...

Don’t ruin your reputation, keep it in your pants until you really know him

September 27, 2016

If a woman has sex on the first date her reputation will be ruined for life. She should be aware that society harshly judges women who do this. She will be seen as a person without morals who doesn’t...

Unsolicited nude photos

September 27, 2016

People should respect themselves and not send nude pictures. They should respect their bodies and not expose them by doing a nude photo. Many people take nudes for their partner, but when they break...

Students should judge professors on their own

April 21, 2016

Students should not listen to what other students say about professors because not all students have the same perspectives.Students should have to make their own judgement on other teachers because other...

Access to birth control is too easy

April 20, 2016

Women of all ages should not have access to birth control pills without a prescription.With no demand of a prescription for contraceptives, it will allow teenagers to have a quick and easy access to...

Women should choose their drivers

April 6, 2016

Hiring women specifically to drive other women would help to reduce sexual assault against women.Most of the sexual assault news on TV, show that the aggressor in most of the cases is a man and the victim...

Free Speech Zone: What is the worst April Fools’ Day prank you have encountered?

March 31, 2016

Moises Hernandez, business major, said “I gathered some balloons and threw it at my middle school." Hugo Gonzalez, architecture major, said “In 2010, I told my dad that my girlfriend at the...

Coffee is not the cure for your damaged liver

March 26, 2016

Coffee is not the solution for people who already have a drinking problem.A liver, which is the organ that gets damaged the most with alcohol,is difficult to repair even with medicine.Drinking four cups...

People should learn more about other religions

March 26, 2016

Religion is an interesting topic to discuss because people have their own point of view when interpreting each religion.People need to take some form of a religion class in order to better familiarize...

California drivers will have to add another fee to the list

February 18, 2016

The California Transportation Commission wants to raise money to repair and maintain freeways.The Commission is responsible for the programming and allocating of funds for the construction of highway,...

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