Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Roman Acosta

Roman Acosta, Sports Editor

Roman Acosta is the Sports Editor for Talon Marks, This will be Roman’s second semester on the Talon Marks Staff. Roman is also an assistant football coach at John Glenn High School (Norwalk CA) as well as a sports photographer who is a Journalism Major. Roman is a fan of Marvel/DC movies and comics. Roman enjoys watching Baseball, Football and other highly competitive sports. Roman would be interested in becoming a sports photographer or journalist in his future.

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INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 26: A general view outside of the stadium before the game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at SoFi Stadium on September 26, 2021 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

Super Bowl 56 Predictions

January 20, 2022
Who you can expect to see at SoFi Stadium in Superbowl 56.
Justin Shaffer (54) of the Georgia Bulldogs reacts after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 33-18 during the 2022 CFP National Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 10, 2022, in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Emilee Chinn/Getty Images/TNS)

Georgia beats Alabama in college football championship game

January 13, 2022
Georgia Bulldogs win first College Football Championship title since 1980.
Spider-Man No Way Home explores a multiverse of villains. The amazing film is in theaters on Dec. 17, 2021. Photo credit: Randeepxsingh,Wiki Commons

Spider-Man No Way Home opens the amazing multiverse

December 16, 2021

Marvel’s most anticipated film of the year delivers to audiences once again. Spider-Man No Way Home is without a doubt the best Spider-Man movie to see on the big screen for all fans.The two-hour-thirty-minute...

Freshman running back No. 6, Davon Booth rushes to the left pylon and breaks a tackle to score the Falcon’s first touchdown of the game against the Hornets on Sept. 11, 2021. Photo by: Roman Acosta

2021 Falcon football season recap

December 7, 2021

The 2021 Cerritos College Football Season has come to an end after the Falcons finish at an overall record of 6 - 5 after Cerritos defeated San Diego Mesa in the Western State Bowl 32 - 14 in their final...

Charles Ellis helps customers Stephen Clark and Melissa Enright of Valley Glen with a Christmas tree they picked out while shopping at Santa & Sons Christmas Trees in Los Angeles Sherman Oaks neighborhood. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

How to survive family toxicity during the holidays

December 7, 2021

Politics, left versus right, and all things politically correct: how do you survive the dark side of the family drama during the holiday season. The phrase “don't talk politics at the dinner table”...

Photo credit: Creative Commons

Introducing seasonal workers this holiday season

December 7, 2021

It is no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced the amount of labor being accomplished by the workforce.As the end of the year approaches with holidays around the corner it is that time of year...

The high gas prices at a local gas station. Prices are causing families to make tough decisions on where to spend their money especially during the upcoming holidays. November 24, 2021

High gas prices are killing this holiday spirit

November 25, 2021

As the price of Californian gas is raised and traveling is complicated as such during the holiday season, the need for a more reasonable fuel source should be the problem that requires a solution—at...

Sophomore running back No. 8, J’Lon Manning takes the handoff against Southwestern’s defense in the second quarter alongside Sophomore wide receiver No. 3, DeJour Smith out in front lead blocking. Manning finished with 11 carries for 82 yards against the Jaguars on Nov. 20, 2021.

Cerritos shreds Southwestern in their final home game of the season

November 24, 2021

The Falcons defeated the Southwest College Jaguars by 40-16, rescheduled game. Saturday’s game was a make-up, due to the Cerritos’ football team’s COVID-19 outbreak that occurred earlier this season. Cerritos...

Sophomore wide receiver No. 10, Bailey Torres takes the handoff on an outside zone sweep on the Falcon’s second offensive possession. Torres takes the ball to the 1-yard line as he is stopped by a Tigers defender on Nov. 6.

Riverside Tigers maul Falcons, fight breaks out after game

November 9, 2021

The Cerritos College Falcons football team loses another game in the final seconds of the fourth quarter on the road against Riverside City College Tigers 40 – 38 and a fight broke out on the field after...

Ikaris (Richard Madden) in Marvel Studios ETERNALS. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: courtesy of Marvel Studios

Eternals establishes foundation towards next phase of MCU

November 9, 2021

Marvel Eternals paves the way for the future of Phase Four in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Director Chloe Zhao does an amazing job introducing a new and progressive pathway to expanding new characters...

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley (18) gets past Detroit Lions safety Duron Harmon for a touchdown during the second quarter on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Photo credit: Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS

Mental health doesn’t care about gender

November 4, 2021

The idea that all men should “Man Up” and “Stop acting like a girl” is not a healthy mentality for a progressive society looking forward to bringing equality. We’re all human, we deserve to...

Freshman Quarterback No.11 Cade McConnell rolls out to his right to avoid the Palomar defender. McConnell finds a Cerritos receiver down the field after having just thrown the ball to avoid the sack on Oct. 30, 2021.

Falcons lose to game-winning field goal by Palomar

November 2, 2021
Falcons pick up intensity in the second half to put themselves in a ball game.
Embassy Jakarta Teams Up with the NBA to Grow Basketball Interest in Indonesia. NBA coaches and Golden State Warriors power forward, Marreese Speights, at an NBA Cares event at the Embassy Annex on Aug. 27, 2015. Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy, Jakarta/Creative Commons

Youth coaches influence on players can have negative lasting effects

October 27, 2021

Youth coaches have a huge impact on a child’s mindset and attitude for the rest of their lives and need to set a good example for their young players. A lot of these coaches either do not know about...

Norwalk Town Square sign that stands tall in the city of Norwalk. The sign lights up in the night as it displays in the center of the Norwalk Community on April. 26th, 2020

Football in the Norwalk Community

October 27, 2021
How football and other sports in Norwalk help the youth in our community
The Cerritos Offense heads to the sideline after Running Back Davon Booth #6 Scores the first Touchdown of the game for the Falcons. Several Cerritos players are seen high-fiving teammates and coaches as they make their way towards the sideline in the first quarter of the game on Oct. 23, 2021.

Cerritos Falcons defeat El Camino in annual Milk Can game

October 27, 2021

The Cerritos College Falcons football team won their second conference game against El Camino College Warriors in the annual Milk Can Trophy game with a score of 19 - 14 on Oct. 23. El Camino kicked...

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...

Before the football team was shut down on September 24. The coach is seen orientating his players on the field September 11.

[Photo] Falcons football COVID-19 outbreak

October 7, 2021

Before the football team was shut down on September 24. The coach is seen orientating his players on the field September 11.

Carnage in the film Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Photo credit: Courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment/TNS

Marvel’s dark side worth the money, ‘Venom: Let there be Carnage’ review

October 5, 2021

Venom Let there be Carnage delivers to fans a PG13 film that borders on an R rating. It felt as if fans were watching Marvel’s dark side which is something rarely seen from Marvel. Marvel fans get...

Falcons Wide Receiver Bailey Torres Jumps up in an attempt to make the catch. He is in coverage against a Fullerton Defensive back during the game on Sept. 11, 2021.

Falcons stung by Fullerton Hornets

September 15, 2021

The Cerritos College Falcons football team lost a tough game against the Fullerton College Hornets at Falcon Field on the 20-year anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks. Coach Dean Grosfeld addressed the anniversary...

Spider-Man in disbelief following the events from Spider-Man Far From Home, in the upcoming Marvel Studios film, Spider-Man No Way Home. Photo credit: Budiey/Flickr

Spider-Man No Way Home trailer review

September 10, 2021

Marvel Studios released the first official trailer for Spider-man No Way Home on Aug. 23. From the start of the Spider-Man, No Way Home trailer we pick up on the cliffhanger Spider-Man Far From Home left...

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