Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

Samuel Chacko

Samuel Chacko, Editor in Chief

Samuel Chacko is the Editor-in-Chief for Talon marks covering sports, politics, news and opinion. Sam enjoys playing video games, watching sports and music. Samuel is hoping to transfer to Cal State Long Beach in 2023 and work for a prestigious Journalism outlet one day.

Contact [email protected] to meet with him and for news tips.

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Amy Parker pointing at categories

ASCC report reveals ‘unethical spying of students, restriction and censorship’

January 23, 2023
Amy Parker, the Director of Equity and Diversity for ASCC, dropped a 60-page document alleging the college’s WiFi is monitoring student data and administrators lack transparency when asked about it.
Preforming Arts Center

[Photo] Know your rights: Cerritos College edition

January 22, 2023

The Preforming Arts Center is one of many departments at Cerritos College and was taken on March of 2022.

Podcast: Mark our Falcon Words Finale - Q and A with Irvine FC striker Ebube Okoji

Podcast: Mark our Falcon Words Finale – Q and A with Irvine FC striker Ebube Okoji

December 13, 2022
Samuel and Roman interview Ebube Okoji, who's a right-winger for Irvine, about the world cup and how to get into soccer.
Scott Collins focused on drums

NepCali band transcript

December 13, 2022

Samuel Chacko: The Long Beach Band NepCali consisting of Vocalist (Arpan Karki aka AP), Guitarist (Sunny Shrestha), Drummer (Scott Collins) and Bassist (Josh Buckley).They talked about a funny prank that...

Angelia Romero shooting

[Photo] Talon Marks names Angelia Romero and Davon Booth Athletes of the Semester

December 7, 2022

Angelia Romero, the Talon Marks MVP of the Semester, looks to shoot the ball during the game against Chaffey on Sept. 21.

Angelia Romero shooting

Talon Marks names Angelia Romero and Davon Booth Athletes of the Semester

December 7, 2022
Talon Marks brings back award season as we name the two best players in Cerritos College this semester.
Philip Košćak art

[Photo] Artist Philip Košćak has their art up at Cerritos’ window dressing

December 4, 2022

This is the last section of Philip Košćak's art as he puts the Kermit the Frogs in different poses on Dec. 5.

Career Café Transcript

Career Café Transcript

December 4, 2022

Julio Rodriguez: After a brief hiatus, the Career Cafe returned on November 28 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the multipurpose building. The event was hosted by Dr. Jaclyn Ronquillo-Adachi, who is the chair...

Josh Buckley and Sunny Shrestha laughing

[Photo] Long Beach Band NepCali brings the passion back to music

December 3, 2022

(Left to Right) Josh Buckley (Bassist) and Sunny Shrestha (Guitarists) laugh as the rest of the band joke around and listen to one of the rifts Josh showed on YouTube on Nov. 29.

Josh Buckley and Sunny Shrestha

[Photo] NepCali video transcript

December 1, 2022

(Left to Right) Josh Buckley (Bassist) and Sunny Shrestha (Guitarists) laugh as the rest of the band joke around and listen to one of the rifts Josh showed on YouTube.

Davon Booth rushes

Transcript: Davon Booth and Jordan Simpson talk about the season and Long Beach City bowl game

November 28, 2022

Davon Booth: Davon Booth, Running Back. Roman Acosta: First of all, congrats on the win Davon. It's been a hell of a season, Talon Marks has been there all long the way, watching you guys ball out. Tell...

Sophomore Jayden Dunlap (No. 2), Sophomore, looks the LBCC receiver straight in his eyes as hes in man coverage on Nov. 26s bowl game.

[Photo] Cerritos claims fourth consecutive bowl game win versus LBCC 35-28

November 28, 2022

Sophomore Jayden Dunlap (No. 2), Sophomore, looks the LBCC receiver straight in his eyes as he's in man coverage on Nov. 26's bowl game.

Falcons coach calming

[Photo] Falcon’s undefeated streak ends with shocking loss vs Mt. Sac 1-0

November 27, 2022

One of the Falcons coaches embraces Midfielder Antonio Negrete (No. 16), Sophomore, as the team is filled with emotions after the tough loss versus Mt. San Antonio on Nov. 26.

David Vulsaro gave his reasons why he wont be voting on Trump in the 2024 elections on Nov. 23.

[Photo] Transcript: Cerritos College students hesitant about voting for Trump

November 27, 2022

David Vulsaro gave his reasons why he won't be voting on Trump in the 2024 elections on Nov. 23.

Ian Espinoza

[Photo] Free speech zone: Will you vote for Trump in 2024?

November 23, 2022

Ian Espinoza explained why he doesn't care much about politics and why he doesn't care that Trump's running in 2024.

Chris Corona off-balance

[Photo] Falcons shuts down Bakersfield 2-0; advanced to 3rd round of regionals

November 19, 2022

Sophomore Chris Corona (No. 21), Sophomore, looks to be off-balanced as one of the Bakersfield players accidentally trips on Nov. 19.

The person on the right is Dwayne The Rock Johnson, who starred in the movie Black Adam and was created back in 2014. Photo credit: AntMan3001

Video: “Black Adam” review

November 18, 2022
Samuel Carey and Samuel Chacko give their thoughts on the movie "Black Adam" and what they hope DC does with the sequels moving forward.
Miah Nayback driving

Women’s Basketball comes back to win versus Grossmont 55-50

November 17, 2022
Falcons basketball won a come-to-behind victory against Grossmont on Nov. 16, winning 55-50.
Singing in a circle

[Photo] It’s official: Dawn Green becomes Cerritos College’s first Black female board member

November 17, 2022

A group of Trustee Green's family/friends went around in a circle and sang songs with her. Trustee Green is part of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. and Cerritos Area Alumni Chapter.

Locker Room Celebration

[Photo] Men’s soccer wins SCC Tournament with 3-2 victory vs Mt. Sac; ‘jobs not finished’

November 12, 2022

After getting off the field, the Falcons went to the locker room and erupted in joy as they posed with the huge SCC trophy on Nov. 11.

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