Talon Marks

Are some of today’s female artists really good role models?

Joann Price, Staff Writer

September 13, 2014

Are some of the females in today's media really good role models for teens? Probably not. Come on, there are twerkers; some in the shady areas of life make young girls think all these things are OK, when, in reality, it isn't. Honestly, today's role models for women, well, there aren't any. Women...

Celebrities are victims, too

Celebrities are victims, too

Gustavo Lopez, News Editor

September 9, 2014

Over the weekend, the Internet almost imploded with a vast number of leaked nudes from Jennifer Lawrence, Victoria Justice, Kate Upton and other A-list celebrities. Just looking up “nude leak celebrities” yields dozens of sketchy websites “reporting” on the scandal. Some even go so far as...

Students weigh in on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Nicolette Aguirre, Staff Writer

August 30, 2014

Social media has gone viral with tons of videos of people - including athletes, celebrities, musicians, students, teams, bands, even families - taking on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in order to raise awareness and donations toward the ALS association. People have a choice to either donate money or...

Negative celebrity influences shouldn’t be taken seriously

Solmayra Mendez, Copy Editor

April 30, 2014

The mention of celebrities like Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus get a lot of buzz these days and not for great reasons. Their faces appear on every tabloid out there for the whole world to view. However, can seeing celebrities everywhere have a negative effect on society? For younger fans, the life...

Students snub and praise Grammys

Carlos Holguin, Associate Arts Editor

January 28, 2014

Full of upsets and surprises, the 56th annual Grammy awards left some viewers, like biology major Jose Garcia, with a bad taste in their mouth. "Daft Punk should not have won album of the year," said Garcia. "They just didn't have a bigger year then they have had before." In addition to winning...

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