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Abolition: Our terrifying hope for a brighter future

Abolition: Our terrifying hope for a brighter future

Jake Cruz, Writer December 3, 2021

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “Abolition of the police force?”   Was it something along the lines of a nation ruled by anarchy? Burning flags?   Sure the idea...

Arcane: Animation at its finest

Arcane: Animation at its finest

Jake Cruz, Writer / Video Editor / Producer November 26, 2021

Over the last decade or so, there have been a handful of times when I convinced myself I would give League Of Legends a fair shake. Every time I would sit down behind the keyboard however, I would get...

Marvels Eternals: Disregarded Potential

Marvel’s Eternals: Disregarded Potential

Jake Cruz, Writer / Video Editor / Producer November 15, 2021
Eternals is packed to the brim with plenty of elements and lore to easily fill a trilogy. Yet, it’s two-hour and forty five minute runtime restricts all of the threads and themes from reaching their full potential.
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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Video Game: A Champion of Accessibility

Jake Cruz, Writer / Video Editor / Producer October 29, 2021

Since its initial launch in September of 2013, Grand Theft Auto V has sold 150 million copies. As of August 2021, the Nintendo Switch has sold 89 million devices. Within a year of its launch Animal...

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Tragedy in Hollywood: The Danger of “Prop” guns

Jake Cruz, Writer / Video Editor / Producer October 27, 2021

On October 21, 2021, the film industry suffered the loss of a prolific creative mind, Halyna Hutchins, age 42. Hutchins was the visionary mind behind the camera on a diverse and expansive number of...

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Eswatini: A Nation Ready for the Future

Jake Cruz October 26, 2021
“For The past six weeks, pro-democratic protestors in Eswatini have periodically taken to the streets to express their displeasure with King Mswati III and to call for political reforms,” reports NPR’s Tandai Marima. Protests began sparking across the country after the death of a 25-year-old law student in May, allegedly at the hands of Eswatini’s police.
The Talon reviews Marvels What if?

The Talon reviews Marvel’s “What if?”

Jake Cruz and Nick Pettis September 28, 2021

This week join Jake Cruz and Nick Pettis as they dive into their thoughts about the first five episodes of Marvel Studio's first animated series "What IF?" that tackles the multiverse! What...

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