2020 Secret Santa Train Wreck

By MSJC’s The Talon | Dec. 26, 2020 7:15 p.m. Menifee, Calif. – A simple Secret Santa goes horribly wrong. Presents went to one person and some people ended up without one. 2020 was definitely the cause. We met up at 3 p.m. to exchange gifts and things went downhill. Once the exchange was over,Continue reading “2020 Secret Santa Train Wreck”

Talon Talks: Pilot Episode

MSJC The Talon presents Talon Talks, a new podcast series that will cover anything you can think of. We will be talking with students and teachers about pop culture topics and MSJC events to share our thoughts, opinions, and stories. In our first episode we talk about our favorite gifts from our childhood memories. WeContinue reading “Talon Talks: Pilot Episode”

How the Other Half Lives: A Look into a High School during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Nick Pettis and Castin Chamberlain | Nov. 18, 2020 10:00 a.m. MURRIETA, Calif. – High school. At the time, it’s the hardest part of a teenager’s life, but having to learn at home is another story. COVID-19 is making students have to learn at home. Take it from 2020 graduate Nick Pettis himself, whoContinue reading “How the Other Half Lives: A Look into a High School during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

The Pursuit of Education: An Interview with Ana Mayo, Chemistry Instructor and HOPE NSTEM Advisor

Talon reporter Eddie Landeros interviews MSJC Chemistry Instructor Ana Mayo about her experience as a student and teacher in her educational journey from Peru to the United States. Professor Mayo is an advisor for the HOPE NSTEM and Women in STEM clubs which help promote equity and experience for MSJC students studying in STEM fields.Continue reading “The Pursuit of Education: An Interview with Ana Mayo, Chemistry Instructor and HOPE NSTEM Advisor”

Fashion for a Feast: Talon member Allison Arnzen explores creative writing with her personal website

By Edward Landeros and Allison Arnzen | November 21, 2020 1:00 p.m. TEMECULA, Calif. – Talon member Allison Arnzen expresses fashion, positivity and mental health on her website allisonarnzen.com. Her latest article, “Fashion for a Feast,” Arnzen reflects on her fashion styles from previous Thanksgiving events and what she is thankful for in life. ArnzenContinue reading “Fashion for a Feast: Talon member Allison Arnzen explores creative writing with her personal website”

Veteran Flashback: President Obama in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

By Edward Landeros | Nov. 21, 2020 1:00 p.m. A glimpse at a day in the life of a United States military member during his tour in Saudi Arabia. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Veteran’s Day has approached us after an eventful year with the Presidential Election and a global pandemic. On this day, I amContinue reading “Veteran Flashback: President Obama in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”

COVID-19: Through the eyes of a doctor

By Nick Pettis | November 18, 2020 8:55 a.m. Menifee, Calif. – COVID-19 is the virus that has ruined much of 2020. COVID-19 is the virus that that made it nearly impossible to get food or toilet paper for your families at times. This is the virus that ruined many graduations. This is the virusContinue reading “COVID-19: Through the eyes of a doctor”

Beyond the Cover: ASC and the Disability Awareness Month celebration

By Nick Pettis and Allison Arnzen | November 18, 2020 10:00 a.m. MENIFEE, Calif. – On October 29, 2020, The Accommodation Service Center celebrated Disability Awareness Month with Beyond the Cover: Living Books, a virtual event with four MSJC students with disabilities sharing their journeys in life hosted by ASC Counselor Lisa Yates. Living BooksContinue reading “Beyond the Cover: ASC and the Disability Awareness Month celebration”

The Nightmare is Just Beginning

By Nick Pettis November 13, 2020 1:25 p.m. Menifee, Calif. – Halloween is the perfect time to watch a scary movie like “IT,” “The Shining,” and even more of those horror films, but what if there was a film that captured more than one holiday? Well I can tell you that there is. The movieContinue reading “The Nightmare is Just Beginning”

10 Helpful Study Tips for Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Nick Pettis and Mahak Tiwari November 13, 2020 1:23 p.m. MENIFEE, Calif. – Life during COVID-19 is stressful enough, especially for online college students. Students should not have to be worried during these already stressful times. Mahak Tiwari and Nick Pettis are here to share some study tips for student success. Credits Directed byContinue reading “10 Helpful Study Tips for Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic”