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Talon Talks | October 5, 2021

Talon Talks Season 2 Episode 2: Life Happens

The Talon crew got together to discuss life changing events that brought them to where they are today. Check out the video below to find out more about their stories.

By MSJC Talon Crew

News | October 7, 2021

Flames Continue to Engulf The Golden State

Ordinarily beginning in June and ending in November, California has experienced 7,856 fire incidents this wildfire season to date. The charring has become increasingly unyielding and rampant each year while exacerbating resources that aid in battling fires, including current active blazes.

By Victor Ortiz, Jr.

Talon Talks | September 17, 2021

Talon Talks Season 2 Episode 1: Welcome Back to the Chaos!

MSJC Talon members Nick Pettis, Dr. Michele Weber, and Cynthia Carrillo welcome new members Kayla Lewis, Victor Ortiz, and Jake Cruz. The new members share about themselves with us. Nick and Dr. Weber also recruit people for the journalism program and the Talon. If you’re a student at MSJC and want to join the Talon, reach out. Watch the video below and let the chaos reign!

By MSJC Talon Crew

Entertainment | September 29, 2021

The Talon reviews Marvel’s “What if?”

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!

By Nick Pettis and Jake Cruz

Entertainment | September 10, 2021

Theater After the Pandemic featuring Hamilton: A theater review

As theaters have started to reopen during this new phase of Covid-19, Nick Pettis attended the Hollywood Pantages Hamilton musical theater and explained all about his experience in the review below.

By Nick Pettis

Entertainment | September 10, 2021

Talon at the Movies: Cruella Movie Review

The Talon’s Jake Cruz and Nick Pettis watched Cruella on Disney+ over a weekend and shared their views. Check out the video below for their comprehensive movie review. In the comments below the video on You Tube, let us know what you thought of Cruella. It’s free on Disney+ now.

By Nick Pettis and Jake Cruz

Talon Talks | May 31, 2021 5:03 p.m.

Talon Talks Episode 9: 2020-21 in a nutshell.

Season 1 Finale

MSJC Talon members Nick Pettis, Eddie Landeros, Jesus Alcala, and Dr. Michele Weber met up to reflect on the year, share cool art, and congratulate the classes of 2020 and 2021. This is the Season 1 Finale, but it’s not the end of Talon Talks. We will be back with more in the fall.

By MSJC Talon Crew

MSJC| May 31, 2021 3:48 p.m.

MSJC Spotlight: Allison Arnzen – Traveling and Transferring in 2021

The Talon’s Eddie Landeros interviews fellow member Allison Arnzen, a hard-working and ambitious MSJC student getting ready to graduate and transfer to SDSU for her Bachelor’s program! Allison is a person of many talents from journalism and digital media creation to modeling and trendy crafting. She stays positive and true to herself in order to be mentally and physically happy as her best self.

By Eddie Landeros

Entertainment | May 18, 2021 3:40 p.m.

The Talon’s Childhood: Favorite Video Games

MSJC Talon’s Nick Pettis meets with Eddie Landeros, Castin Chamberlain, and Jesus Alcala to discuss their favorite childhood video games.

By Nick Pettis

Opinion | May 18, 2021 3:45 p.m.

None to the Angels: A Satire on Mental Illness

A short satire exploring the tales and troubles heard at the pub.

By Alexander Sokol

Talon Talks | May 4, 2021 10:00 a.m.

Talon Talks Episode 8: May the 4th Be with You

To celebrate Star Wars day, Talon members Nick Pettis, Eddie Landeros, Jesus Alcala, Seydel Perez, Dr. Michele Weber, and Professor Ron Newman get together and talk about Star Wars lore, memories, and best and worst characters.

By MSJC Talon

Community | May 4, 2021 10:00 a.m.

We are not Missing a Piece

The month of April is Autism Awareness month. However, even though you have heard of the term you may wonder, what is Autism? Talon member Nick Pettis explains.

By Nick Pettis

Arts | Apr. 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.

MSJC Theater Is Back At It Again

Ever since the COVID pandemic hit the world last year, the performing arts have been trying to find a way to get back on their feet. MSJC Theater, especially, has been hit the hardest. They found a way to do a live show, but the viewers have to stay home.

By Nick Pettis

Health & Wellness | April 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.

Beat the Culture: Podcast Interview

Beat the culture is a podcast designed to educate and encourage YOU to live life differently than the norm. Cynthia does a Q and A with the podcast creator: Grace Walker, former MSJC student.

By Cynthia Carillo

Politics | Apr. 16, 2021 2:30 p.m.

Fight For Your Right to Vote

Women have fought for many causes during history. They’ve fought for civil rights, abolition, and so much more. Women did not receive their right to vote until the early 1900’s. Nick Pettis and Cynthia Carrillo bring a series of interviews with several women about their opinions on women’s suffrage.

By Nick Pettis and Cynthia Carillo

Talon Talks | April 7, 2021 2:00 p.m.

Talon Talks Episode 6: We want you to be an AAPI ally

MSJC Talon’s Nick Pettis, Eddie Landeros, Jesus Alcala, and Dr. Michele Weber get together to discuss the hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

By The Talon and MSJC

Talon Talks | Apr. 16, 2021 2:30 p.m.

Talon Talks: Crocs and Pizza Talk!

MSJC Talon members Eddie Landeros, Nick Pettis, Seydel Perez, Jesus Alcala, Dr. Michele Weber, and Professor Ron Newman get together to talk about Crocs and weird food items.

By The Talon

Politics | April 16, 2021 2:30 p.m.

American Rescue Plan

The $1.9 trillion dollar coronavirus relief package, named the American Rescue Plan was signed into law by President Joe Biden and is his first legislation as President of the United States.  It has been titled the “American Rescue Plan.”

By Justin Issleib

Arts | Apr. 6, 2021 2:00 p.m.

The Art of Ichinen, Part III: Musicians at heart, inspired by art

Nick Clifton and Victoria Caballero talk about musical influences from My Chemical Romance, Coco, Gorillaz, video games, and more. Check out Part One and Part Two if you missed it!

By Eddie Landeros

Arts | April 7, 2021 1:00 p.m.

Dance Classes Transition Online

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mt. San Jacinto College closed its campuses on March 13,2020. Every class normally in-person transitioned to online instruction.

By Jesus Alcala Avalos

MSJC | Feb. 27, 2021 2:00 p.m.

In Control: Cynthia Carrillo’s Journey with epilepsy

Cynthia Carrillo, MSJC student and Child Development major, shares her transformative experience living with epilepsy.

By Cynthia Carrillo

Business | Feb. 27, 2021 2:00 p.m.

Stocking Up: a beginner’s review on investing with Robinhood

After much reported controversy with GameStop stocks, Justin decides to try out the popular investing app Robinhood to gain some insight with the trading world.

By Justin Issleib

Arts | Feb. 8, 2021 9:00 a.m.

Art classes transition online

Exploring Art Appreciation in the virtual world with Professor Glaze from the MSJC Art Department.

By Jesus Alcala-Avalos

Opinion | Feb. 8, 2021 9:00 a.m.

Among Us: An Alien Whodunnit

Talon members get together to play Among Us while Nick reviews all of the fun reasons you should too!

By Nick Pettis

COVID-19 | Jan. 16, 2021 2:00 p.m.

Hands with blue gloves on holding a syringe and a vaccine bottle. behind the hands is a person holding up a sign that reads "COVID19."

COVID-19 vaccines are here. Who can get them?

This weekend, Riverside County sets up sites to distribute vaccines for COVID-19, entering Phase 2 of recipients. Here is who is eligible.

By Edward Landeros

Poetry | Jan. 16, 2021 2:00 p.m.

“Nursing School”

A fun poem about the trials and tribulations of nursing school.

By Jennifer Vargas

MSJC | Dec. 7, 2020 10:00 a.m.

Talon Talks Pilot: ‘Tis the Season!

In our first episode of Talon Talks, the group reminisces on their favorite gifts from holiday memories. Happy holidays everyone!

By The Talon

MSJC | Dec. 7, 2020 10:00 a.m.

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

MSJC Talon Reporters Nick Pettis and Castin Chamberlain interview Mr. Jason Hamm of Murrieta Mesa High School to see how their school is handling “distance learning” during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

By Nick Pettis and Castin Chamberlain

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