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Romania’s Paris: Bucharest

Olivia Voelkel, President/Writer November 29, 2022

  Many cities in Europe and throughout the entire world are known for their various attractions and cultures; New York has the Empire State Building, Paris has the Eiffel Tower, London has...

The Void of Native American Cuisine in Culinary Arts

The Void of Native American Cuisine in Culinary Arts

Melissa Luna, Writer/Editor November 25, 2022

The holiday season signals an opportunity for family gatherings and feasts, and many will celebrate Thanksgiving during Native American Heritage Month. Ironically, Native American cuisine is woefully absent...

Your Voice Your Vote

Your Voice Your Vote

Derrick Spearman, Writer October 19, 2022

The midterm elections are on November 8th, 2022 and every vote matters. There is a lot at stake during this election as many human rights are on the ballot. In order to vote in a California election,...

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Fun Things to do as College Students in the Warmer Season

Olivia Voelkel, Writer May 10, 2022

As another school year is coming to an end, more and more businesses are opening up after the pandemic and the weather is warming up. Here is a look at some fun and affordable activities for college students...

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...

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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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Thank You For Your Service

Kayla Lewis, Co-Editor, Secretary, Poet October 25, 2021
The extreme variations in the treatment of veterans over the years had me wondering about the perspective of the veterans themselves on their own service, and what they would say to others considering making a return to civilian life, so I asked them.
Theater After the Pandemic featuring Hamilton

Theater After the Pandemic featuring Hamilton

Nick Pettis September 10, 2021

Hamilton banner photo: Nick Pettis We have now reached a new stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic and theaters have begun to reopen. On Saturday, September 4th, 2021, my mom and I went to...

None to the Angels: A Satire on Mental Illness

None to the Angels: A Satire on Mental Illness

May 18, 2021

By Alexander Sokol | May 18, 2021 3:45 p.m. Warning: This piece is a satire on the stigma of having a mental illness. Don't believe anything you read here. “… another school, another...

MSJC Black Influences: Important figures in our students lives

MSJC Black Influences: Important figures in our students’ lives

February 28, 2021

  Mt. San Jacinto, Calif.–– With February coming to an end, The Talon honors Black lives that have influenced others regardless of their skin color, nationality, gender or sexual...

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

February 27, 2021

By Justin Issleib | Feb. 27, 2021 2:00 p.m. Investing with Robinhood. Designed by Eddie Landeros, Source: Andrew Neel from Pexels. GameStop has been in the news a lot lately. GameStop is a store...

Among Us: An Alien Whodunnit

February 8, 2021

By Nick Pettis | February 8, 2021 9:00 a.m. Menifee, Calif. - Talon members Nick Pettis, Eddie Landeros, Cindy Lopez-Ordonez, Jesus Alcala, and Zaina Azim get together to play Among Us while Nick shares...

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