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2022-2023 Staff

Olivia Voelkel
Editor in Chief / President

Olivia Voelkel

Hello, I am Olivia!  This will be my second semester with the Talon. I am a journalism and English major.  I am working towards transferring from MSJC with an associate degree in both journalism and English. My passions include...

Gracyn Cuff
Writer

Gracyn Cuff

Major:  Business Administration Hello, I am Gracyn! This will be my first semester with the Talon. I am a Business Administration major with an interest in marketing and sociology! Currently, I am working towards transferring...

Derrick Spearman
Writer

Derrick Spearman

Major: Film, TV, and Electronic Media He/Him Hello, My name is Derrick and I am a student here at MSJC. I'm a big fan of the NFL and MLB, a political junkie and an enjoyer of all kinds of music. My favorite teams are the...

Gabrielle Abad
Writer

Gabrielle Abad

Major: Aerospace Engineering Hi! My name is Gabrielle, I'm an aerospace engineering major with lots of love for airplanes, space (sci fi), the environment, and video games! I hope to share my passions with you all through w...

Lily Diephouse
Writer

Lily Diephouse

Major: Journalism Hi, my name is Lily, I have just started my path to get my AA in journalism and communications to later transfer and get my bachelor's in either of the two. My favorite things to do are read, write, dance,...

Jovanny Herrera
writer / video

Jovanny Herrera

Major:  Computer Science Hello everyone, I am currently a computer science student who is pursuing a career in being able to use computers for creative usages. I am interested in anything music, film or art and joined to be...

Hugo Aguilar
Co-Editor, Writer, Video Content Producer/Editor, Photographer

Hugo Aguilar

Major: Advanced Audio Technology Hi my name is Hugo:) I am apart of The Talon. My Hobbies are that I like to draw, watch anime, play video games, watch tv shows and movies, I like to hangout with friends, I like to go to the movie...

Marlo Mulligan
Writer / Social Media

Marlo Mulligan

Hi I’m Marlo! Im currently a first year at MSJC, so this is my first year with the Talon. I’m an English major pursuing a career in either broadcast journalism or possibly becoming an English professor. Not sure which path I...

Miriam Williams-Foreman
Writer / Social Media

Miriam Williams-Foreman

Hello, I’m Miriam. My hobbies include reading, watching fashion-related videos, and writing and watching video essays. I’m currently working on my communications degree and I hope to transfer and turn it into a business degree with a foc...

Gaby Adam
Writer / Social Media

Gaby Adam

Major: Political Science Hey! I'm Gaby, I'm a sophomore at MSJC, hoping to transfer to a UC next fall! I enjoy reading, especially science fiction novels. I'm also a huge sneaker head. My hobbies include playing video g...

Tyler Brown
Writer / Social Media

Tyler Brown

Major:  Communication Hello, I'm Tyler, I’m 18, and I’m a freshman here at MSJC. I’m a Communication major and I would like to transfer from here with an associate's degree. I’m a really big sports fan, baseball is ...

Pia Henson
Writer / Social Media

Pia Henson

Major:  Geography Hello! My name is Pia Henson, this is my second semester with The Talon and my second year at MSJC as a Geology major. I’m most passionate about art, music, and environmental conservation. Outside of sch...

Daniel Cabrales
photographer / videographer

Daniel Cabrales

Hey! I'm Daniel. This is my first year at MSJC and my first year apart of The Talon. I'm currently pursuing my Biomedical Engineering Degree. I'm excited to put my photo and video skills to use here. Ive been learning photo/video...

Melissa Luna
Writer / Editor

Melissa Luna

Major: English and Liberal Arts Hello, I am Melissa! My pronouns are she/they. I will be transferring from MSJC withassociate degrees in English and Liberal Arts. I am an aspiring writer, editor, andcommunity college professor w...

Emma Rodriguez
writer

Emma Rodriguez

Hello! my name is Emma. This is my second year at MSJC but the first semester being in Talon, and I am 18 years old. A couple of things about me, I am the oldest of three girls, I have two dogs named Max and Ellie, and two cats ...

Dr. Michele Weber
Director / Adviser

Dr. Michele Weber

My name is Dr. Michele Weber and I am a full time Communication Faculty here at MSJC San Jacinto Campus. Additionally, I am the faculty advisor to the Talon Student Newspaper and The Communication Club on campus. I graduated with...

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Adviser

Dr. Ron Newman

Club Advisor "I graduated from California State University, San Bernardino in 2006 with a Master’s degree in Communication Studies. Since that time, I have been a Speech Communication instructor at several community colleges...