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Threats, tweets, and wildfires – oh my!

Vincent Shnaider

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Yellow brick road aflame

Tragedy creates common ground

Tragedy creates common ground

The Editorial Board

December 11, 2018


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We are oblivious, but the solution is obvious

The Beakon: Objective disinterest

Olivia Buccieri and Sam Barney-Gibbs

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Journalists don’t cry

Help others

Amanda Lurey

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Please, assess priorities in times of crisis

Petals on the ground

Alex Goldbeck

December 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A remainder of kindness

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

Atmika Iyer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Sometimes, even a cliché holds truth

The Scary moment

Anonymous, It is the Talon's policy that all opinion piees must be published with a named author. However in this case the author asked for and was granted anonymity for the purpose of privacy

October 31, 2018


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As an 8-year-old girl, there should be a sense of fun and liberation to life — there is only curiosity in life at this time. But circumstances led me to understand that not every person I encounter is safe, nor does every person have the same boundaries. As I reflect on this young time in my life,...

“First Reformed” movie review

Sawyer Nicoll

October 31, 2018


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Paul Schrader is one of the most puzzling filmmakers in Hollywood today. He began his career in 1976 by writing an hallmark movie called “Taxi Driver.” The classic film is about a Vietnam vet who decides to take the law into his own hands. Roger Ebert, who won a Pulitzer prize for his film criticism,...

What did you get on that test?

Amanda Lurey

October 30, 2018


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Something that I am asked constantly on and off of this campus is, “What did you get on that [insert literally any subject] test?” Whether it’s in my Economics class with Mr. Chevalier, or my AP Literature and Composition class with Mr. Herberg, that question is constantly asked. And, when I...

Disney’s lack of LGBTQ representation

Disney’s lack of LGBTQ representation

Meghna Nair

October 28, 2018


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Children are the future. That’s right, your snot-nosed, lucky charms-loving 5-year-old pretty much holds the fate of humanity in their sticky little fingers. If kids ruled the world, I bet things would be less about global warming and nuclear missiles, and more about rainbows and chocolate cake. Alas,...

Halloween is one big and spooky advertising scheme

Halloween is one big and spooky advertising scheme

Loren Yona

October 28, 2018


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Fall is in the air and the breeze that once carried spirited festivities and elongated breaks from school to spend some quality family time, now carries a hint of commercialization, disguised with the scent of pumpkin spice lattes, haunted houses and an influx of Halloween sales. Hallow’s eve is...

The plight of the spider

Ellie Hand

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

After a long night of typing English blogs and attempting to decipher the differences between the preterite and the imperfect Spanish verb tenses, I decided to take a shower to relax and contemplate shower thoughts that plague us under the pressure of the warm water. I stepped into my bathtub, ready...