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A symbol

Alex Goldbeck

January 29, 2019

I believe that every person agrees that national security is important to the United States. We, as a country, have wanted strong national security since September 11, 2001. This was one of the first times the United States’ national security was breached and resulted in thousands of deaths of innocent...

The philosophical implications of K-Pop

The philosophical implications of K-Pop

Katya Kiseleva

January 20, 2019

The black screen fades into a worm's-eye view of a brown brick wall. A young man in a black uniform with gold trim bends down to look into the camera. He smiles playfully and asks, “Eoseo wa, Bangtan-eun cheoeum-iji?” (“Welcome, first time with BTS?”) Little does he know that it's not my first time ...

“Am I next?”

“Am I next?”

Sravya Gadepalli

December 12, 2018

“Am I next?” I remember asking my parents this on December 14, 2012. My first exposure to the tragedy occurred as I listened to back to back clips of children crying within the walls of Sandy Hook Elementary School. Twelve years old at the time, I cried. I cried for what seemed like a lifetime...

Threats, tweets, and wildfires – oh my!

Vincent Shnaider

December 11, 2018

Yellow brick road aflame

Tragedy creates common ground

Tragedy creates common ground

The Editorial Board

December 11, 2018

We are oblivious, but the solution is obvious

The Beakon: Objective disinterest

Olivia Buccieri and Sam Barney-Gibbs

December 11, 2018

Journalists don’t cry

Please, assess your priorities in times of crisis

Amanda Lurey

December 11, 2018

Is it too much to help others?

Petals on the ground

Alex Goldbeck

December 10, 2018

A remainder of kindness

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

Atmika Iyer

December 10, 2018

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

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

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

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...