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Vedant Mathur

Vedant Mathur

September 26, 2016

Guiding the Talon’s newest segment, Digital Narratives, Vedant Mathur is a student and a developer. You might catch Vedant during breaks working on various projects like stocks, or making conversation ranging from politics to society. He's always up for a good story.

Nick Burt

Nick Burt

September 26, 2016

When not investigating, scheduling or putting up posters, Nick can be a chill dude. Always on the lookout for a good story, he isn't afraid to make the calls and send the emails. Outside of school, Nick can be found looking for vinyl records or seeing the latest indie movie. He prides himself on the...

Meghana Mudunuri

September 26, 2016

Meghana is the one you will see behind the camera, trying to get that perfect picture. Along with working on the Talon she plays three musical instruments and is in her school marching band. Outside of school she spends her time watching youtube, procrastinating and regretting it. Regardless, photography has...

Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen

September 26, 2016

Michelle Chen served as the opinion editor for the 2016-17 school year; she served as the online editor from August to October of the 2017-18 school year.

Friday: homecoming and Obama’s “birther controversy”

Michelle Chen and Yael Kaufman

September 16, 2016

Happy Friday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap up your week and begin your weekend: This week: spirit week and homecoming This week was spirit week. The first rally of the year was today, Sept. 16. The homecoming football game is today, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. against West Adams. The home...

Monday: Suicide Awareness week and homecoming

Michelle Chen and Yael Kaufman

September 13, 2016

Happy Monday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap up your weekend and begin your week: Last week: Suicide Awareness, girls’ volleyball and varsity football Suicide Awareness Week was last week. The Advanced Peer Counselors passed out bracelets and pamphlets to raise awareness for the is...

Friday: spirit week and North Korea’s fifth nuclear test

Michelle Chen and Yael Kaufman

September 9, 2016

Happy Friday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap up your week and begin your weekend: This week: volleyball and football The girls’ volleyball team lost both games this week against Ventura Sept. 6 and Agoura Sept. 8. They will play in the San Luis Obispo Tournament today, Sept. 9, ...

Monday: upcoming games and Hermine

Michelle Chen and Yael Kaufman

September 6, 2016

Happy Monday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap up your weekend and begin your week: Last week: Eagles’ volleyball and football successful Girls’ volleyball won both of their games last week. This includes varsity, junior varsity, and frosh-soph. They beat St. Bonaventure 3-0 an...

Friday: club week and Clinton’s emails

Michelle Chen and Yael Kaufman

September 2, 2016

Happy Friday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap up your week and begin your weekend:   This week: girls’ volleyball and club week The girl’s varsity volleyball team won both of their games. They played against Viewpoint Thursday, Sept. 1. Natasha Rybakova had 18 kills in the ...

Death of District of Choice bill could diminish parent choice

August 31, 2016

Segregation into a chaotic special education classroom environment was not what they had been looking for. “[The school from our district of residence] never had a goal of integrating him into a normal first grade class … instead, he was corralled into a separate classroom,” said a District-of-Choi...

The death of the bill

August 31, 2016

Sixteen state legislators converged to hear the future of hundreds of state bills Aug. 11 — marking the a semi-annual event. Less than half of the bills, not including SB 1432, passed by the end of the afternoon. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, chairs the Assembly Appropriations Committee,...

The history of District of Choice

August 31, 2016

Enacted in California in 1993, the District of Choice program was established to generate more school choice for students and parents and to combat the charter school movement. Supporters argued that parents should be allowed to choose which school district best fits their child. Originally designed a...