The Talon

Looking Back

By Yolanda Spura, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

It’s New Year’s Eve, and there’s a spirit of hope in the air. Social media sites all around are filled with posts bemoaning the year 2016 but insisting that next year, next year, will be better for everyone. Our friends and c...

Looking Forward

By Maddie Chu, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

2017 is finally here, and with it comes a barrage of “New year, new me!” social media posts, a surge in gym memberships and renewed resolutions. The start of a new year is always something to look forward to as it symbolize...


By Alex Wong and Javin Pombra, News Editor & Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

The two of us ended up on treadmills: one of us bare-foot, and one of us in jeans. Our other friend was lifting weights in a dress shirt. We had not thought to bring work-out clothes to a debate tournament. Yet, here we were, ...

Alex’s Opinion

By Alex Wong, News Editor

March 28, 2017

My relationship with food is paradoxical. At home, I urge my parents to buy less snacks — please, no chocolate, no Cheez-Its, no muffins. When those hazards nonetheless arrive on the kitchen counter, well, they don’t last...

Javin’s Opinion

By Javin Pombra, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

I allow myself to eat a little more — whether that be an extra scoop of ice cream or another slice of pizza — before debate tournaments because I know I’ll lose a pound or two during the weekend. It might be because tournaments...

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