The Talon

‘Be Kind Rewind’ Poorly Executed

Nadya Agrawal, Senior Writer

March 4, 2008

With its success at the Sundance Film Festival last year and with the comedic backing of Jack Black and Mos Def, “Be Kind Rewind” was destined to be great. But despite its relatively original storyline, this movie directed ...

Viewers Quickly Get ‘Lost’ But That’s Half the Fun

Sahil Luthra, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

Plane crash, remote island, survivors and the long wait for rescue. The incredibly basic and hackneyed premise of enduring in the wilderness could easily have made “Lost” one of the most boring dramas on television. From the ...

Paul’s Wall

Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

March 4, 2008

It’s a weird feeling know that the world I have always known is coming to an end. It suddenly hit me, as I anticipate what the future will have in store for me, that all that is familiar will be no more. A part of me wan...

Studio Art AP IV: Students Channel Inner Artists

Sandra Song, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

Kimberly Shannon ‘09 Drawing has been junior Kimberly Shannon’s passion for as long as she can remember. “I enjoy art because I have a mind overflowing with ideas,” Kimberly said. “There’s nothing more satisfying th...

Devil May Cry 4 Brings the Series to Nex Gen

Doug Sangster, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

Although it is no God of War in terms of fame in the United States, Devil May Cry 4 is an excellent addition to the action genre. There are many characters, both good and evil, which creates some difficulties in keeping track o...

The Baer Necessities

Stephanie Baer, Content Editor

February 5, 2008

In the past months, it seems as if I have been diagnosed with all of the above sickness. First, it was that dreadful cold that filled my throat with mucus and plugged up my nose. Then, I had a migraine which made my head incessantly ...

Broken Box ‘Temp’-ts Viewers With New Production

Hallie Keenan, Senior Writer

February 5, 2008

Broken Box is getting ready for its Shakespearean play, “The Tempest,” which will be showing from February 28 through March 1. Written by William Shakespeare, this play has something for everyone from romance to comedy to...

La Costeña Vs. La Bamba

Brian Walz, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

Hector vs. Achilles. Yankees vs. Red Sox. La Bamba vs. La Costeña. Long have rivals disputed over their claim to greatness, and now two competing restaurants will contend to determine which truly delivers the more satisfying bu...

A Site Worth Seeing: Blackle.com

Meaghan Whitehorn, Staff Writer

February 5, 2008

Who was the 31st president of the United States of America? Don’t know? Google it! Well actually, you might want to try “Blackling” it instead. Blacke.com is an environmentally friendly version of the popular search engine ba...

The Talon Picks Its Own Categories and Winners for the Awards Season

Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

February 5, 2008

Hollywood may be taking a break from the award season, but that hasn’t stopped us here at The Talon from coming up with our own special awards to honor the films produced in 2007. The envelopes are ready, so here are the awards....

Studio Art AP III: Students Channel Inner Artists

Brian Walz and Shefali Luthra

February 5, 2008

Kimiya Oshikoji, senior Beginning his drawing career in the fourth grade, Kimiya has experimented with art throughout his life. He didn’t realize his true abilities until he enrolled in Drawing I junior year followed by Stud...

Green Bay? This Packer Story Takes Place Right Here

Kirsten Lee, Copy Editor

February 5, 2008

It isn’t often that ones comes across a book centered around characters in this very community in northern California. However, in “Songs Without Words,” a novel written by Writers Week’s main author, Ann Packer, the st...

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