The Talon

Studio Art AP: Students Channel Inner-Artists

Nicole Schreiber, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

Ever wonder who could be the next Picasso or Van Gogh? They may be right here at school. Studio Art AP, taught by Christine An, is designed to foster growth in future artists. The 26 students enrolled in the class experiment with ...

‘Dan In Real Life’ Ousts the Conventional Romance Flick

Jade Shi, Senior Writer

November 21, 2007

A man sets out on a family trip only to find himself falling in love with his brother’s girlfriend. No, this is not another “Romeo and Juliet.” directed by Peter Hedges, “Dan In Real Life” is a comedic depiction of a man...

‘Aladdin’ Takes Us on a Magic Carpet Ride

Kristen Lee, Copy Editor

November 21, 2007

In the coming weeks, Broken Box can be found in a rather unusual situation—guys dressing up as women, a girl playing the lead male and occasionally, some breaking into song. The reason? Broken Box is rehearsing “Aladdin,...

A Site Worth Seeing: iDoser.com

Natalie Larsen, Senior Writer

November 21, 2007

I have an iPod. And just like the rest of my iGeneration, I use it to listen to my iTunes in my iHome with my iDog while I eat my iSandwich and watch my iDVDs. And now I can even buy an iDose from an iDealer, so that I can get i...

‘Reaper,’ ‘Gossip Girl’ Usher in Revamped CW Lineup

Lauren Ilano, Copy Editor

October 19, 2007

Reaper Leading the revival is the new sci-fi comedy “Reaper,” which follows Sam, a young man who lives a normal life working at a hardware store until Satan comes to collect his soul. Sam’s parent’s sold his soul so th...

Extinction Should Be the Fate for ‘Cavemen’

Ancy Dow, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007

“Cavemen” planted its hairy feet onto the television October 2. It is on every Tuesday at 8 p.m., and is based on the GEICO car insurance commercials. The show stars three cavemen named Joel, Jamie and Nick, who have found li...

‘Journeyman’ Stuck in Past

Sandra Song, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007

There are so fads that just never die, unfortunately, television show and plots are no exception. “Journeyman” recycles the class time-traveler scenario and attempts to deliver a dose of modernism to this dour drama. Kevin Mc...

Paul’s Wall

Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

October 19, 2007

If you couldn’t read the words above, my name is Paul Winterbotham. If you actually know me, chances are you don’t call me by this name. Like so many others in our society, I have been nicknamed. No longer do I go by t...

‘Halo 3’ Debuts With a Bang

Doug Sangster, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007

Some call him the “Master Chief,” others know him as “Spartan 117” and the enemies that fear him recognize him as “The Demon.” One of the most famous action heroes in video game history is called these three names due...

A Site Worth Seeing: FunnyorDie.com

Hallie Keenan, Business Manager

October 19, 2007

“In a month or so I feel like the site is going to look like that guy you know in high school whip put a chin-up bar in his bedroom door frame during the summer between junior and senior year: unexpectedly hot.” Surpris...

Few ‘Blu’s For Those Switching to High Definition Formats

Sahil Luthra, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007

It can certainly be hard to recall the days of VCRs, given that it has been over 10 years since the release of the DVD player. It is not surprising, then, that those in the video industry are trying to sell new, improved video for...

From Terrifying to Terrific, Great Ways to Look Frightening This Halloween

Alex Williamson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007

Though Halloween night can be scary, the shopping for it does not have to be. From horrifying to hip, scary to merry, these hot spots are the places to pick up the perfect Halloween costume. Online Catalogs Frightcatalog.com has a large s...

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