The Talon

Students Jam With Mozart

Shefali Luthra, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

When people hear about student bands, their minds often jump to visions of teenagers banging drums and practicing guitars in their garages. Rarely do they imagine elegant quartets and jazz ensembles practicing on saxophones, flute...

Citizens of Hip-Hop Break New Ground

Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

November 21, 2007

“Hip-hop, hip-hop is dead. Hip, hip-hop, hip-hop is dead.” Despite what rapper Nas says, hip-hop is far from dead; instead, it has never been bigger. It is everywhere: on television, on the radio and on our campus. Hip...

Daily Scales

Brian Walz, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

Rap, 70’s classic rock, jazz, country—different genres of music have become favorites among various groups of students, and the music plays an integral role in their lives. “[Music] helps me relax,” senior Eric James s...

The Lunchtime Dilemma: Eat Well or Eat Healthy?

Nadya Agrawal, Senior Writer

October 19, 2007

The bell rings and the race is on. Students pour out of classrooms, shoving each other aside for the chance to be first to the parking lot. Other students are limited to the quad, cafeteria and various grassy spots are where the...

Growing in All the Wrong Directions

Kristin Lee, Copy Editor

October 19, 2007

Lunchtime—kids flock to the cafeteria and come out loaded with bags of chips, Pop-Tarts and fries. One group walks back onto campus with Venti-sized Caramel FrappuccinosTM. After school, students get home, plop down on the couch with...

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