The Talon

Beyond the Screen: Exploring the Impact of Visual Media on Our Lives

By Paola Campos, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

When we were kids, the things that appealed most to us had to meet simple requirements: They had to be brightly colored, they had to be shiny and they had to be interesting enough for us to drop whatever had been holding our attention...

Graphic by Miranda Li.

Informative Visuals

December 18, 2015

Graphic by Vanessa Mark.

Entertaining Visuals

December 18, 2015

The 2016 Presidential Election

November 17, 2015

The 2016 Presidential Election is ripe with vibrant characters all contending to be your next United States President. With a few months until the Democratic and Republican primaries, the 2016 presidential race is heating up,...

Opinions: Bad Press and… Public Support?

By Cole Hanson and Booker Martin

November 17, 2015

Pop culture and social media control the views of voters more than ever. Instead of useful information about candidates’ important political ideas, the media focuses on superficial reputation wars and the latest scandals. And...

LAHS Student Opinions

By Eric Thiem, Business Manager

November 17, 2015

These quotes were taken from an anonymous poll administered by The Talon.   How the media has boosted students' opinions of Trump: "1) He says the truth how it is and doesn’t care what people think of him, 2) H...

The Process

By Akhil Jakatdar, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Environmental Factors in The Search for Self-Identity

By Ben Zaeske, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Our metaperceptions and how others view us is one thing, but the influence of both our Silicon Valley culture and our school adds a whole new level of complication. Students in Silicon Valley grow up in a very tech-heavy environ...

Photo by Rachel Lu.

Sophomore Sam Joffe

October 29, 2015

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