The Talon

Global Warming: Myth or Fact?
Mexico’s New Era of Politics

November 29, 2018

On July 1st of this year, general elections were held in Mexico. On that day, with exactly 63.43% of the votes, Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected...

The Importance of Relaxing Spaces at Graded

November 13, 2018

Over the past few weeks, Graded students have been left disappointed and irritated by the temporary disappearance of student-exclusive locations due to...

“Hypebeast” Culture Through Graded’s Eyes

October 26, 2018

In a world where things are constantly going in and out of style, there is one trend that particularly stands out: “hypebeast” culture. It is a term...

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The True Meaning Behind “That’s So Gay”
Have No Fear! Your Extended Essay Survival Guide Is Here!

November 28, 2018

Are you worried about your Extended Essay? Are the directions from administration and teachers not clear enough for you to understand? Or are you struggling...

Graded vs High School Clichés

November 28, 2018

Starting at a young age, children always wonder what it’ll be like to be older. Whether that means imagining their life as a parent by taking care of...

Why Memes are Good For You

November 9, 2018

Have you ever heard about how Emojis have changed the way we communicate, or how online movies are on the rise, or how texting is slowly dying out due...

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Why Shawshank Redemption Is The Best Movie Of All Time

Why Shawshank Redemption Is The Best Movie Of All Time

December 5, 2018

Nominated for seven Academy Awards categories and the number one rated movie on IMDb’s Top 250 list,...

Short Description of the Zodiac

Short Description of the Zodiac

October 10, 2018

We’ve all read Instagram’s astrology posts or read our horoscope on websites, but I have been asked...

Talon Takes: The Election

Talon Takes: The Election

October 5, 2018

In view of the upcoming elections this Sunday, The Talon went around the High School asking both teachers...

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The Handmaid’s Tale – Is it time to buy a red cloak?
Not That Hard

Not That Hard

November 5, 2018

Should freedom of speech ever be limited by legislative punishment? If so, how do we measure that limit?...

Meaning is Not as Important as It May Seem

Meaning is Not as Important as It May Seem

November 1, 2018

Art is a complex topic. It gives us solace to think that everything has reason for its existence, but...

Kavanaugh and Kava-nope

Kavanaugh and Kava-nope

October 25, 2018

On July 9th, 2018, United States President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacant...

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What are your top 3 picks for Wacky Week 2018?

  • Dress like you did in Lower School Day (22%, 196 Votes)
  • Favorite Album/Movie cover (19%, 171 Votes)
  • Decades Day (18%, 157 Votes)
  • Pajama Day (15%, 128 Votes)
  • Twin Day/Group Day (12%, 108 Votes)
  • Dress for your future (6%, 51 Votes)
  • Celebrity look alike day (4%, 36 Votes)
  • Dress like our rival day (4%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 315

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