The Talon

Graded’s Construction Updates and Their Benefits
Energy Drinks – Life Saver or Killer?

December 17, 2018

It's summative week. You feel overwhelmed, with every class simultaneously flinging assessments at you. What’s the best solution? According to us, it's...

The Video Game Apocalypse

December 12, 2018

That stereotypical 30-year-old who plays video games in their parent's basement all day is rapidly turning into a common reality. Today, children all over...

Global Warming: Myth or Fact?

December 7, 2018

According to the current President of the United States, Donald Trump, climate change is a "hoax." However, when focusing on research completed over the...

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How Theatre Can Make Your Life Better!
Do You Know Your Music?

February 20, 2019

Growing up and coming from a Puerto Rican, Dominican and Black background, I have listened to a wide range of music. From Marc Anthony, Hector Lavoe, Romeo...

Holidays Here, There, and Everywhere

February 13, 2019

What is it about holidays that seem to put people in a good mood? For me, it’s the traditions. One of the major holidays that my family celebrates, Christmas,...


February 13, 2019

0To our readers and community,   The Talon strives to be an intellectually proactive, entertaining, innovative and visually engaging student...

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9 tests more conclusive than the ACT/SAT

A Breath of Fresh Air: The Best Open Spaces In São Paulo

December 7, 2018

If you're someone who likes the outdoors but doesn't know where to get some fresh air in this concrete...

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...

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Puerto Rico’s Top Charts
“Desconocidos del Medio Oriente”

“Desconocidos del Medio Oriente”

February 13, 2019

Simplemente buscan una vida mejor. Niños, mujeres, familias, bebés, padres. Todos juntos procuran liberarse...

The Handmaid’s Tale – Is it time to buy a red cloak?

The Handmaid’s Tale – Is it time to buy a red cloak?

November 8, 2018

Told through the traumatic life of Offred (or June), the new Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale, originally...

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?...

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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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