The Talon

Designing a Dystopia
British, Mindreading, 6-year olds: Getting To Know The New Faculty

September 13, 2018

With the start of a new school year, The Talon wanted to get to know our new Graded faculty members. And what better way to get to know them than through...

A Comprehensive Review of the Upcoming Brazilian Elections

September 4, 2018

In October, Brazilians will be heading to polling stations to elect their new president. The last few years have repeatedly marked the country with headlines...

Through the Eye of the Eagle: How Strikes Affect Us

June 8, 2018

On May 29th, the Student Council decided to brighten the Monday of a myriad of caffeine-supported students by entertaining a High School Kahoot game about...

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WELCOME TO GRADED, MR. STUART KENT!
 All About Athletics

September 12, 2018

The first thing you probably noticed as you made your way through the Student Center on the morning of August 6th was the huge red, white, and blue gym...

Uncovering Graded’s Past

September 6, 2018

While walking around campus and looking at the constant  renovations, it is sometimes hard to remember that Graded has been around for over 98 years....

Why we are all American Idiots

March 5, 2018

It seemed like it was not so long ago that you’d hear cheery conversations, characterized by those eager to catch up with their friends again, echoing...

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Pride won’t stop.
The Best Burger in São Paulo!

The Best Burger in São Paulo!

September 20, 2018

It is Saturday afternoon; you are sitting on your couch and lurking through Instagram stories and you...

Could the Fast and Furious Franchise Win an Oscar?

Could the Fast and Furious Franchise Win an Oscar?

September 18, 2018

For decades the Oscars have been considered the most prestigious award any film could win, and have attracted...

Milking it

Milking it

September 17, 2018

Anyone who has gone to the movies recently may have noticed a pattern in the blockbusters this summer:...

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A Farewell To My Democracy
I Became a Citizen This Year

I Became a Citizen This Year

September 21, 2018

Standing outside the electoral registry on Rua Ferreira de Araújo on a Thursday afternoon, I had never...

Open Letter from a “Fake” Latina

Open Letter from a “Fake” Latina

September 12, 2018

Dear students, I dedicate this article to all of those who have told me I wasn’t Venezuelan or Dominican...

#WeCareForDeadlines

#WeCareForDeadlines

September 3, 2018

Many IB students know the importance of words. Teachers continuously want students to analyze why authors...

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The student magazine at Graded School