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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From a Teacher-Kid to You
WELCOME TO GRADED, MR. STUART KENT!

September 19, 2018

Meet Mr. Stuart Kent, Graded’s new high school principal! Born and raised in Australia, he has visited over 100 countries and lived in six. He is very...

 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....

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Short Description of the Zodiac
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...

Looking Like a Million Bucks: The Problem with Instagram Models

Looking Like a Million Bucks: The Problem with Instagram Models

October 1, 2018

When surfing the 'gram', one does not have to look far before coming across a very popular phenomenon:...

Pride won’t stop.

Pride won’t stop.

September 21, 2018

Pride month is every month. The celebration never ends. However, June is the designated pride month where...

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Natural Leader? Not Quite.
Why It’s Wrong To Joke About Mental Illnesses

Why It’s Wrong To Joke About Mental Illnesses

October 4, 2018

Even though mental health is a very important issue, people tend to brush it aside like it is a joke....

A Farewell To My Democracy

A Farewell To My Democracy

September 21, 2018

My house has always been flooded with Bolivian politics.  It was constantly filled by campaign posters,...

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...

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