Category Archives: Editorials

Remembering Kobe

By Cristina AlvarezOak Hall Journalism Teacher I try to not write stories for The Talon, as I feel my students are incredible at journalism. But writing is what I do, and I couldn’t think of another outlet I could use to process this tragic event. Since Sunday, I’ve been trying to put into words what the world lost when Kobe

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We Remember the Holocaust

By Lauren Cohen Yesterday, people across the globe came together to mourn the lives of those lost on the 75th anniversary of the Holocaust. The Auschwitz-Birkenau complex was liberated by the Soviet Red Army on Jan. 27, 1945 and became a symbol of Nazi Germany’s systematic murder of an estimated six million Jews — around two-thirds of Europe’s Jewish population. 

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Editorial: The Stigma of Mental Illness

“The Talon” is releasing a series of stories regarding depression, anxiety, obesity, nutrition, sleeping habits, and time management. Sources were given the option to remain anonymous, as the topics are incredibly personal. Please be advised, the following story may be disturbing to some readers. With the holidays approaching, it is important to remember each other. Be inclusive. Reach out to

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Editorial: Anxiety in Lower School Students

Over the next few weeks, “The Talon” will be releasing a series of stories regarding depression, anxiety, obesity, nutrition, sleeping habits, and time management. Sources were given the option to remain anonymous, as the topics are incredibly personal. Please be advised, some of the published stories may be disturbing to some readers. “Momma, my tummy hurts!” my child said to

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