Category Archives: Editorials

Editorial: LS Honors Veterans

By Aiden Wacksman Although the coronavirus crisis has changed our lives in many ways, we can luckily find one special event that is unchanging: our celebration of Veteran’s Day, when we acknowledge the contributions and sacrifices veterans have made for our country.  Due to the coronavirus, many Americans took to social media to thank our veterans for their invaluable contributions.

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Column: Life on Earth

This week’s topic: Sea Ice and the Inuit Population By Mia Currie Sea ice is a vital component of the Arctic and Subarctic coastal environments. It is much more than just frozen water as it holds pockets of brine which provide the habitat with bacteria and algae. Due to the constant rising of water temperatures, brine tunnels form through the

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Column: Life on Earth

This week’s topic: Bamboo By Elle Storoe There are more than 1,000 different species of bamboo. Full grown bamboo can range from one foot to more than 100 feet, depending on the species. Bamboo is very important for the environment, and as it turns out, it’s even better than trees. One grove of bamboo can release up to 35% more

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Editorial: Return of the Sports World

Sports make difficult times a little more bearable  By Aiden Wacksman The coronavirus pandemic has affected many aspects of our daily lives, including professional sporting events. When many schools and other institutions shut down across the country in March, sports leagues such as the National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Hockey League (NHL) were soon to follow. On March 11

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Column: Life on Earth

By Elle Storoe and Mia Currie Environmental Awareness: being aware of the events occurring in the environment. Environmental awareness can help us save the planet. This column on The Talon is designed to help readers become aware of what is going on in the environment and how we can help the Earth  This week’s topic: Bees   Bees handle our crops and plants. They are responsible for around $30 billion in crops each year. Bees help pollinate the crops and plants that

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Editorial: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsberg

By Mia Currie Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing on Sept. 18, has brought increasing attention to the topics she held close to her heart. Throughout her life, Ginsburg fought against gender discrimination and took great strides toward equality in the workplace. From a young age she faced many societal pressures within her predominantly male class at Harvard as well as when

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Editorial: The Mental Health of Distance Learners

Although distance learners reduce their risks of contracting the coronavirus, they may face many challenges within regards to their mental health.   By Aiden Wacksman Many distance learners face unique challenges during this time. Stress, anxiety, and fear are some of the feelings these students experience. A decrease in motivation and an increase of distractions may also inhibit distance learners from

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Editorial: The Online Student

By Lucas Walters As people around the world try to acclimate to a new “normal”, questions sometimes swirl through our heads, even throughout times that used to be relaxing. It’s a stressful time to say the least. With that, one might assume that interpersonal conflict would abound as people become more irritable with the stress of the situation. It seems,

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