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National High-Five Day

National High-Five Day

Jack Adams, Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life, Video

April 19th is National High-Five Day, and in honor of this National day here is a guide for the perfect high five. Step 1 Find an enthusiastic partner. Step 2 Obtain good posture. Poor posture results in a weak high five and a bad look. Step 3 Pump excitement and happiness through you and your partn...

The Round Table Ep. 3: The Gun Show

Grace Mamon, Managing Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, News, Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

In the third episode of The Round Table, The Talon's debate podcast, Jack Adams facilitates a debate between Trevor Celata and Zach Farr regarding gun control in the wake of recent school shootings. ...

Meet Connor Merk: Young Republicans President

Meet Connor Merk: Young Republicans President

Gaby Christian, Photography Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Student Life

“I am honored to be president of Young Republicans because it gives me the opportunity to share my passion of politics with others,” Connor Merk (‘19) says. Connor Merk is the president of Colonial Forge’s Young Republicans club. He was voted president this year after being a part of the club ...

The Race

Gaby Christian, Photography Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Since the start of the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump has gotten a wide range of reactions: some positive and some negative. At Colonial Forge, we have a fair mix of students from each side. The Talon created a survey to get specific opinions from our students. Sara Boyd (‘18) had concerns about Trump...

Suggested Reading: Female-Driven Fantasy

Suggested Reading: Female-Driven Fantasy

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

April 6, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Opinion

Let's be honest: picking out new books to read is a great experience but it can also be really complicated. Going to the book store and seeing all of the pages and covers can be a bit of an adrenaline rush for all the book lovers out there. Sometimes you find the perfect book right away, and others times...

Alex G – “Bobby” Track Review

Alex G – “Bobby” Track Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Editor in Chief

March 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

As it so wearily happens every morning, I woke up. The sun had passed me by, coming up the sides of the distant mountains before I could soak myself in night’s last vestiges; in other words, I purposefully woke up late. Fog rolled over the bluish-green mist on Irish foothills. Remnants of last nig...

Winners And Loser Part 3

Connor Merk, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Losers Sarah Silverman Sarah Silverman is a well-known comedian and even spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. On February 3, she tweeted out the following:                  This is just embarrassing. This is where the left and Democrats get their messaging wrong: some ...

The Round Table Ep. 2: Black/Blue Lives Matter

James Mims, Reporter

February 21, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Features, Opinion

In the second episode of The Round Table, The Talon’s debate podcast, James Mims moderates a debate between Lauryn Hobbs and Ryan Wilbur regarding Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter respectively. ...

Winners and Losers Part 2

Winners and Losers Part 2

Connor Merk, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Losers Senator Chuck Schumer Senator Chuck Schumer was confronted by Senator Tom Cotton on delaying a vote to confirm Trump’s nominee for CIA Director, Mike Pompeo. Senator Schumer has been in Congress since 1981. He is confirmed of being an establishment politician. GOP Senators said that Schu...

Falling Kingdoms: Crystal Storm

Falling Kingdoms: Crystal Storm

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, News, Opinion

The long-awaited book Crystal Storm, the fifth book in the Falling Kingdoms series written by Morgan Rhodes, has finally been released. The series follows the adventures of Princess Cleonia, Jonas Agallon, Magnus Damora, and a large cast of colorful and violent characters. Assassins and sorcerers ali...

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