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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...

Breaking News In The Demigod Realm!

Breaking News In The Demigod Realm!

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Opinion

Breaking new hit the realms of Greek and Roman Demigods alike this weekend. Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson/Hero's of Olympus series, and the king of the nerd world announced new official Percy Jackson fan art! Now if you are out there wondering why this is a big deal, it is because it is fi...

Welcome to Mythical Media

Welcome to Mythical Media

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Opinion

Welcome to Mythical Media, a new resource for nerdy news in the multiverse. My name is Sophia Dalberg and I am a senior here at Colonial Forge. I am a huge nerd and self proclaimed demigod, and I love everything from fantasy books to superhero movies. In this blog I will bring everyone news updates,...

Winners and Losers Part 1

Connor Merk, Reporter

January 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Winners: Martha MacCallum: As a longtime Fox News anchor she was recently given the 7 o'clock slot as the host of the new show, “The First 100 Days” referring to the first 100 days of the Trump presidency. MacCallum will be replacing Tucker Carlson who has since moved to the 9 o’clock spot r...

The Round Table Ep. 1: Donald Trump

The Round Table Ep. 1: Donald Trump

James Mims, Reporter

January 23, 2017


Filed under Audio, Blogs, Opinion

In this premiere episode of The Round Table, The Talon's debate podcast, James Mims moderates a debate between four students regarding Donald Trump. ...

Awaken, My Love! Album Review

Awaken, My Love! Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Editor in Chief

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Jazz’s corpse has been largely untouched for decades, but the occasional gravedigger always surfaces. Long-lived free jazz drummer Bobby Kapp and pianist Matthew Shipp conjured the entirely-improvised Cactus this year. Dr. Lonnie Smith, the Hammond B-3 P.h.D., dropped the soulful Evolution, his fi...

Songs For Our Mothers Album Review

Songs For Our Mothers Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Reporter

April 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Styles: glam punk, folk, “Scary Sounds of Halloween” CDs Others: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Jack Name, Suicide Is there any dispute that the era of musical shock has been long nullified, that controversial music in some fashion is an outdated gimmick? Velvet Underground’s influential maste...

VEGA INTL. Night School Album Review

VEGA INTL. Night School Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Styles: synth funk, disco psychedelia, poptron Similar: Small Black, Ariel Pink, Wild Nothing, Prince In a moment of baptismal self-indulgence, “Hit Parade” ascends from nothing into a fickle mélange of gleaming synth chirps, anxious reverse percussion, and phantom vocal snippets, starting out ...

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