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Kid Cudi Releases New Album

December 17, 2020

Rapper Kid Cudi announced on Dec.7 the final album in his “Man on the Moon” trilogy titled “Man on the Moon III: The Chosen.” The album consists of 18 songs and has features from artists such as...

Virtually Anywhere

Gorgeous scenery at Dogwood Canyon Nature Park in Lampe, Missouri. (Laney Richardson / The Talon News)
November 5, 2020

Online school allows virtual students to learn anywhere. The only requirement is internet access and Google Classroom. This new-found academic freedom has encouraged many families to travel and enjoy...

Travis Scott Burger

McDonald's new Travis Scott burger has become a sensation. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)
October 5, 2020

Houston rapper Travis Scott recently announced a collaboration with McDonald’s, adding a new item to the menu: “The Travis Scott.” The Travis Scott is a hamburger with cheese, bacon, lettuce, pickles,...

New iPhone SE Unveiled

Apple has unveiled its new iPhone SE. (Nicholas West / The Talon New)
May 18, 2020

Due to Covid-19, Apple was unable to host an event and instead released their new iPhone SE on April 24 through a press release. This phone is the second iPhone Apple has made in their SE series, the first...

A Look at the Xbox Series X

Microsoft just announced the release of the new Xbox series X (Image used with permission from Microsoft)
March 22, 2020

It has been a long standing fact that, in the world of video games, PCs have been dominating consoles in terms of cost and performance in recent years. With higher fps, processing power, and storage, the...

‘1917’ Blows Audiences Away

1917 amazes audiences with stunning cinematography and  plot. (Photo courtesy of Universal)
February 5, 2020

1917 was released on Christmas and has mesmerized viewers everywhere. The movie follows Lance Corporal Schofield (George MacKay) and Lance Corporal Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) during World War I. It begins...

Tyler, the Creator Creates Waves with Music

Tyler, the Creator's albums
January 31, 2020

Tyler Okonma, better known by his rap name “Tyler, the Creator,” is an American rapper, producer, designer, and influencer. He’s been making waves in the media ever since his days in the hip-hop...

Latest Installment of Star Wars Falls Short of Expectations

The latest installment in the Star Wars film series premiered on December 20, 2019. (
January 8, 2020

Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker premiered Dec. 20, 2019, and left audiences star struck. This movie is the last episode in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, and the ninth installment in the series. The film...

Weird Christmas Traditions

December 11, 2019

How many students decorate their houses with a Star Wars theme or print out a picture of trees for their walls? To get into the Christmas spirit, we asked students what their weirdest family Christmas...

Frozen Two Icy Letdown

Olaf, a popular animated character from the Frozen franchise is in the newest sequel (Artistic rendering by Jon Hopper) .
December 9, 2019

People are going crazy over Frozen Two, acting like it is nicer than ice. Released an entire six years after the first movie, Frozen Two was excitedly awaited by young children and parents alike. Its...

Growth in Spirit

Audiences can find several comparisons between characters in the novel, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, and trees themselves. (Ashlynn Roberts / The Talon News)
December 5, 2019

Betty Smith wrote A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and planted a piece of her heart and soul into the beloved classic. Since her novel was published, many readers have been touched by the heart-rending story and...

Why Disney+ Is Worth Melting For

The Disney enterprise entertains audiences through theme parks, media and now digital-streaming services. (Trinity Flaten / The Talon News)
December 2, 2019

Some things really are worth melting for, and Disney+ is one of them. After its official launch on Nov. 12, Disney+, the newest digital streaming service, gained 10 million subscribers in its first...

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