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Talon staff values

Our staff values It is a tradition for newspapers to publish a staff editorial every issue. A staff editorial is an opinion piece written by the entirety of the staff or an editorial board. The board forms one opinion about a topic and publishes an unsigned opinion piece.  Recently, The …

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Rap Music and Women

How does rap music shape our understanding of gender? BY DANY ROBINSON, GUEST WRITER One of the most popular genres of music is Rap/Hip-Hop. Rap is a form of musical expression that incorporates rhyme, rhythm, and “street” vernacular. Majority of today’s rappers rap about: money, cars, drugs, fame and success, …

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Best ice cream for summer

Five top summer ice cream destinations in the Twin Cities On a hot summer day, you just have a craving for a scoop of cold, refreshing ice cream, right? If I am right, then I have found a few of many places just for you! I tried chocolate at every …

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Why you should read the Talon

Your newspaper (print or digital) has more value for you than you might think For many Minnehaha students, the Talon is simply something that comes out every month or so, might have an interesting headline or two, but doesn’t have anything worth reading. For many of our readers, this might …

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Talon guide to Christmas music, for the people

With Christmas being right around the corner, everyone is listening to Christmas music and I’m here to tell you my top five favorite Christmas songs and ranking the Talon members favorite Christmas songs. 1. “White Christmas” by the Drifters Explanation: Best Christmas song, hands down. What’s makes this song amazing …

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Consoles and video games

Which video game console is right for you? The PS4 (PlayStation 4), Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch are currently the three hottest video game consoles on the market. Each console brings a different key element to the table and it’s important to know what all three consoles specialize in  before …

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App review

New apps to love I will be reviewing some apps I believe can be useful and also some apps that you can count on when you’re bored and need something to do. I do have one pet peeve that ruins a lot of apps for me, I hate to read, …

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