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2024 AHS graduate Taevah Ganahl wears a dress from HelloMolly, a fast fashion website, and carries her Stanley tumbler cup. 
Infographic made by Josie Babcock using Canva

Fashion trend cycle

Josie Babcock and Ava Sarenpa May 22, 2024

It is human nature to try to fit in with a group. Teenagers are often pressured to enjoy the same things as their friends or other people their age, which can come with a cost. This is where fast fashion...

Original album cover of “meet the grahams” by Kendrick Lamar, Record label Interscope Records

“meet the grahams” by Kendrick Lamar

Levi Foster, Staff Reporter May 14, 2024

In the midst of a rap beef between the industry’s biggest artists, Kendrick Lamar released a diss track targeted towards Drake that is as good as other iconic disses like "Hit Em Up" by Tupac and...

Album cover for Taylor Swifts most recent album, Tortured Poets Department 
Record label Republic Records, Photographer Beth Garrabrant

“The Tortured Poets Department” – A deep dive

Hunter Boswell, Staff Reporter May 9, 2024

It was on the stage during the 66th annual Grammy Awards, where global pop juggernaut Taylor Swift, was accepting her 13th award for Best Pop Vocal Album when the "1989" TV (Taylor’s Version) era was...

Dua Lipas most recent album, Radical Optimism, dropped in May. Label Warner Records 
Album cover photo by Tyrone Lebon

Dua Lipa’s “Radical Optimism”

Charlie Christensen, Staff Reporter May 9, 2024

On Friday, May 3,  the three-time Grammy and seven-time Brit award-winning pop sensation, Dua Lipa, released her third studio album titled “Radical Optimism.” The album dives into joy and happiness...

Talon reporter Levi Foster talks about who he thinks will win the Cy Young (best pitcher), Most Valuable Player (MVP), and Rookie of the Year for the American League and the National League. Infographic made by Levi Foster using Canva

Way too early MLB awards

Levi Foster, Staff Reporter May 2, 2024

With the season still in its early stages, we have seen some hot starts from top players and breakout stars alike as they push for the postseason this coming October. As of the morning of Thursday, May...

Album cover of “WE STILL DON’T TRUST YOU” by Future and Metro Boomin. Album cover from Epic / Freebandz / Republic / Boominati Worldwide


Nolan McNulty, Staff Reporter April 25, 2024

Weeks after releasing “WE DON’T TRUST YOU,” Future and Metro Boomin are back to take over the hip-hop game again. Their first of two albums took the internet by storm and caused a lot of stir...

 “Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is currently playing in theatres. The movie is PG-13 and runs an hour and 55 minutes.
Movie poster from Warner Bros. Pictures

“Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire” Review

Nolan McNulty, Staff Reporter April 7, 2024

“Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire” was released on March 29, 2024. This comes three years after the previous installment in the Monsterverse franchise, “Godzilla vs. Kong,” which came out on March...

Talon reporter Levi Foster discusses the top National Football League (NFL) prospects of the 2024 NFL draft. Graphic made by Levi Foster using Canva

Top NFL Prospects

Levi Foster, Staff Reporter April 4, 2024

With the 2024 NFL Draft coming up later this month, scouts and coaches have some tough choices to make about who they want on their team next season. After watching film and the results from the draft...

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