Opinions

Seasonal restaurants bring good food to popular sites

Stop for a bite at these eateries when you’re at Minnehaha Falls, Nokomis or Harriet Finally approaches the Summer days, when people come out of their hidey-holes and enjoy the niceties of summer. Walks on the beach, a good amount of tourists, putting suntan lotion on in a cloudy day. …

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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 picks what to watch during Christmas, for the people

All of the Talon members gave me their favorite Christmas movie. I had to rank them so you know who is telling the truth and who is a liar. Annika Johnson: Elf Dylan Kiratli: Home Alone Michael DiNardo: How the Grinch Stole Christmas Jake McCabe: Polar Express Patrick Cullinan: A …

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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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“What shall you wear to the party?”

“What shall you wear to the party?” Luke Von Arx’s opinion on what you should wear for Halloween.   I know Halloween has passed but maybe there is a Halloween party this weekend. Maybe you’re looking for a costume idea. If this is you, you’ve come to the right place. …

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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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Russians target U.S. elections

Investigation continues; impact measured, Trump involvement questioned Is Russia tampering with American public opinion? Did Russia meddle in our election? This is a question that hung over the 2016 presidential election, and since then, all of Donald Trump’s presidency. After firing the head of the FBI (supposedly for influencing the …

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Trump quotes should alarm everyone

Derogatory statements on race reflect bigotry; Christians can’t ignore them Donald Trump has accused Mexican immigrants of being rapists, he has tried to ban people from Muslim countries from entering the United States, and most recently in an asinine flood of scandals from the Trump administration: Trump complained that we …

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Brave New World

Brave New World reveals important issues in modern day society Genetic modification, government corruption, substance abuse … sounds familiar, right? Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World is a modern classic novel — perpetually relevant — delving into important issues that modern society faces. Generations of readers have identified with this book, …

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