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Valley fire sparks comparison

LMC staff
September 17, 2015
Filed under Editorial

We are being tested. The Valley wildfire in Napa, Sonoma, and Lake counties ranks as one of the most dangerous wildfires in California’s history according to accuweather.com. The fire has destroyed 70, 000 acres of land, 585 homes and endangered up to 7, 650 structures. The fire has also claimed the...

A cleaner place to learn

Experience Staff
September 10, 2015
Filed under Editorial

The annual Marsh Creek and Delta Creek Cleanup is Saturday, Sept. 19 and volunteers from local communities will help clean up up our environment by picking up trash and other pollutants in Marsh Creek waterways. Knowing that so many people care about the environment, that surrounds us every day yet goes...

‘Same sex’ still struggles

Experience Staff
September 8, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were,” wrote Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy in a landmark ruling June 26 that (fina...

Keep on pushing forward

August 27, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

The 50th anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the 95th anniversary of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote coincided this month. As members of the Los Medanos College community, these landmark events have shaped our entire world perspective. While we cannot forget what got us t...

Non participating student body

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
May 7, 2015
Filed under Editorial

There is an air of disinterest at Los Medanos College when it comes to student participation. This was apparent this semester, what with students not only refusing to participate in certain activities but making little to no effort in finding out about things happening on campus. This was demonstrated...

Say yes to shortened terms

Staff
April 23, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

If you want shorter fall and spring semesters, you’re in luck. That’s right folks, the Contra Costa Community College District is considering changing the academic Calendar from 18 to 16-week semesters. Though there are notable concerns, the possibility of improvement and increased productivity outweighs...

Base your vote on quality

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
April 16, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Hillary Clinton announced Monday she will be giving the running for president of the United States a second shot. It’s great having a woman running for president – depending on your political views – but the issue here is people are starting to see the 2016 election season as “Hillary Clinton...

Get used to saving water

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
April 7, 2015
Filed under Editorial, News, Perspectives

California is experiencing a water crisis, but you probably already knew that. Almost all of California is experiencing an extreme drought and according to WHO? it’s not going anywhere. The least we can do is try to adjust the ways we use or waste water. According to many major news sites SUCH AS?,...

Help out our foster youth

STAFF
March 19, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Recently Los Medanos College had a speaker to talk to faculty about the importance of having a program on campus that caters to the needs of foster youth. The amount of passion shown by the attendees of that presentation indicates not only is this program a good idea but it’s also necessary to ensure...

Resolve issues differently

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
March 12, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

In last week’s issue of the Experience, we broke the story of Los Medanos College Associated Students President Gary Walker’s possible sanctioning. It was decided at a meeting this past Monday, that instead of the sanction, both Walker and the other senators would undergo conflict management. The...

Use your role to inform

STAFF
March 5, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

If you are a part of any government, whether it be on a federal, state or student level, you have an automatic obligation to the people you represent. This includes keeping them updated on what’s going on. When you are in a position of power you need to speak up, regardless of how uncomfortable it makes some...

Congress is not helping

Staff
February 19, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Congress has been making it extremely difficult to get things done, even more so than usual since Republicans control the House of Representatives and the Senate. Our congressmen are not doing their jobs and are essentially getting paid for their childish behavior. One could argue that both congress ...

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