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Protests too spicy for white people

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
September 8, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

“The Negro's great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the the Ku Klux Klanner,” wrote Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from the Birmingham jail, “But the white moderate ... who constantly says ‘I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I can't agree with your methods of direct action.’” 49ers...

Am I Fraud or for Real?

Theresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com
September 6, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

Choosing a major may be one of the most daunting tasks to incoming college students. Society tells us that by the time we finish four years of high school, we should know what we want to do and immediately begin working toward it. But what do you do if you don’t know what you want to do yet? A lot...

Stop oppressing the oppressed

Stop oppressing the oppressed

Joseph Delano, jdelano@lmcexperience.com
September 4, 2016
Filed under News, Perspectives, Top Stories

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick ignited a media firestorm Aug. 26 after he refused to stand in observance of the national anthem prior to a preseason game versus the Green Bay Packers in front of more than 70,000 attendants. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for...

Volunteerism is key at LMC

RC KUBOTA, Guest Column
September 1, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

It’s always a great time to think about the students and staff who contribute positively to LMC being a cohesive working environment, and to consider all the stress they must’ve endured to make this a great school. For example, Melissa Covarrubias shared that she was “terrified” about how...

‘Canvas’ is a work of art

‘Canvas’ is a work of art

STAFF, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
September 1, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Los Medanos College has made the leap from learning management system Desire2Learn to Canvas… well, almost. This is the transitional year, so while some students have made the change to the newer platform, there are still students and instructors using D2L. Students will have access to the older system...

Embracing yourself is important

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
August 31, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

In my experience I have found the greatest love I have had in my life has been the joy of learning to accept myself as I am. Love is an interesting concept. No one love should be considered greater than another. Yet, even though it comes in various different forms, it seems as though romantic love...

Editorial Cartoon 8/26/16

Editorial Cartoon 8/26/16

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com
August 29, 2016
Filed under Editorial Cartoon, Perspectives

IOC to blame for Rio mess

Alex Riva, ariva@lmcexperience.com
August 25, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was the host of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games to the dismay of, or simply the sheer confusion of, many people. In 2009 when the country won the right to host the games they beat out Tokyo, Japan, the host of the 2020 Olympics, and many other seemingly more fit contenders. The term...

Bad year for acceptance

Staff, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
August 25, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

2016 is the most tolerant, inclusive year in the history of the United States. 2016 has also seen craven attempts by several states to roll back the voting rights of minorities, a riot in Milwaukee — one of the most segregated cities in America — in response to yet another killing by police, the...

Destigmatize junior college

Cameron Toth, ctoth@lmcexperience.com
August 25, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

Walking onto a new campus, new faces pass, new classrooms and new experiences. When you stay at the same school it's usually just a new classroom environment and a new teacher, but as a transfer student it's basically a new life. Transferring from a four year university or private institution to a community...

Voices: May 13, 2016

Adria Watson, Sarah D. Gonzales
May 17, 2016
Filed under Perspectives, Voices

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