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Ignorance isn’t an excuse

Staff
April 13, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Today’s political climate almost requires you to keep up with what’s going around you and if you’re one of those people who say you don’t watch the news, you’re in for some serious problems. And today, not only do you have to pay attention to the news, you have to watch out for unreliable new...

Campus concerned over DeVos

Campus concerned over DeVos

Adria Watson, [email protected]
February 9, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Education by the senate Tuesday, Feb. 7 after a historic tie-breaking vote — 51 to 50 — made by Vice President Mike Pence. After some responses she made to questions posed to her at the secretary of education confirmation hearing Jan....

Keep obstructing evil

STAFF, [email protected]
February 7, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

President Donald Trump’s aversion to people darker than white has been both heavily chronicled and criticized for the 18 months prior to his entering the Oval Office as the most powerful person in the world. However, in just his first twelve days of becoming president, he’s signed a number of executive...

Country reacts to Trump presidency

Perry Continente, [email protected]
February 7, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Millions gathered in cities around the world to protest Donald Trump, and many others very publicly regretted their support of the controversial candidate, following his inauguration and the myriad of controversial political decisions The President made in its wake.            ...

DeSaulnier to sit out innauguration

Adria Watson, [email protected]
January 15, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

District 11 Rep. Mark DeSaulnier released a statement Friday, Jan. 13 declaring that he will not be attending President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Jan. 20 due to him not being able to “sit idly by and normalize a president who has displayed disregard for our past traditions and Constitution.” DeSaulnier...

Ward 5 election update

Adria Watson, [email protected]
October 28, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

As Election Day gets closer, the decision of who will be the Ward 5 Trustee is closing in on voters in the area. Whether it be incumbent Greg Enholm or challenger Fernando Sandoval, both candidates want to provide the best viable option for community members. Enholm holds priority in raising awareness fo...

Trump typifies rape culture

EXPERIENCE STAFF, [email protected]
October 13, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

The accusations continue to pile up around Donald Trump. Just a few days after he defended his so-called “locker room talk” on a national debate stage by invoking the specter of ISIS, even more women came forward to accuse the Republican nominee of actions varying from voyeurism to the sorts of sexu...

Pence is the flipside of a bad coin

Pence is the flipside of a bad coin

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
October 7, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

Many pundits declared Indiana governor Mike Pence to be the winner of Monday night’s vice presidential debate in what many of the same pundits deemed to be a sort of ‘battle of America’s dads,’ undercutting the full extent of Pence’s ghoulishness. In the age of Trump, the former radio host i...

Eligible voters have choices

Eligible voters have choices

Cassie Dickman, [email protected]
October 6, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

This 2016 election season is shaping up to be one of the most controversial in U.S. history, with two candidates -- the first woman representing a major party and an unconventional business man with a style all his own -- who are widely seen as unfavorable or untrustworthy. These attributes have kep...

Trustee election draws interest

Adria Watson, [email protected]
September 29, 2016
Filed under News, Our Town, Top Stories

An 11th-hour challenger has turned what was initially an uncontested election into a full-fledged race, giving Contra Costa County Ward 5 voters the opportunity this November to choose who they want for their Contra Costa Community College District trustee. Incumbent Greg Enholm of Bay Point has re...

Experience feels the ‘Bern’

Experience feels the ‘Bern’

Staff, [email protected]
May 12, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

This June, Californians have the opportunity to advocate for momentous change. On Tuesday, June 7, we will choose between a candidate who embodies nearly every negative aspect of the Democratic Party and a candidate who embraces the best ideals of the party of Roosevelt and the Great Society. It is...

LMC helps ‘Rock the Vote’

LMC helps ‘Rock the Vote’

Adria Watson, [email protected]
May 10, 2016
Filed under Top Stories

Students gathered in the Outdoor Quad Thursday, May 5 for Rock the Vote to make a bold statement about the importance of going out to vote during the upcoming primary and presidential elections. Members from Los Medanos College Honors and Transfer Program, Alpha Gama Sigma (AGS), Club Leo and Debate...

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