Life is better in person

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff writer

March 5, 2020

  Many times in my life, I have been told that my texting does not accurately communicate what I intended to say. In my opinion, if you want to know a person, you should be speaking to them face to face or you could lose intimate details that make them who they are.  For example, I have a...

Day to day struggle

Weston Hopkins, Staff writer

March 5, 2020

I am someone who has struggled with addiction throughout my life. Most of my life, I was addicted to eating. Whether bored, upset, or if I just felt like it, I would eat. There was no rhyme or reason to it and because of that I have been heavier set for the majority of my life.  My parents, whom ...

Letter to the Editor

Austin Kennedy, Guest

March 5, 2020

Some common concerns among the majority of students that attend Los Medanos College are parking, unsanitary water conditions, unhealthy vending machines and outdated tech.. With each semester, there is a new wave of people signing up for classes and attending LMC. With LMC Brentwood being the main ca...

Un-privatize prisons

Katie Loughran, Staff writer

February 27, 2020

All prisons used to be under the direct control of our government until the establishment of multiple private prisons emerged into the legal system. These private prisons had their own goals and own ideals about cashing in on prisoners. These institutions followed the regulations and protocols set b...

All the things you never said

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff writer

February 27, 2020

Sometimes goodbye slips past us without a single word, it hangs weighing in the balance of our deepest regrets in the back of our minds. Perhaps we loved them in one way or another as either a friend, family, or really believing that they were “the one.” Maybe we had been lost in finding words, str...

7 seconds of insane courage

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano

October 11, 2019

Once upon a time, I wrote about a version of myself that once was in the past. I used to be extremely shy. I used to hide behind a facade, denying the hurt and frustration inside. I used to be scared of love and hate and the unpredictable future. I used to be this, and think that. Until recently, I be...

It’s okay not to know life’s ‘plan’

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 11, 2019

I graduated from high school as your typical type-A student: a 4.0+ GPA, a résumé with many AP classes, and a class rank just shy of top ten. Shortly after moving away to college, I encountered one of my first serious bouts with major depression and anxiety. My pre-existing performance anxiety in school a...

Lets keep things secular

Dante Harrold, Staff writer

October 11, 2019

Every person has a right to secular government just as much as they have the right to a Democratic government. It is in fact mandated under the First Amendment of the United States that Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion. Under the current Administration, government of...

Editorial Cartoon 10/11/19

Damon Amerine, Guest Cartoonist

October 11, 2019

Hope can heal, thought can kill

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Humanity, is that scary and inexplicable moment when you look into another’s eyes and understand that they have seen their fair share of wars and carry the aftermath in scars. Our eyes carry the marks of our souls, although society trains us to ignore the outlasting details that paint the world. I...

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