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An environment for growth

An environment for growth

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
April 21, 2021

Over the past year, schools all over the world went virtual because of the COVID-19 virus. During the first two weeks of the pandemic last March, I was excited for an “extended spring break.” After...

Students and the importance of reopening schools safely

Sarina Grossi , Editorial Board
April 20, 2021

With the increase in vaccinations administered, the world is beginning to look like it was before the COVID-19 pandemic. But as restaurants and businesses open up to the public, schools are still stuck...

Leaders have let down the American people

Leaders have let down the American people

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer
December 21, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has shown the need to rely on science rather than dogma in times of  medical crisis. We should acknowledge there must be a degree of sacrifice in terms of small comforts to...

Thanksgiving in 2020

Thanksgiving in 2020

Experience Staff
November 24, 2020

Getting through this year has been difficult for everybody. The pandemic has thrown the world into disarray, and it’s only getting worse. Now, during the time of the year people look forward to most,...

The war on drugs empowers police brutality

The war on drugs empowers police brutality

Mikealla Wegner, Guest Columnist
November 17, 2020

As one police officer pressed his knee into the neck of George Floyd, another laughed and said, “Don’t do drugs, guys.”  When police officers raided Breonna Taylor’s home and shot her in...

The U.S. takes a deep sigh: What comes next?

Editorial Board
November 13, 2020

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have emerged victorious from the 2020 election, and while this is cause for celebration, there is much work to be done. Of the 328.2 million people in the U.S., over 150 million...

Be skeptical of the polls: Wait for the results to celebrate

Be skeptical of the polls: Wait for the results to celebrate

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer
November 2, 2020

Everyday I go to polling aggregate sites RealClearPolitics and FiveThirtyEight to see how the polls are progressing. It's become the first thing I do in the morning before brushing my teeth, taking a shower...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy deserves better

Editorial Board
October 26, 2020

The United States Senate will vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett Oct. 26 to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated upon Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death Sept. 18. We object. The vote takes place under...

Don't let the pandemic stress weigh you down

Don’t let the pandemic stress weigh you down

Bianca Arechiga, Guest Columnist
October 8, 2020

Realizing the potential of COVID-19 to rapidly spread, the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. This was followed up by the United States issuing its own response and...

Masks are a must to combat COVID

Masks are a must to combat COVID

Allyson Alvarado, Guest Columnist
October 7, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the way many in the United States live day-to-day, and maybe the biggest change is the wearing of masks which has become a point of controversy. California first issued a shelter-in-place...

Incoming freshman in the time of COVID

Incoming freshman in the time of COVID

Andrew Oliver, Staff Writer
September 2, 2020
Los Medanos College has a lot of new attendees during this unpredictable year.
The usage of the N-Word

The usage of the N-Word

Tiffany James, Staff Writer
May 23, 2020

The words “Negro,” “nigger,” and “nigga” have always been a sensitive topic, yet it is one that needs to be addressed considering the more common use of its vernacular language on college campuses...

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