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The complicated case of Kyle Rittenhouse

The complicated case of Kyle Rittenhouse

Cara Rieber, Staff Writer
December 16, 2021

When I decided to write an article about the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, I went into the project secure in my beliefs about what had happened that night. I thought I knew what I wanted to say about Rittenhouse,...

College students guide to saving on transportation

College student’s guide to saving on transportation

Ryan King, Guest Columnist
November 30, 2021

So, you’re a full-time college student. That means fewer working hours and less money in your pocket. The average college student works somewhere between 15 and 25 hours a week and most are only making...

Olivia Rodrigo wearing a Saint Laurent dress at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala on Sept. 25.

Olivia Rodrigo is representative of the music industry’s double standard

Cara Rieber, Staff Writer
November 3, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo turned heads at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala earlier this fall in a black Saint Laurent dress. The dress featured a low-cut neckline and thigh split. To anyone familiar...

Recall election results are not surprising

Recall election results are not surprising

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer
September 29, 2021

After much hype about the possibility of a close election Sept. 14 to decide whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom, the democratic governor easily won by a margin that, at this point in time, looks better...

Abortion is not the answer

Abortion is not the answer

Tara Eastwood, Guest Columnist
September 29, 2021

The topic of abortion has been debated in society for decades — especially in the realms of politics and religion. Whether someone is pro-choice, pro-life or anti-abortion, it is important to consider...

A ban on personal choice

A ban on personal choice

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
September 29, 2021

The Heartbeat Act, a new law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, was passed by Texas legislators Sept. 1, effectively changing the lives of countless women living in the state. For me, the...

Letter from the new Experience editor-in-chief

Letter from the new Experience editor-in-chief

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
September 15, 2021

LMC, along with the Experience, is in a transitional period. For many, this change from the isolated world back into the old way of life feels jarring and strange. But for student journalists, this time...

More than an election

More than an election

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer
September 9, 2021

All elections matter. No matter how seemingly small or trivial. California is going to have a recall election Sept. 14 in which voters will decide whether to keep Gavin Newsom as governor. If recalled,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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