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A letter from the new Editor

A letter from the new Editor

Michael Benedian, Editor-in-Chief
September 8, 2022

Being a leader wasn’t something I was always fond of. I was the type of person to follow orders and if I was told to jump, I would say, “how high”? For the longest time I pursued a degree in STEM...

Roe v. Wade cannot be overturned

Sarina Grossi, Editorial Board
May 17, 2022

For millions of people in the United States, the past week has been extremely strenuous. On May 2, the initial majority opinion draft from the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the famous Roe v. Wade decision,...

Prices are too high for college students

Kai Arellano, Editorial Board
May 10, 2022

Students who go to a community or junior college usually are trying to save as much money as they can. When it comes to spending, transportation often takes up a lot of the budget, as most students drive...

College shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg

Sarina Grossi, Editorial Board
April 21, 2022

In a report conducted by the Educational Data Initiative, over 38% of students who dropped out of college cited financial pressure as their reason for not continuing their educational career. And according...

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...

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...

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...

Minimize harm, protest safely

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah
May 20, 2020

While Americans have every right to defend their first amendment rights, those protesting during a pandemic are doing so in an unsafe and detrimental way.  If you decide to protest, be smart. Don’t...

China should let journalists back

Spencer Batute, @batutie_
March 21, 2020

We at the Los Medanos College Experience condemn the recent expulsion of American journalists from reporting in mainland China. During this trying time of pandemic, a tit-for-tat war, which encroaches...

Proper precaution during pandemic

Spencer Batute, @batutie_
March 12, 2020

Amidst the declaration of the COVID-19 virus as a worldwide pandemic and the beginnings of domestic disease outbreak, colleges up and down the state of California are tasked with the challenge of ensuring...

A pandemic? Don’t panic

Spencer Batute, @batutie_
March 6, 2020

With warnings of COVID-19’s imminent spread throughout the United States and reports of the virus’ transmission in Contra Costa County, an air of panic is only natural. However, we of the LMC Experience...

Don’t let panic be prejudice

Editorial Board and Spencer Batute
February 7, 2020

Swine flu. Ebola. MERS. All global health scares, mucking up mounds of panic in countries all over the world. What’s more, all are examples of disease which have caused many to display xenophobic sentiment...

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