Vote in student elections

Editorial Staff
April 19, 2024

As the upcoming election for the 2024-2025 student trustee draws near, it is of utmost importance for students to be informed on the election process and feel engaged with policy decisions.  Voter...

Fast food worker minimum wage should be increased

Experience Staff
February 3, 2024

The minimum wage for fast food workers in California will be increased from $16 to $20 an hour starting in April. In a state that is notorious for its high cost of living, this is a monumental decision.  While...

Make student housing a top priority

Experience Staff
November 18, 2023

Plans unveiled last spring to bring student housing to the LMC campus garnered much support from students and staff. This year, with changes to California’s Budget Act turning an expected housing grant...

We need a chancellor for the long haul

Experience Staff
November 9, 2023

The Contra Costa Community College District will soon appoint its fifth chancellor since 2016. It’s time for the district to choose a steady hand to take the helm – and Interim Chancellor Mojdeh Mehdizadeh...

Right choice to lift travel ban

Juan Cebreiros, Staff Writer
November 2, 2023

For the better part of a decade, the state of California refused to fund travel to states that enacted laws described as discriminatory against the LGBTQ+ community.  With Gov. Gavin Newsom having...

Pick education before a side

Ray Kopf, Staff Writer
October 19, 2023

With an issue as polarizing as Israel and Palestine, it’s only natural for some people to jump to a side without divesting any research into the matter. Oftentimes we find ourselves viewing critical...

Critiquing the new schedule builder

Experience Staff
April 27, 2023

At the end of the fall 2022 semester, a new schedule builder was released. It was immediately met with criticism as it was unfamiliar software that was still unstable. To top it all off, students put forward...

AI diminishes integrity in education

Experience Staff
April 13, 2023

With recent advances in technology, a new problem is beginning to arise in the classroom. ChatGPT is an AI software that allows users to insert a prompt they would like the AI to complete within seconds....

Don’t shun others opinions

Experience Staff
April 6, 2023

What do we do about cancel culture? Cancel culture is a phenomenon in which those who are deemed to have acted or spoken in an unacceptable manner are ostracized, boycotted, or shunned from the rest...

Humility helps rebuild society

Katherine Mustar, Staff Writer
March 2, 2023

It has become a normal thing in our society to hear about acts of gun violence, whether it being police violence, mass shootings or a gun crime that has been committed. Because of this, the obvious question...

Become a part of journalism

Become a part of journalism

Kai Arellano, Staff Writer
November 17, 2022

The fall semester is almost over and it’s the time for students to start looking into enrolling for the spring depending on the registration dates. Some students may have their eyes set on a major already...

Hate speech is not tolerated

Hate speech is not tolerated

Kai Arellano, Staff Writer
November 3, 2022

Los Medanos College has recently dealt with a considerable amount of backlash. Not just on this single campus, but across the whole Contra Costa Community College District. A sequence of events that involved...

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