Experience

Kanye West contradicts his former self

Alex Camilli, twitter.com/A_Carnation

May 10, 2018


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Kanye West is insane to some and inspirational to others, boasting a monumental ego making him susceptible to criticism. As an artist, West has been known for voicing opinions on a variety of political and racial issues with unwavering fan support –– until recently when he touched on a controversial...

Gen Z will be OK

Richard Stanfield, Guest Columnist

May 9, 2018


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In the past few months, there have been news articles and any number of talking heads going on and on about how students after Parkland are starting to become politically active. Many publications wrote of the National School Walkout on March 14. The New York Times noted that the students’...

Prioritize mental health

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

May 3, 2018


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Have you ever sacrificed your mental health due to an overload of school assignments? Perhaps you’ve kept yourself awake into the early hours of the morning to finish a project. Maybe you’ve pushed away your relationships, because they’ve become too distracting. Or you have even had a mental breakdown,...

Millennials are a force to be reckoned with

Tony Cuellar, Guest Columnist

May 1, 2018


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A candidate seeking election for public office in Maine last month made a grave miscalculation. Leslie Gibson, running unopposed for a seat in Maine’s House of Representatives, chose to align himself to the narrative that assumes the youth of today are “snowflakes.” Millennials are quite often...

Put and end to domestic abuse

Nneka Gabriela Maduewesi, Guest Columnist

April 28, 2018


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More than 70 percent of domestic violence cases go unreported. You know why? Because it is simply not what the public thinks about in terms of crime. We regularly hear people speaking of the need to have more police officers on the street to protect them from harm. But what about the harm being suffered...

Editorial Cartoon — 04/27/2018

Editorial Cartoon — 04/27/2018

Kimberly Stelly, twitter.com/kstelly1994

April 27, 2018


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Letter to the Editor: Midterm Elections

Elizabeth McLaurin

April 26, 2018


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DEAR EDITOR: Can we please start talking about the 2018 California midterms? In a little over six months, California voters will head to the polls and cast votes for governor, a senator, and 53 U.S. House of Representative seats. Yet, in recent volumes of the LMC Experience, there hasn’t been ev...

First Amendment stands

Experience Staff, twitter.com/lilly_montero3

April 26, 2018


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https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/987696355341553665?tfw_site=essence&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.essence.com%2Fnews%2Fcandace-owens-kanye-west-conservative Rapper Kanye West set off a political firestorm on Twitter Monday when he tweeted “I love the way Candace Owen th...

Beware of dating scams

Hillary Hetrick, twitter.com/hillarymhetrick

April 24, 2018


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When you’re lonely and looking for love, you’ll do just about anything to find someone to date. Your friends recommend online dating. Eager to finally get on the dating scene, you take your pick of several dating websites claiming that they’re safe. While most reputable sites advertise safety,...

Missile strikes unethical

Experience Staff, twitter.com/

April 18, 2018


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President Trump, in a coalition with Britain and France, recently launched a series of missiles against several government sites in Syria connected to the country’s chemical weapons program. The strike was supposedly done in retaliation to an earlier chemical attack that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad...

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