Experience

F**k your freedom

Katie Loughran, @Katie__loughran

March 25, 2020

As the death toll across the nation rises from the novel Coronavirus, the importance of social distancing during this pandemic seems incredibly obvious. Despite this, many individuals are choosing to continue going out to populated areas like beaches, bars, clubs, etc. with no consideration for the h...

The media scares the public

Daraja McDonald, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

We all know the only thing on everyone's mind right now is the notorious novel Coronavirus. As you may know, the Coronavirus, or the COVID-19 virus, has caused a worldwide scare to all of humanity. It has been ruled a pandemic, meaning a virus that has spread globally.  The virus is said to be a new strain of Coro...

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 on the free and open flow of information, is harmful to societies around the world. Press freedo...

The social media effect

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Social media has accomplished some great things. Whether it has allowed you to connect with old friends, post a picture of your fancy dinner, or join powerful groups such as the #MeToo movement. Social media has been an integral part of society for the majority of my life. However, there’s a negative side to everyt...

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 both student safety and fulfillment of their education. This is not an easy balance to manage, and w...

Tardiness can’t always be avoided

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

In a recent issue of the Los Medanos College Experience, there was an article on page two that caught my attention titled “Stop skipping the class, you paid” by student Luis Martinez.  While the article had many valid points on tardiness and skipping class, I believe there is a different...

America isn’t overly sensitive

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Many people bemoan modern society as having become too politically correct. You hear it on nearly every major right-wing or conservative media outlet talking about it both in the U.S.  and in other parts of the developed world as well. President Donald Trump is often commended for not being afraid ...

Editorial Cartoon – 3-6-20

Editorial Cartoon – 3-6-20

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Combating my daily struggles

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

I am someone who has struggled with addiction throughout my life. Most of my life, I was addicted to eating. Whether bored, upset, or if I just felt like it, I would eat. There was no rhyme or reason to it and because of that I have been heavier set for the majority of my life. My parents, whom I l...

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 believe that panic should be avoided; instead, students and faculty should exercise more prudent ...

Take nature’s medicine now

Hillary Hetrick, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Today’s indoor, sedentary lifestyle has slowly taken hold of people’s health. It’s not just physical health. Mental health has suffered just as much, if not more. Many people work long hours to make enough money to have all the shiny new gadgets, eat out all the time, go to parties and have a ...

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