Experience

Students are not getting enough sleep

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


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The issue of American students not getting enough sleep is not treated with the severity it deserves. This needs to change.   The U.S. needs to update its educational standards to accommodate the scientifically proven biological needs people, especially adolescents, have for sleep. It needs to enco...

Met Gala shakes things up

Nick Campbell, @TheNCExperience

May 9, 2019


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The 2019 Met Gala, held in New York every year did not disappoint. What many don’t know about the event, is that it’s formally known as the Costume Institute Gala. It also serves as an annual fundraiser. What it’s more commonly known for are the eccentric costumes worn by celebrities from all walks of en...

Mental health misunderstood

Spencer Batute and @batutie_

May 9, 2019


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It’s no secret that mental health is becoming an increasingly prevalent issue in today’s social landscape. According to the National Alliance on mental illness, one in five adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness in a given year, and one in five youth aged 13-18 experience a severe mental diso...

Data mining can be helpful

Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


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The “gatekeepers” of social media and television know how to get the public to consume their products and use their services in order to make a profit. Some may think this is a privacy breach but it’s not. Here’s why data mining is good for consumers and why we should stop fighting it. Res...

What’s happening to rap music?

Raazhel Watkins, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


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Throughout the years, the culture and ideas behind making hip-hop and rap music has changed dramatically. In the past  rap used to be very lyrical and have a meaning, purpose, or even messages behind it. Famous rappers like Tupac would rap about things that happened in their life or would rap about ...

Social media brings benefits

Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


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It’s easy to see that as time goes on, society evolves along with new technology, but is this a good or a bad thing? Are we too dependent on technology? As technology advances, people are always looking for the newest and “most trendy” thing of the time. With this comes different forms of media....

The battle for America’s mind

Nick Campbell, @TheNCExperience

May 2, 2019


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Recently, Former Vice President Joe Biden launched his 2020 campaign for the presidency. One of his signature campaign battle cries is that we are in a “battle for America’s soul.” Whether that’s accurate or not is subject to interpretation. What is undisputed, however, is that America’s co...

Editorial 5/3/19

Nick Campbell, @TheNCExperience

May 2, 2019


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With the recent release of the Mueller report, the world was able to read the conclusions to the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. U.S. Attorney General William Barr was tasked with delivering the summary of this report’s findings to Congress, a task that would soon see contro...

Letter to the Editor 04/26/19

Sierra Smith, Guest Columnist

April 25, 2019


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The LMC library is a place I’m sure all of us have been at least once if not many times. It’s a great resource to use if you forget to print something at home or if you have extra time between classes and need a quick and quiet study session. All of this sounds great until you’re coming from parking lot ...

Editoral 4/26/19

Nick Campbell, @TheNCExperience

April 25, 2019


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The fire that engulfed the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris captivated the world.  The famed cathedral is home to religious artifacts like the crown of thorns worn by Jesus Christ during his crucifixion. It is also home to other famous relics like the tunic of Saint Louis and much more. France has ralli...

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