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Enough With the Hybrids Already

A. R. Broom, abroom@lmcexperience.com

October 16, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

A whole host of words and terms may pop up when the phrase Hybrid Cars is mentioned, but if environmentally friendly is one of them for you, you may want to reconsider your position on them. No one should hold that against you as for years many marketing departments have made the environmentally consciou...

Sexual assault has an affect on everyone

Andrew Gonzalez, agonzalez@lmcexperience.com

October 12, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

A spokeswoman for Harvey Weinstein has claimed that the accusations of rape and sexual assault against him are false. But considering the amount of women that have made those accusations, it would be hard to believe a word that he, or in this case his representatives have to say. The frequency of...

Jemele faces up-Hill battle

Jemele faces up-Hill battle

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

October 11, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Top Stories

ESPN Sports Commentator Jemele Hill caught hell just a few weeks ago for calling Donald Trump a White Supremacist in a series of tweets. She said in one of her tweets “Trump is the most ignorant, offensive president of my lifetime. His rise is a direct result of white supremacy. Period.” It wasn’t...

Ads are historically problematic

Ads are historically problematic

Experience Staff

October 11, 2017


Filed under Editorial

By now you have probably come across the “tasteless” Dove ad in which a black woman takes off her shirt to reveal a white woman underneath. But Dove isn’t really the problem here. Debate over whether or not the ad was actually intended to be racist has come into question, even the model Lola...

U.S. gun issue needs a solution

Experience Staff

October 5, 2017


Filed under Editorial

When 20 Children and six teachers were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary, many thought that was the final straw – something had to be done about how accessible guns are in this country … right? Children died after all. Many people thought there would be a strong drive for both main political p...

Stop smoking on campus

Erika Bojorquez, Guest columnist

October 5, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

Our school and many others across the nation are in trouble environmentally. As you may have noticed around campus, students have specific areas where they are allowed to smoke cigarettes — mostly in the parking lots. However, are those cigarettes butts being recycled properly, and if not how is it ...

Millenials fight stats and labels

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperiance.com

October 5, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

Quite often recently, I have heard people call the millennial generation “lazy,” “entitled” and “spoiled.” As a millennial myself, I admit to being a little biased, but to me, this generalization of millions of people seems a bit unfair. First of all to clarify, millennials are people born bet...

Vegas shooting causes reflection

Tyler Mortimore, tyler.mortimore@gmail.com

October 4, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

I was about two hours into my first company conference when another guest told me there was a shooter outside. I had just gone up to my room at the Luxor Las Vegas to stow my bags after a cocktail party that was supposed to kick off a two-day event.  Back on the ground floor, I saw a cop car fl...

The bigger picture

September 28, 2017


Filed under Editorial

It took a week for the president of the United States to acknowledge the tragedy Puerto Rico has been facing in the wake of Hurricane Maria, but just two days for him to withdraw an invite to the White House from Stephen Curry — which had already been declined days before. With all that’s going on in the wo...

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