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NY Times is out of touch

STAFF, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

December 1, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Tony Hovater is a man just like any other. He puts his pants on one leg at a time. He’s just your average working-class man – or rather he was. There’s just this one thing that sets him apart from most folks. He’s a Nazi-sympathizer. And we never would have heard of him if the New York Tim...

Solve the nuclear problem

November 16, 2017


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A bill introduced by California Representative Ted Lieu would prohibit the president from launching a nuclear strike for any reason other than in retaliation without a formal declaration of war from Congress. With rising nuclear tensions and Trump’s increasingly unhinged behavior, this bill is ...

Put an end to the blaming

November 8, 2017


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There’s this common psychological trick used by people who need to manipulate a narrative to keep themselves from taking responsibility for something they’ve done wrong. It’s called blame-shifting. In light of all the sexual assault allegations, this is an important tactic to note. Though it is ...

It’s time to dump Trump

October 27, 2017


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In the chaos following President Trump’s election one of the prevailing narratives was “just give him a chance.” He has wasted his chance and it is time for a change. Even setting aside his blatantly bigoted campaign, Trump’s presidency has been a comedy of errors, every decision worse than the l...

Stepping up amid tragedy

Jesse Gomez

October 17, 2017


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The devastating wildfires in Northern California have been raging since Sunday, Oct. 8 and fire crews have been bravely fighting what is now known as the most destructive fire in the area to date — 42 people are confirmed dead with 68 still missing and close to 200,000 acres burned. Due to the amount...

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


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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...

The bigger picture

September 28, 2017


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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...

Sexual assault victims deserve a voice

STAFF

September 14, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Every 98 seconds, someone is sexually assaulted and 33 percent of women and 13 percent of men who are raped attempt suicide. These statistics compiled by RAINN.org shatters our feelings of safety considering how often it occurs. And it happens to everyone adversely affecting children, men, women and...

DACA deserves to stay

Staff, jgomez@lmcexperience.com

September 7, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

It seems as if it’s becoming a weekly occurrence that the Trump administration does something that scares us and divides us as a nation. Tuesday, Sept. 5 United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the deconstruction of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This Obama...

No time for comparisons

STAFF

August 31, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

“Our thoughts are with Houston, Texas” is a sentiment that can be used by anyone at any time given the chaos caused by Hurricane Harvey. As of Wednesday, Aug. 30, the amount of Hurricane Harvey-related deaths has risen to 35 and the storm continues to endanger the lives of many in Texas, trapping...

Yes, white supremacy is still a thing in 2017

Yes, white supremacy is still a thing in 2017

STAFF, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

August 25, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

By now, you’re probably aware of the White Supremacist rallies and counter protests popping up in Charlottesville, Virginia as a result of the removal of several confederate statues. And for some reason, everyone’s reaction seems to be one of surprise. Well, not everyone. People of color knew. Historians knew....

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