Don’t jump to conclusions

Nick Campbell, @TheNCexperience

February 21, 2019

Filed under Editorial

The case of Jussie Smollet dominated the news cycle for the last few weeks. Smollet, a San Francisco Bay Area native, stars in the hit Fox musical “Empire.” Smollet claims he was assaulted in Chicago and gave a description of white men in “MAGA” hats. Smollet also claims they poured bleach on hi...

Key issues being walled off

February 7, 2019

Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Unless you have been under a rock over the Winter break, or otherwise out of the loop, you’ve surely heard about the government shutdown in Washington, D.C. Shutdowns occur when Congress and the White House cannot agree on a fiscal budget resulting in an economic gridlock. Fresh off the heels of the longest sh...

Congresswoman inspires

NICK CAMPBELL, Staff writer

November 29, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

As the semester comes to a close, many events have occurred that affect our lives, one way or another. For many students here at Los Medanos College, we came here with a goal of graduating and taking on the world. The underlying theme to being a student is to reach our full potential. No single event...

California fires spark Twitter beef

NICK CAMPBELL, @nicky_charles

November 15, 2018

Filed under Editorial

Butte County and much of Southern California is on fire, and with devastation also comes the side effects of a massive wildfire. Aside from the obvious, things like property damage and a drain on resources, people have been killed or injured. As of today, the number of victims have been estimated at ...

New coalition to be reckoned with

Nick Campbell, @nicky_charles

November 8, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

In what seemed like an election that would never arrive, the 2018 midterm elections are finally in the books. It was anti-climatic as the Democratic Party took control of the House of Representatives as predicted. The Republicans maintained control of the Senate as predicted as well. As the political pundi...

The 14th Amendment revisited

Nick Campbell, @nicky_charles

November 1, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

     President Trump, in a desperate attempt to fire up his base ahead of the midterms, has now found a new boogeyman to focus on. The caravan of migrants didn’t work, so he’s turned to the outrageous idea of repealing the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. This would impact so-called “ancho...

Migrants used as political fodder

Nick Campbell, @nicky_charles

October 25, 2018

Filed under Editorial

With the consequential midterm elections looming, immigration is sure to be a hot bed issue. One could argue it will be more contentious this election, especially considering the massive caravan of migrants working their way to the United States border. President Trump, infamous for his disdain of...

Trump’s defense of the Saudi’s is pitiful

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

October 19, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

President Trump’s response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is pathetic and sad. Despite a mounting pile of objective evidence up including audio and video recordings implicating the Saudis as the party responsible for Khashoggi’s gruesome murder, Trump has doubled down in defense o...

The Trump Admin ignores the IPCC

Nick Campbell, @nicky_charles

October 11, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

There's a running joke about the Trump Administration on social media. It is a narrative about people wondering if World War III or some catastrophic event happened as they slept. Fate, it would appear, is not without a sense of irony. A report issued Oct. 8 by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Clim...

The far reaches of racism

Nick Campbell, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

On Saturday, Sept. 8, the U.S. Open gave us a historical match up. Serena Williams going for a record tying 24th Grand Slam title against Naomi Osaka who was vying to win her first Grand Slam title and be the first Japanese player to accomplish the feat. The controversy attached to this match became w...

Prioritize mental health

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

May 3, 2018

Filed under Editorial

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,...

First Amendment stands

Experience Staff, twitter.com/lilly_montero3

April 26, 2018

Filed under Editorial

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...

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