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

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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...

Missile strikes unethical

Experience Staff, twitter.com/

April 18, 2018

Filed under Editorial

President Trump, in a coalition with Britain and France, recently launched a series of missiles against several government sites in Syria connected to the country’s chemical weapons program. The strike was supposedly done in retaliation to an earlier chemical attack that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad...

Trump quiet on brutality

Experience Staff

April 9, 2018

Filed under Editorial

The shooting of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man in Sacramento has reignited protests against excessive use of force and police brutality against the black community. After being cornered in his grandmother’s backyard and reaching for his cell phone, the two officers fired 20 rounds on Clark, ei...

Trump doesn’t care about California

Staff, submitstoryhere@gmail.com

March 15, 2018

Filed under Editorial

Trump has had a historically apathetic relationship with the state of California, only intervening when Californians do something he doesn’t like. On everything from immigration to education, Trump seems contrary to Californian values. Only when it’s something that piques his interest, like a...

Stoneman Douglas students make a real impact

Staff, submitstoryhere@gmail.com

March 1, 2018

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Two weeks after 17 teachers and students were murdered at Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, class is back in session. Since the shooting, the survivors have advocated not only for stricter gun laws, but for the removal of elected officials being bought by the National Rifle Association. D...

An inappropriate response to victory

Experience Staff, submitstoryhere@lmcexperience.com

February 8, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Both football fans and non-football fans came together this past Sunday to cheer on the Philadelphia Eagles and hopes of defeating the supposedly unbeatable Tom Brady. They did just that, bringing home their first Super Bowl ring. However, this historical win was overshadowed by the their fans doing...

NY Times is out of touch

STAFF, submitstoryhere@gmail.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

Filed under Editorial

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

Filed under Editorial

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

Filed under Editorial

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

Filed under Editorial

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...

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