Experience

High hopes for new Wi-Fi system

April 25, 2014


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The Los Medanos College community now has access to an improved Wi-Fi network. Students find themselves limited with a five megabytes per second speed and installation of software to be able to navigate it is required. It is not ideal for students to be limited when the faculty is not, but the fact...

Editorial Cartoon 4-18-14

Aishling Doherty, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014


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Stop living life on the ‘net’

Aishling Doherty, Staff Writer

April 17, 2014


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Last Wednesday around 2 p.m. Los Medanos College went dark. Not a power outage but the Internet stopped working up until 3 p.m. the following day. This may not have bothered some but to others it did. Face it, today almost all of life is online. For example, need to know what the weather’s going to...

Editorial Cartoon 4-11-14

Joseph Delano, Staff Writer

April 14, 2014


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Stand up with hashtags

Staff Writer

April 14, 2014


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Before the era of constant connection, communication, and information, advocacy and protesting took place outside tall office buildings and usually centered on one message belted out by a single individual standing on a soapbox holding a megaphone. Fast-forward to today, and a centralized message can...

Roof leaves students soggy

Staff Writer

April 2, 2014


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The campus leaks. The campus leaks in doorways. The campus leaks near the cafeteria. But worst of all, the campus leaks in the bathroom. With LMC’s central building being constructed of concrete, there is an illusion of the campus being safe and sturdy. Alas, when it rains it indeed pours inside our...

We deserve to have privacy

Staff Writer

March 27, 2014


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WikiLeaks has published a “secret” draft of a chapter in the Trans-Pacific Partnership last November and people are in upheaval about how this agreement would impact creative expression and Internet usage.  Before this, all we had to go on regarding the TPP was from previously leaked documents from...

Editorial Cartoon 3-7-14

Joseph Delano, Staff Writer

March 7, 2014


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Stand up for more education

Editorial, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014


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The annual student March in March protest has historically been a melting pot for educational advocates to raise their voices to the powers that be in California while drawing attention to adversity affecting the state community colleges and universities. However, this year attendance was at an embarrassing...

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Brendan Cross, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014


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