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Editorial Cartoon 11/3/17

Editorial Cartoon 11/3/17

November 8, 2017


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Romani culture often overlooked and misunderstood

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

November 2, 2017


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Despite recent social justice movements sparking conversation about race, gender and sexuality helping pave the way for a better, more empathetic tomorrow, the Romani people are too seldom talked about and widely misunderstood. Few people even realize that the Romani are an ethnic group, thinking...

Restorative Justice what it looks like

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

November 2, 2017


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  Our criminal justice system asks three questions: What law was broken? Who broke it? What punishment is warranted? When you commit a crime, you incur a debt to society, creating an imbalance in the justice system. If you caused someone to suffer, you will be caused to suffer. If you have inflicted...

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...

#MeToo at LMC

#MeToo at LMC

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

October 26, 2017


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Seeking to give voice to sexual abuse victims Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano used her social media platform with #metoo after accusations of sexual harassment and assault were leveled against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. According to the Associated Press, after her tweet social media was flooded...

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...

Enough With the Hybrids Already

A.R. Broom, abroom@lmcexperience.com

October 16, 2017


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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 environm...

Sexual assault has an affect on everyone

Andrew Gonzalez, agonzalez@lmcexperience.com

October 12, 2017


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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


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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


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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...

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