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Editorial Cartoon 11/17/17

Editorial Cartoon 11/17/17

Lissette Urbina, lurbina@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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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 ...

I’m not your ‘safe Black friend’

I’m not your ‘safe Black friend’

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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Are you a Black person who has been called “whitewashed” or an “Oreo”? Are you the Black friend people feel comfortable saying racist things to despite your pro-Black politics? Do your non-Black friends say they’re blacker than you when they know a song you don’t know? The friend people ask ri...

Social media must be recognized

Josh Wood, jwood@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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Social media is arguably the single most widespread contribution to the planet by recent technology. You can keep track of your friends, family, and even your next-door neighbor’s cat if you feel so inclined. The world has become a smaller place, and people are now becoming more connected to one anothe...

Enough of the mass shootings

Tamara Seward, tseward@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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The last several months have been heart wrenching for many areas of our country due to natural disasters or man made tragedies. I cringe every time the news comes on and when I get on social media as facts of each case comes to light. For instance, the shooter in the Sutherland Springs Church shoot...

Ads take away from the moment

Andrew Gonzalez, agonzalez@lmcexperience.com

November 8, 2017


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Do we really need to see advertisements everywhere we go? During the World Series, which I understand is a big deal, there were ads every few seconds the pitcher was on the mound taking a breath, deciding what to do next. Even during this intense and championship-deciding game — where the pressure ...

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 ...

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...

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