Experience

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...

Call-out culture can be toxic

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

March 14, 2018


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It’s important to let people know when they are hurting someone, perpetuating harmful stereotypes or being unreasonable. Unfortunately, we as a society don’t allow for much in the way of personal growth. We’re always out to “call someone out,” or “cancel” someone, but who exactly does ...

Gender equality in sports is indefineable

Lilly Montero, twitter.com/lillymontero

March 12, 2018


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With the advent of the Internet, it often seems as though society is moving just as fast as what is trending on Twitter. In spite of what Internet progressives and activists would like us to believe, there are limitations on progress that have not been properly evaluated. Gender equality in sports is ...

Your gun argument is weak

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

March 8, 2018


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A received letter to the editor by Mr. Dale Satre alleged that the idea that we have to ‘do something’ about gun violence is misguided and that high school students should not drive the debate on gun control. The idea that these students shouldn’t be driving policy is confusing; these students...

Open that door

Valerie Watts, Guest Columnist

March 8, 2018


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Mark Twain said “some people get an education without going to college. The rest get it after they get out.” As I stood outside of my first college-level math course, my hands were shaky, and my eyes welled up with tears.  I simply couldn’t open the door.  How many of us...

Sexual affairs are irrelevant

Lilly Montero, lmontero@lmcexperience.com

March 7, 2018


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In the most recent chapter of the Stormy Daniels-Trump scandal, Daniels filed a lawsuit against President Trump claiming that his lawyer coerced the former adult film star into signing a statement denying a sexual encounter between the two in 2006, which was then given to the Wall Street Journal. &nb...

No morale in clickbait content

Veronica Zesati, veronicazesati@yahoo.com

March 1, 2018


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YouTube has gone from a small platform hosting low-quality videos of cats to a massive collective of news, entertainment, and information shared worldwide. With over 1 billion users watching over 5 billion videos every day, the sheer amount of content being shared is unparalleled by any other library...

Campus clubs are everywhere (except LMC)

Vernice Steward, Guest Columnist

March 1, 2018


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Have you noticed that both the Los Medanos College Pittsburg and Brentwood campus’ have zilch advertising for club inclusion and no clubs that are of great interest in general? LMC has clubs such as the leadership program, Student Life, or Voyagers Club and a few of “clubs” go as far as paying...

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...

Don’t share vile viral videos

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

March 1, 2018


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Of all the disturbing things a parent could see on social media, child porn is one that could stir up many emotions, especially if one of the parents had themselves fallen victim to such atrocities in their own childhood, In February, such an event caught me off-guard when I was screening my messenger...

Black Panther dispels stereotypes

Genaro Mauricio, Guest Columnist

February 22, 2018


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Batman, Spiderman, Captain America, Thor and Iron Man — What do all these superheroes have in common? They’re all white. Hollywood has always maintained the same homogenous perspective while making films. Very rarely has a person of color been able to keep their foot in the door long enough to make...

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