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Keep chin up, phone down

Traci Edwards

August 31, 2017


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Where are you right this second? In private or public? If you are reading this in a public place, take a second to look up and observe. What do you see? What’s everyone doing? How many cell phones can you count? That is what I have been doing for the past several months. Every time I am in a publi...

The power of audience engagement

The power of audience engagement

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

August 31, 2017


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In 2015, University of Oklahoma psychologists Jessica Black and Jennifer Barnes dissected how watching TV dramas can help increase people’s emotional intelligence. After doing studies that involved 100 college students watching popular shows and another 60 not watching any programs, they found that e...

No time for comparisons

STAFF

August 31, 2017


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“Our thoughts are with Houston, Texas” is a sentiment that can be used by anyone at any time given the chaos caused by Hurricane Harvey. As of Wednesday, Aug. 30, the amount of Hurricane Harvey-related deaths has risen to 35 and the storm continues to endanger the lives of many in Texas, trapping...

Not so great outside the ring

Not so great outside the ring

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

August 28, 2017


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Thousands nationwide paid for — or bootlegged — the historical boxing match between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Conor “The Notorious” McGregor last weekend and naturally, sides were taken in one of the most polarizing fights in recent history. However, in the midst of all the reactions ...

New term brings in new changes

New term brings in new changes

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

August 25, 2017


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For the past year there has been fluctuating skepticism surrounding the news and journalists — “Trust? Don’t trust?” and “Real vs. fake.”  It’s normal to be hesitant about trusting the source of news and understandable when it’s looked at from the perspective of someone who’s receiving...

Yes, white supremacy is still a thing in 2017

Yes, white supremacy is still a thing in 2017

STAFF, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

August 25, 2017


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By now, you’re probably aware of the White Supremacist rallies and counter protests popping up in Charlottesville, Virginia as a result of the removal of several confederate statues. And for some reason, everyone’s reaction seems to be one of surprise. Well, not everyone. People of color knew. Historians knew....

Tips for a rockin year

Tamara Seward, tseward@lmcexperience.com

August 24, 2017


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Welcome Back LMC Mustangs! Fall semester has begun and hopefully everyone is ready to “get-err-done.” OK, I admit it that sounded so much better in my head and like Larry the Cable Guy, let me adjust my writing cap. There, that should be better. Also a big “HELLO” to the new foals entering LMC...

Editorial Cartoon 8/25/2017

Editorial Cartoon 8/25/2017

Sarah D. Gonzales, danigonzo123@yahoo.com

August 22, 2017


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Philosophy gives a new Haven to LMC

Philosophy gives a new Haven to LMC

Robert Pierce, Rpierce@lmcexperience.com

August 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Perspectives

“Edward, what do you think happens after you die?” That was the question a seventh-grade history teacher asked Edward Haven, Los Medanos College’s newest Philosophy professor, to demonstrate Socratic questioning as part of a unit on classical Greece and Rome. “I gave him my answer, and...

Free speech vs. hate speech

Robbie Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

August 21, 2017


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Earlier this month, Charlottesville, Virginia, was swarmed by Nazis and white nationalists staging a three-day rally ending in the murder of a counter protestor and grave injuries to over a dozen others in a domestic terrorist attack when a rally-goer drove a van into a crowd of people. There were...

What happens after we graduate?

What happens after we graduate?

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

May 17, 2017


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By this time in your life you are likely being bombarded with the expectation to do something fantastic whether it’s caring for your family, starting a new career or transferring to a 4-year institution. I mean, you have a degree and that’s an accomplishment, but where do we go from here? Fears l...

Editorial Cartoon 5/12/17

Editorial Cartoon 5/12/17

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

May 17, 2017


Filed under Editorial Cartoon, Perspectives

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