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Cyber bullies keep on bugging

Anthony Montes

February 11, 2013


Filed under Perspectives

The power people have on the Internet is astounding. There are doctors giving advice on how to clean a wound, or engineers offering tips on how to repair an AC unit. But the reason they have such power is due to the lack of identification. Most forums online don’t require you to use your real name,...

Time to leave the nest (Editorial)

Time to leave the nest (Editorial)

Pete Costanza

February 1, 2013


Filed under Perspectives, Top Stories

Everyone who has taken a test at one point or another may have been faced with the temptation to look over at their neighbor’s paper in an attempt to copy their answers. Cheating comes in all shapes and forms. From peeking over your neighbor’s shoulder to actually paying someone to do the work...

Media influences school violence (guest column)

Shelby Petrie

February 1, 2013


Filed under Perspectives

The shooting in Newtown, Connecticut has left a large scar on this country. Adam Lanza managed to kill 27 people in total, ranging from school children to teachers, and left a countless number of other victims wounded. He then committed suicide on the scene. Lanza was said to be an awkward 20 year...

Life can have its ups and downs

Madeline Henderson

February 1, 2013


Filed under Perspectives

There is a saying in life, that life is like a baseball game especially when the pitcher throws you curve balls. Everyone knows that a curve ball is hard to hit, if you stand there and let the curve ball come then you are in serious trouble. It is a kind of pain that hurts so bad you wonder if you will...

Higher hopes for spring semester

Charles Powell

February 1, 2013


Filed under Perspectives

There is something marvelous about new things and fresh starts. The New Year will be marvelous. I will make a lot of resolutions, which will wonderfully come true as long as I shut my eyes and wish powerfully. Okay, they haven’t come true yet. Perhaps, if I click my heels together? Then again I will...

Violence a tragic problem but limiting arms not the solution

Violence a tragic problem but limiting arms not the solution

Pete Costanza

January 28, 2013


Filed under Perspectives

  Difficult questions are constantly posed in our country from debt, to wars, to legislative questions, which may have been unimaginable to the original framers of the Constitution of the United States of America along with its Bill of Rights. We live in a time where the freedoms meant to be...

We will look in depth at issues

Peter Costanza

January 28, 2013


Filed under Perspectives

DEAR READERS: Welcome to the spring 2013 semester. I hope you enjoyed the winter break and ready to return to academia. This semester the Experience staff will try something new. We will periodically design the Perspectives page with a theme to show both sides of a single issue we feel is of the...

There’s freedom in gun control

Kellie McCown

January 28, 2013


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The general argument surrounding gun control is that guns don’t kill people, people kill people. I agree 100 percent. But, guns do make it a whole lot easier for people to kill people. In light of the recent school shooting in New Town Connecticut, we as a people need to take a serious look at...

Protect the right to self defense

Pete Costanza

January 28, 2013


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“A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” There is a reason why the second amendment right to bear arms comes after the first amendment freedom of speech — speaking out against governments...

All things come to an end

All things come to an end

Pete Costanza

December 7, 2012


Filed under Perspectives, Top Stories

The air is getting crisp, the holiday lights are going up and the fir trees are inside homes ready to be decorated. It’s once again the holidays, a festive time where we look forward in life, and it is also the time where a lot of things have some sort of ending creating a tendency to reminisce about...

An ACE not in our sleeves

Pete Costanza

December 7, 2012


Filed under Perspectives

There are many paths, which can be taken to reach any goal and each one of them is going to have a set of obstacles to overcome. An element that has helped numerous LMC students realize their goals is the Academy for College Excellence (ACE) unfortunately students in the Spring 2013 semester will not...

Most wonderful time of the year

Sonjia Gurecki

December 7, 2012


Filed under Perspectives

The month of December is known as the “most wonderful time of the year” only on the fact that it is the holiday season, but what about for college students? While life at home may be filled with a cheerful air, school and work can become anything but. When Thanksgiving’s over, the atmosphere...

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