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Music culture divides, dejects

Joseph Delano, jdelano@lmcexperience.com

May 17, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

I adore all people. It doesn’t matter where you come from, what your skin color or sexual orientation is, or what your political beliefs are, I respect you. I respect you as a person who is just trying to live your life, just as I am.  I am lucky to have been raised that way — it’s one...

We need more answers

We need more answers

Staff, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

May 11, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Everything is consistently in free fall with the Trump administration. Every week, if not every day something happens, causing more and more American citizens to ask themselves ‘Was Hillary really the lesser of two evils?” The latest issue causing Americans everywhere to collectively facepalm ho...

‘Ironic’ bigotry is ugly

‘Ironic’ bigotry is ugly

STAFF, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

May 8, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Topping off a twelve minute roast of President Trump Monday night, Late Show host Stephen Colbert ended with a particularly provocative joke. “The only thing [Trump’s] mouth is good for is being Vladmir Putin’s cock-holster,” said Colbert. While the reaction from the Right was both predictable...

Editorial Cartoon 5/5/2017

Editorial Cartoon 5/5/2017

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com

May 5, 2017


Filed under Editorial Cartoon, Perspectives

LMC should focus more on the LGBTQ+ community

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com

May 3, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

Los Medanos College has prided itself on being a supportive and inclusive atmosphere for its LGBTQ+ students. And it should. We have an ALLIES club specifically run by and for the LGBTQ+ students on campus. We have an out gay governing board member. We have a cohort of teachers in the process of creating...

Editorial Cartoon 4/28/2017

Editorial Cartoon 4/28/2017

Sketch Choice, Guest Cartoonist

April 28, 2017


Filed under Editorial Cartoon, Perspectives

Editorial Cartoon 4/21/2017

Editorial Cartoon 4/21/2017

Lissette Urbina, lurbina@lmcexperience.com

April 21, 2017


Filed under Editorial Cartoon, Perspectives

Pay more attention to sexual harrassment

Pay more attention to sexual harrassment

Staff, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

April 20, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

21st Century Fox saw its sexual harassment tab climb to $85 million as the now-ex Fox News Bill O’Reilly secured a $25 million exit package. The former host of the “The O’Reilly Factor,” who caused $12 million in harassment settlements over the last 15 years, was fired after social pressure caused...

JACC was worth the ‘Experience’

JACC was worth the ‘Experience’

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com

April 14, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

Put a few hundred journalism majors in a hotel for a few days and they're bound to analyze every waking minute of the weekend. Deeply examined topics ranged from anxious inquiries of dresses being too reminiscent of high school homecoming dances for an awards banquet to the ethical challenges photographers...

Ignorance isn’t an excuse

Staff

April 13, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Today’s political climate almost requires you to keep up with what’s going around you and if you’re one of those people who say you don’t watch the news, you’re in for some serious problems. And today, not only do you have to pay attention to the news, you have to watch out for unreliable new...

Uncertainty in law enforcement

Angela Lee, Guest Columnist

April 13, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

As citizens, how are we supposed to feel safe if when we call our local police departments to report an incident, they tell us that someone may come out there but it’s not a high priority for them to pursue your problem? ABC News aired a broadcast about a gunman named Jesse Enjaian Feb. 17. He was a...

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Adria Watson

April 7, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Top Stories

What do you get when Kendall Jenner approaches armed police officers with a can of Pepsi during a peaceful protest? Not an officer mistaking her fizzy drink as a gun and proceeding to shoot her with rubber bullets and bean bags nor do you see protesters in the background being tear gassed or pepper...

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