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Police brutality protested in Pittsburg

Police brutality protested in Pittsburg

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

October 23, 2018


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The Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality and State Repression and the Anti-Police Terror Project held a rally protesting police brutality and honoring Terry Amons Junior who was killed by Pittsburg police this January in the Nation’s Giant Hamburgers on Railroad Avenue. The rally started a...

LMC shelters Bay Point evacuees

LMC shelters Bay Point evacuees

By Perry Continente, @PerryContinente

October 18, 2018


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The LMC Gym hosted evacuees Thursday after a brushfire threatened a natural gas line in Baypoint. The Red Cross oversaw the creation and maintenance of the shelter, providing roughly 85 people with food, water and cots set up in the gym atop blue tarps. Most of those taking shelter were lying down...

LGBTQ community comes out

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

October 18, 2018


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Los Medanos College Allies Club and LMC faculty from the LGBTQ community celebrated “Coming Out Day,” an event that addresses LGBTQ issues and encourages community visibility. Three faculty members told their coming out stories during the event. The event also showcased Deb Cuny, a Restorative Justice...

Oakley walks ‘out of the darkness’

Oakley walks ‘out of the darkness’

MARC LOPEZ, Staff writer

October 18, 2018


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You never forget the feeling that hits when you hear the news that you’ve lost a friend to suicide. In shock and awe, many begin to feel guilty, question everything and often become depressed. Vanessa Perry, Heather Estes, Tara Jean Robinson and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention belie...

Scoring goals on and off the field

Scoring goals on and off the field

LILLY MONTERO, @lilly_montero3

October 18, 2018


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Carissa Day’s life took an unexpected turn when in her junior year of high school she found out she was pregnant with her first child, Reese Everleigh Treff. Reese was unplanned, but ultimately a blessing in Day’s life. Though things have taken a different path than she’d imagined, life is good....

Back Talk EP106

October 15, 2018


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https://youtu.be/0FI6IbFTbRo Episode 106 of #BackTalkLMC featuring Robert Pierce and Anthony Martinez!

Measure R faces opposition with midterms weeks away

DALE SATRE, @DaleSatre

October 11, 2018


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Contra Costa County voters have a thick packet of state and city propositions on the ballot this November, but a county ballot measure is being proposed as well. Measure R, sponsored by the county Board of Supervisors, proposes to allow and tax the cannabis industry in unincorporated areas of the ...

Oktoberfest part 2: E.J. Phair

Oktoberfest part 2: E.J. Phair

PERRY CONTINENTE, @perrycontinente

October 11, 2018


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For the first in the Oktoberfest series click here! When looking for experimental, cutting edge beer people don't often think of Pittsburg. Which is a shame, given that E.J. Phair is brewing some truly unique beer and pushing the boundaries of the beverage, while also serving up fantastic pizza from ...

National Coming Out Day inspires reflection

National Coming Out Day inspires reflection

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

October 11, 2018


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English instructor Jeff Mitchell-Matthews has collected much during his time at Los Medanos College — over 25 years of teaching experience, countless memories, at least one egg to the face and a 28-piece collection of issues of The Experience mentioning or concerning the LGBTQ+ community. The o...

Back Talk EP105

October 8, 2018


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https://youtu.be/BpmQDcmIPII Episode 5 of #BackTalkLMC with Robert Pierce and Anthony Martinez, this week featuring co-editor-in-chief Perry Continente!

Stangs continue winning streak

Stangs continue winning streak

Jesus Cano, @Juice_Cano

October 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The tough non-conference schedule the Los Medanos College women’s soccer team battled through seems to have paid off well in the early stages of their conference play. Even with four of their starters missing, the Mustangs were able to pick up the 2-0 victory over Marin College Friday afternoon. ...

Addressing the myths of being undocumented

Addressing the myths of being undocumented

Hugo Calderon, @HCAL09

October 4, 2018


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Many undocumented households, whose members have crossed illegally into the United States, hold the misconception that once a close relative turns 21 years of age, they can petition to receive a green card or citizenship. However that is a myth. My own family believed this and we were forced to find...

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