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Soda ad trivializes social justice

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Adria Watson

April 7, 2017


Filed under News, 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...

Wash your legs, folks

Wash your legs, folks

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

March 16, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

In the season three premiere of the brilliant FXX comedy “You’re the Worst,” Gretchen casually reveals something that repulses her boyfriend Jimmy — she doesn’t wash her legs. Gretchen doesn’t see the big deal, but Jimmy is righteously disgusted at the woman he shares a bed with, whose legs...

‘Evil’ keeps audience guessing

‘Evil’ keeps audience guessing

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

March 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

With its spine-chilling thrills and eerie tone, “Sharknado” director and Los Medanos College alumnus Anthony Ferrante’s latest film “Forgotten Evil” premiered on the Lifetime Movie Network Sunday, March 12, leaving audiences on the edge of their seats. As someone primarily known for being...

Change in Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’

Change in Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features

After a yearlong hiatus, English Singer-Songwriter Ed Sheeran’s highly anticipated third album “Divide,” was released Friday, March 3, showcasing a more grounded sounding Sheeran. Following the success of his second album, “Multiply,” Sheeran released a statement on Instagram Dec. 12, 2015...

‘Logan’ on the cutting edge of superhero films

‘Logan’ on the cutting edge of superhero films

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Comic book movies have dominated the decade, with movie studios shelling out hundreds of millions of dollars in exchange for billion dollar box office returns. They’re generally fun spectacles — villains threaten to blow up the world, our heroes fend them off, if just for one day — but they ultimately...

Why do we lack empathy?

Savannah Drew, Leighmiss16@gmail.com

March 2, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our life means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand,” Henri J.M. Nouwen wrote in his book “Out of Solitude: Three Meditat...

‘Get Out’ sparks reaction

‘Get Out’ sparks reaction

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

March 2, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

First time director Jordan Peele, best known as a writer and star of the Emmy-winning sketch series "Key & Peele," is back with the amazing satirical thriller "Get Out.” It follows a Black man from Brooklyn named Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) whose white girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) takes him...

Oakland A’s start to rebuild

Jonathan Little, jlittle@lmcexperience.com

February 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Oakland Athletics in 2016 were at the bottom of the Majors in the win department and are predicted to do the same in 2017. The A’s are just a few years removed of being in the playoffs and having a roster that could compare to the top teams in the league. Looking back at 2014, that team had...

Options are important

Alexandra Riva, ariva@lmcexperience.com

December 2, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Registration for Spring 2017 classes began for many students this week. As is usual for this process, classes fill up or aren’t offered on certain days of the week, which can create problems for students. These problems usually work themselves out. But what’s the deal with all the online classes bei...

Brentwood center will turn out fine

Jake Libbey, Guest Columnist

December 2, 2016


Filed under Perspectives

Back in 2010, the Contra Costa Community College District governing board gave their approval of a site in Brentwood that would expand and create a new second permanent campus for Los Medanos College. The Pittsburg campus, opened in 1974, underwent a major renovation in the past few years, which includ...

Quijada finds his seat

Quijada finds his seat

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

November 17, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Using a mix of spoken words and the musical influences of Latin and hip-hop paired with humor, Brian Quijada’s “Where Did We Sit on the Bus?” captivated the Los Medanos College Little Theater whilst touching on deeper issues regarding race, immigration and identity. The one-man show follows the ...

NFL season producing unexpected storylines

Garrett Belme, gbelme@lmcexperience

October 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

The 2016 NFL season has so far been filled with equal parts what you would expect, and what you would have never seen coming. The two teams that battled it out for the right to go to the Super Bowl in the NFC, the Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals, combined for four losses all of last year. W...

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