F**k your freedom

Katie Loughran, @Katie__loughran

March 25, 2020

As the death toll across the nation rises from the novel Coronavirus, the importance of social distancing during this pandemic seems incredibly obvious. Despite this, many individuals are choosing to continue going out to populated areas like beaches, bars, clubs, etc. with no consideration for the h...

The media scares the public

Daraja McDonald, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

We all know the only thing on everyone's mind right now is the notorious novel Coronavirus. As you may know, the Coronavirus, or the COVID-19 virus, has caused a worldwide scare to all of humanity. It has been ruled a pandemic, meaning a virus that has spread globally.  The virus is said to be a new strain of Coro...

Vote medicare for all

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

February 13, 2020

In a country that claims to care about its citizens, we cannot allow our actions to be contradictory to the beliefs of this amazing nation. When we are in a nation that is supposed to be one of the best and most advanced in the world, how can we allow the people around us to suffer because of their e...

Stop the stigma on mental illness

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Mental illness is often unjustly blamed for massive problems that plague society. It is often the first thing many politicians blame for great acts of violence in the nation. For exam- ple President Trump blamed mass-shootings that have become more prevalent in America largely due to mental illness....

Fake it and you won’t make it

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano

November 22, 2019

Many individuals believe that if you pre- tend to be confident, you eventually become confident. There was a time where I fell for this concept as well. Throughout the beginning of high school, I pretended to be someone I wasn’t in the hopes of becoming that confident person in the future. Let...

Embrace new networking tactics

A.R. Broom, abroom@lmcexperience.com

February 21, 2018

There are more than a few good practices that people use when successfully networking, but prior to enacting those practices, you actually have to meet the person. With the Internet well underway, it is imperative for the budding professional to use it to connect with new people and expand that network...

Gentrification lessens the character of cultural hubs

Lilly Montero, lilly.montero3@gmail.com

February 21, 2018

Imagine a cute New Age coffee shop for a moment. Off white walls, clean wood furniture accented by little green succulents. There are also quirky trinkets or photos to contrast the green against a deep blue or a mustard yellow. There’s some kind of upbeat indie song playing. You don’t know the song,...

NY Times is out of touch

STAFF, submitstoryhere@gmail.com

December 1, 2017

Tony Hovater is a man just like any other. He puts his pants on one leg at a time. He’s just your average working-class man — or rather he was. There’s just this one thing that sets him apart from most folks. He’s a Nazi-sympathizer. And we never would have heard of him if the New York Tim...

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Adria Watson

April 7, 2017

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

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

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

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...

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