Experience

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...

‘Logan’ on the cutting edge of superhero films

‘Logan’ on the cutting edge of superhero films

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

March 9, 2017

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

“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

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

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

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...

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