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Colleges woo transfers

Colleges woo transfers

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus

Tables filled with university representatives from across the country greeted Los Medanos students for another Transfer Day event Thursday, April 13. Institutions chatted with students with the goal of getting would-be transfers to consider their universities for the continuance of their education.&...

Earth Day creates buzz

Earth Day creates buzz

Vanessa Flores and Carlos Ruiz
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Los Medanos College had an eventful Wednesday April 19, as they hosted an Earth Day festival in the outdoor quad. There were many tables set up throughout the quad, with different clubs from both LMC and local green organizations and vendors. Clubs like Honors, PUENTE, Society for Advancement of...

Staff wins at JACC

Staff wins at JACC

Andrew Gonzalez, [email protected]
April 14, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Experience staff made their presence known at the annual Northern Regional Conference of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges earning 12 awards total including general excellence for their efforts on the school paper. The three-day conference was held from March ...

LMC goes clubbing

LMC goes clubbing

Perry Continente, [email protected]
March 30, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Club day at LMC was busy as ever Wednesday March 29 with the indoor quad crammed full of tables for the plethora of diverse clubs at the college. However, something was different, perhaps due to the new president and the fact that the majority of clubs showing were focused on activism. Clubs such as the Muslim St...

LGBT event brings community together

LGBT event brings community together

Sarah Gonzales, [email protected]
March 27, 2017
Filed under Campus

The Los Medanos College hosted its ‘Big Gay Mixer’ for students, faculty, staff and allies of the LGBT community Monday, March 27. The mixer was a social event planned by a handful of faculty and staff members in hopes of providing a fun and safe environment for members and allies of the LGBT...

District ‘reaffirms’ support

Sarah Gonzalez, [email protected]
March 24, 2017
Filed under Campus

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board approved a resolution Jan. 25 in response to concerns from staff and students in relation to federal actions targeting undocumented immigrants. The Resolution No. 1-S, also titled as “Reaffirming Support of Contra Costa Community College...

The blood flows at LMC

The blood flows at LMC

Xavier Valle, [email protected]
March 23, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Los Medanos College students and staff were given the chance to save lives this week as drives for blood donation were held on campus. “This has always been a part of my bucket list,” said student Sarah Puno, “It feels scary at first but thinking I’m saving a life makes it worth it.” LMC...

Spotlight shines hot on Steele

Spotlight shines hot on Steele

Adria Watson, [email protected]
March 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, Profile, Top Stories

When she utters the word “music,” that passion Julia Steele stays true to radiates from her words to her expressions. Her face lights up, noticeably showing she knows she’s found what she’s meant to do, no matter how fearsome the road may get. “Sometimes the best thing you can do in your...

Finding her own way

Finding her own way

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
March 16, 2017
Filed under Campus, Profile, Top Stories

If you blink too fast, you just may miss her. With her calm demeanor and skillfully winged eyeliner, Los Medanos College student Natasha Garcia is always on the run. Garcia has gained the titles of Los Medanos College Associated Students (LMCAS) Vice President, Inter Club Council (ICC) chair and Drama...

Teachers plan social mixer

Jordan Neel
March 9, 2017
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College faculty and student club ALLIES prepare for their first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) social mixer. LMC staff who identify as LGBTQ or as an ally of the community want to hold an event for LGBTQ students to come together with staff. Liz Green,...

Students focus on the future

Students focus on the future

Jordan Neel, [email protected]
February 23, 2017
Filed under Campus

Students from Freedom, Liberty, Deer Valley, Pittsburg and Dozier-Libbey Medical high schools visited Los Medanos College for the third annual Career Focus Friday. The event is designed to bring high school students from the East County area — whether they’re part of an academic decathlon, Regional...

Barcelona studies promises culture

Carlos Ruiz, [email protected]
February 23, 2017
Filed under Campus

A once in a lifetime opportunity of studying abroad in Barcelona this upcoming fall is offered to the students at Los Medanos College. Barcelona has a huge number of attractions that can be seen in this study abroad program including a city center which retains its medieval street plan with some stunning...

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