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Reviving a lost gem

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
October 13, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Amphitheater, located outside by the Honors Center, is one of the areas of campus rarely used. Like most LMC students you’re probably asking yourself, “We have one of those?” “The amphitheater was part of the original design of the college. The dedication of LMC was...

Clubs showcase what they’re about

Clubs showcase what they’re about

Mark Garro, [email protected]
October 6, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Los Medanos College held its annual Club Day in the outdoor quad Wednesday, Oct. 5. Club members were enthusiastic as each club planned on raising funds to go toward their own goals. The Veterans Club, Computer Science Club, La Raza, Debate Society, Community Service Club, The S.A.C.H.E., Dance Team, ...

Esports is leveling up

Esports is leveling up

Teresa Gaines, [email protected]
October 6, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The E-Sports club at Los Medanos College starts off their meetings like any other club on campus. Announcements are made about upcoming events, the agenda for the day is up on the board and club president Allison Bergonia is front and center leading and taking notes. But what happens after the routine che...

LMC alum on the rise

Teresa Gaines, [email protected]
September 19, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Profile, Top Stories

If you try to pronounce his last name, you’ll probably only end up embarrassing yourself. But former Los Medanos student Tony Agbomabiwon embraced his Nigerian heritage and titled his clothing company “iWon Apparel,” a reference to the last four letters in his name. When he steps on campus, Agbomabiwon...

Club READ makes efforts for students

Club READ makes efforts for students

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
September 15, 2016
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Every Wednesday afternoon, Club READ meets to discuss book giveaways, fundraisers and upcoming events on the Los Medanos campus in a tireless effort to make textbooks affordable and encourage widespread literacy. “Our ultimate goal is to establish a textbook loan fund for financial aid students...

Pelican afloat

Pelican afloat

September 9, 2016
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Lightsaber wars

Lightsaber wars

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
September 8, 2016
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Study Abroad going to Italy

Jason Fierros, [email protected]
September 8, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

If students are looking to expand their horizons and study abroad, both Diablo Valley College and Los Medanos College will be putting together a trip for Florence, Italy for spring next 2017 DVC Professor Carolyn Seefer, who taught in Florence in 2007, is excited to get the opportunity to do so again...

No bowls left ’empty’

No bowls left ’empty’

Adria Watson, [email protected]
September 8, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Ceramics Department is donating 75 glazed bowls to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. The Empty Bowls fundraiser is for all ages and takes place in Fairfield on October 15 and in Concord on October 16 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on both days. The Los Medanos College Ceramics...

New major set for 2017

New major set for 2017

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
September 8, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

2016 is a tumultuous time. Protests against systemic racism and the construction of an oil pipeline on Native land in North Dakota are currently in the headlines, and immigration and LGBT rights are once again the center of political discourse with reactionary politicians looking to energize their base...

Tennis court nearly finished

Tennis court nearly finished

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
September 8, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Sports, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College tennis court construction, which has been occurring since before the semester started, is expected to conclude in the coming weeks. According to Vice President Kevin Horan, the tennis courts had been in need of renovation for some time now. “The courts were in a fairly poor...

Library extends hours

Adria Watson, [email protected]
September 8, 2016
Filed under Campus

  The Los Medanos College Library has provided a new, accessible way for students to receive further help and resources on campus–– their doors are now open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. According to Library Director Christina Goff, 94 students showed up to the first Saturday session,...

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