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‘Professionally gay’

‘Professionally gay’

Teresa Gaines, [email protected]
August 31, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

“I did get an egg thrown at me once, which hurt a lot. You wouldn’t think an egg would hurt so much but it did.” Jeff Matthews recalled the one time he was truly harassed — while walking down a Southern California street in the ’80s and receiving an egg to the temple. Although an upsetting,...

Construction roof renovations under way

Construction roof renovations under way

Adria Watson, [email protected]
August 25, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Students may have noticed the ongoing construction happening by the Lot C entrance the first two weeks of this semester. According to Vice President Kevin Horan, the sections of the College Complex that are currently being worked on were in dire need of a new roof. “You may recall in recent past...

LMCAS appoints new people

LMCAS appoints new people

Sarah D. Gonzales, [email protected]
August 25, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Newly elected president of the Los Medanos College Associated Student Senate, Israel Castro, held his first senate meeting for the fall 2016 semester on Monday August 15 at 1 p.m. in Room L-106. By the time the meeting began, the room was packed with LMCAS members, LMC students and community guests alike. Castro...

Students brush off Gideons

Cameron Toth, Staff Writer
August 25, 2016
Filed under Campus

The first week of school was filled with Mustang Madness activities, but one unnoticed event took place. For the first two days school was in session, free bibles were passed out. Donald Watson and his colleague, who wished to be referred to as Dan, were seen at the main entrance of the school passing...

Capping off the journey

Capping off the journey

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
August 24, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

This past May marked Los Medanos College’s record setting 42nd Commencement Ceremony which. The large group of graduating Mustangs congregated on the football field in the early evening in preparation for the night’s events. Parents, friends and other assorted loved ones showed up with flowers, ...

Debate team gets ready for a new season

Adria Watson, [email protected]
August 24, 2016
Filed under Campus

It’s a new season for Los Medanos College’s Debate Society. With a new season come new faces, excitement and challenges. Debate team adviser Marie Arcidiacono said one of the main goals for the team this season is to continue making a name for their selves as a nationally competitive community college...

Vendor contract up for review

Vendor contract up for review

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
May 16, 2016
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College is in the process of selecting a new food vendor for the cafeteria. The decision-by-committee occurs every (WILL ADD) years. The committee is made up of representatives from each of the college’s employee factions — faculty, classified staff and administration. Classified...

UC caps out-of-state student enrollment

Joseph Delano, [email protected]
May 16, 2016
Filed under Campus

The University of California college system has instituted an enrollment cap for non-resident applicants to both UC Berkeley and UCLA. The move follows criticism regarding the mismanagement of its budget, which led to enrollment practices that seemed to favor out-of-state applicants. A March 28...

Trustee ends his term

Trustee ends his term

Cathie Lawrence, Staff Writer
May 13, 2016
Filed under Campus, News

Members of the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board said goodbye to Student Trustee Gary Walker-Roberts last month as he wrapped up his term representing students from across the district. They presented him with a certificate at the April 27 meeting for his year of service. Governing Boa...

New contract up for review

New contract up for review

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
May 12, 2016
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College is in the process of selecting a new food vendor for the cafeteria. The decision-by-committee occurs every two to three years. The committee is made up of representatives from each of the college’s employee factions — faculty, classified staff, administration Classified...

Raking in the clean

Raking in the clean

Jamie Perlee, [email protected]
May 6, 2016
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Alpha Gamma Sigma Honors Society helped clean up the Los Medanos College Nature Preserve Friday afternoon in honor of Earth Day. About 20 AGS members came to pull weeds, trim bushes, and rake up the residue. AGS member Cesar Ramirez, contributing to the cleanup effort by using a gardening hoe to pull...

Earth Day comes to campus

Michael Martinez, [email protected]
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus

April 20 marked Earth Day at Los Medanos College, a global observance of environmental issues focused on ultimately building a healthy and sustainable planet. LMC celebrated Earth Day for the first time in two years thanks to efforts from the sustainability student club and committee who hosted the event. Throughout...

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