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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...

Students shown options through tour

Students shown options through tour

Jordan Neel, [email protected]
April 20, 2017
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Los Medanos College got the opportunity to travel across the country to visit Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU). Schools included in the tour were Bowie State University, Lincoln University, Morgan State, Hampton University, Norfolk University, North Carolina A&T and Howard University...

‘Shapeless’ a sharp critique

‘Shapeless’ a sharp critique

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
April 18, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

There’s a scene in “Shapeless” in which Peggy (Valerie Naranjo) is having her flaws pointed out to her by three rude folks, presumably representing channels of her own inner monologue. She needs to lose 10 pounds, or perhaps 40, one says. She’ll never be desirable looking like that say...

LMC preps for emergencies

LMC preps for emergencies

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
April 14, 2017
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If you walked past the LMC Lake or outside of the cafeteria Wednesday, you might have heard screaming. You might have also seen multiple students with burns, bruises and broken bones being aided by EMS students. This scene was the result of an active shooter simulation put on by the Emergency Service...

LMC alum screens film for locals

LMC alum screens film for locals

Jose Pantoja, [email protected]
April 14, 2017
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Antioch’s El Campanil Theatre was the venue Saturday evening April 8 for a special showing of “Forgotten Evil,” the latest film from Director Anthony C. Ferrante of “Sharknado” fame. Ferrante, an Antioch native and Los Medanos College alumnus presented the film —which was shot mostly in...

USF professor brings knowledge

USF professor brings knowledge

Jordan Neel, [email protected]
April 14, 2017
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University of San Francisco Professor Dr. James Taylor spoke at an Academic Scholarship Lecture event hosted by the LMC Music department Tuesday, March 28. Silvester Henderson, LMC music professor, directed the event.   Opening the event, Henderson played piano on one of two songs along with s...

Staff wins at JACC

Staff wins at JACC

Andrew Gonzalez, [email protected]
April 14, 2017
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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 ...

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Adria Watson
April 7, 2017
Filed under News, Perspectives, Top Stories

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...

LMC goes clubbing

LMC goes clubbing

Perry Continente, [email protected]
March 30, 2017
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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...

Leaders address gender

Jordan Neel, [email protected]
March 23, 2017
Filed under News

Los Medanos College Outreach hosted the Ladies in Leadership event that showcased “The Empowerment Project” documentary directed by Sarah Moshman. In the 2013 film, Moshman and her three friends went on a 31-day road trip to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and New York City.            ...

Fire engulfs clippings

Fire engulfs clippings

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
March 23, 2017
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A case of vandalism occurred on the second level of the College Complex outside Instructor Laurie Huffman’s office last Thursday, March 16. Lieutenant Chad Wehrmeister describes the situation as a small fire that burned up the articles posted outside of Huffman’s door. “Apparently sometime...

Budget causes change

Perry Continente
March 16, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

The 2018-2019 school year at Los Medanos College will look radically different. A decision has been made to shorten the semester from 18 weeks to 16 by the United Faculty and Contra Costa Community College District. These changes are in response to Governor Brown’s new budget as a cost saving measure. The...

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