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TEDx comes to community

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
March 16, 2017
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Through an extensive application process, Los Medanos College has finally been given the OK to host its first official TEDx event in this upcoming November. LMC is the first school in the Contra Costa Community College District to host a TEDx event. Communications Instructor Marie Arcidiocono and...

Pantry inaugurated at LMC

Adria Watson, [email protected]
March 9, 2017
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Gratitude was the tone surrounding the Food Pantry ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, March 8. Reflecting how the pantry came to be and thanking those who made it possible — the Contra Costa and Solano County Food Bank, faculty, staff and students — Los Medanos College and local community members...

Wade talks history and future of black businesses in America

Wade talks history and future of black businesses in America

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
March 2, 2017
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  “Where is all your money going?” inquired former Los Medanos College and current Delta College History Professor Evan Wade, thus setting the tone for his presentation Black Wall Street and the Power of Ownership, Tuesday evening in Community Room L-109. The presentation, sponsored by...

LMCAS cooks up deal

Beatriz Hernandez and Kimberly Stelly
March 2, 2017
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The Los Medanos College Academic Senate has just launched their new local discounts project to help struggling college students pay for a meal. In addition to the other efforts being made to provide for students on campus, LMCAS wanted to use this as an opportunity to give back to their community. “It...

Noah uses cultural difference for basis of speech

Noah uses cultural difference for basis of speech

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
March 2, 2017
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Now best known as the host of “The Daily Show,” comedian Trevor Noah performed a standup routine for Stanford students’ friends and family as a part of Family Weekend Saturday, Feb. 25 where he, despite some problematic stances on American social issues, managed to remain charismatic. As a family...

‘Get Out’ sparks reaction

‘Get Out’ sparks reaction

Jordan Neel, [email protected]
March 2, 2017
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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...

LMC falls in love with social justice

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
February 23, 2017
Filed under News

While some Los Medanos College students were spending their Valentine’s Day doing romantic activities, going on dates or cuddling their loved ones, a small group of LMC community members were in Library Room L-109 being educated about the Black Lives Matter movement. “Fall in Love with Social...

Remodel in full ‘swing’

Remodel in full ‘swing’

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
February 23, 2017
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From the moment the clock strikes 10 p.m. and most other community members are either preparing for bed or cramming for an exam, W.A. Thomas Company employees and constructors are coming into work on the swing space on Level Two of the college complex. According to the official project description...

Pro-life protest sparks discussion

Perry Continente, [email protected]
February 23, 2017
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Few topics are as divisive, or as likely to provoke, as abortion. So when Project Truth, a pro-life group — who routinely display large bloody banners of aborted fetuses — arrived on the Los Medanos College campus, and a group of pro-choice students staged a counter protest complete with free condoms...

Food pantry combats hunger on campus

Teresa Gaines and Jordan Neel
February 22, 2017
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Across the country, schools are partnering with local restaurants, supermarkets and food banks to battle hunger. That growing list now includes Los Medanos College. The LMC Food Pantry officially opened Monday, Feb. 6 and is fully stocked thanks to fundraising efforts, donations and grants. The goal...

Wal-Mart gives grant

Carlos Ruiz, [email protected]
February 10, 2017
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Science Lab Coordinator Paul West’s wish of new chemistry burette clamps was granted after receiving a $1,000 donation from the Walmart Community Grant Program, a first time donor to Los Medanos College. After a shortage of clamps last semester due to unforeseen wear and tear, West wanted to replace...

Stangs ready for season

Stangs ready for season

Andrew Gonzales
February 10, 2017
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

When spring comes around at Los Medanos College, it signifies not only the beginning of a new semester, but also the dawn of a new softball season. The Mustangs look to start off on the right foot as they kick off their season against Lassen College in a doubleheader, Friday, Feb. 17 at 12 p.m. After two solid seasons, the team may be primed to make the play...

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