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LMC goes clubbing

LMC goes clubbing

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com
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...

Leaders address gender

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com
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, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
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
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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...

TEDx comes to community

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
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, awatson@lmcexperience.com
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, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
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, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
March 2, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

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, jneel@lmcexperience.com
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, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
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, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
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...

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