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Duo visits LMC and talks communication

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
October 27, 2016
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The husband and wife duo Carmine and Vanessa Gallo, gave a guest speech covering the topics of effective verbal and nonverbal communication expressed in his book “Talk like TED” Wednesday, Oct. 26 in L-109. The Los Medanos College department of communications, LMC Innovations Grant and the hono...

LMC veterans elect officers

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
October 23, 2016
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After becoming an official campus organization last year, Los Medanos College’s Veterans Club held their first officer elections Tuesday, Oct. 18. Before they got around to picking new officers however, Army vet JR Wilson of Antioch’s Delta Veterans Group spoke about the upcoming “A Salute to Ve...

Gotta catch ’em all

Gotta catch ’em all

Mark Garro, [email protected]
October 21, 2016
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Pokémon Day— an entire day filled with activities for the LMC community — was held in the college’s quad area Tuesday, Oct. 18, “I love Pokémon — why not Pokémon? It’s what people love,” said Ariel Miller, the head coordinator of the event. “We’ve actually had this planned for ...

‘Contra’ being held ‘After Dark’

‘Contra’ being held ‘After Dark’

Adria Watson, [email protected]
October 21, 2016
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Los Medanos College Student Life and Shenanigans are collaborating for a spooky Halloween event being held on campus Friday, Oct. 28. Students and the community are welcome to attend the LMC After Dark Halloween Fair where food, candy and drinks will be provided as well as virtual reality games and mo...

Hinnershitz talks history

Hinnershitz talks history

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
October 21, 2016
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As part of the Impact Leadership Conference put on by Student Life, Author and Professor Dr. Stephanie Hinnershitz from Cleveland State University led a guest lecture covering some of the topics in her book, “Race, Religion and Civil Rights: Asian Student Activism on the West Coast,” at Los Medanos Col...

Politics meets academia: elections used in lecture

Politics meets academia: elections used in lecture

Cassie Dickman, [email protected]
October 21, 2016
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The 2016 presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has been one of the most contentious in recent U.S. history and there has been a lot of debate — by both Democrats and Republicans — about how the country got to this point, but can the situation serve as a teaching tool for...

Communication pros to share tips

Communication pros to share tips

Brooke Samson and Perry Continente, Staff Writer
October 21, 2016
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Los Medanos College students will learn how to polish their public speaking skills from a pair of pros during the “Communication: Insider Tips from the Experts” event Wednesday, Oct. 26. Author and Harvard University Instructor Carmine Gallo and his wife, non-verbal communications expert Vanessa Gal...

‘Brother Gary’ brings the laughs

‘Brother Gary’ brings the laughs

Sarah D. Gonzales, [email protected]
October 21, 2016
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“Brother Gary,” the unique play featured at Los Medanos College's little theater and directed by Jack Nicolaus, touched up on the controversial topic of diversity while also successfully maintaining a pleasantly light and humorous tone. Bay Area playwright Ramiz Monsif tells the story surrounding ...

Miranda sings her way to Netflix fame

Miranda sings her way to Netflix fame

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
October 20, 2016
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After months of anticipation, YouTube Star Colleen Ballinger, better known for her character Miranda Sings, premiered her Netflix show “Haters Back Off” creating a much more humanized and real version of the character. Initially, I was hesitant to watch the show for the fear that it would be unb...

Prop. 51 on the ballot in November

Teresa Gaines, [email protected]
October 20, 2016
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The California Public School Facility Bonds Initiative, or Proposition 51, will be on the ballot for all California residents to either vote “yes” or “no” for this November. If you choose to vote “yes,” you vote for your public school, grades K-14, to apply for part of a nine billion dol...

Spanish degree nears approval

Tyler Mortimore and Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
October 13, 2016
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Students who have taken one of Los Medanos College’s Spanish classes may be well on their way to a degree that doesn’t officially exist, at least not at the moment. A Spanish associative arts transfer degree is out of the planning phase and on its way to being approved at the district level, later...

Weed proposition on the ballot again

Weed proposition on the ballot again

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
October 13, 2016
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California ballot proposition 64 has the potential to end the most tiresome of conversational and class presentation topics — that weed should just, like, be legal, man. California is one of several states with marijuana legalization initiatives on the ballot this November, including neighboring ...

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