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Video pegs theft suspect

Adria Watson, [email protected]
October 13, 2016
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Los Medanos College Police Services is still actively investigating thefts that occurred on campus a few weeks ago. They are determining whether or not the incidents were connected and tied to a person of interest identified through video surveillance. According to Lieutenant Chad Wehrmiester, the footage ...

Board trustee Nejedly dies

Board trustee Nejedly dies

Cassie Dickman, [email protected]
October 12, 2016
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Veteran Contra Costa Community College District Trustee John T. Nejedly died over the weekend in New Orleans, where he was attending a national trustee conference, leaving the community reeling and an unexpected vacancy in the governing board. Nejedly, who served on the governing board for 22 years...

Hip-hop and art collaborate

Hip-hop and art collaborate

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
October 9, 2016
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Though it would have been interesting to see English Instructor Tess Caldwell freestyle another verse for the second day of Los Medanos College’s first hip-hop conference, in her own words, day two still “got pretty funky.” Rapper and conference organizer Kaila Love said with this event, she h...

Eligible voters have choices

Eligible voters have choices

Cassie Dickman, [email protected]
October 6, 2016
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This 2016 election season is shaping up to be one of the most controversial in U.S. history, with two candidates -- the first woman representing a major party and an unconventional business man with a style all his own -- who are widely seen as unfavorable or untrustworthy. These attributes have kep...

Clubs showcase what they’re about

Clubs showcase what they’re about

Mark Garro, [email protected]
October 6, 2016
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Los Medanos College held its annual Club Day in the outdoor quad Wednesday, Oct. 5. Club members were enthusiastic as each club planned on raising funds to go toward their own goals. The Veterans Club, Computer Science Club, La Raza, Debate Society, Community Service Club, The S.A.C.H.E., Dance Team, ...

Play is ready for laughs

Play is ready for laughs

Teresa Gaines, [email protected]
October 6, 2016
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During rehearsal of what the cast of “Brother Gary” calls “the dinner scene,” even director Jack Nicolaus could not suppress giggles and sporadic laughter while five minutes of a silent scene was acted out in front of him. Consisting of seven actors and 12 characters, the story of “Brothe...

Esports is leveling up

Esports is leveling up

Teresa Gaines, [email protected]
October 6, 2016
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The E-Sports club at Los Medanos College starts off their meetings like any other club on campus. Announcements are made about upcoming events, the agenda for the day is up on the board and club president Allison Bergonia is front and center leading and taking notes. But what happens after the routine che...

Loss strikes community: Wagner in crash

Adria Watson, [email protected]
October 6, 2016
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Los Medanos College is grieving over the death of a long-time employee and friend. Beloved custodian Gil Wagner died in fatal car accident Saturday, Oct. 1, just one day before his 55th birthday. According to East Bay Times, Contra Costa County CHP officers were notified at 1:06 a.m. on Saturday and...

Loss strikes community: Cancer takes Subia

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
October 6, 2016
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The Los Medanos College EOPS office lost a well-loved staff member Monday night when longtime counselor Laura Subia lost her battle with cancer. She was 47 years old. Subia’s coworkers were saddened and shocked at her passing, as many had visited her recently. In an email to staff, LMC president ...

Student panel voices opinion

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
October 6, 2016
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In an effort to improve relationships between Los Medanos College faculty and students, there was a student panel at this weeks meeting, proctored by Tess Caldwell and Janice Townsend the Monday College Assembly meeting took place Monday, Oct. 3 in L109. The student panelists include: Carrie Oliver, Jos...

‘Meeting’ is filled with spirit

‘Meeting’ is filled with spirit

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
September 30, 2016
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Riddled with endless metaphors and foreshadowing, “The Meeting” has brought topics relevant to the injustices going on in today’s society to the Los Medanos College community despite some issues with the writing. Written by Jeff Stetson, this show tells the tale of a fictional meeting between Mart...

Survey charts student success

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
September 30, 2016
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The results of the Community College Survey of Student Engagement, showing Los Medanos College excelling in multiple categories in comparison to other junior colleges in the district were revealed in a meeting held Monday, Sept. 19 led by both Contra Costa County Community College District’s Director of ...

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