The student news site of Los Medanos College

Experience

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...

Fire engulfs clippings

Fire engulfs clippings

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
March 23, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

The blood flows at LMC

The blood flows at LMC

Xavier Valle, xvalle@lmcexperience.com
March 23, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Los Medanos College students and staff were given the chance to save lives this week as drives for blood donation were held on campus. “This has always been a part of my bucket list,” said student Sarah Puno, “It feels scary at first but thinking I’m saving a life makes it worth it.” LMC...

Satirical production takes ‘shape’

Satirical production takes ‘shape’

Perry Continente and Kimberly Stelly
March 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

“Shapeless,” a dark satirical play with a social justice bent, is coming to Los Medanos College in April. The play focuses on body image issues and societal pressures that woman of all shapes and sizes face. The play, written by Sean Carthew, and directed by LMC’s own Du’Praiseja Smith,...

Spotlight shines hot on Steele

Spotlight shines hot on Steele

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
March 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, Profile, Top Stories

When she utters the word “music,” that passion Julia Steele stays true to radiates from her words to her expressions. Her face lights up, noticeably showing she knows she’s found what she’s meant to do, no matter how fearsome the road may get. “Sometimes the best thing you can do in your...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a nostalgic trip for viewers

‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a nostalgic trip for viewers

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
March 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The elaborate musical sequences and joyful characters are back in Disney’s live-action adaption of “Beauty and the Beast,” taking viewers on an emotional rollercoaster filled with nostalgia. A classic tale, the original animated film was released in 1991, telling the story of a selfish Prince...

‘Kong’ fails to wow but entertains

‘Kong’ fails to wow but entertains

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
March 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Dense jungle, insect-infested bogs, napalm and an underestimated enemy who just won’t quit. It’s not the Vietnam War, but Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ not exactly sly allegory for the mid-century quagmire, “Kong: Skull Island,” a delightful B-movie romp starring the gigantic ape who has been resurrected...

Finding her own way

Finding her own way

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
March 16, 2017
Filed under Campus, Profile, Top Stories

If you blink too fast, you just may miss her. With her calm demeanor and skillfully winged eyeliner, Los Medanos College student Natasha Garcia is always on the run. Garcia has gained the titles of Los Medanos College Associated Students (LMCAS) Vice President, Inter Club Council (ICC) chair and Drama...

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...

TEDx comes to community

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
March 16, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

‘Evil’ keeps audience guessing

‘Evil’ keeps audience guessing

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
March 16, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

With its spine-chilling thrills and eerie tone, “Sharknado” director and Los Medanos College alumnus Anthony Ferrante’s latest film “Forgotten Evil” premiered on the Lifetime Movie Network Sunday, March 12, leaving audiences on the edge of their seats. As someone primarily known for being...

Pantry inaugurated at LMC

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
March 9, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

The student news site of Los Medanos College
Top Stories