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Stangs ready for season

Stangs ready for season

Andrew Gonzales
February 10, 2017
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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...

LMC art show inspired by students

LMC art show inspired by students

February 10, 2017
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The Los Medanos College Art Gallery is stuffed with diverse art, from the colorful to the monochrome, from student contributors to the Feb. 2 art show. Gallery Director Judi Pettite, who’s in charge of each of the six art shows that happen each year, expressed her thoughts on this year’s recent reception. “I think the shows get stronger every ye...

Campus concerned over DeVos

Campus concerned over DeVos

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
February 9, 2017
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Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Education by the senate Tuesday, Feb. 7 after a historic tie-breaking vote — 51 to 50 — made by Vice President Mike Pence. After some responses she made to questions posed to her at the secretary of education confirmation hearing Jan....

LMC equity with a Kwist

LMC equity with a Kwist

Jose Pantoja, josedpantoja@outlook.com
February 9, 2017
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At the college level, equity can be roughly defined as the intentional commitment to fair and just treatment of all members of a university community, and inclusion can follow as the strategic integration of equity and diversity in every aspect of higher education. However, this broad definition only...

Sketchy flyers cause for investigation

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com
February 9, 2017
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It’s a new semester at Los Medanos College, familiar sights and sounds abound. Students swarm the quad, geese let out their terse honks, and, almost as iconic as the geese and the hustle and crowded courtyard, the halls are flooded with stark black and white advertisements promising an attractive online...

LMC acknowledges Black History Month

Jose Pantoja, josedpantoja@outlook.com
February 9, 2017
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In order to promote Black History Month on campus, Los Medanos College has dedicated its library display as well as extensive bulletin board coverage to the cause. In the spirit of cooperation, Student Life and the Art Club have collaborated on original art pieces of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. accompanied...

Walmart grants clamps for chem lab

Walmart grants clamps for chem lab

Carlos Ruiz, Staff Writer
February 9, 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...

Drama preps for stage

Drama preps for stage

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com
February 7, 2017
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Drama students and faculty are busily prepping for their upcoming plays this spring. With a healthy mix of different genre, directors and even show length, this season provides something for everyone. The lineup includes “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,” in late March, “Shape...

Country reacts to Trump presidency

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com
February 7, 2017
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Millions gathered in cities around the world to protest Donald Trump, and many others very publicly regretted their support of the controversial candidate, following his inauguration and the myriad of controversial political decisions The President made in its wake.            ...

Waterlogged ballfields draw attention to drains

Waterlogged ballfields draw attention to drains

Jonathan Little, jlittle@lmcexperience.com
February 6, 2017
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One of the biggest aspects of being an athlete of any sport is the place where one plays and competes whether it’s a basketball court, football field or swimming pool. For a baseball and softball players, the need of maintaining a field is high. Gopher holes pose risks for players running in the...

District becomes sanctuary

District becomes sanctuary

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernan
February 2, 2017
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The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board voted unanimously to grant the district sanctuary status at a special meeting held at the Diablo Valley College Performing Arts Center Wednesday, Jan. 11. In response to the Trump Administration's targeting of undocumented immigrants, Muslims...

Trump Administration poses concern

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com
February 2, 2017
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Millions gathered in cities around the world to protest Donald Trump, and many others very publicly regretted their support of the controversial candidate, following his inauguration and the myriad of controversial political decisions The President made in its wake.            ...

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