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LMC should focus more on the LGBTQ+ community

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com
May 3, 2017
Filed under Perspectives

Los Medanos College has prided itself on being a supportive and inclusive atmosphere for its LGBTQ+ students. And it should. We have an ALLIES club specifically run by and for the LGBTQ+ students on campus. We have an out gay governing board member. We have a cohort of teachers in the process of creating...

LMCAS cooks up deal

Beatriz Hernandez and Kimberly Stelly
March 2, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

Remodel in full ‘swing’

Remodel in full ‘swing’

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

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...

Students focus on the future

Students focus on the future

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com
February 23, 2017
Filed under Campus

Students from Freedom, Liberty, Deer Valley, Pittsburg and Dozier-Libbey Medical high schools visited Los Medanos College for the third annual Career Focus Friday. The event is designed to bring high school students from the East County area — whether they’re part of an academic decathlon, Regional...

Pro-life protest sparks discussion

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com
February 23, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Few topics are as divisive, or as likely to provoke, as abortion. So when Project Truth, a pro-life group — who routinely display large bloody banners of aborted fetuses — arrived on the Los Medanos College campus, and a group of pro-choice students staged a counter protest complete with free condoms...

Food pantry combats hunger on campus

Teresa Gaines and Jordan Neel
February 22, 2017
Filed under News

Across the country, schools are partnering with local restaurants, supermarkets and food banks to battle hunger. That growing list now includes Los Medanos College. The LMC Food Pantry officially opened Monday, Feb. 6 and is fully stocked thanks to fundraising efforts, donations and grants. The goal...

Drama preps for stage

Drama preps for stage

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com
February 7, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

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...

Brentwood center will turn out fine

Jake Libbey, Guest Columnist
December 2, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

Back in 2010, the Contra Costa Community College District governing board gave their approval of a site in Brentwood that would expand and create a new second permanent campus for Los Medanos College. The Pittsburg campus, opened in 1974, underwent a major renovation in the past few years, which includ...

LMC crooners show off their skills

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
October 19, 2016
Filed under Features

The Los Medanos College Recital Hall was at full capacity Tuesday night as Professor Sylvester Henderson’s Chorus Chamber Chorale and Gospel Ensemble and friends played a two-hour concert, featuring a wide range of musical genres, from showtunes to Stevie Wonder. In the show’s introduction, Henderson sa...

Movie night draws big crowd

Movie night draws big crowd

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com
October 13, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Los Medanos outside amphitheater was open for students and staff for a movie night event hosted by the Los Medanos College Associate Student Senate, Shenanigans club and Office of Student Life Oct. 6. Attendees gathered around the amphitheater around 5:30, bringing chairs, blankets and friends....

Reviving a lost gem

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
October 13, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Amphitheater, located outside by the Honors Center, is one of the areas of campus rarely used. Like most LMC students you’re probably asking yourself, “We have one of those?” “The amphitheater was part of the original design of the college. The dedication of LMC was...

Thief hits LMC classes

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
September 29, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Four Los Medanos College attendees were victims of theft while in class Tuesday, Sept. 27 around 8 p.m. Officer Jose Oliveira was notified of the incident when one of the instructors waved him down to let him know that students had their property stolen or tampered with during instruction. Olivera said...

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