Gift drive returns to LMC

Azi Carter, [email protected]
December 4, 2017

’Tis the joyous season for giving and giving thanks. The Christmas holidays mark the 29th year LMC has teamed up with the Salvation Army and the Angel Tree program to collect toys and clothing for needy...

Volunteers lift materials and hold up poles during the playground’s construction.

Pittsburg park gets a facelift

Azi Carter, [email protected]
November 16, 2017

More than 200 volunteers from Kaiser Permanente, First 5 Contra Costa, East County Regional Group (ECRG) and the city of Pittsburg did their part in helping local area kids by building a new playground...

Hailey Solares and Kirstie Tabelin discuss topics, techniques and plans of action for their upcoming debates.

Debate Team competes against four year colleges

Azi Carter, [email protected]
November 16, 2017

Los Medanos College’s debate team held their own in The Penguin Invitational Nov. 4 and 5. Hosted by Dominican University, nine colleges — more than 115 participants from across the country — gathered...

Los Medanos College Adriana Urrutia battles with a Marin Mariners defender during the Stangs 1-0 victory at home on Oct 27.

Redemption season

Carlos Ruiz , [email protected]
November 16, 2017

The Los Medanos College women’s soccer team ended the 2017 season in second place with an overall record of 12-6-2 after recovering from a slow 0-3-1 start. It was an impressive turnaround for a team...

Eco Friendly Environment for LMC

Jordan Neel, [email protected]
November 16, 2017

The LMC Sustainability Committee wants faculty, staff and students to become more environmentally friendly by taking steps to improve disposing waste on campus. The committee is an all-volunteer group...

Gary Soto during the book signing following his presentation Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Gary Soto inspires

Brenna Enos, [email protected]
November 9, 2017

“What is your major?” Gary Soto asked several students as they filled into the Recital Hall at Los Medanos College. Computer Engineering, Science and English were among some of the answers. For Soto,...

Romani culture often overlooked and misunderstood

Despite recent social justice movements sparking conversation about race, gender and sexuality helping pave the way for a better, more empathetic tomorrow, the Romani people are too seldom talked about...

Sonia Bustos Barocio takes first place at National STEM Diversity Conference

Robert Pierce, [email protected]
November 2, 2017

Los Medanos College’s own Sonia Bustos Barocio recently won first place in the Cell/Molecular Biology category at the National STEM Diversity Conference held by the Society for the Advancement of Chicano...

“Spooktacular” Halloween event a campus success

The Office of Student Life brought scares to Los Medanos College with its Carnevil Halloween event, featuring fundraising, free treats for kids and a haunted house that took up the whole first floor of...

Restorative Justice what it looks like

Azi Carter, [email protected]
November 2, 2017

  Our criminal justice system asks three questions: What law was broken? Who broke it? What punishment is warranted? When you commit a crime, you incur a debt to society, creating an imbalance...

#MeToo at LMC

#MeToo at LMC

Azi Carter, [email protected]
October 26, 2017

Seeking to give voice to sexual abuse victims Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano used her social media platform with #metoo after accusations of sexual harassment and assault were leveled against Hollywood...

Southern comfort comedy hits the stage

Southern comfort comedy hits the stage

Azi Carter, [email protected]
October 19, 2017

“Laundry and Bourbon” written by James McClure and directed by Barbara M. Norris, was the breath of comic relief many theatergoers relished in as they spent two hours submerged in the antics of the...

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