District ‘reaffirms’ support

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board approved a resolution Jan. 25 in response to concerns from staff and students in relation to federal actions targeting undocumented immigrants. The...

Leaders address gender

Los Medanos College Outreach hosted the Ladies in Leadership event that showcased “The Empowerment Project” documentary directed by Sarah Moshman. In the 2013 film, Moshman and her three friends went...

Violence in any way is not ok

John Paul Castillo, Guest Columnist
March 23, 2017

We live in an age where passion rules our impulses, where people on both sides of the political spectrum believe themselves to be fundamentally under siege by the rhetoric and policies of the other, and...

Fire engulfs clippings

Fire engulfs clippings

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...

The blood flows at LMC

The blood flows at LMC

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...

Drama students Cierra Nelson and Valerie Naranjo rehearse a scene from LMCs latest production Shapeless.

Satirical production takes ‘shape’

Perry Continente and Kimberly Stelly
March 23, 2017

“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...

Natasha Garcia helps shovel leaves to clean up the amphitheater for last semester’s movie screening night.

Finding her own way

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...

LMCAS President Israel Castro Cortez speaks at the governing board meeting Dec. 14. when the sanctuary district issue first arose.

District becomes sanctuary

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernan
February 2, 2017

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,...

Candidates Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump dropped into an LMC class via the techniques of Photoshop.

Politics meets academia: elections used in lecture

The 2016 presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has been one of the most contentious in recent U.S. history and there has been a lot of debate — by both Democrats and Republicans...

Loss strikes community: Wagner in crash

Adria Watson, [email protected]
October 6, 2016

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...

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