Met Gala shakes things up

Nick Campbell , @TheNCExperience
May 9, 2019

The 2019 Met Gala, held in New York every year did not disappoint. What many don’t know about the event, is that it’s formally known as the Costume Institute Gala. It also serves as an annual fundraiser....

Mental health misunderstood

Spencer Batute and @batutie_
May 9, 2019

It’s no secret that mental health is becoming an increasingly prevalent issue in today’s social landscape. According to the National Alliance on mental illness, one in five adults in the U.S. experiences...

Data mining can be helpful

Krys Shahin , Staff Writer
May 9, 2019

The “gatekeepers” of social media and television know how to get the public to consume their products and use their services in order to make a profit. Some may think this is a privacy breach but it’s...

LMC welcomes new vice president

Lilly Montero , @lilly_montero3
May 9, 2019

After an extensive hiring process, numerous interviews and an open forum Dr. Tanisha Maxwell of Estrella Mountain Community College has been chosen as Los Medanos College’s new Vice President of Student...

Corteva Agriscience workers in hazmat suits work to address mock gas leak emergency.

Corteva holds safety drill

Cristina Gonzalez, Staff Writer
May 9, 2019

Corteva Argiscience held its regular Community Awareness Emergency Response Drill, May 1 and invited students at Los Medanos College to participate and observe the way an emergency could potentially unfold....

Member of the opposition, Felero Smith, raises a point of information.

Debate team tackles outer space

A.R. Broom , @AlexanderRBroom
May 8, 2019

Students gathered in the science building late afternoon Wednesday, May 8 to break down a highly contested topic of discussion — space exploration. Energy levels in the room were high prior to the...

Circle K recognized by representatives

BreAnna Crawford , @Lyniece_
May 8, 2019

LMC’s Circle K International Club has been doing all they can to help the community, while also pushing students to do more for themselves and their neighborhood. Reactivated in the fall of 2018, Circle...

New budget formula presents funding issues

Marc Lopez , @KaptainMarc
May 8, 2019

The Contra Costa Community College District is currently advocating for an extension on the implementation of a new budget formula. The changes were discussed among Los Medanos College faculty and staff...

LMC student artist Matthew DAmico in front of his painted utility box.

D’Amico shares artistic journey

Spencer Batute, @batutie_
May 8, 2019

They say life imitates art. With this aphorism in mind, one can easily spot where student artist Matthew D’Amico’s vibrant, flowing personality takes inspiration from. From the azure waters of...

Juana Chavez (left) talks with student Dianna White about activism and education following the keynote.

Juana Chavez delivers special keynote

Nick Campbell , @TheNCExperience
May 8, 2019

As a child growing up during the zenith of the labor movement, Juanita Chavez, niece of César Chavez, embodies the movement started by her mother Delores Huerta. Her mother, Delores Huerta is the head...

Alumni Casey Pringle sings alogside he LMC Gospel Reunion Choir.

Gospel Choir celebrates 25 years

Hillary Hetrick , @hillarymhetrick
May 8, 2019

The Los Medanos College Recital Hall was filled with inspirational music and motivational words May 4 for the 25th Anniversary Gospel Celebration Reunion Concert featuring LMC’s Gospel and Reunion Gospel...

Rico Nastys newest album breaks the mold

Rico Nasty’s newest album breaks the mold

Alex Camilli , @A_Carnation
May 8, 2019

In a genre saturated with artists who drown in their influences, an artist that fills a specific niche has become rare. DMV rapper Rico Nasty embraces her “wild child” persona on her latest release...

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