Keep obstructing evil

STAFF, [email protected]
February 7, 2017

President Donald Trump’s aversion to people darker than white has been both heavily chronicled and criticized for the 18 months prior to his entering the Oval Office as the most powerful person in the...

LMC Pittsburg campus safety can be improved

Megan Thomas
October 25, 2016

As an LMC student, I recently just started taking night classes at the Pittsburg and Brentwood campuses. Before starting this semester, I was uneasy about being on campus so late at night. When I started...

Transfer out of state for affordable rent

Andrea Arriola
October 25, 2016

For many Los Medanos students, applying to a college outside of California is illogical due to the expensive cost of out of state tuition. According to the Heath Resource Center at the National Youth Transition...

Cultural clash causes internal struggle

Living a life torn between two different cultures is difficult. I personally choose to hyphenate myself and identify as Mexican-American because, although I recognize my luck for being born into this country,...

Loss strikes community: Cancer takes Subia

The Los Medanos College EOPS office lost a well-loved staff member Monday night when longtime counselor Laura Subia lost her battle with cancer. She was 47 years old. Subia’s coworkers were saddened...

Act your age please

Cameron Toth, [email protected]
October 6, 2016

Since we were little, we’ve been dreaming about freedom. Moving out, getting tattoos and piercings, and being independent from our parents or guardians. Eighteen was the magic number that could make...

Vote yes on Proposition 64

Staff, [email protected]
October 6, 2016

In a few weeks, Californians will have the choice to either join Colorado, Washington and Washington D.C. and legalize the recreational use and sale of marijuana, or prolong the decades-long prohibition...

Stakes are high for LGBT rights

Gary Walker-Roberts, Guest Columnist
October 4, 2016

"Don't boo, vote," was a call-to-action by President Obama during his speech at the Democratic National Convention. As Americans look to vote in one of the most contentious elections in history, it is...

Instructional Aides Amy Ochoa (left) and Julee Richardson glazing bowls for the Empty Bowls event that the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano is hosting.

No bowls left ’empty’

Adria Watson, [email protected]
September 8, 2016

The Los Medanos College Ceramics Department is donating 75 glazed bowls to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. The Empty Bowls fundraiser is for all ages and takes place in Fairfield on October...

New major set for 2017

New major set for 2017

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
September 8, 2016

2016 is a tumultuous time. Protests against systemic racism and the construction of an oil pipeline on Native land in North Dakota are currently in the headlines, and immigration and LGBT rights are once...

An aerial view of the tennis court which is under construction.  Inset:  Juan Cortez and Eric Delozada Sr. grade and resurface the asphalt on the court.

Tennis court nearly finished

The Los Medanos College tennis court construction, which has been occurring since before the semester started, is expected to conclude in the coming weeks. According to Vice President Kevin Horan, the...

Giants tread in all too familiar waters

Jason Fierros, [email protected]
September 8, 2016

The San Francisco Giants looked like they were on track for another even-year magical run when they went into the All-Star Break on July 10th. At 57-33, they had the best record in all of baseball despite...

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