Experience

Crimes at Los Medanos are a concern

Janet Madrid
October 13, 2016

As a student at Los Medanos College, the crime can raise a red flag. Back in April 2016, a robbery happened, with a student getting their backpack stolen in the evening as well. If these crimes happened...

Zuniga helps program grow

The Los Medanos Music Department has undergone many changes regarding classes and staff for the 2016 fall semester. Last spring semester, several music classes had been cut from the music department....

Hold on for ‘Don’t Breathe’

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
September 1, 2016

Genre conventions are tossed aside and predictability is out of the question in Fede Alvarez’s “Don’t B of his home, beastlike. The casting is both some of the film’s greatest strengths and...

‘Complete Works’ takes shape

Teresa Gaines, [email protected]
September 1, 2016

When you think Shakespeare, you typically flash back to sophomore year of high school when you SparkNoted a sonnet to ensure an inkling of understanding. For the most part, rapping and “Macho Man”...

District gives student support

This past summer, the Contra College Community College District and JFK University’s Community Counseling Centers partnered to begin the Student Wellness Program for both Los Medanos’ Pittsburg and...

Volunteerism is key at LMC

RC KUBOTA , Guest Column
September 1, 2016

It’s always a great time to think about the students and staff who contribute positively to LMC being a cohesive working environment, and to consider all the stress they must’ve endured to make this...

Canvas is a work of art

‘Canvas’ is a work of art

STAFF, [email protected]
September 1, 2016

Los Medanos College has made the leap from learning management system Desire2Learn to Canvas… well, almost. This is the transitional year, so while some students have made the change to the newer platform,...

Destigmatize junior college

Cameron Toth, [email protected]
August 25, 2016

Walking onto a new campus, new faces pass, new classrooms and new experiences. When you stay at the same school it's usually just a new classroom environment and a new teacher, but as a transfer student...

‘Hell or High Water’ thrills

Capitalism is the villain in David Mackenzie’s neo-western “Hell or High Water,” the driving force behind the thievery at the center of the film: the seizure of the West Texan land from the Comanche,...

The Man Behind the Design:

In the Marketing department at Los Medanos College a man in Adidas sneakers giddily shows off his newest design for a winery which features an uncommon and non-traditional design: an octopus wrapped around...

Sophomores say goodbye

With the smell of fresh cut grass in the air, Los Medanos College softball took the field in their wedding gown-white uniforms to celebrate sophomore night before splitting the final doubleheader of...

No children, no judgement

I love kids. I have worked with kids for more than five years and have loved every moment of it (mostly). The biggest thrill I get out of my job is being a role model for my students on a daily basis and...

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