Experience

Hannum appointed VPI

Natalie Hannum, the new Vice President of Instruction smiles for the camera.

Erick Amaya, Sports Editor

June 9, 2020

Natalie Hannum, who joined the Los Medanos College staff in 2013, will serve as the school’s new Vice President of Instruction. She will officially begin her new role July 1, 2020.  With the retirement of interim VPI Nancy Ybarra, Hannum was named the successor by LMC President Bob Kratochvil...

LMC English instructor publishes book

LMC English instructor publishes book

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Los Medanos College assistant English instructor L.D. Green, who teaches composition, creative writing and literature, recently published a collection of essays and stories which explore people's struggles with the mental health care system and challenge the prevailing models of mental health. Green...

Study Slam held on Zoom

Study Slam held on Zoom

Ronald Smith, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

This spring semester’s Study Slam got a remote make-over to support the college’s online environment. It was held Friday, May 15 on Zoom and gave students an opportunity to work with consultants or tutors in online breakout rooms for most of the day. Typically, the Study Slam is held in the Cen...

Transfer Workshop helps transfer students

Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

The pressure of transferring in the midst of a pandemic can be stressful. However Rachel Anicetti, director of Transfer and Career Services, tried to ease that stress Tuesday, May 12, when she hosted an online transfer workshop to inform Los Medanos College students about financial aid opportunities.&nb...

Nominate S.T.E.L.A.R. students

Nominate S.T.E.L.A.R. students

Jordyn Toscano, News Editor

May 15, 2020

Student Engagement, Leadership Awards and Recognition nominations are currently open to all Los Medanos College students until Monday, May 18. The award ceremony takes place through Zoom on Wednesday, May 20 at 12 p.m. Students may nominate any students, staff or faculty who “have made remarkable...

Transfer and Career Services host Zoom events

Transfer and Career Services host Zoom events

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

The Los Medanos College Transfer and Career Services hosted Ace The Interview! May 8. The event was hosted on Zoom by Program Coordinator Cynthia Perez-Nicholas and she was joined by Edward Beanes, a Career Exploration Coordinator.  Ace The Interview! was a workshop meant to help students who are...

Experience takes home 13 awards

The Los Medanos College Experience news staff on Zoom call.

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

The Los Medanos College Experience took home 13 awards at the annual California Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference. The event was originally scheduled for April, but was canceled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the physical event did not take place this year, communit...

Book buyback happening remotely

The Los Medanos College Bookstore is now holding the end of the semester textbook buyback event remotely.

Charles Reed, Campus Editor

May 14, 2020

The long lasting shelter-in-place order has affected many programs and services at Los Medanos College, including the end of the semester Bookstore Buyback event. Because the Bookstore only recently found its new home in the new Student Union building, the fact that it had to close barely a month lat...

COVID stays for summer break

Social distancing protocols are likely to be extended into the summer as California begins to slowly open up once more.

Hillary Hetrick, Campus Editor / @Hillarymhetrick

May 13, 2020

Summer may not be as bright as many hoped with COVID-19 precautions being extended seemingly every minute, but Los Medanos College students are optimistic. Each day is taken in stride despite an uncertainty of what the future may bring. Nonetheless, the spring 2020 semester will be ending soon and people ...

Food pantry still serves students

The Food Pantry has new hours to continue serving LMC students.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran

May 7, 2020

Editors note: The Food Pantry hours have changed from "Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m" to Mondays 2 to 4 p.m. according to Teresea Archaga. Despite recent campus closures and shelter-in-place orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Medanos College Food Pantry will continue to remain ...

Davis speaks for workers

Davis speaks for workers

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

The Los Medanos Connected series connected students to a zoom event by Speak Out, the Institute for Democratic Education and Culture, a non-profit organization that, according to their website; educates, inspires and empowers young people to become activists for social justice.  Activist Ange...

Construction continues

Construction continues

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah

May 7, 2020

Many things have changed or come to a halt amid the recent pandemic, but construction at Los Medanos College has not.  The Student Union and Kinesiology and Athletics Complex project started back in 2017 and was set to finish by the beginning of the spring 2020 semester. Due to unforeseen circum...

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