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Indigenous Day event builds community

Indigenous Day event builds community

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The Indigenous Day event in the Los Medanos College Indoor Quad was a success. The event took place on Tuesday Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and featured various booths with food and free information. The event turnout was high, as students came looking for insightful information from those that ra...

Student Dixon begins cheer club

Student Dixon begins cheer club

Katie Loughran, @ Katie__Loughran

October 18, 2019

Ever wanted to get involved with cheer at Los Medanos College? You never could have before, but with LMC’s very first cheer club, you can—all because of Ashlie Dixon and friends. The idea of creating a cheer club was thought up by the group of friends when they found out that there wasn’t any for...

Gearing it right at LMC auto repair

Gearing it right at LMC auto repair

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano

October 18, 2019

The Automotive Technology Program at Los Medanos College has involved students in their interactive Live Shop since the early 1980s. The Live Shop is a certified auto shop in the state of California in which students enrolled in automotive classes have the opportunity to work on real cars for custom...

Shell empowers women

Shell empowers women

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The ‘Energize Your Destiny’ event was a quality learning experience. The event this week was on Wednesday, Oct 9 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Recital Hall in MU-720. Although it was not as packed as previous years, it was successful.  Program Coordinator for Workforce and Economic Development Depar...

EOPS treats students to food and fun

EOPS treats students to food and fun

By HILLARY HETRICK, @hillarymhetrick

October 4, 2019

The Outdoor Quad was swarming with students as Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) commemorated their 50th anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students were welcomed by friendly EOPS staff and student workers.  At a sign-in table, students were verified and received a yellow...

Olga Custodio speaks for STEM

Olga Custodio speaks for STEM

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Los Medanos College hosted Olga Custodio for a panel organized by STEM and as part of Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 24. The panel took place in Science Room SC-136 which was followed by a reception in Library Room L-109.  Custodio is a former fighter pilot for the United States Air Force and retired ...

False alarm disrupts classes

False alarm disrupts classes

Katie Loughran and Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

A false fire alarm was set off at Los Medanos College Thursday, Sept. 26. The false alarm originated in the art building at 9:56 a.m. for reasons still unclear to authorities on campus.  “The smoke alarm in the Art building was set off for reasons unknown,” said Lieutenant Chad Wehrmeister o...

DSPS hosting event

DSPS hosting event

Adriana Ivanoff and Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

The Disabled Students Programs and Services program hopes to help all Los Medanos College students find a better balance in their lives by putting on a movie event to raise mental awareness. This event is scheduled to happen Oct. 2 in the library room L-109 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. providing all stud...

Terrance Henry Walker sparks inquiries

Terrance Henry Walker sparks inquiries

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

As crowds of students rush past through parking lots and on sidewalks, a single hand-painted sign with bright red letters reads, “If Jesus was here would you recognize him?”  A relatively simple question seemed to carry more weight than some students realized in the first few weeks of the ...

Fun and games, stress relief

Fun and games, stress relief

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

A game day stress reliever was held Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in L-109. The event was jointly sponsored by Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS), Brothers of Excellence Program (BOEP), Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) and CalWORKs. The event offered a relaxing time for studen...

EOPS to commemorate 50th anniversary

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

September 26, 2019

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a statewide program that helps college students who come from low-income and underrepresented backgrounds. The program’s 50th anniversary was September 4 of this year. EOPS is currently the longest standing program of its kind in the state. EOP...

Beliefs spark loud debate

Beliefs spark loud debate

September 20, 2019

Students walked on to campus Thursday, Sept. 19, to hear a man yelling about his beliefs with a large sign that said "REPENT FOR YOUR SINS" along with a shirt that read "Jesus can set you free" in the outdoor quad while debating with those that challenged his thoughts. Campus police were present to ensure...

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