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‘Stangs aim for victory

February 11, 2018


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LMC Debate Competes at Steeltown

LMC Debate Competes at Steeltown

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

February 8, 2018


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The weekend long World Style Debate Competition, the 2018 Steeltown Invitational, hosted by Los Medanos College, brought more than just home advantage. The warm springtime weather welcomed debaters from as far as Wheaton, Illinois. Visiting teams included Cal Poly, Dominican University, UC Berkeley,...

Praxair supports science

Jesus Cano, jcano@lmcexperience.com

February 8, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Science and Engineering Program struck gold to start off the spring semester when the department was awarded a $7,500 grant by Praxair, the third largest worldwide industrial gas company based on revenue. The donation came from a Pittsburg refinery just down the street off...

Clubs go on display

Alex Camilli, acamilli@lmcexperience.com

February 1, 2018


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LMC students got acquainted with  representatives of various clubs on campus Jan. 23. The expansive Club Day event was held in the quad during Welcome Week to show students the resources and activities available to them throughout the semester.  Student Life and...

DSPS calls for student coaches

Veronica Zesati, vzesati@lmcexperince.com

February 1, 2018


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Disabled Students Programs and Services provides accommodations and support to students with disabilities, and is also looking for students who would like to offer a helping hand to those in need. Counselor Haydee Lindgren explained that one of DSP&S’s main goals is to advocate for students...

New initiative discussed at All College Day

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

January 20, 2018


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Los Medanos College faculty and staff filed into the Recital Hall Friday, Jan. 19 for the Spring ‘18 Opening Day All College Meeting. After a continental breakfast and meet & greet for attendees, the event kicked off with a surprise musical number by school mascot, Maurice the Mustang. President...

Professors talk intersectionality

D'Angelo Jackson, djackson@lmcexperience.com

December 5, 2017


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“Being an ally means being willing to act with and for others in the pursuit of ending oppression and creating equality,” said by Los Medanos College English professor Jill Buettner-Ouellette at an event she hosted Monday with fellow English Professor James Noel. The workshop “Courageous Conversations:...

Speakers discuss media: Positive portrayals needed

Speakers discuss media: Positive portrayals needed

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

December 4, 2017


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Professor at San Francisco State University with a Ph.D., in Communication Studies, Fatima Chrifi Alaoui gave a lecture on “Gender Representation in the Media” at Los Medanos College Tuesday, Nov. 29.  *** revise lead *** Focusing her presentation on gender, sex and patriarchal representation i...

Speakers discuss media: Disability awareness encouraged

Speakers discuss media: Disability awareness encouraged

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

December 4, 2017


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“People didn’t know how to explain the way I walked so they tried to hide it,” said Lawrence Carter-Long to a group of Los Medanos Students in the Little Theatre. Now the Director of Communications for Disability Rights and Education Defense Fund as well as a former Public Affairs Specialist for...

Speakers discuss media: Fake news is examined

Speakers discuss media: Fake news is examined

D'Angelo Jackson, djackson@lmcexperience.com

December 4, 2017


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“Bots, Sockpuppets, & Fake News In Social Media!” Was a chance for students to learn to better perceive misinformation on the Internet. Students were treated Tuesday to a LMC Library-sponsored seminar and panel discussion with two guests to the campus. Dr. Nolan Higdon. The second guest was...

Gift drive returns to LMC

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

December 4, 2017


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’Tis the joyous season for giving and giving thanks. The Christmas holidays mark the 29th year LMC has teamed up with the Salvation Army and the Angel Tree program to collect toys and clothing for needy children within the local communities. Eileen Valenzuela and Linda Kohler have headed up the...

Basket Drive brings community together

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

November 25, 2017


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“Not having to figure out where my turkey is coming from this year is such a relief,” said Britney Griffin, after receiving her basket from the LMC food pantry Monday.  Brittney and her 5-year-old son Brandy’n were among the LMC community members to benefit from the Thanksgiving Basket Dr...

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