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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...

Locker room build underway

Locker room build underway

November 16, 2017


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Construction crews work on demolishing the old locker rooms to make room for the new ones.  The build includes a reinvention of the Physical Education Complex including two dance and fitness studios, a dedicated athletics workout room and a general weights and cardio room in addition to two new...

SF State welcomes LMC students

SF State welcomes LMC students

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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Los Medanos College students planning to transfer visited San Francisco State University Nov. 1 to tour the campus and attend workshops that discussed majors and programs. The day began with a tour of the campus, followed by lunch at which students were addressed by Director Adriana Gallardo and Outreach...

Debate Team competes against four year colleges

Debate Team competes against four year colleges

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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Los Medanos College’s debate team held their own in The Penguin Invitational Nov. 4 and 5. Hosted by Dominican University, nine colleges — more than 115 participants from across the country — gathered for the event. Five teams represented LMC: Sumneet Nirankari and Ayesha Khan, Kirstie Tabelin...

Eco Friendly Environment for LMC

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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The LMC Sustainability Committee wants faculty, staff and students to become more environmentally friendly by taking steps to improve disposing waste on campus. The committee is an all-volunteer group that continues to look for ways to inform others and facilitate sustainability efforts both on and...

Deej documentary educates

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

November 10, 2017


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DJ “Deej” Savarese is a man of many talents. He is a published poet, graduate of Oberlin College, recipient of several awards and an activist and advocate for nonverbal neurodivergent people like himself. A documentary about Savarese ‘Deej’ was shown by Disabled Students Programs & Serv...

ROTORACT gives lake makeover

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

November 10, 2017


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The Los Medanos College Lake received some TLC in the form of a clean-up effort put on by the ROTORACT Club. While club president Lucas Stuart-Chilcote spearheaded the effort, several others, including community passersby, helped with the clean up. The event took place Friday, Nov. 3 and focused on removing tras...

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