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Fall festival to scare on Friday

Fall festival to scare on Friday

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

October 23, 2018


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Student Life and Honors are hosting the LMC Fall Festival on Friday, Oct. 26. This event will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The 2nd floor of the College Complex will hold the festival while the 1st floor is designated to Shenanigans to put on their event, Hotel 270, which is a haunted house. Those planning...

Food pantry to bring chef to LMC

Alex Camili, @A_Carnation

October 19, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Food Pantry will host an interactive demonstration where students fortunate enough to reserve a spot will cook alongside a chef from the Contra Costa Health Services. The ingredients used will be from the menu that the Food Pantry provides for students who are eligible to re...

LMC shelters Bay Point evacuees

LMC shelters Bay Point evacuees

By Perry Continente, @PerryContinente

October 18, 2018


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The LMC Gym hosted evacuees Thursday after a brushfire threatened a natural gas line in Baypoint. The Red Cross oversaw the creation and maintenance of the shelter, providing roughly 85 people with food, water and cots set up in the gym atop blue tarps. Most of those taking shelter were lying down...

Impact conference inspires

Nick Campbell, @nicky_charles

October 18, 2018


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The annual Impact Leadership Conference kicked off this past Friday, welcoming to the college guest speakers from around the Bay Area. It was held at the Community Room in the school library, LMC hosted a panel of leaders who are expert in their respective fields of leadership. The topics varied across differ...

Scoring goals on and off the field

Scoring goals on and off the field

LILLY MONTERO, @lilly_montero3

October 18, 2018


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Carissa Day’s life took an unexpected turn when in her junior year of high school she found out she was pregnant with her first child, Reese Everleigh Treff. Reese was unplanned, but ultimately a blessing in Day’s life. Though things have taken a different path than she’d imagined, life is good....

Shell Oil encourages women to take the lead

ELIZABETH MCLAURIN, Staff writer

October 18, 2018


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Los Medanos College invited students, as well as others from local area schools and workforce development organizations to attend a Shell Oil sponsored event highlighting opportunities available to women in technical education and career fields. The Energize Your Destiny event came to LMC Wednesday for the se...

Ramirez’s road to outreach

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, Profile

As Student Outreach coordinator, Elizabeth Ramirez helps hundreds of high school students every week better determine what they are going to do with their future. She encourages them to go college, get scholarships, make use of student resources, and make the overall transition from high school to college eas...

LMC to introduce new english classes next spring semester

LETICIA ROBLES, Staff writer

October 11, 2018


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Los Medanos College will offer new English courses in the spring of 2018. More English courses are needed to transfer, which is why the LMC english department is now offering more English 100, 100S classes, plus many more which are currently being developed. “Last year about 50 percent of students we...

Mold brings controversy to the music building

Mold brings controversy to the music building

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

October 4, 2018


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A large portion of the music building was closed when construction of an air conditioner last Thursday uncovered black mold and asbestos in the walls of the complex. Administration in addition to buildings and grounds maintain that the mold was not airborne and confined to the walls. However, several ...

UF election impacts part-time faculty

A.R. BROOM, @AlexanderRBroom

October 4, 2018


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The United Faculty elections are well underway and the stakes are higher than ever for part-time faculty members across the Contra Costa Community College District. According to their site, www.uf4cd.org, the “United Faculty of Contra Costa Community College District is an independent collectiv...

New club unites Dreamers

Leticia Robles, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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Los Medanos College has a lot of new clubs to offer to students, including United by Dreams, one of many clubs helping to unite students. United by Dreams aims to bring together those who are undocumented yet share the same educational dream. “We make sure that students who join have group support and al...

Pop-up brings awareness

Alvin Jackson, @ALTheJournalist

October 4, 2018


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Los Medanos College has experienced record high enrollment numbers this fall, and the Food Pantry is prepared to fill what is expected to be a growing need. Ja’net Kent has been working at the food pantry since last spring and has noticed an increase in foot traffic. “I have definitely seen ...

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