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Debate team tackles outer space

Debate team tackles outer space

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

May 9, 2019

Students gathered in the science building late afternoon Wednesday, May 8 to break down a highly contested topic of discussion — space exploration. Energy levels in the room were high prior to the start of the public debate, as students and participants lined up to sign-in. The debate was pu...

Panel informs on justice

Yesenia, Mendez

May 9, 2019

Los Medanos College was given a new perspective on justice May 6th when Antioch Police Department Chief Tammany Brooks and Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton spoke at the “Understanding Justice” Panel. LMC’s History department coordinated this event at which the guests spoke about...

Stem majors present research

Stem majors present research

Kristen Haun

May 9, 2019

Faculty and staff were treated to a recap of the Los Medanos College STEM Research Symposium during a assembly May 6 to review the success of STEM initiatives on campus. The May 3 symposium gave students the opportunity to present their research to members of the college community in hopes that it woul...

Students talk math anxiety

Cristina Gonzalez, Staff writer

May 9, 2019

Though most people know that Pi, when it comes to math, is used as 3.14, not many individuals actually know the entire number, let alone want to have to use it. It’s not that Pi isn’t a great constant and can’t solve many mathematical equations, it’s that math phobia is real for many student...

Alumni showcase artwork

Alumni showcase artwork

Krys Shahin, Staff writer

May 9, 2019

Touchable artwork, interactive galleries, mannequins dressed in art pieces and many more pieces of art were displayed at the Alumni Exhibition Thursday May 2. Students and visiting Alumni attended the art gallery to meet some of the alumni artists and admire their work in the exhibition. “It is i...

Office of Equity hosts LBGTIA+ discussion

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

May 2, 2019

Student Life and The Office of Equity and Inclusion hosted an All-In Equity event, “Promising Practices in Serving LGBTQIA+ Students” the afternoon of Friday, April 26. The workshop, held in SS4-412, was facilitated by Dr. Chicora Martin, Vice-President and the Dean of Students at Mills College. ...

Equity talks inclusivity in education

Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Equity held an event where Dr. Amer F. Ahmed and Dr. Mayra Padilla gave a presentation to faculty about the brain, mindfulness and inclusive pedagogy. The presentation was given April 25 to help instructors and faculty learn why inclusivity is important through neuroscience, the study of the brain. “...

Masterclass has an impact

Cynthia Vasquez, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

The talented voices of Los Medanos College had the opportunity to debut their classical and gospel songs in front of a live audience and get critiqued by a vocal clinician on Tuesday evening at the Choral/Vocal Masterclass Recital. With students performing in the recital, the event also included...

Big Band gets swinging

Big Band gets swinging

Kirsten Haun, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Lively music filled the air as the Heritage Jazz Band kicked off the night playing tunes that swayed people to the dance floor Wednesday, April 17. The event was called the Big Band Dance Party and it was held from 6-9 p.m. to commemorate the third year since establishing the Veterans Resource Center at...

BSU holds spoken word

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

April 11, 2019

“It’s not easy to get up in a room full of strangers and say some shit about yourself,” said Dre Johnson of poetry duo Jackhammer Serenade. LMC’s Black Student Union held an open mic night featuring the duo and original student work. The night included a workshop on spoken word which helpe...

Pizza with a cop returns

Pizza with a cop returns

Dante Harrold, @DanteHerald

April 11, 2019

Student life and Police Services together held the eventPizza with a Cop Tuesday, April 9. During the event, the campus officers served free pizza to students while giving tips on how to remain safe on and off campus and how campus security was a resource to them. Some students may find Pizza with a Cop simi...

Watch your blindspot

Watch your blindspot

Marc Lopez, @KaptainMarc

March 21, 2019

“No matter what everyone has a blindspot,” said actor Rafael Casal from the critically acclaimed indie film “Blindspotting.” “You are always conditioned to see one thing before the other.” LMC and Maya Cinemas held a special screening for the critically acclaimed film “Blindspotting” on ...

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