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A counselor’s journey with education

A counselor’s journey with education

Haley Ahmed, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

It was a normal day at the office. Deborah Baskin was focusing on the task at hand, serving as a manager to a company that provided physicals for potential life insurance customers. In the wake of the 2007 recession, when many people were lucky to have a job at all, Deborah knew it was a miracle to have t...

Pi Day festivities bring fun straight to the face

Pi Day festivities bring fun straight to the face

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

March 21, 2019

LMC’s Math Department hosted Pi Day, an event that takes place each semester on March 14 to correspond with the numeric value of Pi. The number 3.14 is represented by the said date of March 14 often written out in numbers as “3/14.” Earlier in the day, students gathered on the Student Services Pa...

Veterans meet with district rep, talk resources

D'Angelo Jackson, @DAngeloJackson_

March 14, 2019

The Los Medanos College Student Veterans Club had the to meet with Congressional District Representative Ryan-Thomas Brown to discuss veteran use of resources. The meeting held in the Veterans Recreational Center, was broken up into a morning and an afternoon session. The first meeting and the beginning...

Police aides gain more appreciation

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

They unlock the school before you come, are here when your semesters have ended and even stayed during the smoke crisis that happened last semester that shut the campus down. They keep you safe if you take you night classes, They are on constant watch over the campus, waiting for when people need th...

Lactation rooms receive a renewed push

Lactation rooms receive a renewed push

A.R Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

March 14, 2019

A topic of recent discussion on campus, the need for comfortable places for recent mothers to nurse around campus, is now receiving support and hard-pushing representation from Los Medanos College student life. “It was brought up during a public comment meeting,” said John Nguyen, Student Life ...

Recording arts provides a pathway

Recording arts provides a pathway

Aria Mallorca, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

The music industry is more diverse, booming and independent than ever before. The Recording Arts Program at Los Medanos College allows students to earn a certificate of achievement or an associate’s degree to help get a foot in the door. Focusing on the technical and physical aspects behind the record...

LMCAS a voice for students

Liz McLaurin, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Perhaps you have walked past the conference room to the left of EOPS on a Monday. You might have even walked by between the hours of 1 and 3 p.m. and noticed a small group of students huddled around a square cluster of tables. But what you might not have known is those huddled students crammed in tha...

STEM majors start new club

Jesus Cano, @Juice_Cano

February 28, 2019

By JESUS CANO @juicecano STEM students now have a better path to exposure within their field. Advancement Toward Achievement is a new club on campus established by LMC students Anthony Early and Matt Marchetti. The goal of ATA is to give club members an opportunity to be more involved within the ...

EOPS starts new club

EOPS starts new club

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

February 28, 2019

The Extended Opportunities Program and Services (EOPS) at Los Medanos College has been a helping hand to many students on campus while promoting enrollment, retention, persistence and the success of students to push them further in their academic career. As a continuation of the EOPS student advocates, ...

Police Services finds a new home

Police Services finds a new home

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

February 21, 2019

Police Services found a new home over the break, moving from the bottom level of the college complex to a new building facing Lot A. The move was made shortly after the finishing touches of construction came to a close. Some construction is still pending but the move has made all the difference. Fr...

Counselor shaped by her family’s past

Counselor shaped by her family’s past

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

February 21, 2019

“I was called the N word in second grade and I didn’t know what it meant at the time,” said Los Medanos College Counselor Faith Watkins as she remembered her first experience with racism. “The boy who called me it said it with such anger and aggression and I knew something wasn’t right about ...

New campus construction underway

New campus construction underway

Alex Camilli, @A_Carnation

February 21, 2019

The implementation of an extended Brentwood campus has been discussed amongst administration since 1989. Implementation is on its way and the new facility is expected to be completed in the spring of 2020. Weather conditions at the site have not been ideal, but the construction management team wor...

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