Experience

Kaiser health fair drives LMC up the wall

Alvin Jackson, @AlTheJournalist

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

LMC holds a free health fair in the outdoor quad every fall semester. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, the goal of the health fair is to bring healthcare awareness to the surrounding communities. Daniel Mejia, health fair coordinator, is happy to be apart of the process that creates healthy communitie...

LMC welcomes social justice major

LETICIA ROBLES, Staff writer

November 1, 2018


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Los Medanos College is offering a new social justice major. San Francisco State University was the first school to offer the major, and now LMC is following their lead. “The same people that created the social justice major created the ethnic studies department,” said Tue Rust, math professo...

Pantry chef cooks up healthy food for thought

Pantry chef cooks up healthy food for thought

A.R. BROOM, @AlexanderRBroom

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Tuna, green beans, and pumpkins were on the menu Tuesday when the Los Medanos College Food Pantry held an interactive cooking demonstration lead by Gwenn White of Contra Costa Health Services. Like many meals the event began with prepping the ingredients and setting out the totals. White helped peop...

Fall festival a fun time

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Our Town

Los Medanos College held their third annual Fall Festival event which showcased clubs and departments, most of which had treats to sell or fall activities for attendees to participate in. The event was a good time for fundraising and fall festivities. As students walked around taking in the sights, sounds and aroma...

Professor brings Dia de Los Muertos to LMC

Professor brings Dia de Los Muertos to LMC

Anthony Martinez, @mtpphoto

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Dia de Los Muertos and Halloween have become somewhat tied over the past few years in a wave of cultural trading. Los Medanos College is celebrating Dia de Los Muertos in more ways than one, with classroom and public events being held on campus. This day means a lot to people in the Latinx community ...

Debate team set to rebuild

Dale Satre, @DaleSatre

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

Riding on victories last spring, the Los Medanos College Debate Club has many things to be excited for— new members, new student leadership, and a new full-time faculty member. Those strengths are also the club’s biggest challenges this year. With many veteran members having graduated, debaters have...

LMC says goodbye to a fellow colleague

LMC says goodbye to a fellow colleague

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

October 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Los Medanos College has suffered a great loss with the death of Nursing Department staff member Joyce O’Rourke. When she fell ill and was taken to the hospital, it was discovered that she had Rheumatic Heart Disease that had gone undiagnosed for some time. She died Friday, Oct.12 from complications follo...

CORE debuts projects

Lilly Montero, @Lilly_Montero3

October 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

The Center for Academic Support put on an open house highlighting new projects and resources available to students and faculty this Tuesday, Oct. 23. The event included mini flyers, informational pamphlets and an assortment of food, some of which was a part of one of their newest endeavors, the Brain Foo...

Fall festival to scare on Friday

Fall festival to scare on Friday

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

October 23, 2018


Filed under Campus

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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...

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