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Barcelona studies promises culture

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com

February 23, 2017


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A once in a lifetime opportunity of studying abroad in Barcelona this upcoming fall is offered to the students at Los Medanos College. Barcelona has a huge number of attractions that can be seen in this study abroad program including a city center which retains its medieval street plan with some stunning...

Serving up the future

Serving up the future

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com

February 10, 2017


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When you trip, the hard part isn’t the fall. It’s the act of getting back up after you’ve hit the ground that most struggle with. When 19-year-old Los Medanos student Nilton Serva fell, he found himself alone, staring at a future in juvenile detention during the time most kids his age were studying...

Walmart grants clamps for chem lab

Walmart grants clamps for chem lab

Carlos Ruiz, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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Science Lab Coordinator Paul West’s wish of new chemistry burette clamps was granted after receiving a $1,000 donation from the Walmart Community Grant Program, a first time donor to Los Medanos College. After a shortage of clamps last semester due to unforeseen wear and tear, West wanted to replace...

Protecting students

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

December 2, 2016


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Earlier this month, California’s Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom called on the state’s college institutions to make their campuses sanctuaries for their undocumented students. The Sanctuary movement has been considered by many of this state’s schools including Los Medanos College. In a letter sent ...

Biannual blood drive draws life

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com

November 17, 2016


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Los Medanos College received its biannual visit from the Blood Center of the Pacific for Blood Drive Wednesday, Nov. 9 in room L-109. The event was organized by members of Student Life and saw over 20 donors. “We coordinate all of this. All the volunteers make sure that all the folks here have al...

Community discusses immigration policy

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2016


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Members of both the local and Los Medanos College communities gathered in SSC-412 to discuss the future of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program instated for immigrants seeking citizenship. The forum, led by Attorney for the International Institute of the Bay Area Juan Ortiz, had an open ...

‘Dude’ finds comfort on campus

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com

November 11, 2016


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He is known on campus as “hammock dude” or “slack line dude.” That’s because it’s pretty hard to miss the guy sleeping in a hammock in front of the math building or a small crowd of people gathered around to watch or try their own foot at his slack line stretched between two trees. But alt...

LMC club starts fresh

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

October 28, 2016


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After becoming an official campus organization last year, Los Medanos College’s Veterans Club held their first officer elections Tuesday, Oct. 18. Before they got around to picking new officers however, Army vet JR Wilson of Antioch’s Delta Veterans Group spoke about the upcoming “A Salute ...

Experience staff takes home awards

Experience staff takes home awards

Sarah Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com

October 28, 2016


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The Los Medanos Experience staff won eight awards at the annual Northern Regional Conference of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges. The conference was held at Los Medanos College for the first time Saturday, Oct. 15 in the main College Complex. Experience Perspectives editor Tyler Mortim...

The LMC Experience brings home eight awards

October 27, 2016


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The Los Medanos Experience staff won eight awards at the annual Northern Regional Conference of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges. The conference was held at Los Medanos College for the first time Saturday, Oct. 15 in the main College Complex. Experience Perspectives Editor Tyler Mortim...

Gotta catch ’em all

Gotta catch ’em all

Mark Garro, mgarro@lmcexperience.com

October 21, 2016


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Pokémon Day— an entire day filled with activities for the LMC community — was held in the college’s quad area Tuesday, Oct. 18, “I love Pokémon — why not Pokémon? It’s what people love,” said Ariel Miller, the head coordinator of the event. “We’ve actually had this planned for ...

‘Contra’ being held ‘After Dark’

‘Contra’ being held ‘After Dark’

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

October 21, 2016


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Los Medanos College Student Life and Shenanigans are collaborating for a spooky Halloween event being held on campus Friday, Oct. 28. Students and the community are welcome to attend the LMC After Dark Halloween Fair where food, candy and drinks will be provided as well as virtual reality games and mo...

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