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Senate a bunch of crocks; $842 raised makes Cook Off a success

Senate a bunch of crocks; $842 raised makes Cook Off a success

Alicia Alm, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

On November 12, the Classified Senate held their 4th Annual Soup Cook Off in the indoor quad. All funds were donated to the Classified Senate Scholarship fund to provide LMC students with scholarship opportunities. There were fifteen entries in the cook-off with each soup offering their own unique flavors. ...

Umoja hosts speaker; motivation ensues

Umoja hosts speaker; motivation ensues

Dakotah Zabroski, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

San Francisco State professor Jamal Cooks delivered a motivational speech to the Umoja program that students could relate to. Cooks started off in the not so nice part of Oakland but overcame adversity and is currently only the second African-American professor to be tenured at San Francisco State. Cooks...

New additions for the Nature Preserve

New additions for the Nature Preserve

Dakotah Zabroski, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

The Los Medanos College Nature Preserve just finished installing two new greenhouses, which will use fresh water for irrigation. The addition of these greenhouses will also save some biology classes at LMC. The plants that will be going into the greenhouses will be California native plants, and...

Concert strikes chord; maestro leads choir success

Concert strikes chord; maestro leads choir success

Kylee Valencia

November 7, 2013

The Los Medanos College Choral Experience Concert is what it sounds like, an experience. With special guests Miko Marks a country artist, and also starring Hillsdale High School Chamber Singers. As each solo performer passed by, family and friends gave standing ovations for loved ones on stage. Each...

One of a kind: Armendariz proves a wondrous force at LMC

Joseph Delano, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

“My dad’s hands were like really thick fingers, very rough and he would just put his hands up and he would tell us, ‘if you don’t want hands like this, you have to make something of yourself, you have to go to school’ and I loved my dad’s hands but at the same time, I remember how har...

Club Day encourages growth

Club Day encourages growth

Jazmine Gordon, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

The festive, noisy and crowded engagement indicates one thing, LMC’s first Club Day event of the semester. With the “fall harvest” theme, this event showcased the many clubs that LMC has to offer. Jamila Stewart, LMC’s student life coordinator explains the process of how clubs get recognized....

Debate team shows promise

Dennis Trammell

October 23, 2013

Despite some impressive performances, the Los Medanos Debate team was eliminated after six rounds of competition at the Kevin Twohy Memorial Collegiate Speech and Debate Tournament hosted at Diablo Valley College last weekend. LMC had a total of two open teams and three novice teams. Collin Brown a...

Transfer Week calls on LMC

Transfer Week calls on LMC

Rattana Kim, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

Los Medanos College will be hosting the 23rd annual Transfer Week from Monday Oct. 28 to Wednesday Oct. 30 with a variety of events. These events will include university representatives and informational meetings about how to transfer. On Monday two events will take place, which are Transfer Day and Co...

Where are the Stars?

Where are the Stars?

Malik Lawson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

Most colleges do not hold Astronomy classes in their Planetarium. Instead, Astronomy classes are taught in a classroom, and the students are brought to the Planetarium on occasion. These days, students at Los Medanos College do not have the advantage of using their Planetarium. Why? Because it not...

IMPACTING leaders, retreat reinforces helpful life skill set.

Alicia Alm

October 10, 2013

Do you have what it takes to be a leader? At the IMPACT LMC Leadership Retreat, students learned what true leadership is. Students also discovered leadership qualities in themselves they may not have noticed elsewhere. The retreat opened with LMCAS students sharing some of their stories and why they...

Tales from across the pond.

Tales from across the pond.

Sara Casey, My London Eye

October 10, 2013

My headphones were in as I watched the other students texting or talking on their cell phones, all in different parts of the terminal. We were avoiding eye contact with each other, even though we were all heading to the same program for three months. I looked down and realized I probably should not ha...

Brown Bag Lunch a hit

Alicia Alm

October 3, 2013

The Brown Bag Lunch Discussion, held on Wednesday, Sept. 18, was a hit.  Students, teachers and other faculty members filled the room. All were excited to hear Tara Dale Sanders’s presentation on her Master’s thesis research. The topic of the presentation was “In Their Own Voices: The First Year...

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