Experience

Career Center Opens

Career Center Opens

Kylee Valencia

October 3, 2013

The new Career Center is officially open for business. The revamped center, located in room CC2-224, opened on October 1. The Career Center offers workshops on resume building, cover letter instructions and hires students to work on campus.  Students who have never held a job get the experience of...

JACC honors Experience

JACC honors Experience

Brendan Cross

October 3, 2013

The LMC Experience newspaper staff received numerous honors at the Fall 2013 NorCal Journalism Association of Community Colleges Conference. School newspaper staffs from all over Northern California attended the JACC. The event took place September 21 on the Sacramento State College campus. The...

Welding gets heated – program enhances skill set

Kylee Valencia

September 18, 2013

Welding takes a lot of hard work, dedication and a will to commit. In this day and age there is high demand for qualified welders and the Los Medanos College Welding Program has the tools that current and future welding students need. Students have access to modern shop facilities and the l...

IMPACT Retreat builds leaders

Steven Luke

September 18, 2013

Los Medanos College offers many services to assist students, but one of the biggest opportunities for students is the IMPACT Retreat.  The retreat promotes leadership and takes place October 5. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Library Community Room L-109. The retreat is free, but...

A student abroad in the U.K.

A student abroad in the U.K.

Sara Casey

September 11, 2013

It started as a fleeting moment and a desire to leave and go anywhere ­— also known as finals anxiety. I don’t know about any of you, but when May 1st rolls around I am in study-mode until my last exam. So among all the insanity of study guides, flashcards and last-minute projects, a friend sai...

Shave to save

Shave to save

Vanessa Flores

September 11, 2013

A head-shaving event held at the end of last semester by student and cancer survivor Karen Hernandez had successful results. The event was held to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a childhood cancer research organization. The initial goal for the event was to raise $1,500 but it was...

Study abroad, an experience of a lifetime

Alicia Alm

September 11, 2013

Have you ever wanted to travel and experience another culture? The Study Abroad Program offers students a life-changing experience to study in another country. According to the Contra Costa Community College’s website, www.4cd.edu/ed/studyabroad, the program has been running since 1986 and p...

Save 50 lives, become a donor

Save 50 lives, become a donor

Steven Luke

September 4, 2013

A single organ donor can donate up to 50 organs and tissues to patients in need. Being an organ donor is one of the most important things people can do for humanity in their afterlife. Los Medanos College’s own Senior Traffic Officer, Michael Hotton, knows this first hand. In 2011, Officer Hotton...

LMC’s soothing retreat

LMC’s soothing retreat

Pamela Jordan

September 3, 2013

There is a refreshing scent of herbs and other vegetation rising into the air to meet visitors approaching Los Medanos College from Parking Lot B. The beautiful smell that permeates the area is from the sage and mint leaves and other herbs. A quick turn to the west after the parking lot will lead...

Chris Orcutt, a class act

Chris Orcutt, a class act

Steven Luke

August 28, 2013

By STEVEN LUKE Staff Writer It’s not often that a high school student athlete plays multiple sports and moves on to college to become an academic scholar. That is the case with Chris Orcutt, who went from just getting by in high school to being the only two-term president of the Honors Club. Orcutt...

St. Baldrick’s fundraiser a shear success

St. Baldrick’s fundraiser a shear success

Samantha Acosta

August 28, 2013

For many women, their hair is the defining element that helps them feel beautiful. As for others, including men, it’s an accessory or a part of their personality that helps them feel whole. So what about those who don’t have hair due to hair loss as a result of cancer treatments? Student Karen...

To stress or not to stress?

Alicia Alm

August 28, 2013

Can you remember one of the most stressful times of your life? What about the first week of school? Students roam unfamiliar halls in search of their new classes. During the first week of school, students are familiarizing themselves with campus life and their homework. Some students are not fully prepared...

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