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Bald is Beautiful

Bald is Beautiful

May 10, 2013

Cancer survivor Karen Hernandez talks to Arthur Perry and Marco Lozano while promoting her head shaving event for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The event, which will take place May 14 from 2 p.m. to 4, is to raise funds and promote awareness for childhood cancer research. It also allows volunteers...

How Byron Montilla made Circle K a success

Alexandra Tagliamonte

May 10, 2013

LMC student and soon-to-be University of California Irvine transfer Byron-Thomas Montilla is energetic and passionate. He balances a full school schedule, working as a tutor at Bristow Middle School in Brentwood, and was promoted from LMC Circle K President to Lieutenant Governor of the Golden Gate...

Scantrons back on sale on campus

Scantrons back on sale on campus

Kellie McCown

May 10, 2013

Once again, students will be responsible for purchasing their own scantrons for tests and quizzes beginning in the Summer 2013 semester. “We had been informed previously that we could no longer require students to purchase scantrons,” said Vice President of Instruction and Student Services Kevin...

Firefighting dreams become a reality at LMC

Firefighting dreams become a reality at LMC

Kierra Ward

May 3, 2013

The Los Medanos College Fire Technology Program (FTP) is designed to train students to serve the public and protect them from the threat of fire. It teaches students how to work as part of a team to respond to all kinds of emergency and non-emergency calls while learning how to multitask and handle...

Club READ calls all bookworms

Club READ calls all bookworms

Kylee Valencia

May 3, 2013

Helping students succeed at Los Medanos College is the No. 1 priority of many on campus. “The goal of Reading and Education Advance Dreams is to encourage book donation and raise funds to create a textbook loan fund for Financial students, promoting both reading and education in the Los Medanos...

AGS active

Nailan Thompson

April 26, 2013

Alpha Gamma Sigma, or AGS as it is often called, is LMC’s active Chapter of the California Community College Scholastic Honor Society. Its name is derived from the first letter of the Greek words, Arete, meaning excellence, Gnosis, meaning knowledge, and Sophrosyne, meaning wisdom, which makes a connection...

Puente brings students together

Alex De Santiago

April 26, 2013

“We stick together like a family,” Puente club member Brea Martinez said during LMC’S annual Club Day event held earlier this semester. Club members were nothing but smiles as they explained how their group focuses on both education at LMC as well as understanding the hardships in the Latino...

Paper brings home awards

Paper brings home awards

Vanessa Flores

April 19, 2013

The Experience staff from Los Medanos College took their talents to the state capital last Thursday for the 58th annual Journalism Association of Community Colleges Convention. The staff had the opportunity to meet more than 480 students and faculty representing 41 community colleges in California. “I...

Scholarship opportunities brought to students

Vanessa Flores

April 19, 2013

April is the 9th Annual California Community Colleges Financial Aid Awareness Month, during this month the “I Can Afford College” campaign remind and educate students about the availability of financial aid year-round. Financial aid is at hand to assist students and families in meeting the costs...

Moraga show truly ‘Divine’

Moraga show truly ‘Divine’

Brendan Cross

April 12, 2013

Barbara Cella may be the marketing director here at LMC, but she also has a strong passion for painting, which has landed her as being the featured artist of a new art show entitled “Divine Inspiration” at the Moraga Art Gallery. The show features Cella’s paintings of Saint Mary’s College. As...

Program offers hands on experience

Program offers hands on experience

Pamela Jordan

April 12, 2013

Few community colleges offer automotive technology programs, but Los Medanos College happens to be one of that does. The classroom instruction replicates a genuine auto mechanic shop with all the necessary equipment. LMC invites the general public to bring their automobiles in to have repairs done...

Math lab can offer solutions

Math lab can offer solutions

Steven Luke

April 12, 2013

When should students procrastinate on taking math courses? Never. Math may be the most frustrating class some for students, but holding off on taking your math courses could extend your stay by as many as four semesters for your associates degrees, or five to transfer. New students enroll in LMC straight...

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