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BBQ days hits LMC

BBQ days hits LMC

Dishan Jones

February 11, 2013

The Reading and Education Advance Dreams (READ) club organized a barbeque day event on the bright and clear day of Feb. 6. READ is a group focused on the promotion of both reading and education at Los Medanos College. They were prepared hot dogs in front of the Student Life Center with Ashley Adams...

College spared from cuts

Kellie McCown

February 11, 2013

The effects of the passing of the infamous Proposition 30 last November, a measure that stopped further crippling budget cuts to hit classrooms from kindergarten to colleges, can be seen across California this 2012-2013 school year, including at Los Medanos College. LMC has been spared from further...

Students save, forms provided

Students save, forms provided

Kellie McCown

February 1, 2013

Students going to the Los Medanos College Corner Bookstore looking for scantrons for tests and quizzes will now longer find them under the white and red sign that was formally hung from the ceiling. Teachers are now required to provide scantrons for their students beginning this semester. With the...

Low enrollment causes shrinking class sizes at LMC

Vanessa Flores

February 1, 2013

This spring semester Los Medanos College is experiencing something unusual, extra class space has become available for the first time since budgets began a few semesters ago. LMC’s Vice President Kevin Horan sent out an email Wednesday to all faculties at LMC to address the issue. In the email,...

College hosts try-outs for new team

College hosts try-outs for new team

Brendan Cross

February 1, 2013

The Los Medanos College Dance Team is finding its footing as open tryouts were held this week in the gym and music building. The initial three dozen hopefuls tried out on Monday and Wednesday, and will perform their routine to a panel of judges on Friday. The rigorous tryout included getting to know...

Birds cause havoc for pedestrians

Birds cause havoc for pedestrians

Elora G. Hinckley

January 28, 2013

The Los Medanos College parking lot isn’t just home for students. Pedestrians share the road with the Canadian geese that live on campus, and they can be quite territorial. Geese tend to walk across the street like any pedestrian, which at times can create traffic jams, causing headaches for drivers. Student...

Students given new study abroad choices

Students given new study abroad choices

Teresa Datar

January 28, 2013

Students interested in taking their academic career overseas may look into taking advantage of one of Contra Costa Community College study abroad opportunities. Study Abroad for Fall 2013 is going to take place in London, England. The Northern California Study Abroad Consortium (NCSAC) is made...

MESA flowers STEM program

Sonjia Gurecki

December 7, 2012

Mathematic Engineering Science Achievement, known as MESA, is not only a program with a center to tutor students who need help with science classes, it also assists students in the transfer process. MESA is a state-wide program throughout California that allows students different opportunities in...

Circle K fundraiser a hit on campus

Circle K fundraiser a hit on campus

Irvin Trigueros

December 7, 2012

As gloomy and cloudy as this past Wednesday afternoon was for students, the Circle K International Club’s determination and motivation was bright to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in a barbeque fundraiser for Kiwanis International’s Project Eliminate campaign inside LMC’s Student Life...

Campus prepares for the storm of testing

Campus prepares for the storm of testing

Charles Powell

December 7, 2012

Between holiday shopping and plans to get away, the Los Medanos College community needs to go over another sort of list — the finals schedule— and hoping for nice results. LMC student Sade Browne said she has planned out her final schedule by affixing it to the binder she always carries and is...

College gives parents a hand

College gives parents a hand

Meleika Fountila and Kayla Helt

November 30, 2012

The individuals working in the Los Medanos College Child Study Center have gotten childcare down to a science. With friendly familiar faces and excellence coming from the top down, the service at the center is worry free and full of well received education. Some parents may feel uneasy about leaving...

How to establish your own club

Miresa Wilson

November 30, 2012

  Although there are currently 20 active and 29 inactive clubs at Los Medanos College, some students may not have found one this semester that suits their intrests. If you are one of them, you may be wondering how to start a new club for the coming spring semester. “For any club/organization...

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