Experience

LMC supports local veterans

LMC supports local veterans

Vanessa Flores

November 30, 2012

  The topic of discussion at the last college assembly was our “wounded warriors” veteran students with disabilities. Special guest speaker Dr. Paul Grossman shared his insights on a topic he is most passionate about: veteran students with disabilities. Grossman is a nationally recognized...

Guest speaker offers parenting tools

Guest speaker offers parenting tools

November 19, 2012

Guest speaker Ramona McCoy, early childhood education instructor, visited Los Medanos College on Thursday, Nov. 8 for a special workshop for students in the EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs & Services) and CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education) programs. The workshop, labeled as...

Center assists in building community

Center assists in building community

Phillip Kuhn

November 19, 2012

The Honors Program is perceived by some as all work and no play, and more trouble than it’s worth but students who give it a chance may be pleasantly surprised. Honors classes are for honors students only, making them both intellectually stimulating and easier to get into than classes that are open...

College custodians fight invasion of trash

College custodians fight invasion of trash

Lauren Hernandez

November 19, 2012

Los Medanos College has been a satisfied recipient of many changes to its campus through out the past few years. It has a new library, math and science centers, not to mention loads of remodeling in which it is undergoing. Students appreciate the fresh, new atmosphere, but is it showing? From the...

Schools visit for preview night

Schools visit for preview night

Aishling Doherty

November 2, 2012

Los Medanos College invited high school students and their parents to campus Monday night for its annual College Night event. “Transfer Day [a companion event, see page 1]focuses on current LMC students who are looking to transfer, and College Night is for local East Contra Costa County High School...

College competes at DVC

College competes at DVC

Irvin Trigueros

October 26, 2012

LMC’s debate team competed in the Collegiate Speech and Debate Tournament at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill Friday afternoon and all day Saturday, bringing home two awards. LMC debaters Sean Callagan and Nyssa Noble ranked highly on the list of winners, finishing seventh place behind a San...

Student organizations promote at Club Day

Student organizations promote at Club Day

Kellie McCown

October 26, 2012

The tunes of Charlie Ray Jepson, Sam Quinn, and Party Rock filled the outdoor quad of College Complex Wednesday as the annual Los Medanos College Fall Club Day got underway. Eighteen clubs gathered together during the cold mid-morning to promote themselves, their cause, and their contributions to...

College gets new scholarship

Larena Hernandez

October 19, 2012

LMC has been a proud member of the California Internship and Work Experience Association for approximately 4 years, according to Special Projects Manager and president of the CIWEA Board, David Wahl. CIWEA was established in 1974 and its mission statement is to provide opportunities and support internship...

Students satisfy sweet-tooth for the soul

Students satisfy sweet-tooth for the soul

Kellie McCown

October 19, 2012

College can be stressful. For many Los Medanos College students, doing homework and studying for tests is a top priority, and taking time out for personal insight while making new friends can be challenging. Thankfully, the Honors Center and their weekly discussion group “Dear Sugar” gives students...

Pizza promotion for new LMC voters

Pizza promotion for new LMC voters

Dexter Dunzweiler and Charels Powell

October 12, 2012

Los Medanos College Associated Students tried to slice out a better future by offering pizza to students who registered to vote for the upcoming November election. The event, held on Oct. 10, featured registration cards along with informational pamphlets about the propositions that will be on the ballot. LMCAS...

LMC heads to UCLA

Kellie McCown

October 12, 2012

The University of California Los Angeles is known for prestige and excellence. For the fall of 2012, 72,000 freshmen applications were submitted, with only 17.7 percent of those students accepted. The transfer GPA is a 3.20 or above, and recently UCLA became more selective than UC Berkeley in their admittance. While...

Food safety message to LMC Students

Dexter Dunzweiler

October 5, 2012

Guest speaker Julio Loaiza came to Los Medanos College on September 22 to talk to students about his journey to become a doctor and the workplace he encountered. Coming from a town in Mexico with less than five thousand people, Loaiza explains how far he has come. “To get out, one must get educated,”...

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