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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,”...

Inspirational professor recognized

Inspirational professor recognized

Kellie McCown

October 5, 2012

Los Medanos College journalism professor Cynthia McGrath joined 20 fellow educators of the Contra Costa County School District to be awarded the 2012 Teacher of the Year award. Out of the 18 school districts represented in Contra Costa County, one teacher from each district is chosen for their dedication...

LMC accepts Kratochvil with open arms

LMC accepts Kratochvil with open arms

Irvin Trigueros

October 5, 2012

Outside the front of the Science building on a hot, early Thursday evening was a public assembly held for Bob Kratochvil in celebration of his transition from Los Positas College to Los Medanos College as the sixth permanent president. Dozens of guests — including faculty, staff and students from...

910 joins the department

Math Instructor Will Hoskin assists Shershah Ebadi, POLSC major, on a homework assignment involving constructing a histogram for his Math 34 statistics course Wednesday afternoon.

Dexter Dunzweiler

September 21, 2012

Low math scores that force students into remedial classes to make up for un-mastered skills can be discouraging to a student’s educational goals. To help students progress at a faster rate, the LMC math department has created the 910 math program as a combination of elementary and intermediate Algebra....

Money talk at Los Medanos

Sean Tongson

September 21, 2012

The office of Contra Costa County District Five Supervisor Federal Glover will be holding a free grant writing workshop here on campus in Room-109 on Wednesday Oct. 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will be hosted and sponsored by Glover —the goal of this workshop is to look for creative ways...

Bio instructor inspires

Bio instructor inspires

Anthony Contreras

September 14, 2012

Back to school time was exciting to me,” while most kids dreaded that first day of school Danielle Liubicich stood out from the rest. From being a nerdy kid that wanted to learn about science to eventually earning a PH.D in biology, her adventures seemed endless with many more to come. However,...

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