LMC celebrates the dead

Singer and songwriter Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was celebrated at the event.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 7, 2019

The United by Dreams and LatinX clubs hosted a Dia De Los Muertos event in the Outdoor Quad on the Los Medanos Pittsburg campus Monday, November 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dia De Los Muertos is a holiday celebrated, primarily in Mexico, to honor any departed family members that have passed. In a...

Food pantry demonstration

Renee Savage and Manny Jimenez prepping vegetables for corn and green chili salad.

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The Los Medanos College Food Pantry held a cooking demonstration Tuesday Oct. 29 in the Library in Room L-109. Those who attended learned new and different ways to cook and prepare items like pumpkin spread for Thanksgiving, as well as corn and green chili salad. Both recipes are healthy choices t...

API welcomes all

API welcomes all

Katie Loughran, @Katie__Loughran

October 30, 2019

The Asian Pacific Islander Club at Los Medanos College is currently welcoming any interested students as new members. The club meets Monday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the library, Room L-106. “Anyone is welcome to attend and participate in this club, participants do not have to identify as Asian, ...

Maintain LMC lake, don’t feed the birds

Canada geese wading in the Los Medanos lake.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano

October 24, 2019

The nine-acre lake behind the cafeteria has been a staple of the Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus ever since the school opened in 1974. Students and staff can be seen walking around the mile long paths that wrap around the lake on a daily basis. The geese that reside in the lake have become infamou...

Leading with impact

Student leaders Adrian Montemayor, Caitlyn Lee, Christian Ortiz and Thyra Cobbs were panelists at the Impact Conference that took phace Thursday, Oct. 17 and Friday, Oct. 18.

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

October 24, 2019

The Impact Conference, a leadership development and inspirational event for students, took place Thursday, Oct. 17 and Friday, Oct. 18. The conference hosted keynote speaker David Heredia, the creator of “Little Heroes of Color,” as well as other speakers from the college and Pittsburg area. The ev...

Indigenous Day event builds community

Karen Mcbride informs a student about resources.

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The Indigenous Day event in the Los Medanos College Indoor Quad was a success. The event took place on Tuesday Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and featured various booths with food and free information. The event turnout was high, as students came looking for insightful information from those that ra...

Student Dixon begins cheer club

Student Dixon begins cheer club

Katie Loughran, @ Katie__Loughran

October 18, 2019

Ever wanted to get involved with cheer at Los Medanos College? You never could have before, but with LMC’s very first cheer club, you can—all because of Ashlie Dixon and friends. The idea of creating a cheer club was thought up by the group of friends when they found out that there wasn’t any for...

Gearing it right at LMC auto repair

Automotive Instructor Stan Gozzi teaches his students how to diagnose issues in a diesel engine.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano

October 18, 2019

The Automotive Technology Program at Los Medanos College has involved students in their interactive Live Shop since the early 1980s. The Live Shop is a certified auto shop in the state of California in which students enrolled in automotive classes have the opportunity to work on real cars for custom...

Shell empowers women

Shell employees empower women and talk about their jobs to inspire more women going into STEM fields.

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The ‘Energize Your Destiny’ event was a quality learning experience. The event this week was on Wednesday, Oct 9 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Recital Hall in MU-720. Although it was not as packed as previous years, it was successful.  Program Coordinator for Workforce and Economic Development Depar...

EOPS treats students to food and fun

Hillary Hetrick

By HILLARY HETRICK, @hillarymhetrick

October 4, 2019

The Outdoor Quad was swarming with students as Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) commemorated their 50th anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students were welcomed by friendly EOPS staff and student workers.  At a sign-in table, students were verified and received a yellow...

Olga Custodio speaks for STEM

Olga Custodio speaks for STEM

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Los Medanos College hosted Olga Custodio for a panel organized by STEM and as part of Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 24. The panel took place in Science Room SC-136 which was followed by a reception in Library Room L-109.  Custodio is a former fighter pilot for the United States Air Force and retired ...

False alarm disrupts classes

Sandra Mills directing people further out into parking Lot C, away from the buildings which had blaring fire alarms going off.

Katie Loughran and Krys Shahin

September 26, 2019

A false fire alarm was set off at Los Medanos College Thursday, Sept. 26. The false alarm originated in the art building at 9:56 a.m. for reasons still unclear to authorities on campus.  “The smoke alarm in the Art building was set off for reasons unknown,” said Lieutenant Chad Wehrmeister o...

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