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DSPS hosting event

DSPS hosting event

Adriana Ivanoff and Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

The Disabled Students Programs and Services program hopes to help all Los Medanos College students find a better balance in their lives by putting on a movie event to raise mental awareness. This event is scheduled to happen Oct. 2 in the library room L-109 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. providing all stud...

Terrance Henry Walker sparks inquiries

Terrance Henry Walker holding up a sign that reads

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

As crowds of students rush past through parking lots and on sidewalks, a single hand-painted sign with bright red letters reads, “If Jesus was here would you recognize him?”  A relatively simple question seemed to carry more weight than some students realized in the first few weeks of the ...

Fun and games, stress relief

Jasmine Mejia (left) and Belem Naranjo (Right) playing Jenga.

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

A game day stress reliever was held Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in L-109. The event was jointly sponsored by Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS), Brothers of Excellence Program (BOEP), Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) and CalWORKs. The event offered a relaxing time for studen...

EOPS to commemorate 50th anniversary

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

September 26, 2019

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a statewide program that helps college students who come from low-income and underrepresented backgrounds. The program’s 50th anniversary was September 4 of this year. EOPS is currently the longest standing program of its kind in the state. EOP...

Beliefs spark loud debate

Student Arron Homes argues with a man in a “Jesus can set you free” T-shirt who walked onto campus Thursday to proselytize. Many other students also gathered around in the outdoor quad to challenge his religious perspectives.

September 20, 2019

Students walked on to campus Thursday, Sept. 19, to hear a man yelling about his beliefs with a large sign that said "REPENT FOR YOUR SINS" along with a shirt that read "Jesus can set you free" in the outdoor quad while debating with those that challenged his thoughts. Campus police were present to ensure...

Puentistas speak on their better futures

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

September 20, 2019

Los Medanos College’s Puente hosted the 4th Annual LMC Faculty and Staff meeting for the First-Generation Student panel on Tuesday, Sept. 17th in the Library, in L-105. The event began at 11 a.m. Puente is a national program that has won awards and improved the success rate of thousands of Californi...

MESA celebrates 10th anniversary

Student Abiel Alesana surveys the MESA event that took place Friday, Sept. 13 in L-109.

Dante Harrold, @HeraldDante

September 20, 2019

Los Medanos College’s Math Engineering Science Achievement program, also known as MESA, celebrated its 10th anniversary on Friday, Sept. 13. The event took place in room Ll-09 from 3 to 5 p.m.  Dedicated to providing academic support to students, MESA is one of the most successful Science, Te...

Walk with honors

From closest to farthest, Annalica Gutierez, Thyra Cobbs, Alex Sterling, Matt Carson and Bianca Arechiga. They are on a hike in Yosemite on the Honors Retreat during the weekend of Sept. 13-15.

Spencer Batute, @BatuteSpencer

September 20, 2019

Have you ever wanted a program that offers cool classes, academic opportunities, fun trips and a sense of community, all in one? Look no further than Los Medanos College’s Honors Program. The Honors Program, now entering its 21st year at LMC, offers students a wide variety of benefits including p...

Feere puts on a new mask

Zack Feere at his home in Antioch, sitting on his couch in front of his African art collection.

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

September 13, 2019

Traveling to more than 25 different countries, earning three master’s degrees and amassing a growing authentic African art collection at home are only part of the interesting tapestry of Zack Feere’s life.  After a long day of teaching speech classes, Feere unwinds with a regular routine: a relax...

Instructor shows strong work ethic

Joan Germany Williams with her cat.

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Learning any other language is a lot of work but it takes a good teacher to make it fun and interesting. In American Sign Language, Professor Joan Germany-Williams is among the best. The start of her interest in teaching began in middle school at M.H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf in West Trenton, N...

Cops advocate awareness

Officer Barbosa showing support alongside Esperanza Rojas for Active Shooter Awareness Week Sept. 11 at Los Medanos College.

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

September 13, 2019

Active Shooter Awareness Week has returned this semester with a larger turnout than its predecessor.  A memorial was held Tuesday, Sept. 10 along with a presentation by Contra Costa County Community College District and the Los Medanos College Campus Police about what to do when in those high- ...

Christian group hands out Bibles on campus

Christian group hands out Bibles on campus

Jordyn Toscano, Staff writer

September 13, 2019

The First Amendment of the United States allows citizens the ability to explore any religious or non-religious beliefs they may have. Taking the First Amendment as an opportunity to spread awareness of their beliefs, Gideons International Bible Association has distributed Bibles specific to the Christ...

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