Experience

Online degree a goal

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

September 4, 2017


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Following a request by California Governor Jerry Brown himself, students at Los Medanos College – or any of the now 114 California Community Colleges – may soon be able to earn a full degree without setting foot on campus. In a speech given by CCC Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley at an annual Online...

Meet the new full-timers

Meet the new full-timers

Andrew Gonzales, agonzales@lmcexperience.com

August 31, 2017


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As the Los Medanos College student population continues to grow with an influx of students every fall, the faculty is no different. The continual growth of the student body brings the need for more professors, so starting this fall semester, nine previously adjunct faculty members have been hired full-time...

Students show pride at Welcome Week

Students show pride at Welcome Week

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

August 25, 2017


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Members of the Los Medanos College community geared up for the new semester by participating in the school’s signature Welcome Week activities. Los Medanos College Associated Students Officer Marco McMullen said, “it’s important to hold events like this on campus because it helps students, faculty...

Level 2 gets a facelift

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

August 25, 2017


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A work in progress on the second floor of the College Complex is nearing completion. Workers were literally tying up loose ends, with utility carts, ladders in tow and final revisions of architectural plans in hand. Nine newly remolded classrooms are visible, and excited chatter from students passing b...

LMC graduates celebrate milestone

LMC graduates celebrate milestone

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

August 15, 2017


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The Los Medanos College graduating class of 2017 had an incredible end to their time here as they attended graduation. With 1,257 students graduating, the biggest graduating class LMC has had to date, it was a commencement event that celebrated students finishing up at the college. LMC President Bob...

HelpHub helps students help others

José Pantoja, jpantoja@lmcexperience.com

May 12, 2017


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 Students looking for extra tutoring support and tutors looking to make some extra cash may wish to check out the online platform HelpHub. Students and tutors can create an account on the HelpHub website to connect to a peer-to-peer network which boasts students at over 1,500 schools across No...

Students of LMC ‘woke’ by Clark

Students of LMC ‘woke’ by Clark

Brenna Enos, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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It was a spine-chillingly cold day before Thanksgiving in North Dakota, but instead of spending the holiday in the warm comfort of his home with family, Marcelo Clark was protesting at Standing Rock. Thrust between the natives wearing gas masks and goggles and the unforgiving police officers, Clark...

It’s good to be back

It’s good to be back

May 9, 2017


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“Opportunity knocks once, sometimes it knocks again, this time I answered it,” said, Los Medanos College re-entry student Linda Young.  With her broad, contagious smile she went on to say, “I’m living my best life.  Academia fulfills me because I just love to be challenged.”  Young gets up early, ha...

New facility on the way

New facility on the way

Austin C. Herrington, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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Construction is underway at Los Medanos College by the baseball field and the current weight room. After having the weight room, dance studio, cardio room and Stang room in portables for 10 years, it was finally time for LMC to get an upgrade. New P.E. facilities will be put in place of the old ones a...

Dates for Academic Competition extended

Robert Pierce, gemios98@comcast.net

May 3, 2017


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It’s finals month at Los Medanos College, and if someone grabbed you and asked you to say the first word that comes to your mind after they say the words “test” and “May,” “fun” is probably not what you would think of. But the Office of Student Life and Los Medanos College Associated...

Professor shines a light on history of sexuality

Brenna Enos, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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An addition to the Los Medanos College curriculum, History of Sexuality in North America, is broadening the horizon of the history department with a new lens on LGBT history. With an emphasis on the ways in which sex has contributed to issues of class, race and gender, History of Sexuality is a transferable...

‘Freshest’ ride on campus

‘Freshest’ ride on campus

Robert Pierce, gemios98@comcast.net

April 28, 2017


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It’s 10:55 a.m. on a chilly, overcast morning in the Los Medanos College outdoor quad. It’s a fairly uneventful and quiet morning — a few friends talking, a few birds chirping, but no real commotion. A minute later a stark white truck has just pulled out from behind the Science building, practically...

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