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Earth Day comes to campus

Michael Martinez, mmartinez@lmcexperience.com

May 6, 2016


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April 20 marked Earth Day at Los Medanos College, a global observance of environmental issues focused on ultimately building a healthy and sustainable planet. LMC celebrated Earth Day for the first time in two years thanks to efforts from the sustainability student club and committee who hosted the event. Throughout...

Degree discussed

José Pantoja, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016


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The Los Medanos College Academic Senate considered the possibility of integrating a Terrorism Studies pathway under the Social Justice degree program at its April 25 meeting. In a press release brought before the senate by Academic Senate President Silvester Henderson, security expert Mia Bloom, a...

40 year boogie

40 year boogie

Alexandra Riva, ariva@lmcexperience.com

May 6, 2016


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Simulated disaster at LMC

Simulated disaster at LMC

Tyler Mortimore, tyler.mortimore@gmail.com

May 6, 2016


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The College Complex walkway above the Child Study` Center was littered with bodies Wednesday morning as part of a mass casualty simulation put on by the Los Medanos College Nursing and EMS programs. An imaginary improvised explosive device went off at 10:28 a.m., resulting in numerous injuries and...

Instructor awarded for online classes

Instructor awarded for online classes

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

May 2, 2016


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Los Medanos College Spanish professor Laurie Huffman — who also teaches online at Florida State College in Jacksonville — received the award for “Outstanding Faculty” from FSCJ Thursday, April 21. Huffman was recognized for her contributions to the college’s online Spanish classes over the...

Programs aides foster youth

Jamari Snipes, jsnipes@lmcexperience.com

April 29, 2016


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Los Medanos College created a new program this semester to help students from foster care backgrounds be successful in college. As part of LMC’s long-term plan to minimize inequality on campus, it was decided that LMC needed to better support foster youth due to the low graduation rates among those...

Instructional assistant lends a hand to all

Taylor Stroud, tstroud@lmcexperience.com

April 29, 2016


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If you think you haven’t come in contact with Eric Sanchez, chances are you actually have, seeing as he currently works as Instructional Assistant for the art, journalism and drama departments and has been teaching various art courses and workshops at LMC since 2011. He’s the bearded guy with glasses...

Sanchez wins district award

Sanchez wins district award

Kimberly Stelly, KStelly612@gmail.com

April 29, 2016


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Several Los Medanos College faculty members were honored at Contra Costa Community College District’s Achievement of Tenure and Recognition of Classified Employee of the Year ceremony Wednesday, April 27. Honorees included Instructional Assistant Eric Sanchez, winner of the Employee of the Year award,...

New Social Justice degree debated

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

April 20, 2016


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Assorted faculty and staff herded into Library, Room L-109 for a meeting centered on a state proposal which would allow new classes for programs such as Chicano, African-American and LGBT studies to be implemented and would also be re-categorized under the umbrella of Social Justice Studies. "It made...

BART program on the way

Alexandra Riva, ariva@lmcexperience.com

April 20, 2016


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Los Medanos College is one of the Bay Area colleges selected to participate in BART’s Transit Career Ladders Training Program. Applications can be submitted from March 25 to April 29. Students at community colleges including LMC, Diablo Valley College, Chabot College, City College of San Francisco...

‘Rebel Arts’ offers new focus

Taylor Stroud, tstroud@lmcexperience.com

April 20, 2016


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LMC has welcomed its newest art club – the Rebel Arts Society. Vice President of the club and LMC student Laya Clark says the club originated from the desire to focus on art forms not represented in any other clubs on campus. “The traditional art club focuses on drawing and stuff like that,...

Club LEO rocks the vote

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

April 14, 2016


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Los Medanos College students interested in shaping their communities and country can take the first step toward action at Club LEO’s Rock the Vote registration drive on the Outdoor Quad May 5. The event, also sponsored by the Los Medanos Debate Society, is partnering with the Rock the Vote organization,...

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