WiFi on campus changes

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

September 13, 2019

The Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) sent out an email Sept. 4 notifying staff that the wifi on campus will be changing starting Sept. 16 and progressing to its final stage Jan. 1, 2020. These plans started early spring 2019 and are now being implemented to each campus.  Starting Sept. 16 fo...

Surprise cut to lab hours CO-200

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

September 13, 2019

Students and staff are confused about why the Computer Lab hours in CO-200 were cut by seven hours a day with little to no warning or consultation. The lab was open 8 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday from last spring and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the summer, but now is only open until 3 p.m. This e...

CDC warns against vaping

Hailey Finucane and Justin Ramey vape outside in parking Lot C at Los Medanos College.

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

September 13, 2019

The Center for Disease Control (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) along with other clinical and public health partners are investigating a statewide outbreak of pulmonary (relating to the lungs) diseases associated with e-cigarette products such as: devices, liquids, refill pods, and/or...

Food Pantry is open to students in need

Abner Monter, student associate for the Food Pantry at Los Medanos college, stocks shelves on Thursday.

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2019

A large, unlabeled, brown bag may be the difference between having food for the next few days or nothing to eat for those who depend on Los Medanos College food pantry. The program allows any student to get free items that they need, once a day. “As long as you’re a student and have a physical ID...

A galloping success

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Teresea Archaga, director of Student Life, distributes food to students while Sabrina Kwist, dean of Equity and Inclusion, converses with a student during Mustang Day August 28.

Erick Amaya, Staff writer

September 5, 2019

Mustang Day kicked off the fall semester with free food, provided by the Office of Student Life, and a booth for Student Services to assist students with any questions or concerns Wednesday August 29 in the outdoor quad.  Many student services and clubs were present in an effort to attract new stu...

Staff gets artfully expressive

Close-up shot of a bust by Julee Richardson, titled “The Things I’ve Seen.”

Spencer Batute, @BatuteSpencer

September 5, 2019

The first art exhibit of the fall 2019 semester will open Sept. 12 and will comprise contributions by various faculty and staff members. The exhibit will be open to viewers Monday through Friday from 12:30 to 6 p.m. and will run from Sept. 12 to Oct. 13. The exhibit will have no specific content or medium; ...

LMC gets charged up for electric vehicles

PG&E construction workers create space for the new charging stations in Lot A.

Spencer Batute, @BatuteSpencer

September 5, 2019

Electric vehicles are not just the future — they are the near future. Construction of 18 new electric vehicle charging stations in Parking Lot A is expected to be completed by the beginning of September, with the stations becoming operable around October. The construction in the parking lot, which start...

Debate team tackles outer space

Member of the opposition, Felero Smith, raises a point of information.

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

May 9, 2019

Students gathered in the science building late afternoon Wednesday, May 8 to break down a highly contested topic of discussion — space exploration. Energy levels in the room were high prior to the start of the public debate, as students and participants lined up to sign-in. The debate was pu...

Panel informs on justice

Yesenia, Mendez

May 9, 2019

Los Medanos College was given a new perspective on justice May 6th when Antioch Police Department Chief Tammany Brooks and Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton spoke at the “Understanding Justice” Panel. LMC’s History department coordinated this event at which the guests spoke about...

Stem majors present research

Sana Saleem (left) and Kat Elera present their poster about research on Daphnia to students.

Kristen Haun

May 9, 2019

Faculty and staff were treated to a recap of the Los Medanos College STEM Research Symposium during a assembly May 6 to review the success of STEM initiatives on campus. The May 3 symposium gave students the opportunity to present their research to members of the college community in hopes that it woul...

Students talk math anxiety

Cristina Gonzalez, Staff writer

May 9, 2019

Though most people know that Pi, when it comes to math, is used as 3.14, not many individuals actually know the entire number, let alone want to have to use it. It’s not that Pi isn’t a great constant and can’t solve many mathematical equations, it’s that math phobia is real for many student...

Alumni showcase artwork

Los Medanos College student Emanuel Bravo reading “Good Company Magazine Vol 2” by LMC alumni Ali Cameron.

Krys Shahin, Staff writer

May 9, 2019

Touchable artwork, interactive galleries, mannequins dressed in art pieces and many more pieces of art were displayed at the Alumni Exhibition Thursday May 2. Students and visiting Alumni attended the art gallery to meet some of the alumni artists and admire their work in the exhibition. “It is i...

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