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...

Office of Equity hosts LBGTIA+ discussion

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

May 2, 2019

Student Life and The Office of Equity and Inclusion hosted an All-In Equity event, “Promising Practices in Serving LGBTQIA+ Students” the afternoon of Friday, April 26. The workshop, held in SS4-412, was facilitated by Dr. Chicora Martin, Vice-President and the Dean of Students at Mills College. ...

Equity talks inclusivity in education

Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Equity held an event where Dr. Amer F. Ahmed and Dr. Mayra Padilla gave a presentation to faculty about the brain, mindfulness and inclusive pedagogy. The presentation was given April 25 to help instructors and faculty learn why inclusivity is important through neuroscience, the study of the brain. “...

Masterclass has an impact

Cynthia Vasquez, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

The talented voices of Los Medanos College had the opportunity to debut their classical and gospel songs in front of a live audience and get critiqued by a vocal clinician on Tuesday evening at the Choral/Vocal Masterclass Recital. With students performing in the recital, the event also included...

Big Band gets swinging

Tamara and Jerry Smith dance to the live band.

Kirsten Haun, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Lively music filled the air as the Heritage Jazz Band kicked off the night playing tunes that swayed people to the dance floor Wednesday, April 17. The event was called the Big Band Dance Party and it was held from 6-9 p.m. to commemorate the third year since establishing the Veterans Resource Center at...

BSU holds spoken word

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

April 11, 2019

“It’s not easy to get up in a room full of strangers and say some shit about yourself,” said Dre Johnson of poetry duo Jackhammer Serenade. LMC’s Black Student Union held an open mic night featuring the duo and original student work. The night included a workshop on spoken word which helpe...

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