Experience

Library resources move online

Robert McCune uses Library computers to print out his homework which students cannot do at the moment due to the closure. Photo taken in 2013.

Krys Shahin, @krysshah

March 23, 2020

Los Medanos College has moved all face-to-face lab and lecture courses online and closed campus and services to students in response to the novel Coronavirus as of March 18.  Student services, such as the Library, are no longer physically open for students, but they have moved things online to hel...

Pandemic leads to lack of work

Bob Estrada, Mackenzie Knox and Roselyn Sarkar work at bookstore which is currently closed due to the COVID-19 virus.

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

The effects of the COVID-19 virus are ongoing, as Contra Costa County along with the rest of California set a shelter-in-place for all residents until further notice. All non-essential places will be or should be, closed until otherwise determined.  Essential businesses to stay open will inclu...

The new normal – Day 6

English and Introduction to Gender Studies professor Jill Buettner has her own YouTube channel where she posts videos for her students.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

March 22, 2020

Editor’s note: “The new normal” is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with a shelter-in-place order amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  While the students of Los Medanos College continue to adjust to online lectures from home, the st...

Math Lab moves online

Dorthy Enomoto checks her answers in the Math Lab. Picture taken in 2013.

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

As lecture classes continue to transition online, the Los Medanos College Math Lab will also be transitioning to an online format. This switch will happen March 23 starting at 8 a.m. The Math Lab will function in a similar manner to lecture courses, through Canvas. Any LMC student currently taking a ...

The media scares the public

Daraja McDonald, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

We all know the only thing on everyone's mind right now is the notorious novel Coronavirus. As you may know, the Coronavirus, or the COVID-19 virus, has caused a worldwide scare to all of humanity. It has been ruled a pandemic, meaning a virus that has spread globally.  The virus is said to be a new strain of Coro...

The new normal – Day 5

The new normal - Day 5

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

March 21, 2020

Editor’s note: “The new normal” is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with a shelter-in-place order amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  As the shelter-in-place order in California continues, the students and staff of Los Medanos Col...

Chancellor search halted

Interim Chancellor Eugene Huff is working with the CCCCD Governing Board to search for a new permanent chancellor.

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

The search for the next chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District has come to a screeching halt. Due to recent developments in regards to the COVID-19 virus pandemic “and its impact on the ability to serve students quality and affordable higher education,” the search has been paused...

Essentials to remain open during shelter in place

Safeway employee restocks shelves in the pasta aisle, as customers wipe essential food and paper products out of stores due to the COVID-19 virus shelter in place.

Jordyn Toscano

March 21, 2020

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced that all individuals who currently reside in California must stay home or at their place of residence until further notice. This shelter-in-place was ordered by the California State Public Health Officer and Director of California Department of P...

Be wary of email scams

Students received a message on their InSite email from Los Medanos College about the potential threat of spam emails with malware and viruses on them.

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

The Coronavirus unfortunately is not the only virus people need to worry about catching. As more and more people begin to fret over the world’s most recent pandemic, some have decided to exploit the crisis for their own benefit.  "One of the things that's most concerning to us are phishing sca...

CCCAA suspends season

CCCAA suspends season

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Due to the ongoing threat of the Coronavirus, the California Community College Athletic Association has decided to indefinitely suspend all competition and practices for the spring semester, effective immediately. This decision was made March 12, and falls in line with ongoing policies related to the...

The new normal – Day 4

The new normal - Day 4

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Editor’s note: “The new normal” is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with a shelter-in-place order amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   With constant changes going on throughout this COVID-19 virus outbreak many lives are affected d...

The new normal – Day 3

Student Guy Wallace plays Madden, a football game, in his free time since he is not able to practice for football right now.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

March 19, 2020

Editor’s note: “The new normal” is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with a shelter-in-place order amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Although the Contra Costa Community College District originally intended to move lecture classes online...

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