Experience

Show review – Slobby’s World

While the show was first released on the streaming platform Netflix back in 2018, it is a great show to binge while in quarantine.

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

During this quarantine, we’re all a little bored being stuck at home. Even if some of us still work, we all like to come home, put our feet up and relax on the couch with a nice show to watch. Luckily, Netflix has us covered with its original show, “Slobby’s World.” All about 80’s and 9...

The new normal – Day 41

The new normal - Day 41

Erick Amaya, Sports Editor

April 26, 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 the influx of negativity that has sprung up with the recent pandemic, Los Medanos College student and ...

The hidden pleasures of a pandemic

Spencer Batute, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

Disclaimer: the views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in the text belong solely to the author. I understand that my experiences are not representative of most people who’ve been impacted by COVID-19. What follows are simply observations of how my life has been impacted by the pandemic — if a b...

Census collects data for funds

Census collects data for funds

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

The process of the 2020 U.S. Census, which allows information to be acquired to help determine federal funding congressional representation and impact local communities, is underway. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the census can be taken over the phone, by a paper questionnaire through the mail...

The new normal – Day 40

Photo courtesy of Umoja Program Coordinator Jamila Stewart.

Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer

April 25, 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. Umoja Program Coordinator Jamila Stewart, is one of the many LMC staff members adjusting to the changes i...

CARES Act passed by senate

Eloy Oakley spoke about the CARES Act at a student media teleconference held April 14 via Zoom.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran

April 25, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act was recently passed by the U.S. Senate March 27 to help to provide relief to groups affected or impacted by the recent pandemic.  According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the almost $2 trillion Coronavirus response bill will provid...

The new normal – Day 39

The new normal - Day 39

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer

April 24, 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. Since starting this series, many Los Medanos College students have opened up about how they are handling ...

The new normal – Day 38

The new normal – Day 38

Katie Loughran, Features Editor / @Katie __Loughran

April 23, 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. Los Medanos College student-athlete Holden Burcell’s first year of community college was interrupted by t...

The new normal – Day 37

The new normal - Day 37

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer

April 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. As the shelter-in-place orders continue, many are still adjusting to their new routines and emotionally coping with...

The new normal – Day 36

The new normal - Day 36

Spencer Batute, Staff Writer

April 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. “Right now, life is simple.” said Chialin Hsieh, Los Medanos College’s Senior Dean of Planning & Insti...

MESA transfers online

The MESA program held a transfer night social event in 2017.

Dante Harrold, Perspectives Editor

April 21, 2020

During the Contra Costa Community College District’s closure, the Math Engineering Science Achievement program has transitioned its services, which include counseling and tutoring, online.  MESA Director Nichole Trager is confident in the program’s ability to teach its members.  ...

Transferring during COVID-19

Transferring during COVID-19

Katie Loughran, Features Editor

April 21, 2020

How do you plan for a pandemic? Maybe you stock up on essentials, save some emergency funds or buy stock in Zoom. How does a college student plan for a pandemic? Maybe they buy extra packets of ramen and collect and count their spare change. But how does a community college student, who is set to transfer...

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