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The new normal – Day 35

The new normal - Day 35

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

April 20, 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 COVID-19 virus persists through California, people continue to be affected more and more each day. For ...

The new normal – Day 34

The new normal - Day 34

Hillary Hetrick, Campus Editor

April 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. As the Coronavirus pandemic goes on and people adjust to their new normal, Los Medanos College student Karen B...

The new normal – Day 33

The new normal - Day 33

Charles Reed, Campus Editor

April 18, 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 more time spent in the shelter-in-place order, for most it is becoming the ‘I’m dealing well with it o...

Graduation ceremony to be held online

Jesus Briseno proudly waves a Mexican flag as he walks up to the stage at graduation. Photo taken in 2017.

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has ceased all large gatherings and will until further notice, which includes graduation for Los Medanos College students.  The ceremony, which was originally going to be held face-to-face on the last day of classes May 22, will not be pushed back, but will be online rat...

The new normal – Day 32

The new normal - Day 32

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 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.  Students at Los Medanos College are still recovering from the rapid change of having face-to-face cl...

LMC sets up emergency fund

LMC sets up emergency fund

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

Los Medanos College has created the LMC COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund to help students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 virus pandemic.  As this situation was unexpected and unlike anything formerly dealt with, LMC started the fund in the hopes of creating stability for students who a...

Contra Costa requires masks

Contra Costa County residents are now required to wear masks starting April 22. Photo taken March 14 at FoodMaxx  in Brentwood, Calif.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor

April 17, 2020

Contra Costa County is one of many Bay Area counties now requiring members of the public and workers to wear face coverings starting 8 a.m., April 22. Contra Costa Health Services released a public health emergency order April 17, 2020 which states that “violation of or failure to comply with this order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both.” This...

The new normal – Day 31

The new normal - Day 31

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 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.  One month into the California mandated shelter-in-place order due to the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens ...

Work Education continues through COVID-19

Students in participating in the CWEE program can work in many types of jobs including on campus, grocery stores, police services and more.

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

With constant changes occurring due to the COVID-19 virus, like Los Medanos College campus being closed and courses being switched online, many are still adjusting to new routines weeks into the shelter-in-place. Cooperative Work Experience Education students and instructors have been dealing with w...

The new normal – Day 30

The new normal - Day 30

Charles Reed, Campus Editor

April 15, 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.  Due to the major lifestyle adjustment everyone has had to make these last few weeks, many have lea...

The new normal – Day 29

The new normal - Day 29

Daraja McDonald, Staff Writer

April 14, 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. Earl Coates is a full-time student and musician attending Los Medanos College for the spring semester. Coa...

Song review – Level of Concern

Song review - Level of Concern

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2020

Finding entertainment during a pandemic can be difficult for all of those not accustomed to staying home. Lately, we’ve seen various artists and musicians rally together to create new content for our consumption. Whether this is by live stream, Twitter conversations with fans or simply releasing n...

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