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Understanding the stories of tattoos from LMC students and employees

Understanding the stories of tattoos from LMC students and employees

Lesly Fisiiahi and Sarah Capperauld
May 21, 2024

Throughout generations, body art has been connected with culture and tradition. In the United States, tattoos have been both reviled and adored. They usually represent a permanent artistic commitment and...

Spring 2024 Experience staff members attending the JACC conference with the awards

LMC Experience news staff brings home awards from conference

Lesly Fisiiahi, Staff Writer
May 21, 2024

The Los Medanos College Experience staff won 17 awards from the Journalism Association of Community College State Conference in La Jolla. They competed in on-the-spot competitions at the conference and...

London bus riding past the Big Ben clock tower.

LMC opens a study abroad program for fall 2024 with American Institute for Foreign Study

May 21, 2024

Los Medanos College has just announced its Study Abroad program to London with the American Institute for Foreign Study for the fall of 2024. English Professor LD Green will be one of the professors teaching...

Professor Sanchez teaching hands-on in his intro to printmaking art class with his students

LMC professor Eric Sanchez’s journey to teaching art

Lesly Fisiiahi, Staff Writer
May 21, 2024

“There really isn’t a reason to get a master’s (degree) if you didn’t intend to teach in art,” said Professor Eric Sanchez, who is a newly tenured faculty member in the Art department at Los...

Caitlin Mitchell sits outside her office in her signature white chair.

The creative behind the white chair

Gabbie Munoz, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

“I want to create relationships with my students, I want them to feel like they matter,” Caitlin Mitchell said passionately as she described how she feels about teaching at Los Medanos College. Mitchell...

Various high school businesses that sell bouquets, forever flowers, and various baked goods.

A new generation of entrepreneurs

Alondra Cisneros, Staff Writer
May 10, 2024

Most businesses in the United States are owned and run by adults but an increasing number of 14-to-16-year-olds are becoming young entrepreneurs and using the internet to expand their reach. New research...

NextUp student Marcell Gibbons receives help from counselor Phoebe Kessey with EOPS priority registration.

Foster youth find support with NextUp

Angella Dorado, Staff Writer
May 10, 2024

NextUp is a program that provides current and former foster youth students with the support they need. It has given LMC students a place to belong, thrive and succeed since it launched last fall. The...

Editor-in-chief Aliyah Ramirez presents her research centered around A Tough Climb publication at Stanford.

Five LMC students present at Stanford

Chijioke Onyeagucha, Staff Writer
May 10, 2024

Honors faculty and students across 35 California community colleges came together May 4 at Stanford University for the 14th annual Honors Research Symposium. The Bay Honors Consortium, a group of program...

Students Danica Lopez and Paris Carlos converse while participating in scavenger hunt during the Earth Day Party hosted by the Hyphae Club.

Earth Day party held at LMC’s Nature Preserve

Angella Dorado, Staff Writer
May 6, 2024

Students came together to celebrate Earth Day in LMC’s Nature Preserve April 22. The party, which was hosted by MESA, Honors, the Art department, and the Hyphae Club, had food and activities to introduce...

Students Ethan Balamiento and Heidriani Nanon sing a duet.

APIDA event uplifts culture

Ashley Reitz, Staff Writer
May 3, 2024

To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, LMC hosted an event in the Student Union from 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. April 23. Students and faculty were encouraged to attend and enjoy an array of food...

Students enjoy Earth Day Party at the Nature Preserve

Hyphae club working to restore LMC’s forgotten garden

Lauren Gannod, Staff Writer
April 26, 2024

The Nature Preserve is a long-standing area at LMC, first created in March of 1999 but it has become old, decrepit, and abandoned with time. But last summer, the Hyphae club, run by Zaire Allen, President,...

Head Coach Harmen Sidhu (center) discusses strategy with assistant coach Cliff Coleman as Colton Brooks watches game against Solano.

From player to mentor: LMC’s new head coach

Angella Dorado, Staff Writer
April 14, 2024

“My parents always told me that you have to know where you come from, you have to know your roots. And if you don’t know your roots it’s harder to understand who you really are,” said Harmen Sidhu. Sidhu...

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