Experience

Healing from grief

Healing from grief

Katherine Day, Staff Writer
September 16, 2021

Death is a universal experience and every person will encounter the loss of a loved one at some point in their life. Individuals, influenced by factors like their culture and family, react differently...

A guide to the recall election

A guide to the recall election

Cara Rieber, Staff Writer
September 9, 2021

When presidential elections come around every four years, the whole nation is ready and voter turnout is around 66%, according to Fair Vote. But local and statewide elections are just as important since...

Jennifer Saito strikes a pose in Yosemite National Park.

Jennifer Saito: Honors and innovation

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
September 8, 2021

Honors Transfer Program Director Jennifer Saito has a warm smile and wears her medium-length dark hair down. Her focused gaze is complimented by her instantly recognizable red glasses that sit on the bridge...

The Roemer twins pose together during a photo shoot.

LMC twins shine bright in front of the camera

Jamie Samson, Staff Writer
May 29, 2021

Ashley and Amber Roemer are sisters who have quite literally been together since the beginning. The twin sisters, who now attend Los Medanos College, are finishing up their sophomore year and preparing...

Sol Murgia working on an assignment for class.

The first in the family

Jacqueline Hernandez, Staff Writer
May 29, 2021

Like most first-generation college students, Sol Murgia did not expect her first year of college to take place inside of her childhood bedroom.  At the beginning of her virtual learning experience,...

Cameron Kirk and Carlos Mendez are two students who have succeeded at LMC.

Students succeed despite pandemic challenges

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
May 19, 2021

With the spring semester winding down, many students are now departing from the Los Medanos College community. Students planning to transfer are receiving acceptance letters while graduates who plan on...

Top 5 - Comedy podcasts

Top 5 – Comedy podcasts

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
May 19, 2021

Whether someone is in the need of a laugh after finals or an enjoyable commute to work, comedy podcasts are a reliable source of entertainment. Stand-up comedy has been put on hold during the pandemic,...

Graphic from Weston Hopkins.

Top 5 – East Bay burritos

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
April 21, 2021

The burrito is the perfect lunch for someone on the go. Although it is native to Mexico, it gained fame in California among fieldworkers because of the simple and compact form.  Throughout the...

Top 5 - Shows to watch on Netflix

Top 5 – Shows to watch on Netflix

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
March 2, 2021

As alternative streaming services grow in popularity, the once dominant Netflix has been losing its position as the trendiest source of entertainment. Other streaming services such as Disney Plus, Amazon...

Jesus Cano at Pittsburg High Schools Pirate Stadium after the 2019 North Coast Section Division 1 final where Pittsburg beat Liberty High School 21-14.

Living his American dream

Luis Angel Fuentes Perez, Staff Writer
February 18, 2021

Jesus “Juice” Cano, a journalist for the Collegiate at Fresno State University, has found success in his pursuit of a sports journalism career. However, the former Los Medanos College Experience editor...

Thyra Cobbs at the LMC Pittsburg campus March 2020.

Motivation beyond measure

Anjelica Johnson, Staff Writer
February 17, 2021

When thinking of a highly accomplished and committed college student, Thyra Cobbs may be the first person that pops into mind. Cobbs is a powerhouse name known throughout the Los Medanos College community...

Sierra Heuer and Jasmine Combs check out different props at the Brentwood Party City in 2019.

Friends through thick and thin

Faith Lloyd, Staff Writer
February 11, 2021

Muhammad Ali once said, “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t...

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