Jesus Cano at Pittsburg High School's 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...

Essential employee working through the pandemic

Essential employee working through the pandemic

Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
October 1, 2020

Zach Lindsay, alumni of Freedom High School and current student of Los Medanos College, has overcome many obstacles during this pandemic working at Raley’s.  Lindsay first started at Raley’s...

More than a voice behind the microphone

More than a voice behind the microphone

Tiffany James, Staff Writer
May 23, 2020

Sterling James — “The Bay Baby” — is a breath of fresh air. Her contagious smile is disarming and her greeting reveals her down-to-earth nature: “How are you doing cousin?” In the age of...

New family normal for two professors

New family normal for two professors

Jordyn Toscano, News Editor
May 22, 2020

Despite the bleak nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, both Los Medanos College biology professor Briana McCarthy and speech professor Marie Arcidiacono-Kaufman were beyond excited to welcome their newborns...

LMC English instructor publishes book

LMC English instructor publishes book

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

Los Medanos College assistant English instructor L.D. Green, who teaches composition, creative writing and literature, recently published a collection of essays and stories which explore people's struggles...

An artist in the making

An artist in the making

Amelie Hernandez, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

“Art is about growing as a person and trying new techniques along the way and the best part of it is seeing others' reactions to what each of my pieces means to them,” said LMC artist Marisol Gutierrez. Gutierrez...

Luke Thomas showing off his art in Brentwood at the train tracks that intersect Lone Tree Way.

Cricket: the 19-year-old graffiti artist

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

To most, Luke Thomas is just an average Los Medanos College liberal arts major fresh out of high school. But to a handful of people he is known as Cricket, a 19-year-old future graffiti artist.  Graffiti...

LMC student and musician Bona Nsiala plays guitar on campus for passersby to listen to.

Healing through harmony

Spencer Batute, @batutie_
November 14, 2019

Somewhere on campus, the hands of Bona Nsiala can be heard twirling away at guitar strings, making a melody for passersby to and from classes. Many stop to listen, and some ask him why he plays out in...

Showtime with Heamsai Latu

Showtime with Heamsai Latu

Hugo Calderon, @Hugothegreat09
October 4, 2019

Heamasi Latu’s football journey has him featured in the 2018 Pacifc 7 All-conference team, currently leading the state in tackles and was named Diablo Athletic Leave defensive MVP while a senior at Clayton...

Zack Feere at his home in Antioch, sitting on his couch in front of his African art collection.

Feere puts on a new mask

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah
September 13, 2019

Traveling to more than 25 different countries, earning three master’s degrees and amassing a growing authentic African art collection at home are only part of the interesting tapestry of Zack Feere’s...

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