LMC Librarian Roseann Erwin inside the Brentwood Center.

Finding yourself: Insight from Roseann Erwin

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
October 18, 2021

Roseann Erwin’s love of libraries began as a child, as a place to escape a crowded home, and developed into a lifelong passion. “When you’re the youngest, it’s hard to find your own space or...

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...

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...

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...

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