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District adopts social justice resolution

Governing Board President Rebecca Barrett discusses the resolution before it was approved in a Governing Board Meeting held June 24.

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah

July 3, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board adopted a new resolution to endorse community and public safety engagements in social justice reform during a meeting Wednesday, June 24. This conversation began after the district released a statement regarding the death of George Floyd by Minneapoli...

Graduation held online

Graduation held online

Jordyn Toscano, News Editor

May 22, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Los Medanos College held its first online graduation ceremony for 2020 graduates May 22, from 3 to 4:45 p.m. Pre-recorded and posted on the LMC website for all to watch was an hour and 43 minute long video, featuring a countdown to graduation, various student and f...

Fall semester to be online

All courses that are being offered during the summer and fall semesters will be hybrid or completely online. Student's can see what courses are hybrid when registering through InSite.

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah

May 21, 2020

The fall 2020 semester will continue online amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Interim Vice President of Instruction Nancy Ybarra, some courses may have the option to be hybrid or partially face-to-face, depending on the course and health official recommendations as the year comes to an end.&nb...

Art department adapting to an online environment

Kayla Quares works on a project for Ken Alexander’s design drawing class. Photo taken March 18.

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

Many departments at Los Medanos College have struggled in their adjustment to remote teaching and learning, and the Art Department is no stranger to this new challenge. The biggest hurdle to the education of many art students, who are now learning online, is the fulfillment of lab hours. Previous...

Food pantry still serves students

The Food Pantry has new hours to continue serving LMC students.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran

May 7, 2020

Editors note: The Food Pantry hours have changed from "Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m" to Mondays 2 to 4 p.m. according to Teresea Archaga. Despite recent campus closures and shelter-in-place orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Medanos College Food Pantry will continue to remain ...

Construction continues

Construction continues

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah

May 7, 2020

Many things have changed or come to a halt amid the recent pandemic, but construction at Los Medanos College has not.  The Student Union and Kinesiology and Athletics Complex project started back in 2017 and was set to finish by the beginning of the spring 2020 semester. Due to unforeseen circum...

Student Trustee election held

Student Trustee election held

Hillary Hetrick, Campus Editor / @Hillarymhetrick

May 6, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District is holding an election for their new student trustee through Thursday, May 7. Students can vote through this SurveyMonkey link until 5 p.m. to choose who represents the students of the district. According to the district's website, a student trustee is a non-vot...

LMCAS holds election

LMCAS holds election

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah

May 5, 2020

Though it is not yet time for the U.S. Presidential election in November, it is now election season for Los Medanos College’s student government.  Those enrolled at LMC can vote May 5 through May 7 to pick a representative they see fit for LMC’s student population. Students can vote online ...

HVAC wants to get back

Students Marlene Lopez (left), Steve Lowery and Instructor Debra Winckler go over how to fix a washer.
Photo taken in 2019

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

May 2, 2020

Colleges across the country have technical education programs that require in-person learning which are being affected by school shutdowns in response to the COVID-19 virus. The Los Medanos College Appliance and Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Service Technology program is no exception to this...

Study Away proposals for 2021 due

Study Away proposals for 2021 due

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Proposals for the 2021 Study Away Program have been extended to Wednesday, April 29 by 5 p.m. The proposals were originally due April 15 but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the date was pushed back.  The Study Away Program is separate from the Study Abroad Program. According to an email sent ...

Census collects data for funds

Census collects data for funds

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

The process of the 2020 U.S. Census, which allows information to be acquired to help determine federal funding congressional representation and impact local communities, is underway. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the census can be taken over the phone, by a paper questionnaire through the mail...

CARES Act passed by senate

Eloy Oakley spoke about the CARES Act at a student media teleconference held April 14 via Zoom.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran

April 25, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act was recently passed by the U.S. Senate March 27 to help to provide relief to groups affected or impacted by the recent pandemic.  According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the almost $2 trillion Coronavirus response bill will provid...

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