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A memorial held for English professor Michael Yeong at LMC

Lesly Fisiiahi, Staff Writer
May 21, 2024

A day of remembrance was held for the late English professor Michael Yeong at Los Medanos College. Family, colleagues, friends and students attended the wake while mourning the loss of LMC’s beloved...

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...

Elected Student Trustee Halena Neyazi

Contra Costa College District Student Trustee selected

Angella Dorado, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

LMC student Halena Neyazi was elected the 2024-2025 Contra Costa Community College District Student Trustee. The results of the election were announced May 6. The position is currently filled by DVC...

Transfer Academy Counselor David Reyes dunks staff at Transfer Celebration event.

Transfer Day brings spirit

Ashley Reitz, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

To recognize students transferring, Los Medanos College held its annual Transfer Day celebration in the outdoor quad May 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There were inflatable games, free popcorn, cotton...

Professor Jancy Rickman looks at future plaque in the LMC Science Building for late Jerry Davis.

LMC Biology Professor memorial unites campus

Chijioke Onyeagucha, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

A memorial was held May 8 for the late Professor Jerry Davis, a visionary leader and founding member of the Biology Department at Los Medanos College from its establishment in 1974 to 2019. It was held...

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...

Journalists observe and ask questions on design layout with the editor-in-chief Aliyah Ramirez.

Turkmen professionals visit LMC

Colin Wainwright, Staff Writer
May 10, 2024

A delegation of journalists from Turkmenistan visited the Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus May 2 to meet with the Experience student journalists. The Staff was granted the opportunity to converse with...

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...

Isaiah Grogan, Cristina Navarrete, and Cameron Bluford pat Dolce, the Hug Pack Therapy dog

Los Medanos College de-stresses with therapy dogs

Sarah Capperauld, Staff Writer
May 10, 2024

To kick off finals week the Los Medanos College Library hosted a multitude of de-stress activities from puzzles, games and coloring. However, the biggest hit was the Hug Pack therapy dogs who visited the...

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