Experience

“Certificate or no certificate, students are still learning and still advancing through the program and onto their major.”

Non-credit students face delays

Ray Kopf, Staff Writer
November 17, 2022

Non-credit courses and certificates have been offered at Los Medanos College for almost four years, but they seem to have hit a roadblock. A technical glitch in the Contra Costa Community College District's...

LMCs Rotaract club met with the SHARE Community director and local rotary club presidents for Nov. 4 hygiene supply drive

LMC’s Rotaract Club makes major donation

Jaden Fortier, Staff Writer
November 17, 2022

LMC’s Rotaract Club presented $1,500 worth of hygiene supplies Nov. 4 at the Lone Tree Golf Course in Antioch to the S.H.A.R.E Community, a nonprofit organization that offers showers and hygiene products...

LMC gives back for the holidays

LMC gives back for the holidays

Michael Benedian, Editor-in-Chief
November 17, 2022

The season of giving is almost here and Los Medanos College is getting a head start for the holidays. Thursday, Dec. 8 marks the last day that all LMC employees can participate in the Holiday Gift Drive...

Campus life: Joining clubs and organizations

Jodi Velasco, Staff Writer
November 17, 2022

As the college begins to thrive again after the epidemic, Los Medanos College offers students a variety of organizations and extracurricular activities that provide recreation, entertainment, and other...

LMC student Osvaldo Ramirez spots fellow student Miguel Lopez lifting weights in the new Kinesiology and Athletics Complex

Keeping up with the Kinesiology and Athletics Complex

Brian Cruz, Staff Writer
November 17, 2022

The new state-of-the-art Kinesiology and Athletic Complex opened late in the fall of 2019 and has been available to students and student athletes at the Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus since then....

“The help IIBA gave me to get my DACA, to keep renewing it, helped me get through the various stages of college.”

Immigration Institute continuing free legal services for students

Aidan Lindell, Staff Writer
November 8, 2022

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area is continuing to offer free legal services for California community college students. This is despite a recent court ruling preventing immigrants from applying...

Interim Chancellor Mojdeh Mehdizadeh speaks about the lack of communication in the ongoing personnel investigation.

LMC reacts to the situation

Michael Benedian, Editor-in-Chief
November 3, 2022

Following recent allegations of racism made on social media against a Los Medanos College department manager, members of the campus community were given the opportunity to voice their concerns at a special...

One of the videos that was spread online featured the audio recording of an alleged manager making insensitive remarks.

Audio recordings spark controversy

Michael Benedian, Editor-in-Chief
November 3, 2022

Los Medanos College is under fire after an audio recording was leaked on social media with what has been described as insensitive remarks by a college department manager about “Black people,” prompting...

Fourth place winning feature photo taken by Cara Reiber in the Fall of 2021.

Student paper brings home awards

Mohammad Najimi, Staff Writer
November 3, 2022

The Los Medanos College Experience racked up a total of 12 awards announced at the annual Northern Regional Conference of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges. Awards included two first-place,...

Students gather around for the Do the Math: Voting Patterns and the Miderm Election presentation

Professor predicts election results

Paige Coleridge, Staff Writer
November 3, 2022

Los Medanos College Political Science Professor Ryan Hiscocks explained to a large audience Nov. 1 predictions about which candidates are likely to win in the 2022 midterm election Nov. 8.  The presentation,...

The Student Union game room gets lively as students sing their hearts out in karaoke.

Students get treated with a Halloween party

Michael Benedian, Editor-in-Chief
November 3, 2022

With Halloween on the rise, Los Medanos College’s very own learning communities put together a little treat for students to come together and celebrate the festivities. On Thursday Oct. 27, the Student...

Experience guide to Proposition 31: Uphold flavored tobacco ban

Experience guide to Proposition 31: Uphold flavored tobacco ban

Mohammad Najimi, Staff Writer
October 20, 2022

Editor’s note: With the upcoming Midterm Election on Nov. 8, there are a handful of propositions for California voters to consider. Despite the brief explanations on the ballot, they can still be confusing...

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