Experience staff honored with multiple awards

Experience staff honored with multiple awards

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

The Experience won eight awards at the Fall 2021 Journalism Association of Community Colleges Conference by current and former staff members. Both the fall and spring conferences were both held virtually...

Previous Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship winner Thyra Cobbs gives a presentation on scholarship advice.

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship opens to students

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

Many college students go through their education with debt, part-time jobs and plenty of stress. What if one scholarship could solve some of those issues? The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship is an amazing...

Graphic from the CVC website illustrating colleges across the state involved in the Exchange.

District expands online education

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
December 2, 2021

For thousands of college students, not being able to register for the right class is a dismal reality. Whether the class isn’t available at their campus, doesn’t fit into their busy schedule or they...

This chart is from a Contra Costa Community College District PowerPoint presentation at the Nov. 18 Town Hall on Distance Education and shows a comparison of fall semester success rates across the district from 2018 to 2020.

District Town Hall plans future for online courses

Chase Wheeler, Staff Writer
November 28, 2021

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the sudden move to remote online instruction, the Contra Costa Community College District has been dedicated to helping students and faculty succeed. And although...

Richard Livingston addresses attendees at his retirement luncheon, May 5, 2013.

Richard Livingston: Gone but not forgotten

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
November 23, 2021

A founding faculty member of Los Medanos College and equally important community member Richard Livingston died Monday, Nov. 8. Livingston’s career at LMC that spanned over 39 years was hallmarked with...

The Native American Heritage Month display inside the LMC library lobby features Native American literature.

LMC library honors Native American Heritage Month and Veterans Day

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
November 11, 2021

At Los Medanos College, including different identities and groups is as important as ever. With this month being Native American Heritage Month and including Veterans Day, the LMC Library is celebrating...

Assembly member Cristina Garcia argued stealthing is an issue of sexual battery on the Assembly Floor.

Stealthing becomes illegal in California

Cara Rieber, Staff Writer
November 11, 2021

“Stealthing,” a phenomenon most people have not yet heard of, is now illegal in the state of California. The slang term refers to the non-consensual removal of a condom during sex, and until recently,...

SJSU workshop highlights CSU applications and steps to completing it.

SJSU application workshop helps transfer students

Michael Benedian, Staff Writer
November 9, 2021

Stay on track of those deadlines, Mustangs! Nov. 30 is the deadline for San Jose State University’s fall of 2022 transfer applications. Los Medanos College held a virtual transfer workshop Oct. 26 to...

LMCAS members discussed event on Monday, Oct. 25 meeting.

LMCAS plans holiday activities for students

Chase Wheeler, Staff Writer
October 28, 2021

As students return to LMC campuses this fall, The Los Medanos College Associated Students have been busy creating activities to engage with them. In the LMCAS meeting Monday, Oct. 25, senators voted...

The Center for Academic Support has been assisting LMC students since 1999.

The Center for Academic Support reopens

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
October 23, 2021

College is a life-changing experience, and while educational success ultimately brings its rewards,  the road can be tough to travel at times. College services such as tutoring and homework assistance...

The incident was spotted in Parking Lot A on the LMC Pittsburg campus, with the tree damaging two cars.

Tree falls on two cars at LMC

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
October 18, 2021

Two cars were struck Monday, Oct.11, by a tree that was knocked over by high winds in Parking Lot A on the Los Medanos College campus in Pittsburg. The tree fell on the white car pictured above and damaged...

LMC Transfer Services is celebrating Transfer Week as colleges begin to open applications to students.

LMC navigates students through 2022 transfer applications

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
October 18, 2021

For countless community college students, the fall season is a stressful time. Not only do they have to deal with piling assignments while maintaining a balance with work and social life, but students...

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