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Class goes back in time

Class goes back in time

Alex Camilli, @A_Carnation

April 25, 2019


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The Pittsburg Historical Museum was full of students interacting with historic documents for a “Night at the Museum” event on April 22, 2019 hosted by Professors Courtney Goen and Reggie Lemay. The event featured an in-depth analysis on the migration patterns of minorities within the community. LMC a...

Former employee remembered

Nick Campbell, @TheNCExperience

April 25, 2019


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At LMC, the instructors and professors are but one part of the equation in which this well-oiled machine of a college operates. Behind the scenes are countless and dedicated LMC employees known as classified professionals. They are the colleagues of your faculty and professors who help the college function. ...

New study shows CCCD’s impact on regional economy

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

April 25, 2019


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The great value of community colleges has been further confirmed after the Contra Costa Community College District recently released findings from a study related to the district’s economic impact to the surrounding areas. The study was farmed out by the district to Economic Modeling Specialists ...

District comes to a compromise on web blocks

District comes to a compromise on web blocks

Lilly Montero and Marc Lopez

April 18, 2019


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A compromise has finally been reached for the long debated Contra Costa Community College District’s web filtering software. In 2017, CCCCD paired up with Palo Alto Networks, the self-proclaimed global cybersecurity leader, to install a firewall and URL blocker throughout the entire district for ...

LMC mourns Paul Shatswell

LMC mourns Paul Shatswell

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

April 18, 2019


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Pittsburg, Los Medanos College and many more are coping with the tragic loss of an active member of the community. A longtime educator and community servant, Paul Shatswell, Principal of Pittsburg Unified School District Adult Education passed away last month on Sunday, March 24. Shatswell was an ...

Kennedy-King recognizes students

Alex Camilli, @A_Carnation

April 18, 2019


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Adversity is prevalent in an academic setting and in life, those who persevere against the odds deserve to be distinguished. And that is exactly what the Kennedy-King Memorial College Scholarship Fund strives to accomplish.   The Kennedy-King Memorial Fund was founded in 1968 in memory of the late P...

Senators hit the campaign trail

Nick Campbell, @TheNCExperience

April 18, 2019


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Starting next week between April 22 and April 24, students will choose new leadership for the Los Medanos College Associated Students. Up for grabs are the office of President, Vice President, Commissioner for Campus Events and Commissioner for Publicity and Outreach. Elections for LMCAS occur e...

LMC meets vice president finalists

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

April 11, 2019


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Students, staff and faculty had the opportunity to meet and hear from the four finalists for the Vice President of Student Services position this week. The forums are the third step in a four step process which included first level interviews with a hiring committee, final interviews, an open forum and f...

Feminine needs finally addressed

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

April 11, 2019


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To the date of this publication there are three feminine hygiene dispensaries on campus, only two of which are functional. However, though an instillation date is still unclear, dispensaries will be provided with free products said Russ Holt of Buildings and Grounds. The decision comes after a series of discuss...

Experience gets recognized at JACC

Jesus Cano, @Juice_Cano

April 11, 2019


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The Los Medanos College Experience staff participated in the Journalism Association of Community College state conference in Sacramento and brought plenty of hardware back home to Pittsburg. A total of nine awards were reeled in by the staff at the conference that took place from April 28-30. The E...

Transfer applicants raise the bar

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

March 21, 2019


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In the past year, LMC has seen great increases in closely monitored statistics on its students that apply, receive acceptances or earn other guarantees. LMC President, Bob Kratochvil, was well aware of the improvements seen in reports of the school's key goals. "The trajectory has been good on...

BSU to put on open mic night

BSU to put on open mic night

Raazhel Watkins, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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On March 28 the LMC’s Black Student Union (BSU) will be putting on an open mic event featuring students’ spoken word and other forms of art in a continuation of the celebration of Black History Month. According to T’Keyah Taylor, president of BSU at LMC, the theme of the night is creative mi...

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