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New Spanish course created

D'Angelo Jackson, djackson@lmcexperience.com

February 20, 2018


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Spanish For Healthcare Professionals, or SPAN-047, is a new three-unit course created last fall, and scheduled to start this summer. The purpose of the course will be to help medical students learn to better communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. The new course is a collaborative...

Cybersecurity discussed

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

February 1, 2018


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Monday’s Academic Senate meeting saw Los Medanos College faculty discussing the issue of the website blocking on campus that occurred after the Contra Costa Community College District quietly rolled out a new approach to virus defense in Fall 2017. Palo Alto Networks, an international cyber security...

Professors weigh on shutdown

Robert Pierce, Rpierce@lmcexperience.com

February 1, 2018


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The Los Medanos College campus wasn’t the only thing that closed over the break —the federal government was shut down for three days, from midnight EST Saturday, Jan. 20 to the evening of Monday, Jan. 22. Even when a bill was eventually passed to continue funding the government, it only extended op...

LMC takes on Black History Month

Lilly Montero, lmontero@lmcexperience.com

February 1, 2018


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In a collaboration between the Office of Student Life, the Umoja Scholars Program, B.O.E.P., the Men Empowerpment Network (M.E.N.) and the Office of Equity and Inclusion, Los Medanos College will be hosting a variety of events for Black History Month beginning Feb. 1 and ending March 7. The library...

Construction on target

Construction on target

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

February 1, 2018


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Students, administrators, coaches, athletics and inquiring minds anticipate the completion of the physical education and student union buildings. According to Vice President Kevin Horan, the two-pronged project is on target for an August 2019 completion date. Horan has been the glue holding this project...

East County marches for equality

East County marches for equality

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

January 31, 2018


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Typically, the parking lot at Somersville Towne Center in Antioch is packed with cars and mall-goers. But Saturday, Jan. 27, the parking lot was instead filled by a group of over 50 people who were protesting in the East County March for Equality and Unification. Sponsored by the organizations Indivisible...

Laptops stolen from office

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

December 4, 2017


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Campus police are actively investigating a theft that occurred in Math instructor Michael Norris’ office Wednesday — the door window was shattered and the suspect took two laptops. According to Lt. Chad Wehrmeister, police received a phone call at 11:05 a.m. in regards to the broken glass. He added t...

District blocks websites

District blocks websites

Adria Watson and Perry Continente

November 30, 2017


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The Contra Costa Community College District has implemented a cybersecurity update to guarantee protection of student information. But with these precautions came website restrictions. An anonymous Los Medanos College student recently complained that he was unable to access a website due to it not...

The impact of equity: Eight voices in first TEDx

The impact of equity: Eight voices in first TEDx

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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As students, faculty, staff, family and friends filed into the Recital Hall at Los Medanos College, a murmured excitement fluttered throughout the auditorium. Heat from camera lights beamed over the stage fully equipped with a podium, projector, red circular carpet and four big red blocks that announce...

The Impact of Equity: Astronaut’s life journey inspires

The Impact of Equity: Astronaut’s life journey inspires

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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Former NASA astronaut José Moreno Hernández visited the Los Medanos College campus Tuesday, Nov. 14 for his keynote speech titled “Find Your Space in College” as part of LMC’s “Achieve UC” event and “Equity Speaker Series.” Hernández was born into a migrant farmworker family from...

The Impact of Equity: Artist spurs awareness

The Impact of Equity: Artist spurs awareness

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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“Marriage equality, immigration, marijuana, the right to choose, as an artist I care about these kinds of events,” said Favianna Rodriguez before a crowd of LMC students. Rodriguez’s art reflects politics, culture, economics and the ties between them. Rodriguez, the child of two Peruvian immigrants...

The Impact of Equity: Comedy showcase represents

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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The Los Medanos College LBGTQ+ Task Force assembled a crew of LGBTQ+ comedians to perform at the first ever Queer Comedy Showcase, a free event held Nov 9 at 7 p.m. in the LMC Little Theater on campus. The LGBTQ+ Faculty and Staff Caucus and ALLIES STUDENT GROUP put on the event and its funding came...

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