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New chancellor brings valuable community college experience

New chancellor brings valuable community college experience
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
December 10, 2020

Continuing to build on an already robust career spanning multiple positions within the community college realm, Bryan Reece has taken the reins of the Contra Costa Community District as its new permanent...

Police reformation begins with better education

Police reformation begins with better education
Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
December 8, 2020

On March 23, 2020, 32 shots were fired when three officers dressed in plain clothes forced themselves into the home of Breonna Taylor. Six of those shots hit Taylor and killed her.  The excessive...

College collaborating with Tesla to create opportunities

College collaborating with Tesla to create opportunities
Angelica Johnson, Staff Writer
December 2, 2020

Education and technology are coming together like never before as Los Medanos College and Tesla will officially announce their collaboration Dec. 3 from 6 to 7 p.m. via Zoom during LMC’s first-ever virtual...

Experience staff win awards

Graphic from Weston Hopkins
Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
November 25, 2020

The Los Medanos College Experience staff attended an online journalism conference Nov. 6-8 and were honored with 18 awards for work published during the 2019-20 academic year in addition to the contests...

College offers ingredients to make holiday special

College offers ingredients to make holiday special
Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer
November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and several Los Medanos College groups are gearing up to provide a Thanksgiving basket to LMC students in need. The Umoja Scholars Program, EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs,...

COVID affecting communities of color at a higher rate

COVID affecting communities of color at a higher rate
Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
November 17, 2020

Throughout the United States, communities of color, mostly black communities, are being affected and dying because of COVID-19 at disproportionate rates, even though the virus does not exclusively target...

Challengers defeat incumbents in race for trustee

Challengers defeat incumbents in race for trustee
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
November 17, 2020

Voters have elected two new trustees to serve on the five-member Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board. Both challengers for the seats, Judy Walters and Fernando Sandoval, emerged triumphant,...

Community comes to campus to celebrate Halloween

Winner of the Trick-Your-Ride contest.
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
November 6, 2020

Having been online for the majority of the year, the Los Medanos College Classified Senate organized the Trick-Your-Ride on-campus event Oct. 29. The event served to raise money for student scholarships,...

Lessons from the 2016 presidential election

Lessons from the 2016 presidential election
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
November 2, 2020

Los Medanos College Political Science Professor Ryan Hiscocks guided participants Oct. 29 through an array of voting patterns, local ballot measures and why the 2016 presidential election is significant...

Cars in costumes on campus

Cars in costumes on campus
Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer
October 27, 2020

Although Los Medanos College is mainly online this year, the Classified Senate has come up with a fun way to raise funds for student scholarships — a “Trick Your Ride Contest” just in time for Halloween....

This is not fake news: Author tells you what is

Nolan Higdon during his presentation Oct. 20.
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
October 23, 2020

The Los Medanos College Honors Transfer Program hosted a Zoom meeting with author and Diablo Valley College professor Nolan Higdon Oct. 20 to discuss his new book The Anatomy of Fake News: A Critical News...

Vote smart: Don’t be manipulated

Host Jennifer Saito and the panelists at the Oct. 15 meeting.
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
October 20, 2020

The Los Medanos College Honors Transfer Program hosted Vote Smart! Information Literacy and the 2020 Election Thursday Oct. 15. The virtual panel kicked off the first of a three part series the program...

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