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A fabulous fiesta

A fabulous fiesta

Jasmine Rieger, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019


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The Puente and the United By Dreams Clubs put on a fabulous fiesta in honor of Cinco de Mayo on Monday in the outdoor quad of the Pittsburg campus. Heard from at least a quarter of a mile away, loud Banda, Bachata, and Reggaeton music played, drawing crowds of students to the event. Puente Club Pr...

LMC welcomes new vice president

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

May 9, 2019


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After an extensive hiring process, numerous interviews and an open forum Dr. Tanisha Maxwell of Estrella Mountain Community College has been chosen as Los Medanos College’s new Vice President of Student Services. Dr. Maxwell will begin her tenure June 24 following the district Governing Board’s official...

Circle K recognized by representatives

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

May 9, 2019


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LMC’s Circle K International Club has been doing all they can to help the community, while also pushing students to do more for themselves and their neighborhood. Reactivated in the fall of 2018, Circle K was recently recognized for their efforts. On April 24 during their club meeting, their Kiwanis club adviso...

New budget formula presents funding issues

Marc Lopez, @KaptainMarc

May 9, 2019


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The Contra Costa Community College District is currently advocating for an extension on the implementation of a new budget formula. The changes were discussed among Los Medanos College faculty and staff in the 14th annual budget forum that occurred Monday, April 22nd. The forum featured Chancellor ...

Getting ready for the job market

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


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Los Medanos College Transfer and Career Services hosted mock interviews with Bayworks and the Jewish Vocational Service Thursday, April 25 in the Library. The afternoon event had 18 Electrical & Instrumentation Technology and Process Technology students being interviewed by seven employers in their fie...

STEM Fair informs STEM majors

STEM Fair informs STEM majors

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

May 2, 2019


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LMC’s MESA Program hosted representatives from several in and out-of-state colleges last week as part of a STEM Transfer Fair, an informational event designed to educate all math- and science-based students on the four-year transfer process. The first purely STEM focused event was held  Thursday April 25...

LMCAS election results are in

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

May 2, 2019


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The results for Fall semester’s Los Medanos Associated Student have been announced with Thyra Cobbs as president, Shagoofa Khan as Vice President, Alyssa Compton as Commissioner of Campus Events and Deborah Tatmon as Commissioner of Publicity and Outreach. Treasurer remains the only position witho...

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 ...

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