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Police brutality protested in Pittsburg

Police brutality protested in Pittsburg

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

October 23, 2018


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The Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality and State Repression and the Anti-Police Terror Project held a rally protesting police brutality and honoring Terry Amons Junior who was killed by Pittsburg police this January in the Nation’s Giant Hamburgers on Railroad Avenue. The rally started a...

Food pantry to bring chef to LMC

Alex Camili, @A_Carnation

October 19, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Food Pantry will host an interactive demonstration where students fortunate enough to reserve a spot will cook alongside a chef from the Contra Costa Health Services. The ingredients used will be from the menu that the Food Pantry provides for students who are eligible to re...

LMC shelters Bay Point evacuees

LMC shelters Bay Point evacuees

By Perry Continente, @PerryContinente

October 18, 2018


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The LMC Gym hosted evacuees Thursday after a brushfire threatened a natural gas line in Baypoint. The Red Cross oversaw the creation and maintenance of the shelter, providing roughly 85 people with food, water and cots set up in the gym atop blue tarps. Most of those taking shelter were lying down...

“New World of work” comes to LMC

A.R Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

October 18, 2018


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Los Medanos College is in the process of getting fully on-board with an educational program known as the New World of Work. According to their website, the program aims to meet the, “essential employability skills required in our emerging global economy.” Faculty and staff have created a “think ta...

Impact conference inspires

Nick Campbell, @nicky_charles

October 18, 2018


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The annual Impact Leadership Conference kicked off this past Friday, welcoming to the college guest speakers from around the Bay Area. It was held at the Community Room in the school library, LMC hosted a panel of leaders who are expert in their respective fields of leadership. The topics varied across differ...

Oakley walks ‘out of the darkness’

Oakley walks ‘out of the darkness’

MARC LOPEZ, Staff writer

October 18, 2018


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You never forget the feeling that hits when you hear the news that you’ve lost a friend to suicide. In shock and awe, many begin to feel guilty, question everything and often become depressed. Vanessa Perry, Heather Estes, Tara Jean Robinson and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention belie...

Shell Oil encourages women to take the lead

ELIZABETH MCLAURIN, Staff writer

October 18, 2018


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Los Medanos College invited students, as well as others from local area schools and workforce development organizations to attend a Shell Oil sponsored event highlighting opportunities available to women in technical education and career fields. The Energize Your Destiny event came to LMC Wednesday for the se...

Back Talk EP106

October 15, 2018


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https://youtu.be/0FI6IbFTbRo Episode 106 of #BackTalkLMC featuring Robert Pierce and Anthony Martinez!

Measure R faces opposition with midterms weeks away

DALE SATRE, @DaleSatre

October 11, 2018


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Contra Costa County voters have a thick packet of state and city propositions on the ballot this November, but a county ballot measure is being proposed as well. Measure R, sponsored by the county Board of Supervisors, proposes to allow and tax the cannabis industry in unincorporated areas of the ...

Books Alive brings people together

A.R. BROOM, @AlexanderRBroom

October 11, 2018


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Books became more than piles of paper this week at Los Medanos College, as the library held their yearly “Books Alive” event organized by Brentwood campus Librarian, Roseann Erwin. The event was built on the coattails of a program called Human Library, according to Erwin, which started in the...

National Coming Out Day inspires reflection

National Coming Out Day inspires reflection

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

October 11, 2018


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English instructor Jeff Mitchell-Matthews has collected much during his time at Los Medanos College — over 25 years of teaching experience, countless memories, at least one egg to the face and a 28-piece collection of issues of The Experience mentioning or concerning the LGBTQ+ community. The o...

LMC to introduce new english classes next spring semester

LETICIA ROBLES, Staff writer

October 11, 2018


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Los Medanos College will offer new English courses in the spring of 2018. More English courses are needed to transfer, which is why the LMC english department is now offering more English 100, 100S classes, plus many more which are currently being developed. “Last year about 50 percent of students we...

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