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LMC’s governing bodies meet for the first time

LMC’s governing bodies meet for the first time

Anthony Martinez, @MttpPhoto

February 21, 2019


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For the first time in Los Medanos College history all three governing bodies — the Los Medanos College Associated Students, the Classified Senate and the Academic Senate met to discuss future plans for the campus as well as other issues facing students, staff and faculty. All three bodies were given the...

Scholarship applicants lacking

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

February 7, 2019


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The deadline to apply for LMC Foundation scholarships was extended to Tuesday, Feb. 19, yet not a lot of students seem to know there are scholarships available in the first place. Though there are over 40 LMC Foundation scholarships available, in addition to many other external scholarships, it is not ...

LMCAS President advocates for student participation

LMCAS President advocates for student participation

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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With her kind smile and disarming politeness, Priscilla Tatmon might not be the most obvious or outspoken student body president Los Medanos College has ever had, but that’s the problem with first impressions — they rarely ever tell the full story. Hiding behind that unassuming exterior is a highly...

Honored ETEC professor passes

Honored ETEC professor passes

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

February 7, 2019


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On Dec. 29, 2018, during winter recess, Los Medanos Colleges’ beloved Electrical & Instrumentation Technology instructor Cecil Nasworthy passed away after an arduous battle with cancer. His impact in the LMC community, Bay Area and our country will continue to outlive him. An army veteran, Georgia n...

Facetime bugs out

Nick Campbell, @nicky_charles

February 7, 2019


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Millions of iPhone users were exposed to a privacy nightmare over the last week in the form of a software glitch. With the recent launch of iOS 12.1, Apple added the ability to use its Facetime video chat feature on a group chat. A serious security flaw was soon discovered in the software. The flaw al...

Critical accident holds up LMC

Critical accident holds up LMC

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

February 7, 2019


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A car accident stopped traffic in both directions outside of Los Medanos College on East Leland Road for almost eight hours Monday morning, severely impacting students during peak class hours. The driver hit a tree in the road’s median, ejecting one passenger and trapping the driver while a toddler...

Bush Sr. leaves behind unlikely legacy

Elizabeth McLaurin

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Perspectives

It’s probably safe to assume that when news broke of former president George Herbert Walker Bush’s passing, the overall population of Millennials in this country barely took notice. And really, why would we? A one-term president who succeeded Ronald Reagan and preceded Bill Clinton — that...

Historic season for women’s soccer comes to a close

Jesus Cano, @Juice_Cano

November 29, 2018


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The season that seemed impossible to achieve at the beginning year has ended for the Los Medanos College women’s soccer team. After a week of delay, the Mustangs were finally able to play its play-in game against interdistrict rival, Diablo Valley College. And while the game had LMC as the home t...

VP leaves for Crafton Hills

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

November 29, 2018


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Los Medanos College Vice President Kevin Horan has been selected as the ninth President of Crafton Hills College in San Bernardino Community College District and will soon be leaving his position at LMC. According to President Bob Kratochvil, the exact date of Horan’s departure from LMC is still bei...

Panel informs on ‘fake news’

Panel informs on ‘fake news’

Jared Davis, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


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How do you know this story you are reading is not fake news? To help members of the Los Medanos College community deal with the current epidemic striking the world, the LMC Hrs Program sponsored an event Nov. 26 to shed light on the problem — Combat Fake News: A Media Literacy Panel. With both...

Campus closure causes a scramble

Dale Satre, @DaleSatre

November 29, 2018


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The automated texts started Thursday, Nov. 15: “CCCCD [Contra Costa Community College District] has decided to close all locations … effective 3:00 p.m. today and will reopen Monday, November 19, 2018.” The following texts brought similar messages: classes were pushed to Tuesday, Nov. 20, the...

Air quality forces campus closure

Air quality forces campus closure

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

November 15, 2018


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The Contra Costa Community College District temporarily closed LMC, DVC and CCC along with all of their satellite campuses due to smoke pollution from the Butte County fire Thursday, Nov. 15. The air quality was deemed severe enough to be hazardous to student health and wellbeing with an Air Qualit...

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