Experience

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


Filed under News, Sports

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Top Stories

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


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

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...

New BSU holds forum

New BSU holds forum

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Students, faculty, and staff members gathered together Wednesday evening for a presentation and town hall style forum regarding the status of Black students at Los Medanos College led by T’Keyah Taylor of the Black Student Union. The goal of the State of the Black Student town hall forum was to better r...

Lake pollution raises concern

Lake pollution raises concern

Leticia Robles, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Los Medanos College is known for its beautiful lake and geese that inhabit the water. The relaxing pathway around the lake goes under a mile with nine acres of water and is enjoyed by students, faculty and the Pittsburg community. The lake is home to various fishes, turtles and of course, birds of all kin...

Pittsburg seeks to curtail panhandling

Pittsburg seeks to curtail panhandling

ROBERT PIERCE, @RobertP_EXP

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Our Town, Top Stories

Everyone has seen the road signs around Contra Costa County urging drivers to “say no to panhandling” and “contribute to the solution” by donating to local charities. Several new signs have popped up in Antioch in the last few months on and around Somersville Road in particular. However, the ...

Club’s ‘Berlin Wall’ sparks student response

Club’s ‘Berlin Wall’ sparks student response

Lilly Montero, @Lilly_Montero3

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Young Americans for Freedom club erected a mock Berlin Wall in the outdoor quad last week. The wall which said things like “Revolt” and “Socialism is slavery” was meant to commemorate both the fall of the Berlin Wall and Veterans Day for Freedom Week. The project was met with an array of reacti...

Experience staff wins at Northern JACC conference

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Experience staff made off with a handful of awards at this year’s Journalism Association of Community Colleges Northern Regional Conference. Both current staff members and veteran staff members from prior semesters won awards. JACC conferences consist of several workshop...

Kaiser health fair drives LMC up the wall

Alvin Jackson, @AlTheJournalist

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

LMC holds a free health fair in the outdoor quad every fall semester. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, the goal of the health fair is to bring healthcare awareness to the surrounding communities. Daniel Mejia, health fair coordinator, is happy to be apart of the process that creates healthy communitie...

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