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Campus encourages a little ‘RESPECT’

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

October 18, 2017


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Los Medanos College has long been a place that values humility and respect, but with new posters and banners around campus, students and faculty alike will now have a daily reminder of those core principles. Placed around various areas of LMC, “A Community of Respect” banners showcase the values...

Groundbreaking it down

Groundbreaking it down

October 17, 2017


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LMC breaks ground today on the new Student Union and Physical Education Complex. Both are scheduled to be finished Fall 2019.

District focuses on safety

District focuses on safety

Josh Wood, jwood@lmcexperience.com

October 12, 2017


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With 21 dead, hundreds missing, and more than 160,000 acres lost to the blazes in Northern California, the haze of smoke that has settled over the Bay Area serves as a reminder to the horrors occurring in the North Bay counties. LMC President Bob Kratochvil urged staff and students to sympathize with...

Out List offers more visibility

Out List offers more visibility

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

October 12, 2017


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When English Instructor Liz Green shared her poem “Apples and Oranges” — about her experience as a bisexual in Oklahoma — with her students this semester, one reached out her to expressing thanks for her openness. “I had a student email me saying ‘thank you so much, by the way me too and...

Fire Academy suit up for training

Fire Academy suit up for training

Robbie Pierce

October 12, 2017


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“I get there at 6:30 in the morning while everyone’s still sleeping,” said LMC Fire Academy graduate and probationary firefighter at River Delta Jordyn Tomasello, an all-volunteer Sacramento county fire station with a roster over 90 percent composed of LMC students and alumni, according to River...

Community College District puts safety first

Josh Wood, jwood@lmcexperience.com

October 11, 2017


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With 21 dead, hundreds missing, and more than 160,000 acres lost to the blazes in Northern California, the haze of smoke that has settled over the Bay Area serves as a reminder to the horrors occurring in the North Bay counties. LMC President Bob Kratochvil urged staff and students to sympathize with...

California bill fights bigotry with ban

D'Angelo Jackson, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Assembly Bill 1887, which was passed by the California legislature this January in response to discriminatory laws in other states, may have an impact on some of the work- related travel plans of the faculty, students and staff. The bill requires California take action to avoid supporting anyone funding...

Armed robbery near LMC Lake puts community on alert

Armed robbery near LMC Lake puts community on alert

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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A Los Medanos College student was robbed by an armed suspect Wednesday morning on the southwest side of the LMC Lake. An emergency alert sent to staff and students following the incident reported the victim sustained no injuries. The alert also explained police received a call about the robbery at 9 a.m...

Campus reacts to massacre

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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  The Las Vegas terrorist attack has claimed the lives of 59 people, including the shooter, and injured over 400 making in the worst mass shooting in American history. LMC President Bob Kratochvil, who lead a moment of silence at a College Assembly Monday, reacted to the attack. “Its catastroph...

Professor braves the elements

Professor braves the elements

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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  Swimming in darkness with only a small headlight to follow, enduring jellyfish stings with every crashing wave and doing it all after a sleepless night — that was the experience Los Medanos College professor Briana McCarthy during her swim across the English Channel. Departing Sept. 14, M...

BART revises path

BART revises path

Robbie Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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Thanks to the actions of Los Medanos College’s own photography and graphic design Professor Curtis Corlew, BART, the Contra Costa Transit Authority and CalTrans will be collaborating with Antioch city authorities to ‘fix’ a problematic intersection near Hillcrest Avenue and make it safer for bic...

Community College’s making a ‘Promise’

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2017


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What if more students throughout California had the opportunity to receive free community college tuition? With the re-branding of the Board of Governors Fee Waiver program, this is a new possibility. The California Community College District published a press release Tuesday, Sept. 19 entailing a...

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