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Laptops stolen from office

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

December 4, 2017


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Campus police are actively investigating a theft that occurred in Math instructor Michael Norris’ office Wednesday — the door window was shattered and the suspect took two laptops. According to Lt. Chad Wehrmeister, police received a phone call at 11:05 a.m. in regards to the broken glass. He added t...

District blocks websites

District blocks websites

Adria Watson and Perry Continente

November 30, 2017


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The Contra Costa Community College District has implemented a cybersecurity update to guarantee protection of student information. But with these precautions came website restrictions. An anonymous Los Medanos College student recently complained that he was unable to access a website due to it not...

The impact of equity: Eight voices in first TEDx

The impact of equity: Eight voices in first TEDx

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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As students, faculty, staff, family and friends filed into the Recital Hall at Los Medanos College, a murmured excitement fluttered throughout the auditorium. Heat from camera lights beamed over the stage fully equipped with a podium, projector, red circular carpet and four big red blocks that announce...

The Impact of Equity: Astronaut’s life journey inspires

The Impact of Equity: Astronaut’s life journey inspires

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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Former NASA astronaut José Moreno Hernández visited the Los Medanos College campus Tuesday, Nov. 14 for his keynote speech titled “Find Your Space in College” as part of LMC’s “Achieve UC” event and “Equity Speaker Series.” Hernández was born into a migrant farmworker family from...

The Impact of Equity: Artist spurs awareness

The Impact of Equity: Artist spurs awareness

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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“Marriage equality, immigration, marijuana, the right to choose, as an artist I care about these kinds of events,” said Favianna Rodriguez before a crowd of LMC students. Rodriguez’s art reflects politics, culture, economics and the ties between them. Rodriguez, the child of two Peruvian immigrants...

The Impact of Equity: Comedy showcase represents

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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The Los Medanos College LBGTQ+ Task Force assembled a crew of LGBTQ+ comedians to perform at the first ever Queer Comedy Showcase, a free event held Nov 9 at 7 p.m. in the LMC Little Theater on campus. The LGBTQ+ Faculty and Staff Caucus and ALLIES STUDENT GROUP put on the event and its funding came...

Familiar Faces Talk TED

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

November 8, 2017


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A collective of speakers hailing from the Los Medanos College community have been enlisted to speak at the college’s very first independently organized TEDx Event Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the Recital Hall at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and seating is limited — only 100 tickets will be given out. T...

Trump admin sparks scandal

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

November 8, 2017


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The investigation into the Trump Administration’s possible connection to Russia made major progress with two members of Trump’s campaign being charged with a several crimes involving Russian connections. Trump adviser George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about Russian involveme...

Sonia Bustos Barocio takes first place at National STEM Diversity Conference

Robert Pierce, RPierce@lmcexperience.com

November 2, 2017


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Los Medanos College’s own Sonia Bustos Barocio recently won first place in the Cell/Molecular Biology category at the National STEM Diversity Conference held by the Society for the Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans. Hundreds of students presented their scientific research to their peers. Bustos...

‘Z-Degree’ to turn pages

Robert Pierce

October 27, 2017


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Los Medanos College could be spending less money on textbooks fairly soon – perhaps no money at all, as a matter of fact, as several LMC faculty are working together to implement a program by the end of 2018 that will allow students to finish a degree pathway without spending a dime on textbooks. The...

Week gives advocacy to students

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

October 20, 2017


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Trump’s dismantling of DACA was further opposed by the CCCCD with DACA Advocacy week, a call to action for faculty and students to stand up for DACA and undocumented students. California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley sent a memo faculty and staff urging them to contact their representatives...

College campaigns for ‘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...

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