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The Center for Academic Support has been assisting LMC students since 1999.

The Center for Academic Support reopens

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
October 23, 2021

College is a life-changing experience, and while educational success ultimately brings its rewards,  the road can be tough to travel at times. College services such as tutoring and homework assistance...

The incident was spotted in Parking Lot A on the LMC Pittsburg campus, with the tree damaging two cars.

Tree falls on two cars at LMC

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
October 18, 2021

Two cars were struck Monday, Oct.11, by a tree that was knocked over by high winds in Parking Lot A on the Los Medanos College campus in Pittsburg. The tree fell on the white car pictured above and damaged...

LMC Transfer Services is celebrating Transfer Week as colleges begin to open applications to students.

LMC navigates students through 2022 transfer applications

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
October 18, 2021

For countless community college students, the fall season is a stressful time. Not only do they have to deal with piling assignments while maintaining a balance with work and social life, but students...

Sabrina Kwist speaks to a group of students at the film screening.

Hispanic Heritage Month at LMC

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
October 7, 2021

Culture is a beautiful thing that can be shared with others in positive ways. During this time of Hispanic Heritage month, which runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, Student Life along with Equity and Inclusion,...

Water from the flood fills the administrative wing hallway within the new LMC Brentwood Campus.

LMC Brentwood Center opens amid damage from flood

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
September 30, 2021

Los Medanos College’s new Brentwood Center campus at Pioneer Center officially opened its doors to students this fall. But the long-awaited opening, which was expected to be celebratory, was subdued...

LMC students Jahleel Lloyd and Migel Norwood use the weight-lifting equipment inside the Fitness Center.

Kinesiology and Athletics Complex re-opens

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
September 30, 2021

The Los Medanos College Kinesiology and Athletics Complex has finally opened its doors to students this fall. The complex had just been finished before the pandemic shifted classes to a virtual setting....

District tackles COVID-19 with vaccine mandate

District tackles COVID-19 with vaccine mandate

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
September 21, 2021

The Contra Costa Community College District has adopted a new vaccine mandate for all students and employees that will go into effect Nov. 1. Those impacted will receive an email Oct. 1 about how to prove...

Mojdeh Mehdizadeh takes over district chancellor position while Bryan Reece is put on paid leave.

4CD Chancellor placed on leave, vice-chancellor takes the reigns

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
September 16, 2021

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board held a special meeting on Sept. 14 and placed second-year District Chancellor Bryan Reece on paid administrative leave. Governing Board President...

One of the challenges facing new District Chancellor Bryan Reece is recovering student enrollment in the wake of the pandemic.

Contra Costa Community College District tackles declining enrollment

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
June 3, 2021

Over the past year, there has been a decline in student enrollment within the Contra Costa Community College District. To combat this issue and create more engagement, the school district is partnering...

The Swiss Cheese Model of Pandemic Defense was displayed in the May 4 Zoom presentation on facilities readiness. It shows the layers in the process that help fight against the spread of viruses.

District evaluates facilities for in-person classes

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
June 3, 2021

As the spring semester ends and more people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19, the Contra Costa Community College District is preparing for the return of in-person class sessions. To ensure the campuses...

Local reaction to Derek Chauvin verdict

Local reaction to Derek Chauvin verdict

331 days – that was the length of time between George Floyd’s untimely death and Derek Chauvin’s trial verdict. For many, Chauvin being charged on three accounts of murder on April 20 marks a pivotal...

Head of the drama department nominated for awards

Head of the drama department nominated for awards

Faith Lloyd, Staff Writer
April 15, 2021

There's nothing better than a good teacher. Sometimes having a teacher that simply understands students and the struggles they are facing can inspire them and provide a new sense of academic confidence.  Professor...

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