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...

Connect with your career

Connect with your career

If you’re struggling to figure out what career to pursue, you’re not alone. The decision can be a stressful one. Fortunately, this week’s Opportunity Fair will provide you the chance to learn about...

What the Honors Transfer Program can do for you

What the Honors Transfer Program can do for you

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
March 23, 2021

Many students desire to get ahead in college. Whether it be transferring with a higher acceptance rate, taking advanced courses or participating in numerous club activities, the Los Medanos Honors Transfer...

Graphic by Sarina Grossi with elements provided by Chialin Hsieh.

Pilot Pathway Project aims to help students

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
March 10, 2021

At community colleges like Los Medanos, time and energy is spent to ensure students succeed and reach their academic goals. However, it’s difficult to help students if no personal connection is built...

Graphic from Weston Hopkins.

LMC Covid-19 testing site relocates

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
February 16, 2021

As the United States reaches the one-year-mark of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to provide for struggling communities grows stronger and stronger over time.  The Contra Costa Community...

DVC Academic Senate President Dr. John Freytag and CCC Academic Senate President Katherine Krolikowski joined LMC Academic Senate President Dr. James Noel at the tri-senate meeting held Feb. 1.

Senates come together to adopt pledge

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2021

The Los Medanos College, Diablo Valley College and Contra Costa College Academic Senates kicked off Black History Month by unanimously adopting an anti-racism pledge Feb.1 at a tri-senate meeting.  The...

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LMC hosting events celebrating Black History Month

Faith Lloyd, Staff Writer
February 2, 2021
I hope that attendees will learn that their student government cares deeply for them and will always advocate on behalf of them
College collaborating with Tesla to create opportunities

College collaborating with Tesla to create opportunities

Angelica Johnson, Staff Writer
December 2, 2020

Education and technology are coming together like never before as Los Medanos College and Tesla will officially announce their collaboration Dec. 3 from 6 to 7 p.m. via Zoom during LMC’s first-ever virtual...

Graphic from Weston Hopkins

Experience staff win awards

Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
November 25, 2020

The Los Medanos College Experience staff attended an online journalism conference Nov. 6-8 and were honored with 18 awards for work published during the 2019-20 academic year in addition to the contests...

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