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Elected Student Trustee Halena Neyazi

Contra Costa College District Student Trustee selected

Angella Dorado, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

LMC student Halena Neyazi was elected the 2024-2025 Contra Costa Community College District Student Trustee. The results of the election were announced May 6. The position is currently filled by DVC...

Photo is a screenshot from the Chancellor meeting

Second annual state chancellor meeting is held

Gabbie Munoz, Staff Writer
May 6, 2024

The California Community Chancellor's Office held its 2nd annual Chancellor meeting Tuesday, April 23, and discussed future plans for community colleges in California. As well as mentions of the state...

Annual LGBTQ+ summit centers inclusivity at LMC

Colin Wainwright, Staff Writer
May 3, 2024

 The sixth annual CCC LGBTQ+ Summit was held virtually on April 24 and 25, inviting attendees across the district to register and engage with presenters via Zoom. The summit provided an opportunity to...

2024-2025 Contra Costa Community College District Student Trustee candidates Halena Neyazi, Shwe Yee Thinn, and Armon Gonzalez participate in Q&A held in LMCs Student Union.

Contra Costa Community College District Student Trustee candidates discuss goals in Q&A

Angella Dorado, Staff Writer
May 1, 2024

Before results are announced for the 2024-2025 District Student Trustee Elections, the three LMC candidates discussed their goals and intentions if they are elected. The Q&A session was held April...

Graphic by Alexis Ramirez

Several issues arise with revised FAFSA

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
April 26, 2024

Compared to previous years, the Free Application for Student Aid — or FAFSA — application turned out more complicated than expected after the Department of Education revised the form last December....

Option 2 details drafted construction plans for new buildings, indicated in dark blue. Graphic courtesy of the Steinberg Hart company.

Revised Master Plan draft reveals possible changes to LMC

Colin Wainwright, Staff Writer
April 19, 2024

The recent draft of the Facilities Master Plan was addressed during the College Assembly held this past Monday to discuss extensive changes to the Pittsburg campus and improvements to the Brentwood Center....

State Chancellor outlines future plans for the college

Gabbie Munoz, Staff Writer
April 14, 2024

The California Community College Chancellor Sonia Christian covered expected plans during a teleconference meeting held Feb. 14. A few of the topics addressed, pertained to discussions held in Washington...

Co-hosts Marco Godinez and Laurie Huffman introduce recipients to various awards.

LMC honors Cesar Chavez legacy

Colin Wainwright, Staff Writer
April 12, 2024

Community members gathered to honor the Cesar Chavez 2024 Awards Celebration on April 5, in Los Medanos College Conference Center. This celebration has been going on for 30 years, with this in person event...

Student and award recipient Daniel Farley shares impact resources have had on his educational journey.

Los Medanos College celebrates a legacy to unite the community

Colin Wainwright, Staff Writer
April 6, 2024

The Student Union Conference Center was packed on Feb. 29 as Los Medanos College conducted its annual luncheon in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event consisted of an awards ceremony to recognize...

Applicants prepare for upcoming Contra Costa district student trustee election

Colin Wainwright, Staff Writer
April 6, 2024

As the District Student Trustee Election draws closer, students Armon Gonzalez and Abigail Thinn, shared the reasons behind their run for office during an informational session held March 26. LMCAS...

Applications open to serve on Contra Costa Community College board

Angella Dorado, Staff Writer
April 6, 2024

The 2024-2025 District Student Trustee election is coming up for the Contra Costa Community College District. One student from LMC will be chosen to represent each college's student body in the upcoming...

From left: Los Medanos College President Pamela Ralston, Contra Costa Community College District Chancellor Mojdeh Mehdizadeh, Contra Costa College President Kimberly Rogers and Diablo Valley College President Susan Lamb.

Mehdizadeh and district honored at investiture celebration

Sarah Capperauld, Staff Writer
April 2, 2024

Contra Costa Community College District students and faculty eagerly awaited Chancellor Mojdeh Mehdizadeh’s appearance at the investiture held last Thursday at Diablo Valley College. In celebration of...

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