Chancellor-Select Dr. Sonya Christian, center, surrounded by Board of Governors President Amy Costa, left, and Board of Governors Vice President Hildegarde Aguinaldo, right.

New state chancellor named

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
March 2, 2023

After a nationwide search over the past seven months, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors announced on Feb. 23 the unanimous selection of Kern Community College Chancellor Sonya Christian...

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ChatGPT worries teachers

Jaden Fortier, Staff Writer
February 23, 2023

The rise in a fairly new artificial intelligence chatbot could potentially cause problems in academics down the line. This new AI is ChatGPT, a chatbot released Nov. 30, 2022 and developed by OpenAI, an...

Dead body found on east side of Los Medanos Lake

Dead body found on east side of Los Medanos Lake

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
February 23, 2023

A dead body was found on the east side of the Los Medanos College lake Monday, Feb. 20 around 1 p.m. while the campus was closed during the four-day President’s Day weekend. A member of the community...

Why Americans should care about the War in Ukraine

Tatihn Mellieon, Staff Writer
February 23, 2023

The United States, under the Biden administration, has given more than seventy-five billion dollars to Ukraine since the beginning of Russia’s invasion. Not only this, but various officials, including...

Abby Muse, Ryan Hiscocks and Briana McCarthy all detail their experience with COVID-19.

First hand experience with COVID-19

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
March 22, 2021

The first case of COVID-19 in the United States was reported Jan. 20, 2020 and little information was known about the virus or it’s severity. There was no way to predict its devastating impact, no way...

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...

National holiday helps you register to vote

National holiday helps you register to vote

Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
September 21, 2020

First observed in 2012, National Voter Registration Day is a civic holiday to celebrate democracy in the United States of America, and this year it falls on Sept. 22. The creation of the National Voter...

LMC English instructor publishes book

LMC English instructor publishes book

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

Los Medanos College assistant English instructor L.D. Green, who teaches composition, creative writing and literature, recently published a collection of essays and stories which explore people's struggles...

Sandra Brooks shows off the coffee beans she grew on her farm in Costa Rica.

Classes, Coffee, and Costa Rica

Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

Although schools and colleges in California have moved all classes online to fight the Coronavirus pandemic, distance education is not a new form of learning. Los Medanos College has been offering online...

Minimize harm, protest safely

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah
May 20, 2020

While Americans have every right to defend their first amendment rights, those protesting during a pandemic are doing so in an unsafe and detrimental way.  If you decide to protest, be smart. Don’t...

Trevante Daniels posted this photo on his Instagram account to show what schools he said he had received offers from.

LMC player signs fake National Letter of Intent to Texas Tech

Jesus Cano, Staff Writer
May 13, 2020

Teammates of Los Medanos College defensive back Tre’vante Daniels were excited after he posted a video of himself signing a letter of intent to play football at Texas Tech University. “It was not...

Social distancing protocols are likely to be extended into the summer as California begins to slowly open up once more.

COVID stays for summer break

Hillary Hetrick, Campus Editor / @Hillarymhetrick
May 13, 2020

Summer may not be as bright as many hoped with COVID-19 precautions being extended seemingly every minute, but Los Medanos College students are optimistic. Each day is taken in stride despite an uncertainty...

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