Experience

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...

Classes, Coffee, and Costa Rica

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

LMC player signs fake National Letter of Intent to Texas Tech

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

COVID stays for summer break

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

Davis speaks for workers

Davis speaks for workers
Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer
May 7, 2020

The Los Medanos Connected series connected students to a zoom event by Speak Out, the Institute for Democratic Education and Culture, a non-profit organization that, according to their website; educates,...

Student Trustee election held

Student Trustee election held
Hillary Hetrick, Campus Editor / @Hillarymhetrick
May 6, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District is holding an election for their new student trustee through Thursday, May 7. Students can vote through this SurveyMonkey link until 5 p.m. to choose who...

Study Away proposals for 2021 due

Study Away proposals for 2021 due
Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer
April 28, 2020

Proposals for the 2021 Study Away Program have been extended to Wednesday, April 29 by 5 p.m. The proposals were originally due April 15 but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the date was pushed back.  The...

Census collects data for funds

Census collects data for funds
Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer
April 25, 2020

The process of the 2020 U.S. Census, which allows information to be acquired to help determine federal funding congressional representation and impact local communities, is underway. Due to the ongoing...

CARES Act passed by senate

Eloy Oakley spoke about the CARES Act at a student media teleconference held April 14 via Zoom.
Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran
April 25, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act was recently passed by the U.S. Senate March 27 to help to provide relief to groups affected or impacted by the recent pandemic.  According...

OPM hosts resume webinars

Hillary Hetrick, Campus Editor
April 21, 2020

The United States Office of Personnel Management will be offering webinars to help people learn the ropes of writing a job resume fit to score a job for the federal government. The next webinars are to...

Load more stories
The student news site of Los Medanos College
Our Town