‘A Tough Climb’ housing panel conversations continue

Ray Kopf and Aliyah Ramirez
November 30, 2023

A room of students, faculty and community members filled the conference room in the Student Union at Los Medanos College to learn more about housing problems in Contra Costa County. Panelists gathered...

Nothing but smiles shine across President Pamela Ralston’s face during speeches given at her welcome reception.

Pamela Ralston celebrated as first female permanent president

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
October 26, 2023

The sound of jazz echoed, and the reuniting of familiar faces filled the room with smiles and laughter. Members of Los Medanos and the local community came together last Thursday to celebrate the seventh...

LMC students stop, drop and hold under the tables as the entire college participates in the National Great ShakeOut that took place on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Ironic earthquake drops heads at LMC

Ray Kopf, Staff Writer
October 25, 2023

Los Medanos College participated in the Great ShakeOut drill hosted nationally on Oct. 19 and during the drill, one of the alerts that was scheduled to be announced ran into an issue that caused it to...

National ShakeOut drill set for Oct. 19

Ray Kopf, Staff Writer
October 5, 2023

Both Pittsburg and Brentwood campuses at Los Medanos College will be participating in a nationwide emergency drill Oct. 19 in the morning. The drill will be practiced along with several other schools across...

LMC Art Professor Ken Alexander posing for a photo as he is awarded a Proclamation for recognition of Arts and Humanities month by Pittsburg Councilmember Jelani Killings.

LMC art professor recognized by Pittsburg

Mohammad Najimi, Staff Writer
October 4, 2023

A City Council meeting at the Pittsburg Marina Center on Oct. 2 gave out five different proclamations that would highlight aspects of what the month would represent. Los Medanos College art professor...

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...

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