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District defends blocks

Perry Continente, Twitter.com/perrycontinente

April 12, 2018


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The controversial URL filtering implemented by the district was discussed with the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of Information and Technology Mojdeh Mehdizadeh at the Academic Senate meeting Monday, April 9. This follows a resolution passed unanimously Feb. 26 by the senate opposing the blocking of...

Facts surface from investigation inquiry

Adria Watson, Twitter.com/adriarwatson

April 12, 2018


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A preliminary investigation by the Contra Costa Community College District into sexual harassment allegations against former Trustee Tim Farley found witness statements appear to support accusations made against him in an anonymous letter that sparked the inquiry. According to the report by Associate...

Bearden scores positions as senate president

Perry Continente, Twitter.com/pcontinente

April 12, 2018


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Professor Josh Bearden was voted in as the new Academic Senate President in a recent meeting April 9. Bearden, along with counselor and professor Marco Godinez and professor Louie Giambattista, ran for the position. Professor Laurie Huffman revealed the results after joking about people trying to...

Prep for a quake

Prep for a quake

Robert Pierce, Twitter.com/RobertP_EXP

April 12, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Nursing Department held its third annual mass casualty simulation-training event Wednesday, April 11. Throughout the campus, student and volunteer actors mimed various injuries and ailments for LMC nursing and medical students to diagnose and treat in a simulation of a real-life...

Trustee inquiry dropped

Adria Watson, @adriarwatson

April 5, 2018


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An investigation into an anonymous complaint of alleged sexual harassment by former Contra Costa Community College Governing Board President Tim Farley was halted after Farley’s unexpected resignation Feb. 26. The investigation had been prompted by an anonymous letter dated Jan. 24, addressed to...

Miller gets new position as dean

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexpereince.com

April 5, 2018


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              As a result of technological advances education is but a mouse click away and the Contra Costa Community College District is responding to the call for increasing opportunities in online education for students. According...

Pittsburg honors Chavez/Huerta

Pittsburg honors Chavez/Huerta

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

April 5, 2018


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Caesar Chavez day was celebrated in Pittsburg with a march honoring both Chavez and Dolores Huerta. While the current political climate was a huge concern for the marchers, the majority of the energy was directed towards celebrating Mexican culture and the lives of Chavez and Huerta. The Los Medanos...

Novelist discusses obstacles

Kimberly Stelly, twitter.com/@kstelly1994

April 4, 2018


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Ronnie Sydney is the best-selling author of several graphic novels, all a part of the “Nelson Beats the Odds” series. He takes creative license with his own experiences and weaves them into the pages of his comic books. During his presentation Monday, April 2, Los Medanos College counselor, Nina...

Miller takes on new position

Miller takes on new position

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

March 28, 2018


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As a result of technological advances education is but a mouse click away and the Contra Costa Community College District is responding to the call for increasing opportunities in online education for students. According to Hans Johnson, senior fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California and...

Tragedy inspires action

Tragedy inspires action

Lilly Montero, twitter.com/lilly_montero3

March 15, 2018


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High school and college students around East Contra Costa County made their voices heard during the National School Walkout Wednesday, March 14. Students from Freedom, Heritage, Dozier Libbey, Pittsburg, Antioch and Deer Valley high schools, as well as from Los Medanos College, walked out of their clas...

Instructor receives accolade

Brenna Enos, twitter.com/brennasenos

March 14, 2018


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Contra Costa County Office of Education Teacher of the Year for 2018 was awarded to co-chair of the Los Medanos College Industrial Technology department Cecil Nasworthy by the Academic Senate Feb. 23. Nasworthy received multiple nominations by fellow LMC colleagues who believe he is deserving of the ...

LMCAS votes on blocks

Perry Continente, twitter.com/perrycontinente

March 13, 2018


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Los Medanos College Associated Students voted Monday to oppose The Web blocking system installed last fall throughout the Contra Costa Community College District Monday, March 12. The statement opposed the blocks, both on the grounds of their being exclusionary to students who do not have computer acce...

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