Experience

Trump admin sparks scandal

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

November 8, 2017


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The investigation into the Trump Administration’s possible connection to Russia made major progress with two members of Trump’s campaign being charged with a several crimes involving Russian connections. Trump adviser George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about Russian involveme...

Sonia Bustos Barocio takes first place at National STEM Diversity Conference

Robert Pierce, RPierce@lmcexperience.com

November 2, 2017


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Los Medanos College’s own Sonia Bustos Barocio recently won first place in the Cell/Molecular Biology category at the National STEM Diversity Conference held by the Society for the Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans. Hundreds of students presented their scientific research to their peers. Bustos...

‘Z-Degree’ to turn pages

Robert Pierce

October 27, 2017


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Los Medanos College could be spending less money on textbooks fairly soon – perhaps no money at all, as a matter of fact, as several LMC faculty are working together to implement a program by the end of 2018 that will allow students to finish a degree pathway without spending a dime on textbooks. The...

Week gives advocacy to students

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

October 20, 2017


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Trump’s dismantling of DACA was further opposed by the CCCCD with DACA Advocacy week, a call to action for faculty and students to stand up for DACA and undocumented students. California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley sent a memo faculty and staff urging them to contact their representatives...

College campaigns for ‘RESPECT’

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

October 18, 2017


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Los Medanos College has long been a place that values humility and respect, but with new posters and banners around campus, students and faculty alike will now have a daily reminder of those core principles. Placed around various areas of LMC, “A Community of Respect” banners showcase the values...

Construction Underway

Construction Underway

October 17, 2017


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LMC breaks ground today on the new Student Union and Physical Education Complex. Both are scheduled to be finished Fall 2019.

District focuses on safety

District focuses on safety

Josh Wood, jwood@lmcexperience.com

October 12, 2017


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With 21 dead, hundreds missing, and more than 160,000 acres lost to the blazes in Northern California, the haze of smoke that has settled over the Bay Area serves as a reminder to the horrors occurring in the North Bay counties. LMC President Bob Kratochvil urged staff and students to sympathize with...

Out List offers more visibility

Out List offers more visibility

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

October 12, 2017


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When English Instructor Liz Green shared her poem “Apples and Oranges” — about her experience as a bisexual in Oklahoma — with her students this semester, one reached out her to expressing thanks for her openness. “I had a student email me saying ‘thank you so much, by the way me too and...

Fire Academy suit up for training

Fire Academy suit up for training

Robert Pierce

October 12, 2017


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“I get there at 6:30 in the morning while everyone’s still sleeping,” said LMC Fire Academy graduate and probationary firefighter at River Delta Jordyn Tomasello, an all-volunteer Sacramento county fire station with a roster over 90 percent composed of LMC students and alumni, according to River...

Community College District puts safety first

Josh Wood, jwood@lmcexperience.com

October 11, 2017


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With 21 dead, hundreds missing, and more than 160,000 acres lost to the blazes in Northern California, the haze of smoke that has settled over the Bay Area serves as a reminder to the horrors occurring in the North Bay counties. LMC President Bob Kratochvil urged staff and students to sympathize with...

California bill fights bigotry with ban

D'Angelo Jackson, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Assembly Bill 1887, which was passed by the California legislature this January in response to discriminatory laws in other states, may have an impact on some of the work- related travel plans of the faculty, students and staff. The bill requires California take action to avoid supporting anyone funding...

Armed robbery near LMC Lake puts community on alert

Armed robbery near LMC Lake puts community on alert

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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A Los Medanos College student was robbed by an armed suspect Wednesday morning on the southwest side of the LMC Lake. An emergency alert sent to staff and students following the incident reported the victim sustained no injuries. The alert also explained police received a call about the robbery at 9 a.m...

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