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OER Summit addresses textbook cost

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

March 7, 2019


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College affordability, of books in particular, is back on the minds of the students and faculty here at LMC. In the last year, Professors Edward Haven and Scott Hubbard have been key players in making education more accessible and affordable, with the Zero Textbook Cost initiative going into greatly e...

VP leaves for Cypress College

VP leaves for Cypress College

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

February 28, 2019


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Alex Porter, Vice President of Business and Administrative Services at Los Medanos College, will be leaving for Cypress College in Southern California. Porter’s appointment at the college begins April 2 and March 6 is expected to be his last day here at LMC. The Vice President’s exit comes as a surpr...

Exhaust law update backfires

Exhaust law update backfires

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

February 28, 2019


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The clouds of confusion and firey outrage among automotive enthusiasts after the enacting of California State Assembly Bill 1824 have finally subsided. From the ashes have recently come a bill co-authored by Jim Frazier, the state assembly member who represents Los Medanos College and surrounding areas, ...

Umoja reads to Foothill Elementary first graders

Umoja reads to Foothill Elementary first graders

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

February 28, 2019


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For the last week of Black History Month, the Umoja Scholars Program had their annual BHM reading. Students and staff went to Foothill Elementary and attended first grade classrooms to read books about Black history to the children. Student success and retention program coordinator T’Sendenia G...

Adds codes cause trouble

Adds codes cause trouble

Kelly Williams, @lmckellyw

February 28, 2019


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A new academic tool launched for instructors and students this semester. It fixed a long standing problem, but consequently created another. Teachers, students and staff have struggled adapting to the technology of the new add-code system. It was supposed to be an easy way to get students access to a...

LMC’s governing bodies meet for the first time

LMC’s governing bodies meet for the first time

Anthony Martinez, @MttpPhoto

February 21, 2019


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For the first time in Los Medanos College history all three governing bodies — the Los Medanos College Associated Students, the Classified Senate and the Academic Senate met to discuss future plans for the campus as well as other issues facing students, staff and faculty. All three bodies were given the...

Scholarship applicants lacking

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

February 7, 2019


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The deadline to apply for LMC Foundation scholarships was extended to Tuesday, Feb. 19, yet not a lot of students seem to know there are scholarships available in the first place. Though there are over 40 LMC Foundation scholarships available, in addition to many other external scholarships, it is not ...

LMCAS President advocates for student participation

LMCAS President advocates for student participation

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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With her kind smile and disarming politeness, Priscilla Tatmon might not be the most obvious or outspoken student body president Los Medanos College has ever had, but that’s the problem with first impressions — they rarely ever tell the full story. Hiding behind that unassuming exterior is a highly...

Honored ETEC professor passes

Honored ETEC professor passes

A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

February 7, 2019


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On Dec. 29, 2018, during winter recess, Los Medanos Colleges’ beloved Electrical & Instrumentation Technology instructor Cecil Nasworthy passed away after an arduous battle with cancer. His impact in the LMC community, Bay Area and our country will continue to outlive him. An army veteran, Georgia n...

Facetime bugs out

Nick Campbell, @nicky_charles

February 7, 2019


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Millions of iPhone users were exposed to a privacy nightmare over the last week in the form of a software glitch. With the recent launch of iOS 12.1, Apple added the ability to use its Facetime video chat feature on a group chat. A serious security flaw was soon discovered in the software. The flaw al...

Critical accident holds up LMC

Critical accident holds up LMC

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

February 7, 2019


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A car accident stopped traffic in both directions outside of Los Medanos College on East Leland Road for almost eight hours Monday morning, severely impacting students during peak class hours. The driver hit a tree in the road’s median, ejecting one passenger and trapping the driver while a toddler...

Bush Sr. leaves behind unlikely legacy

Elizabeth McLaurin

December 5, 2018


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It’s probably safe to assume that when news broke of former president George Herbert Walker Bush’s passing, the overall population of Millennials in this country barely took notice. And really, why would we? A one-term president who succeeded Ronald Reagan and preceded Bill Clinton — that...

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