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District responds to VA violence

District responds to VA violence

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

August 24, 2017


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Following the “Unite the Right” rally on the University of Virginia campus Aug. 12, the Chancellor and Presidents from all three of the CCCD college’s sent out a district wide email to students, staff and faculty Aug. 15 and 16, extending their condolences to the victims who lost their lives and...

LMC earns high grade

LMC earns high grade

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

August 20, 2017


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With 120 acres of newly renovated buildings, a diverse student population and a long list of majors, it comes as no surprise that Los Medanos College was ranked as the sixth best college in the nation. According to College Choice, an independent online publication, gathered their data from Aspen Institute’s...

Political science professor elects for retirement

Political science professor elects for retirement

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com

May 26, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Profile, Top Stories

“The only sentence I could ever say in the Thai language was ‘can you show me the way to the ladies restroom?’ I could say it right every time.” Los Medanos College’s retiring political science teacher of twenty years, Dave Zimny, recalled the 8 months in which he struggled to learn Thai...

Community Center celebrates ‘API’ Heritage Month

Community Center celebrates ‘API’ Heritage Month

Teresa Gaines, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Our Town, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

The month of May is best known for its budding flowers and, at least in Contra Costa County, confusing weather patterns of sunshine one day and dramatic overcast the next. But to others, the month of May is about the budding cultural awareness and celebration of Asian/Pacific American heritage. Asian/Pacific...

Social media affects social norms

Social media affects social norms

Jesse Gomez, jgomez@lmcexperience.cpm

May 17, 2017


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It is 2017 and technology use is at an all-time high. A new Nielsen Company audience report reveals that adults in the United States devoted about 10 hours and 39 minutes each day in front of a technology device screen in 2016. The devices include smart phones, video games, TV, radios and personal computers....

Students of LMC ‘woke’ by Clark

Students of LMC ‘woke’ by Clark

Brenna Enos, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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It was a spine-chillingly cold day before Thanksgiving in North Dakota, but instead of spending the holiday in the warm comfort of his home with family, Marcelo Clark was protesting at Standing Rock. Thrust between the natives wearing gas masks and goggles and the unforgiving police officers, Clark...

Club hosts end-of-semester event to honor men of color

Club hosts end-of-semester event to honor men of color

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

May 10, 2017


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Los Medanos College’s Male Empowerment Network celebrated their accomplishments by displaying their camaraderie proudly in the indoor quad Wednesday evening, May 10. The MEN program, meant to push men of color attending LMC to further their education, has created an outlet of resources for these students t...

MESA honors transfer

MESA honors transfer

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

May 10, 2017


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The MESA program held a transfer night social event where they handed out sashes and certificates to celebrate students who are moving on to four-year institutions Wednesday, May 10 in Library Room L-109. To start off the event, students gathered to enjoy dinner and socialize with each other as they ...

Drugs cause of Nejedly death

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmceexperience.com

May 10, 2017


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The late Contra Costa Community College District Trustee John T. Nejedly died from an accidental “multiple drug overdose” in New Orleans Oct. 9, 2016,  according to  an Orleans Parish Coroner’s Report recently obtained by the Contra Costa College Advocate and posted online. Nejedly was ...

Robbery shakes STEM

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

May 10, 2017


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 An LMC student was assaulted and robbed by an unidentified individual in the Science building Wednesday at approximately 11:45 a.m.  The criminal entered the study room where LMC student and member of AGS club Jerome Ner was counting money. “A few days ago we were doing a lumpia sale,...

It’s good to be back

It’s good to be back

May 9, 2017


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“Opportunity knocks once, sometimes it knocks again, this time I answered it,” said, Los Medanos College re-entry student Linda Young.  With her broad, contagious smile she went on to say, “I’m living my best life.  Academia fulfills me because I just love to be challenged.”  Young gets up early, ha...

LMCAS sees new faces

Sarah Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com

May 9, 2017


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 Following the 2017 spring election, the Los Medanos College’s Associate Student Senate will see new leadership for the next year starting June 1. The voting window came to an end May 10 for the LMCAS executive officer positions, concluding with the appointment of LMC students Marco McMullen ...

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