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Staff wins at JACC

Staff wins at JACC

Andrew Gonzalez, agonzalez@lmcexperience.com

April 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Experience staff made their presence known at the annual Northern Regional Conference of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges earning 12 awards total including general excellence for their efforts on the school paper. The three-day conference was held from March ...

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Adria Watson

April 7, 2017


Filed under News, Perspectives, Top Stories

What do you get when Kendall Jenner approaches armed police officers with a can of Pepsi during a peaceful protest? Not an officer mistaking her fizzy drink as a gun and proceeding to shoot her with rubber bullets and bean bags nor do you see protesters in the background being tear gassed or pepper...

LMC goes clubbing

LMC goes clubbing

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

March 30, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Club day at LMC was busy as ever Wednesday March 29 with the indoor quad crammed full of tables for the plethora of diverse clubs at the college. However, something was different, perhaps due to the new president and the fact that the majority of clubs showing were focused on activism. Clubs such as the Muslim St...

Leaders address gender

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

March 23, 2017


Filed under News

Los Medanos College Outreach hosted the Ladies in Leadership event that showcased “The Empowerment Project” documentary directed by Sarah Moshman. In the 2013 film, Moshman and her three friends went on a 31-day road trip to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and New York City.            ...

Fire engulfs clippings

Fire engulfs clippings

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

March 23, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

A case of vandalism occurred on the second level of the College Complex outside Instructor Laurie Huffman’s office last Thursday, March 16. Lieutenant Chad Wehrmeister describes the situation as a small fire that burned up the articles posted outside of Huffman’s door. “Apparently sometime...

Budget causes change

Perry Continente

March 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The 2018-2019 school year at Los Medanos College will look radically different. A decision has been made to shorten the semester from 18 weeks to 16 by the United Faculty and Contra Costa Community College District. These changes are in response to Governor Brown’s new budget as a cost saving measure. The...

TEDx comes to community

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

March 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Through an extensive application process, Los Medanos College has finally been given the OK to host its first official TEDx event in this upcoming November. LMC is the first school in the Contra Costa Community College District to host a TEDx event. Communications Instructor Marie Arcidiocono and...

Pantry inaugurated at LMC

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

March 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Gratitude was the tone surrounding the Food Pantry ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, March 8. Reflecting how the pantry came to be and thanking those who made it possible — the Contra Costa and Solano County Food Bank, faculty, staff and students — Los Medanos College and local community members...

Wade talks history and future of black businesses in America

Wade talks history and future of black businesses in America

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

March 2, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

  “Where is all your money going?” inquired former Los Medanos College and current Delta College History Professor Evan Wade, thus setting the tone for his presentation Black Wall Street and the Power of Ownership, Tuesday evening in Community Room L-109. The presentation, sponsored by...

LMCAS cooks up deal

Beatriz Hernandez and Kimberly Stelly

March 2, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Academic Senate has just launched their new local discounts project to help struggling college students pay for a meal. In addition to the other efforts being made to provide for students on campus, LMCAS wanted to use this as an opportunity to give back to their community. “It...

Noah uses cultural difference for basis of speech

Noah uses cultural difference for basis of speech

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

March 2, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Now best known as the host of “The Daily Show,” comedian Trevor Noah performed a standup routine for Stanford students’ friends and family as a part of Family Weekend Saturday, Feb. 25 where he, despite some problematic stances on American social issues, managed to remain charismatic. As a family...

‘Get Out’ sparks reaction

‘Get Out’ sparks reaction

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

March 2, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

First time director Jordan Peele, best known as a writer and star of the Emmy-winning sketch series "Key & Peele," is back with the amazing satirical thriller "Get Out.” It follows a Black man from Brooklyn named Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) whose white girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) takes him...

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