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Marketing department wins big

Marketing department wins big

Sean Tongson

October 26, 2012


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Los Medanos College was presented with eight Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 6. These awards recognize outstanding achievement in print and online communications and publications as well as media and campaign success stories at community and technical...

Signatures a factor if votes are accepted

Samuel Gonzalez

October 26, 2012


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Contra Costa County’s younger voters have been most likely to have their mail-in votes rejected because of signatures that don’t match, according to county clerk Steve Weir’s June 6, Primary Election Report. Weir says that in Nov. 2010, younger voters comprised 15 percent of Vote-by-Mail voters,...

Forum offers another look at candidates

Forum offers another look at candidates

Kellie McCown

October 26, 2012


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All 91 seats were covered with bright golden flyers and small crisp note cards in Room L109 inside of the Los Medanos College Library on Oct. 24. The three candidates, De’Shawn Woolridge, Daniel Borsuk, and Greg Enholm sat at the front of the room under florescent lights and in front of an audience...

Registration ends Oct. 22

Registration ends Oct. 22

Kellie McCown

October 20, 2012


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Department of Motor Vehicles, post offices, churches, Veteran of Foreign War halls, and other government buildings across the nation will be alive with activity on Nov. 6. People of all races, faiths and ages will flock to these meeting places armed with pens, voter guides and aspirations for their communities...

GE finalized by senate

GE finalized by senate

Pete Costanza

October 20, 2012


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After nearly two years of deliberation, the last piece of the general education puzzle was voted into place by the Academic Senate on Oct. 15 — Ethnic and Multicultural Studies requirement was selected in a 7-2 vote with five senators abstaining. This final category makes up one of six sections...

Stay healthy during flu season

Stay healthy during flu season

Charels Powell

October 20, 2012


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‘Tis the season of approaching midterms at Los Medanos College. It is also cold and flu season during a time when few can afford to be sick. However, there are a number of things students can do to keep from becoming ill or help to prevent others from becoming sick. Registered Nursing Professor...

Measure A would raise $3.9 million

Pete Costanza

October 20, 2012


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The voters of Contra Costa County will be faced with the decision of approving or denying the passage of measure “A” on the Nov. 6 ballot. The measure is also known as the Contra Costa Community College District 2012 Education Revenue Augmentation Act, and it will levy an additional $11 parcel tax...

Stroman a cornerstone in leadership

Chris Chard

October 12, 2012


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Medanos College corner back Demoin Stroman is heading to Phoenix this month to represent the college at the Men of Color Leadership Institute. The long-time defensive football player was selected through the Umoja Scholar’s Program to tell his story of perseverance from a troubled life and his success...

Resume aids placement

Resume aids placement

Charels Powell

October 12, 2012


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In the light of the ongoing economic woes and a saturated job market, Los Medanos College students will provide a free opportunity to students that the general public usually has to pay for — a resume-writing workshop. The mini-seminar, scheduled for Oct. 17 at 3 p.m. in Library Room 214, will highlight...

Blackboard dismissed for new program

Vanessa Flores

October 12, 2012


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In the summer semester of 2013, many LMC students wanting to sign into “Blackboard” will find themselves signing into the new system “Desire2Learn” instead. According to LMC Technology Systems Manager Mike Becker, instructors at LMC, CCC and DVC wanted to use the same learning management system...

Law puts text books online for students

Jared Thomson

October 12, 2012


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Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills last week enabling California students to access and download free digital textbooks online in an effort to save students hundreds of dollars spent on textbooks, tuition and cost of living each year. Originally proposed by Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg,...

Law shaped to improve student success

Sean Tongson

October 12, 2012


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Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Sept. 27 the Student Success Act of 2012, which will usher in much-needed improvements at California’s community colleges. The recently-signed law will be aimed at assisting more California community college students in achieving their goals of earning a degree,...

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