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New look means longer routes

New look means longer routes

Jared Thomson

November 30, 2012


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Big changes are ahead for Los Medanos College. With construction on the rise, students will have limited access into the main college complex as renovations are under way. The east entrance will be inaccessible from December 2012 to spring 2015. “The upcoming construction project involves gutting...

Path to stats closed off

Path to stats closed off

Sean Tongson

November 30, 2012


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Students looking to take Statistics will now have to endure a more arduous journey to get there. Math 27, a course known as “Path to Stats,” and used as a prerequisite for Math 34 (Statistics) is being canceled and is no longer scheduled for the Spring 2013 Semester. “We could not guarantee...

Homemade island helps lake water

Homemade island helps lake water

Pete Constanza

November 21, 2012


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A makeshift wetland was anchored in the middle of the murky waters of the LMC Lake on Nov. 10. Mitch Schweickert’s Chemistry-25 students and two artists from the Women’s Environmental Art Directory (W.E.A.D.) participated in the creation of the floating wetland that will have some impact on the...

Crime still an issue LMC relatively safe

Alan Tapia and Brendan Cross

November 21, 2012


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Burglary and vehicle theft rank as the two most reported incidents at Los Medanos College, according to records compiled and published by the Department of Justice on campus crime rates. The listings, which cover the number of incidents reported at all three colleges within the Contra Costa Community...

Deadline for transfer nears

Charles Powell

November 21, 2012


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In the midst of falling temperatures and fewer days remaining in the semester for Los Medanos College students, there is even less time for those looking to attend a state university for the Fall 2013 semester — Nov. 30 is the last day to apply to California State Universities and Universities of California...

Evaluation for accreditation

Evaluation for accreditation

Dexter Dunzweiler

November 21, 2012


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Faculty, staff and administration gathered in the music Recital Hall Oct. 29 to kick off the regular accreditation process. The school goes through this process once every six years, the last occurring in 2008. The next accreditation is schedualed to visit LMC in October 2014. The process starts...

Hopeful transfers make contact

Hopeful transfers make contact

Brenda Cross and Alan Tapia

November 2, 2012


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The colorful booths and cheerful smiles of representatives from universities greeted students who happened to roam through the third floor of the College Complex on Monday, as student had the chance to learn about colleges from across the country. As many as 54 schools participated in Los Medanos...

Final push for president

Final push for president

Kellie McCown

November 2, 2012


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For months the American people have been subject to presidential campaign commercials, emails, and phone calls all looking for their attention, and ultimately their vote. At the head of the race are two different men, with two different visions of what direction our country should be taking in the upcoming...

City hosts debate team

City hosts debate team

Samuel Gonzalez

November 2, 2012


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Should California voters pass proposition 30? That question was debated by students from LMC’s Debate Team in Pittsburg’s City Council Chambers on the night of Oct 24. “The best way to understand these complicated issues is through an all out clash of ideas,” Professor Dave Zimny said in...

Possible fallout if it fails

Charles Powell

November 2, 2012


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Many important issues will be decided on Election Day and the Los Medanos College Community’s future will be shaped by a number of them from who the new commander in chief will be to who will represent Ward 5 on the Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) Governing Board. Two local ballot...

Students informed at rally

Students informed at rally

Charels Powell

October 26, 2012


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The proliferation of political propaganda leaves little doubt election day, Nov. 6, is just around the around the corner. The Los Medanos College Community was given a chance to make sure it could participate in a voter registration drive called “Rock the Vote” — held at the Pittsburg campus quad...

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...

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