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Financial aid funds futures

Financial aid funds futures

Chris Ealy

January 28, 2013


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The use of knowledge and information is key to getting money to fund your education. The more you know about Financial Aid and Scholarships, the more prepared you are. Los Medanos College provides services to help students pay for school through the Scholarship and Financial Aid offices. LMC also...

College plans to reinstate committee soon

College plans to reinstate committee soon

Larena Hernandez

January 28, 2013


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LMC president, Bob Kratochvil, is eager to begin some remodeling. Not the kind that we see taking place around LMC, but more so on how we do things. In his six months as president, he plans to start by reconstituting the Safety Committee. The Safety Committee is held on campus with faculty, staff and...

Employment Center gives opportunity

Employment Center gives opportunity

Jenna Dragonetti

December 7, 2012


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Los Medanos College provides employment services to students and to the community, creating opportunities to earn money while attending school. A variety of resources are available at the Employment Services Center, and students will find they can even apply for current positions online. Reginald...

Former student finds success

Former student finds success

Jared Thomson

December 7, 2012


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Los Medanos College opened 38 years ago, providing higher education opportunities to people who were unable to make the commute to its older sibling Diablo Valley College. Since then, LMC has seen thousands of students make a future for themselves, and it has been an LMC Experience tradition to commemorate...

Night time class time

Sean Tongson

December 7, 2012


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Each and every semester, amongst the classes available for students, a handful of are held in the evening from 7 to 9:50 p.m. These classes are suitable for those who work during the day, or for those who would prefer to meet for a class only once during the week. Every once in awhile, an instructor...

ACE may fold

Miresa Wilson

December 7, 2012


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The Academy for College Excellence may not be offered in 2013 due to lack of funding for the program. ACE is a non-institutionalized program offered at Los Medanos College that currently runs solely on grant money. “When the grants end, ACE must find new money,” said Tue Rust, the ACE coordinator...

Career ended due to illness

Career ended due to illness

Charles Powell

November 30, 2012


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The stark gray corridors of the Los Medanos College Complex’s second level have been brightened by bursts of color from flowers placed to honor the life of Robin Aliotti who died on Nov. 14. A picture placed outside her former office shows a peaceful smile, giving a glimpse at her inner light that...

New bond structure to save dollars

Sean Tongson

November 30, 2012


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A break is on the horizon for Contra Costa County. The Contra Costa Community College District recently sold bonds to refinance $106,565,000 of Measure A general obligation bonds. The refinancing took place by investment banking firm E. J. De La Rosa & Company along with the assistance of Backstrom,...

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...

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