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May lead teachers to take disciplinary action

Charels Powell

September 20, 2012


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Los Medanos College boasts a diversity of students, faculty and staff that can lend itself to a dynamic learning environment. However, this strength can also potentially give rise to interpersonal strife. The LMC Student Code of Conduct has been created to help avoid conflicts from occurring within the...

Long time leader leaves

Long time leader leaves

Kellie Mccown

September 14, 2012


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After 38 years of service at Los Medanos College, Richard Livingston is leaving LMC as senior dean of instruction to serve at the Contra Costa College District office. Livingston started his ca- reer at LMC in Sept. 1978 as a teacher, establishing the journalism program, and the LMC student-run newspaper,...

Program helps LMC students

Sean Tongson

September 14, 2012


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Relief has arrived for students who have struggled with recent rising educational costs. HOSTS — Helping One Stu- dent to Succeed — is a program specifically aimed to aid students who have been affected by rising education costs. This past spring, the LMC Foundation Board pledged to raise $20,000...

Voice your opinion by voting Nov,6

Pete Costanza

September 14, 2012


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The Nov. 6 election is just around the corner and will no doubt be ushered in by a chorus of students asking “are you going vote?” around campus in the coming weeks. The deadline to register for the presidential election is Oct. 17 and the last day to register for the California elections is Oct....

Hot dogs for ‘two cents’

Hot dogs for ‘two cents’

Charles Powell

September 7, 2012


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The grill was cooling and the smell of hot dogs was fading last Wednesday as Jairo Vazquez, president of Los Medanos College Asso- ciated Students reflected on this semesters first Student Life sponsored barbecue. “It was a success. Our theme was ‘Voice Your Opin- ion.’ This was a way to give...

Help those in need Sept. 18

Help those in need Sept. 18

Sean Tongson

September 7, 2012


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The Los Medanos College Office of Student Life and Blood Centers of the Pacific are partnering up to hold a blood drive here on the LMC campus. The blood drive will be held in the Library Community Room on Tuesday Sept. 18 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. “The goal is to collect as much blood as possible for...

Find a fitting career

Jared Thomson

September 7, 2012


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Are you undecided about your major or career goals? Overwhelmed by all your options? The Career Center will host another Career Exploration Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Los Medanos College Library in Room L-213. The workshop enables students to determine various...

Success helped by $3.2 million grant

Dexter Dunzweiler

September 7, 2012


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Improved rate of transfer reflects up- grades in the transfer center. “Students at LMC are transferring at an improved rate,” Dave Belman, Director of Transfer Programs, said. “LMC currently transfers about 550 students per year to four-year colleges and universities. This is an increase from...

Former LMC teacher passes

Former LMC teacher passes

Irvin Trigueros

August 31, 2012


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After a long struggle with cancer, retired English professor Pablo Gonzalez passed away on July 31 . He taught English 70 – 90 for 21 years between 1983 and 2004, as a professor and faculty member LMC. He retired from teaching in 2004. The Los Medanos College faculty and staff were devastated...

Parking now enforced

Jared Thomson

August 31, 2012


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With each new semester at Los Medanos College comes the need for a new parking permit. The Fall 2012 parking permit is available now exclusively online through WebAdvisor. Students will need a semester permit if they intend to park at any lot on the Pittsburg campus as well as any other Contra Costa...

Horan fills job of VP

Horan fills job of VP

Kellie McCown

August 31, 2012


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fter a nationwide search and extensive recruitment process, Kevin Horan has been appointed vice president of instruction and student services for Los Medanos College. Horan is replacing, Bruce Cutler, who has been at LMC for 22 years, and has spent the last three serving as vice president of business...

Spring budget in limbo

Spring budget in limbo

Samuel Gonzalez

August 31, 2012


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Los Medanos College, and probably every other public education institution in California, has got its figurative fingers crossed hoping that California voters approve Proposition 30 in the upcoming November elections. Prop 30 proposes to increase sales and use taxes for all Californians by one quarter...

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