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CSUs to ease requirements

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

September 6, 2017


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For students who will continue or begin their education at LMC or are planning to attend a CSU in the Fall 2018, a math requirement change may be to your benefit.             Wednesday, Aug. 2, CSU Chancellor Timothy White issued an executive...

Faculty piece nabbed

Faculty piece nabbed

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

September 5, 2017


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“It went missing Thursday,” said Sabrina Sorbani, gallery assistant at the Los Medanos College Faculty Art Gallery. “As soon – I’m pretty sure as soon – as I opened up.” The ‘it’ that went missing was an installation piece displayed in the LMC Faculty Art Gallery, created by LMC’...

Financial cuts hit students

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

August 31, 2017


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Reduced state funding and past student behavior have resulted in Equal Opportunity Programs and Services altering some benefits for recipients. EOPS, a state-funded program that supports students from low-income backgrounds, has cut the amount of money students get for textbooks and parking permits, ...

Kaiser raises interest

Kaiser raises interest

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

August 30, 2017


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Students were provided free health screenings, medical advice, and massages at this year’s Kaiser health fair.  The event featured everything from mental and sexual health tables to a climbing wall. The health fair, which took place Tuesday Aug. 29, was well attended with several students enjoyi...

Debate welcomes new season

Debate welcomes new season

Joshua Wood, jwood@lmcexperience.com

August 30, 2017


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The LMC debate team has grown this semester with a burst of new members. Last week’s practice hosted a massive 26 participants, with 16 newcomers. Debate Team Coach Kasey Gardner said the team was comprised of around 16 people,” which means the team has grown by 10. Co-Coach Marie Arcidiacono explained t...

Trustee’s use of funds questioned

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

August 25, 2017


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Tensions rose over the summer in the Contra Costa County Community College District Governing Board when member Greg Enholm was questioned about use of funds by the board’s president. Board President Vicki Gordon and District Chancellor Fred Wood denied Enholm’s request for reimbursement in light of h...

District responds to VA violence

District responds to VA violence

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

August 24, 2017


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Following the “Unite the Right” rally on the University of Virginia campus Aug. 12, the Chancellor and Presidents from all three of the CCCD college’s sent out a district wide email to students, staff and faculty Aug. 15 and 16, extending their condolences to the victims who lost their lives and...

LMC earns high grade

LMC earns high grade

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

August 20, 2017


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With 120 acres of newly renovated buildings, a diverse student population and a long list of majors, it comes as no surprise that Los Medanos College was ranked as the sixth best college in the nation. According to College Choice, an independent online publication, gathered their data from Aspen Institute’s...

Political science professor elects for retirement

Political science professor elects for retirement

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com

May 26, 2017


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“The only sentence I could ever say in the Thai language was ‘can you show me the way to the ladies restroom?’ I could say it right every time.” Los Medanos College’s retiring political science teacher of twenty years, Dave Zimny, recalled the 8 months in which he struggled to learn Thai...

Community Center celebrates ‘API’ Heritage Month

Community Center celebrates ‘API’ Heritage Month

Teresa Gaines, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


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The month of May is best known for its budding flowers and, at least in Contra Costa County, confusing weather patterns of sunshine one day and dramatic overcast the next. But to others, the month of May is about the budding cultural awareness and celebration of Asian/Pacific American heritage. Asian/Pacific...

Social media affects social norms

Social media affects social norms

Jesse Gomez, jgomez@lmcexperience.cpm

May 17, 2017


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It is 2017 and technology use is at an all-time high. A new Nielsen Company audience report reveals that adults in the United States devoted about 10 hours and 39 minutes each day in front of a technology device screen in 2016. The devices include smart phones, video games, TV, radios and personal computers....

Students of LMC ‘woke’ by Clark

Students of LMC ‘woke’ by Clark

Brenna Enos, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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It was a spine-chillingly cold day before Thanksgiving in North Dakota, but instead of spending the holiday in the warm comfort of his home with family, Marcelo Clark was protesting at Standing Rock. Thrust between the natives wearing gas masks and goggles and the unforgiving police officers, Clark...

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