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Remodel in full ‘swing’

Remodel in full ‘swing’

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

February 23, 2017


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From the moment the clock strikes 10 p.m. and most other community members are either preparing for bed or cramming for an exam, W.A. Thomas Company employees and constructors are coming into work on the swing space on Level Two of the college complex. According to the official project description...

Pro-life protest sparks discussion

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

February 23, 2017


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Few topics are as divisive, or as likely to provoke, as abortion. So when Project Truth, a pro-life group — who routinely display large bloody banners of aborted fetuses — arrived on the Los Medanos College campus, and a group of pro-choice students staged a counter protest complete with free condoms...

Food pantry combats hunger on campus

Teresa Gaines and Jordan Neel

February 22, 2017


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Across the country, schools are partnering with local restaurants, supermarkets and food banks to battle hunger. That growing list now includes Los Medanos College. The LMC Food Pantry officially opened Monday, Feb. 6 and is fully stocked thanks to fundraising efforts, donations and grants. The goal...

Wal-Mart gives grant

Carlos Ruiz, younglos307@gmail.com

February 10, 2017


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Science Lab Coordinator Paul West’s wish of new chemistry burette clamps was granted after receiving a $1,000 donation from the Walmart Community Grant Program, a first time donor to Los Medanos College. After a shortage of clamps last semester due to unforeseen wear and tear, West wanted to replace...

Stangs ready for season

Stangs ready for season

Andrew Gonzales

February 10, 2017


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When spring comes around at Los Medanos College, it signifies not only the beginning of a new semester, but also the dawn of a new softball season. The Mustangs look to start off on the right foot as they kick off their season against Lassen College in a doubleheader, Friday, Feb. 17 at 12 p.m. After two solid seasons, the team may be primed to make the play...

LMC art show inspired by students

LMC art show inspired by students

February 10, 2017


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The Los Medanos College Art Gallery is stuffed with diverse art, from the colorful to the monochrome, from student contributors to the Feb. 2 art show. Gallery Director Judi Pettite, who’s in charge of each of the six art shows that happen each year, expressed her thoughts on this year’s recent reception. “I think the shows get stronger every ye...

Campus concerned over DeVos

Campus concerned over DeVos

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

February 9, 2017


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Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Education by the senate Tuesday, Feb. 7 after a historic tie-breaking vote — 51 to 50 — made by Vice President Mike Pence. After some responses she made to questions posed to her at the secretary of education confirmation hearing Jan....

LMC equity with a Kwist

LMC equity with a Kwist

Jose Pantoja, josedpantoja@outlook.com

February 9, 2017


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At the college level, equity can be roughly defined as the intentional commitment to fair and just treatment of all members of a university community, and inclusion can follow as the strategic integration of equity and diversity in every aspect of higher education. However, this broad definition only...

Sketchy flyers cause for investigation

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

February 9, 2017


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It’s a new semester at Los Medanos College, familiar sights and sounds abound. Students swarm the quad, geese let out their terse honks, and, almost as iconic as the geese and the hustle and crowded courtyard, the halls are flooded with stark black and white advertisements promising an attractive online...

LMC acknowledges Black History Month

Jose Pantoja, josedpantoja@outlook.com

February 9, 2017


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In order to promote Black History Month on campus, Los Medanos College has dedicated its library display as well as extensive bulletin board coverage to the cause. In the spirit of cooperation, Student Life and the Art Club have collaborated on original art pieces of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. accompanied...

Walmart grants clamps for chem lab

Walmart grants clamps for chem lab

Carlos Ruiz, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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Science Lab Coordinator Paul West’s wish of new chemistry burette clamps was granted after receiving a $1,000 donation from the Walmart Community Grant Program, a first time donor to Los Medanos College. After a shortage of clamps last semester due to unforeseen wear and tear, West wanted to replace...

Drama preps for stage

Drama preps for stage

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

February 7, 2017


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Drama students and faculty are busily prepping for their upcoming plays this spring. With a healthy mix of different genre, directors and even show length, this season provides something for everyone. The lineup includes “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,” in late March, “Shape...

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