Food for thought

Alex Camili, @A_Carnation

September 27, 2018

For many college student basic needs are barely met due to financial and social insecurities that are often overlooked. To assist in the student’s development Los Medanos has recently adopted what is known as The Brain Food Project. The Brain Food Project began in the fall of 2014 by Professor Je...

LMC begins accreditation process

Dale Satre, @DaleSatre

September 27, 2018

Los Medanos College is due for its Institutional Self Evaluation Report and site visit in Fall 2020 for re-accreditation, and Dr. Chialin Hsieh, LMC’s Accreditation Liaison Officer, isn’t wasting any time. The Accreditation Steering Committee, a standing committee responsible for guiding LMC t...

Students turnout for blood drive

A.R. Broom, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018

“I'm donating blood today because I want to give back to the community and help with research,” said LMC student Julia Steele at the The Blood Centers of the Pacific blood drive located on campus Tuesday, Sept. 25. Steele made note that the reasons for donating weren’t just for those nearb...

Making space for innovators

Anthony Martinez, @mtppoto

September 27, 2018

Los Medanos College has been considering the potential for a makerspace department on campus. A makerspace is a location where students of various departments and majors can collaborate and create whatever is needed for their classes or find solutions for a community need. The makerspace would include a ...

Back Talk EP103

September 24, 2018

  https://youtu.be/djH9oe0k9f8 Back Talk Episode 103, now in video!

Cops connect over coffee

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

September 20, 2018

Los Medanos College Police Services partnered up with Student Life to host “Coffee with Police Services” Tuesday, Sept. 18 in L-109, located in the Library, and was held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. This  event takes place once every semester. Police officers, police aides, students and facult...

The East Bay “rolls loud”

The East Bay “rolls loud”

BreAnna Crawford, @lyniece_

September 20, 2018

“It was the most fun I have ever had, everyone was dancing and just having an overall good time with each other,” said LMC student Taylor Sims about her experience at Rolling Loud Bay Area this past weekend. Rolling Loud is a hip-hop music festival that took place Sept. 14 and 15 at the Oaklan...

LMC gets “Connected” to students

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

September 20, 2018

Many LMC students will soon be getting feedback from their professors in a new way, courtesy of LMC Connect, powered by Starfish. Educators will be mailed a survey at the end of the sixth week of the semester, and in their completion of it will award students “kudos,” commendations based on academic...

Books Alive returns to LMC

Alex Camili, @A_Carnation

September 20, 2018

Los Medanos College students will have a chance to converse with volunteers who will serve as “Human Books” and share stories of their own personal experiences. Books Alive was established by former LMC Librarian Christine Kromer in 2014 and with the intent of creating a setting in which stud...

Constitution Day spreads awareness

Leticia Robles, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

Los Medanos College hosted a Constitution Day event in light of the national holiday Monday, Sept. 17 in the indoor quad. “The purpose is to help students learn more about [the Constitution] while making it fun for them,” LMC Financial Aid Coordinator Eva Monteverde explained as she worked t...

Puente to provide insight to first gen students

Alexander Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

September 19, 2018

The Los Medanos College Puente Program will be holding a public panel of first generation college graduates currently working on campus Friday, Sept. 21. The goal of the panel is to give guidance and perspective to first generation students. They hope to show by example that it is possible to navigate...

Student supports those in crisis

Dale Satre, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Every Friday and Sunday, Sierra Abel logs into the Crisis Text Line for her shift as a volunteer crisis counselor. People all over the country text the nonprofit organization at all hours, and it’s not to tell counselors about how good their day is going. Instead, Abel has been trained to take her te...

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