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Veteran professor speaks out

Veteran professor speaks out

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

September 19, 2018


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“I am an honorably discharged disabled veteran of both the U.S. Army and Air Force and I am deeply offended by this poster, it unnecessarily stokes division,” read a piece of paper printed out by LMC professor and Administration of Justice Department Chair Anthony Vleet Hailey. The letter wa...

LMC crunched for time

Leticia Robles, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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If you haven’t noticed yet, Los Medanos College has a new school calendar change. Within this change comes a new system which shortens each school semester from 18 weeks, to 16 weeks. “The change to a compressed calendar offers opportunities for the district to create additional intercessions, suc...

Back Talk EP102

September 18, 2018


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https://youtu.be/FyKyvWKY0nE Episode 2 of Back Talk is now live, featuring Photo Editor Anthony Martinez! NOTE: Due to some technical difficulties, this podcast was uploaded Tuesday 9/18 despite being recorded Monday 9/17, so some references to dates and events are off. 

TAG program ensures transfer Success

Lilly Montero and Dalorrein Burks

September 13, 2018


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Transferring to a four-year university is a stressful process, from meeting requirements to figuring out the financial cost, to worrying about getting accepted to your dream school. However, the Transfer Agreement Guarantee program, better known as TAG, helps students in the process of transferring. According...

Enrollment at record levels

Nick Campbell, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


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Los Medanos College student population continues to grow at record levels. The growth of the schools surging enrollment can be linked to multiple factors. With the launch of a new program, FT3, the incentive for new student to enroll in school has boosted the already growing population. Student e...

Memorial brings controversy

Memorial brings controversy

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

September 13, 2018


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The new Young Americans for Freedom club at Los Medanos College held a 9/11 memorial event on the anniversary of the attacks, placing 2,977 miniature American flags on a patch of grass in the main quad near the library and holding a panel from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to answer any questions student had about...

Construction: engaged

Lilly Montero, @Lilly_Montero3

September 13, 2018


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Construction for the Kinesiology/Athletics building and Student Union Complex made significant progress over the summer. Both structu res can be seen looming large and proud, facing parking lot B. The Kinesiology/Athletics building will house a physical education facility, including classrooms,...

Back Talk Episode 101

September 10, 2018


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xMKBFdCDn0   The Experience is launching a brand new podcast called Back Talk - watch season 1, episode 1 now on YouTube!

Book grant blazes trail

Robert Pierce, RobertP_EXP

September 10, 2018


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One hundred and fifteen sections are marked as Zero Textbook Cost or “ZTC” at Los Medanos College this semester, up from last semester’s count of 100, covering the entire breadth of LMC’s General Education curriculum. So many sections are now ZTC that, according to a presentation given at A...

Traffic blocks student access

Traffic blocks student access

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

September 10, 2018


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  As Los Medanos College enters its fall semester students new and old flock to the campus for classes, counseling meetings and clubs, however, many are finding parking to be a difficulty, if not an impossibility. On Tuesday Aug. 28 parking was so impacted that police aids were dispatched to di...

FT3 brings free tuition

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

September 10, 2018


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First time students in the district will be able to attend school with no tuition charge this fall and spring in conjunction with the “First Time Full Time Free Tuition”, or FT3, a program that waives per unit fees for first time students enrolled full-time. Executive Vice Chancellor of Education and T...

SWAT team trains locally

SWAT team trains locally

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

September 10, 2018


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Pittsburg SWATmoved with military precision storming Corteva agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, from their dock Friday in a joint training drill between the police force and the company. The SWAT team crossed a wet flatland in the shadow of the towering salt piles as they infiltrated the c...

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