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Educating the future

Educating the future

Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Before Black History Month came to an end, Los Medanos College faculty members and students had the opportunity to volunteer and read Black History Month books to the children at Foothill Elementary School and Highlands Elementary School.  Dr. A’kilah Moore, the former Dean of Mathematics and Science,...

Review Crew: “Sonic the Hedgehog”

Review Crew: “Sonic the Hedgehog”

Krys Shahin and Spencer Cameron

February 27, 2020

Krys says: Growing up, I was never all that interested in the little blue alien hedgehog creature running around to collect golden rings, but I decided to see a movie based on that character for Valentine’s day and I do not regret it.  Was the movie silly and occasionally a little stupid? Yes. ...

Diversity represented through new flags

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

February 27, 2020

The diverse cultural and social presence in the City of Pittsburg has led the Pittsburg City Council to review the protocol for raising flags, in honor of nationally proclaimed monthly observances or holidays.  On March 2, the City Council will meet to determine a “Commemorative Flag and Pr...

New Pittsburg park to be named

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

February 27, 2020

The East Bay Regional Parks District recently announced that there is going to be a new park in Pittsburg, March of this year. The District has reached out for community input regarding the parks future name through an online poll that features 11 name options, and a space to add suggestions as well. ...

Corona versus flu, what’s the difference?

Corona versus flu, what’s the difference?

Jordyn Toscano and Krys Shahin

February 24, 2020

The coronavirus, officially named “COVID-19” on Feb. 11, has infected more than 72,000 individuals worldwide as of Wednesday, Feb. 19. As the COVID-19 outbreak spreads, multiple new studies attempt to determine the source of transmission for the virus. It has since been hypothesized that the vir...

LMC seeks nominations for Chavez award

LMC seeks nominations for Chavez award

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Los Medanos College is seeking nominations for three recognition awards for its annual César Chávez Celebration and Award Ceremony to be held Friday, March 27, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the Awards & Recognition Ceremony at 7 p.m.  Each year LMC honors...

Dine and donate

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

The Pittsburg Historical Museum and the New Mecca Cafe are working together to raise money for the museum. The New Mecca Cafe is hosting a Dine and Donate event, serving Mexican food for the public. If you present a “Dine and Donate” flyer to the cafe on Tuesday Feb. 18, a portion of your total wil...

Breath of life

Breath of life

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 22, 2019

Child Study Center Instructor, Leticia Webb, watched her entire life flash before her eyes Thursday, Oct. 31 at the Los Medanos Pittsburg campus in Parking Lot A. Abiding by her unspoken daily schedule, Webb went outside to eat her lunch in her car, as she does every day during her break. This part...

LMC Experience wins awards

LMC Experience wins awards

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

November 22, 2019

The Los Medanos College newspaper, the Experience, attended the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) Northern California Conference Saturday, Nov. 16 at San Jose State University. There were 10 on-the-spot contests, in which two LMC staff members received awards. Introductory journalism st...

Oakley walks out of darkness

Oakley walks out of darkness

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The feeling of losing someone to suicide is impossible to shake. The immense guilt and ultimate sadness you feel from your loved ones early end eats away at you, but they are not entirely gone. They live on through your memories so that you can finish their walk for them, even if they believed they couldn...

Vets stand down to get up

Vets stand down to get up

Spencer Batute, @BatuteSpencer

September 26, 2019

“Reveille,” hailing from the French word for “wake up,” is a customary wake-up call used to alert military service members at sunrise. “Waking up” is exactly what happened for more than 300 homeless and at-risk veterans at Stand Down on the Delta from Sept. 20-23. As mentioned in their...

Area 51 bracing for storm

Area 51 bracing for storm

Katie Loughran, @Katie__Loughran

September 20, 2019

With the proposed raid on Area 51 approaching at lightspeed, the controversy and commotion surrounding the event seemingly plateaued when it was supposedly canceled. That was until two YouTubers from the Netherlands were arrested, while trying to get an early preview of craziness to come. The event is ...

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