The value of a college degree is evolving

Briana Rose, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

The average cost of attendance for a California State University school is $30,000. That price rises to about $40,000 for a University of California school and then doubles to about $90,000 for a private...

Students are in need of more support

Evelyn Arriaga Duran, Guest Columnist
May 6, 2024

DEAR EDITOR: I am writing to highlight the need for proper mental health support, a crucial issue that deeply concerns many LMC students. As a concerned individual on matters of health and, in particular,...

Every job should be paying more

Autumn Rodriguez
February 23, 2024

DEAR EDITOR: In regards to the Feb. 2 Experience editorial “Fast-food workers deserve a raise,” I think this is a fantastic outlook on the upcoming minimum wage increase. Although it is being raised...

DSPS students need campus activities

Miranda Lewis
February 23, 2024

DEAR EDITOR: I’m concerned about the lack of activities for LMC’s DSPS students. I strongly believe something should be organized to help disabled students enhance their learning in a more fun environment,...

Separate war from education

Anthony Michael
November 30, 2023

DEAR EDITOR: I am a Los Medanos College graduate of 2018, returning to pursue a second degree in business to better run my company. What led me to seeking education was an opportunity I was given through...

More effort needs to be put in online classes

Madelyn Carcot
November 30, 2023

DEAR EDITOR: I am currently in my fourth active semester at Los Medanos College and have chosen to exclusively take online courses. It works best for my work/life schedule and at first, I felt it best...

Brentwood and Pittsburg campus feel completely opposite

Stella Diaz
November 30, 2023

DEAR EDITOR:  Los Medanos College’s campuses are not being treated equally. As I continue my second year here at LMC, I’ve taken my spread of classes from both campuses, online and in person,...

Classrooms should continue to be COVID safe

Bella Ramoz
October 25, 2023

DEAR EDITOR: Recently, there has been a big escalation in COVID-19 variations. I’m heavily concerned as I have been noticing that not many people are wearing masks when going to classes in-person....

Educate students about transphobia

Aramani Darby
September 28, 2023

DEAR EDITOR: Trans people are being targeted because of who they are. Many who transition, do because they don’t feel comfortable in the body they were born in and some don’t understand what trans...

Simplify academic journey

Taha Rahman
September 28, 2023

DEAR EDITOR: Los Medanos College should take into high consideration the importance of providing students with clear, streamlined pathways. When a student plans out what major they want to partake...

Campus safety needs clarity

Brenna Lafferty
September 21, 2023

I would like to express some concern over safety on campus. It seems that colleges are frequently in the news for violent crimes with stabbings, shootings and assaults happening multiple times a year on...

Education needs balance

Isabel Honey
September 21, 2023

Covid-19 not only changed the way that Los Medanos College offers classes to students, but the way students choose to enroll in school. During the pandemic, lots of students suffered from online school...

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