The student news site of Los Medanos College


The student news site of Los Medanos College


The student news site of Los Medanos College


Elected Student Trustee Halena Neyazi

Contra Costa College District Student Trustee selected

Angella Dorado, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

LMC student Halena Neyazi was elected the 2024-2025 Contra Costa Community College District Student Trustee. The results of the election were announced May 6. The position is currently filled by DVC...

Transfer Academy Counselor David Reyes dunks staff at Transfer Celebration event.

Transfer Day brings spirit

Ashley Reitz, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

To recognize students transferring, Los Medanos College held its annual Transfer Day celebration in the outdoor quad May 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There were inflatable games, free popcorn, cotton...

Professor Jancy Rickman looks at future plaque in the LMC Science Building for late Jerry Davis.

LMC Biology Professor memorial unites campus

Chijioke Onyeagucha, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

A memorial was held May 8 for the late Professor Jerry Davis, a visionary leader and founding member of the Biology Department at Los Medanos College from its establishment in 1974 to 2019. It was held...

Journalists observe and ask questions on design layout with the editor-in-chief Aliyah Ramirez.

Turkmen professionals visit LMC

Colin Wainwright, Staff Writer
May 10, 2024

A delegation of journalists from Turkmenistan visited the Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus May 2 to meet with the Experience student journalists. The Staff was granted the opportunity to converse with...

Editor-in-chief Aliyah Ramirez presents her research centered around A Tough Climb publication at Stanford.

Five LMC students present at Stanford

Chijioke Onyeagucha, Staff Writer
May 10, 2024

Honors faculty and students across 35 California community colleges came together May 4 at Stanford University for the 14th annual Honors Research Symposium. The Bay Honors Consortium, a group of program...

2024-2025 Contra Costa Community College District Student Trustee candidates Halena Neyazi, Shwe Yee Thinn, and Armon Gonzalez participate in Q&A held in LMCs Student Union.

Contra Costa Community College District Student Trustee candidates discuss goals in Q&A

Angella Dorado, Staff Writer
May 1, 2024

Before results are announced for the 2024-2025 District Student Trustee Elections, the three LMC candidates discussed their goals and intentions if they are elected. The Q&A session was held April...

Graphic by Alexis Ramirez

Several issues arise with revised FAFSA

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
April 26, 2024

Compared to previous years, the Free Application for Student Aid — or FAFSA — application turned out more complicated than expected after the Department of Education revised the form last December....

Student drawn seal that was selected for LMCs 50th anniversary

New seal selected for Los Medanos College

Ashley Reitz, Staff Writer
April 24, 2024

A new College Seal has been selected for Los Medanos College’s 50th anniversary. This is the first official seal for the college since its opening.  “Official seals represent the college in a more...

From left: Jennifer Saito, Jennifer Beatty and Lucretia Shaw at the TEDxLMC event held in Student Union.

Women in STEM thrive and inspire

Briana Rose, Staff Writer
April 14, 2024

Three female speakers took the stage at the TEDxLMC event hosted by the Women in Stem Club and Student Life March 29 in honor of Women’s History Month. Audience members settled into their seats to hear...

Michael Yeong in 2015.

‘We are all mourning his loss’

Gabbie Munoz and Aliyah Ramirez
April 9, 2024

Los Medanos College suffered the loss of a long-time member of the college community following Wednesday's announcement that English professor Michael Yeong died. The news was received by President Pamela...

Graphic by Alexis Ramirez

LMC pathway resources expand for students

Aliyah Ramirez and Ashley Reitz
March 29, 2024

The path toward completing one’s degree in higher education is not the same for all. To facilitate each student's unique experience, Guided Pathways have been established in nearly 400 community colleges...

Graphic by Alexis Ramirez

Women make history in the Contra Costa Community College District

Aliyah Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief
March 19, 2024

Leader. What comes to mind when you hear that word? For most, strong and dependable leadership characteristics have been commonly associated with masculinity. However, the leaders who make up the Contra...

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