Experience

Experience staff win awards

Graphic from Weston Hopkins
Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
November 25, 2020

The Los Medanos College Experience staff attended an online journalism conference Nov. 6-8 and were honored with 18 awards for work published during the 2019-20 academic year in addition to the contests...

Top 5 – Sports movies to watch during quarantine

Top 5 - Sports movies to watch during quarantine
Andrew Guitron, Staff Writer
November 19, 2020

During these tough times movies are a great way to keep us distracted and entertained, and they are effective at delivering meaningful messages. Here are my Top 5 sports flicks you should check out during...

College offers ingredients to make holiday special

College offers ingredients to make holiday special
Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer
November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and several Los Medanos College groups are gearing up to provide a Thanksgiving basket to LMC students in need. The Umoja Scholars Program, EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs,...

Challengers defeat incumbents in race for trustee

Challengers defeat incumbents in race for trustee
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
November 17, 2020

Voters have elected two new trustees to serve on the five-member Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board. Both challengers for the seats, Judy Walters and Fernando Sandoval, emerged triumphant,...

Community comes to campus to celebrate Halloween

Winner of the Trick-Your-Ride contest.
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
November 6, 2020

Having been online for the majority of the year, the Los Medanos College Classified Senate organized the Trick-Your-Ride on-campus event Oct. 29. The event served to raise money for student scholarships,...

Lessons from the 2016 presidential election

Lessons from the 2016 presidential election
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
November 2, 2020

Los Medanos College Political Science Professor Ryan Hiscocks guided participants Oct. 29 through an array of voting patterns, local ballot measures and why the 2016 presidential election is significant...

Spooky events that will haunt your Halloween

Spooky events that will haunt your Halloween
Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
October 29, 2020

As smiling revelers yelled "Happy New Year!" at midnight, many of them believed 2020 would be a great year. With Valentine's Day on a Friday and Fourth of July and Halloween on a Saturday, there would...

Cars in costumes on campus

Cars in costumes on campus
Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer
October 27, 2020

Although Los Medanos College is mainly online this year, the Classified Senate has come up with a fun way to raise funds for student scholarships — a “Trick Your Ride Contest” just in time for Halloween....

This is not fake news: Author tells you what is

Nolan Higdon during his presentation Oct. 20.
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
October 23, 2020

The Los Medanos College Honors Transfer Program hosted a Zoom meeting with author and Diablo Valley College professor Nolan Higdon Oct. 20 to discuss his new book The Anatomy of Fake News: A Critical News...

Vote smart: Don’t be manipulated

Host Jennifer Saito and the panelists at the Oct. 15 meeting.
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
October 20, 2020

The Los Medanos College Honors Transfer Program hosted Vote Smart! Information Literacy and the 2020 Election Thursday Oct. 15. The virtual panel kicked off the first of a three part series the program...

Strong competition for district trustee

Strong competition for district trustee
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
October 17, 2020

In what’s shaping up to be a tight race, Ward 2 voters will choose this Election Day among three candidates — an incumbent, a former district college president and a former Diablo Valley College student...

Accreditation Team compliments college

LMC President Bob Kratochvil and the Accreditation Team during the Oct. 8 Exit Report meeting.
Roya Mohammad and Andrew Guitron
October 13, 2020

Following a two-year process of self-evaluation, a visiting team from the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges praised Los Medanos College in its Exit Report Thursday, Oct. 8 for its...

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