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The impact of equity: Eight voices in first TEDx

The impact of equity: Eight voices in first TEDx

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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As students, faculty, staff, family and friends filed into the Recital Hall at Los Medanos College, a murmured excitement fluttered throughout the auditorium. Heat from camera lights beamed over the stage fully equipped with a podium, projector, red circular carpet and four big red blocks that announce...

The Impact of Equity: Astronaut’s life journey inspires

The Impact of Equity: Astronaut’s life journey inspires

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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Former NASA astronaut José Moreno Hernández visited the Los Medanos College campus Tuesday, Nov. 14 for his keynote speech titled “Find Your Space in College” as part of LMC’s “Achieve UC” event and “Equity Speaker Series.” Hernández was born into a migrant farmworker family from...

The Impact of Equity: Artist spurs awareness

The Impact of Equity: Artist spurs awareness

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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“Marriage equality, immigration, marijuana, the right to choose, as an artist I care about these kinds of events,” said Favianna Rodriguez before a crowd of LMC students. Rodriguez’s art reflects politics, culture, economics and the ties between them. Rodriguez, the child of two Peruvian immigrants...

Pittsburg park gets a facelift

Pittsburg park gets a facelift

November 16, 2017


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More than 200 volunteers from Kaiser Permanente, First 5 Contra Costa, East County Regional Group (ECRG) and the city of Pittsburg did their part in helping local area kids by building a new playground together. The volunteers gathered Saturday, Nov. 11 to construct the new play structure at City Park...

Debate Team competes against four year colleges

Debate Team competes against four year colleges

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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Los Medanos College’s debate team held their own in The Penguin Invitational Nov. 4 and 5. Hosted by Dominican University, nine colleges — more than 115 participants from across the country — gathered for the event. Five teams represented LMC: Sumneet Nirankari and Ayesha Khan, Kirstie Tabelin...

Redemption season

Redemption season

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com

November 16, 2017


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The Los Medanos College women’s soccer team ended the 2017 season in second place with an overall record of 12-6-2 after recovering from a slow 0-3-1 start. It was an impressive turnaround for a team that just a year ago finished at the bottom of the Bay Valley Conference with a record of 2-11. Sophomores...

A harmonious collaboration

A harmonious collaboration

Lilly Montero, lmontero@lmcexperience.com

November 10, 2017


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Dr. Luis Zuniga’s weeks of hard labor and coordination finally came to fruition Wednesday, Nov. 8 with the Los Medanos College Orchestral Invitational, Beethoven No.1 — a night of powerful music and successful collaborations. The night began with the Heritage High School Orchestra playing two ...

Gary Soto inspires

Gary Soto inspires

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

November 9, 2017


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“What is your major?” Gary Soto asked several students as they filled into the Recital Hall at Los Medanos College. Computer Engineering, Science and English were among some of the answers. For Soto, now a famous American poet, novelist and playwright, Geography was his major in college — not due...

Preparing for art show

Preparing for art show

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

November 2, 2017


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Artistic students at Los Medanos College will get an opportunity to showcase the projects that they have worked hard on next semester at the LMC Student Art Show 2018. The art show, opening Tuesday, Jan. 30 and running through Tuesday, Feb. 27, will feature a large variety of artwork mediums that...

‘Suburbicon’ fails to please

‘Suburbicon’ fails to please

Jesse Gomez, jgomez@lmcexperience.com

November 2, 2017


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I went into “Suburbicon” with high hopes due to its trailer and star power in front and behind the camera. Although George Clooney showed his ability to be a decent director in past films, this one came up short. Coen brothers also gave this film great expectation that never came to fruition. The...

Weezer finds new sound

Weezer finds new sound

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

October 26, 2017


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Well-known American rock band, Weezer released side A of their 11th studio album ‘Pacific Daydream’ prior to the official album release Oct. 27. Weezer has long been known to slightly change their sound with every album — understandably so when the band released their first demo album over 20...

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