Experience

Mustang women shut out two opponents

Mustang women shut out two opponents

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The Los Medanos College Women’s Soccer Team won both of their recent away matches. On Friday Oct. 4, the Mustangs faced Contra Costa College and succeeded with a final score of 0-10. On Tuesday Oct. 8, they visited College of Marin and left with a 5-0 win. The Mustangs lead Bay Valley Conference (BVC...

Play breaks the beat down

Play breaks the beat down

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 11, 2019

Student-produced play “Hype Man” is hitting LMC theaters Thursday, Oct. 10. The play was originally written by American playwright Idris Goodwin, and is directed by Terrance Ivory. The play features only three characters: Pinnacle (Jason Wolcott), Verb (William Thompson) and Peep (Kayla Martinez). The story tackles contem...

DeSaulnier speaks to students

DeSaulnier speaks to students

Spencer Batute, @BatuteSpencer

October 11, 2019

U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier visited Los Medanos College for a town hall event Oct. 8. The event ran from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall. Event turnout exceeded expectations at roughly 150 attendees, most of them LMC students. Congressman DeSaulnier spoke on various topics relevant to LMC students, including ...

LMC on lockdown

LMC on lockdown

Jordyn Toscano, Krys Shahin and Spencer Batute, Staff Writers

October 9, 2019

The Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus went on lockdown at approximately 9:43 p.m. Oct. 9 under suspicion of an active shooter on campus. The Los Medanos College Emergency Alert System sent out a message stating that “there was a report of an armed individual on campus. Police checking the area of the...

Pac-7 victory against Yuba

Pac-7 victory against Yuba

Hugo Calderon, @Hugothegreat09

October 4, 2019

Los Medanos College quarterback Zach Burke had to dig deep within himself to reach the endzone during overtime, starting off Pac-7 conference play with a victory against Yuba College. After four quarters of football, both teams were tied at 7-7, which lead into overtime. Yuba College had scored...

Lab hours lengthened

Lab hours lengthened

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

October 4, 2019

Edit: The original graph depicted incorrect lab hours but was taken down and replaced with a graph displaying the correct information.  After concerns were raised following the surprise reduction this fall in hours for the Computer and Business lab in CO2-200 a compromise has been reached to...

False alarm disrupts classes

False alarm disrupts classes

Katie Loughran and Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

A false fire alarm was set off at Los Medanos College Thursday, Sept. 26. The false alarm originated in the art building at 9:56 a.m. for reasons still unclear to authorities on campus.  “The smoke alarm in the Art building was set off for reasons unknown,” said Lieutenant Chad Wehrmeister o...

Fun and games, stress relief

Fun and games, stress relief

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

A game day stress reliever was held Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in L-109. The event was jointly sponsored by Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS), Brothers of Excellence Program (BOEP), Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) and CalWORKs. The event offered a relaxing time for studen...

MESA celebrates 10th anniversary

MESA celebrates 10th anniversary

Dante Harrold, @HeraldDante

September 20, 2019

Los Medanos College’s Math Engineering Science Achievement program, also known as MESA, celebrated its 10th anniversary on Friday, Sept. 13. The event took place in room Ll-09 from 3 to 5 p.m.  Dedicated to providing academic support to students, MESA is one of the most successful Science, Te...

Walk with honors

Walk with honors

Spencer Batute, @BatuteSpencer

September 20, 2019

Have you ever wanted a program that offers cool classes, academic opportunities, fun trips and a sense of community, all in one? Look no further than Los Medanos College’s Honors Program. The Honors Program, now entering its 21st year at LMC, offers students a wide variety of benefits including p...

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 ...

Plan puts students first

Plan puts students first

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

September 20, 2019

Los Medanos College staff have been working hard to make a new system on campus that allows professors to focus on putting the students and their experience first while on campus. This plan is called Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) and it focuses on three base pillars: student experience, institution...

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