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Chancellor search takes next step

LMC President and moderator of the Sept. 17 public forum listens intently to Dr. Bryan Reece

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2020

The search for the next Contra Costa Community College District permanent chancellor progressed further Thursday, Sept. 17 as the district held a public forum with the sole candidate, Dr. Bryan Reece. Starting at 12:30 p.m. each school in the district and the district office held a 45 minute forum...

Chancellor search moves forward with single candidate

Chancellor search moves forward with single candidate

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District’s search for a new permanent chancellor made significant progress last Friday, Sept. 11 when the Governing Board narrowed its field of candidates to two, Bryan Reece and Raul Rodriguez. But that field was reduced to one Wednesday, Sept. 16, when Rodriguez...

Panelists examine past and present of policing

Panelists during the Sept. 9 Zoom meeting.

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

A panel of Los Medanos College Social Science instructors condensed a few centuries worth of policing in the United States into a roughly two-hour presentation on Zoom Sept. 9 in the third of LMC’s four-part “Urgent Conversations” series. From slave patrols in the early 1700s to the militarization...

Orange Sky Consumes Bay Area

Orange sky consumes the sky at 9:00am in a parking lot off Atlantic Ave in Pittsburg.

September 13, 2020

As the wildfires continue to burn, the Bay Area was engulfed in an orange sky Sept. 9. Art and Journalism professor Curtis Corlew had his photography students use this unfortunate circumstance to their advantage by getting pictures of their perspective of the orange sky.     ...

Career Services hosting weekly meetings

Career Services hosting weekly meetings

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2020

The Los Medanos College Transfer and Career Services have added a new remote service to their roster for the fall semester, the Career Design Studio. The studio is spearheaded by LMC Career Exploration Program Coordinator Edward Beanes and Adjunct Career Counselor and Instructor Mark Isham.  “The...

‘The Social Dilemma’ review: the sins of social media

Former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris testifies before the U.S. Senate in

Josh Bahns, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

“There are only two industries that call their customers ‘users’: illegal drugs and software.” This is one of the many haunting quotes from Netflix’s new docu-drama hybrid, “The Social Dilemma.”  Jeff Orlowski, writer and director of “The Social Dilemma,” interviews technology...

The Financial Aid Office is still here to help

The Financial Aid Office is still here to help

Dante Harrold and Weston Hopkins

September 9, 2020

Financial aid is a crucial tool for students, even more so during this economically tremulous time. The U.S. is currently facing a pandemic, which has launched the country into a recession, leaving millions financially vulnerable. Students need to know what financial aid they may be entitled to and how...

Urgent Conversations

Urgent Conversations

Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

The Los Medanos College Social Science Department is hosting a four-part series of events called "Urgent Conversations" in order to inform students and teachers on the topics of equity and social justice, while also providing tools, ideas and curriculum to help support teachers and students during these...

EOPS holds event on campus

Students wait in line during the EOPS, CARE, CalWORKS days.

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2020

Over a two day period we had 221 students attend. Students were greeted when they arrived and instructed to keep six feet apart. There was one check in station which helped to streamline the process.

Review of Charlie Kaufman’s ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’

Review of Charlie Kaufman's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things'

Josh Bahns, Staff Writer

September 7, 2020

Rarely does a movie start with a character saying the title of said movie, but rarely does a Kaufman movie resemble any other.

Incoming freshman in the time of COVID

Incoming freshman in the time of COVID

Andrew Oliver, Staff Writer

September 2, 2020

Los Medanos College has a lot of new attendees during this unpredictable year.

Bookstore working to keep up with orders

Bookstore working to keep up with orders

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer

September 1, 2020

We currently have three permanent Bookstore employees and we have received well over 3,000 online orders.

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