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Self-defense demo informs

Self-defense demo informs

Kimberly Stelly, Twitter.com/kstelly1994

April 24, 2018


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Half of Los Medanos College’s gym was occupied Monday afternoon, as a sizeable group made up of mostly students attended a free self-defense demonstration, as a part of a string of Student Life hosted events in honor of Sexual Violence Awareness Week. The first half of the event was a presentation ...

Action game almost perfect

Action game almost perfect

Perry Continente, twitter.com/perrycontinente

April 23, 2018


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“God of War” is nothing if not brave. Santa Monica Studios has dramatically reimagined its most famous IP on almost every level shifting the gameplay, narrative, tone, focus and characters to a point where the final product bears little resemblance to its forbearers. These changes are by and large...

New center underway

New center underway

Brenna Enos, twitter.com/brennasenos

April 19, 2018


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“Today is a pivotal moment in time,” said Gary Walker-Roberts as he looked out over a large crowd that had congregated in the middle of a grassy field, soon to be occupied by the new Los Medanos College Brentwood campus. “This college campus will change lives forever.” Like Roberts, who acts...

Novel student gets published

Novel student gets published

Brenna Enos, twitter.com/brennasenos

April 18, 2018


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As a child, Brandon Lawson often lived in his own fantasies. He often got in trouble and was sent to his room in isolation as a punishment, but instead of sitting in solitude, Lawson always kept himself busy with his thoughts.  “I was alone a lot … I always had to use my mind to imagine things,”...

Earth Day delivers

Alex Camilli, twitter.com/A_carnation

April 18, 2018


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Los Medanos College students engaged with local non-profit organizations that visited the college Wednesday April 18 to raise awareness of how crucial sustainability is and how it affects people all over the globe. The LMC Sustainability Committee sponsored the annual Earth Day event from 10 a.m....

LMC makes ‘Space’ for art show

LMC makes ‘Space’ for art show

D'Angelo Jackson

April 18, 2018


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The work of internationally known Bay Area photographer Jeannie O’Connor is gracing the walls of the Los Medanos College Art Gallery in a new exhibit called “Double Space.” Gallery Director Judi Pettite expressed enthusiasm about Thursday’s debut, which opened with a reception and artist talk...

District defends blocks

Perry Continente, Twitter.com/perrycontinente

April 12, 2018


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The controversial URL filtering implemented by the district was discussed with the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of Information and Technology Mojdeh Mehdizadeh at the Academic Senate meeting Monday, April 9. This follows a resolution passed unanimously Feb. 26 by the senate opposing the blocking of...

Facts surface from investigation inquiry

Adria Watson, Twitter.com/adriarwatson

April 12, 2018


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A preliminary investigation by the Contra Costa Community College District into sexual harassment allegations against former Trustee Tim Farley found witness statements appear to support accusations made against him in an anonymous letter that sparked the inquiry. According to the report by Associate...

Catcher on the road to success

Catcher on the road to success

Lilly Montero, Twitter.com/lilly_montero3

April 12, 2018


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Mustangs’ catcher, Victor Anguiano, has a history of bypassing the easier path in exchange for something harder, but more satisfying. When he was young he found he was good at soccer, but baseball was where his heart was. And though baseball wasn’t easy, it was the difficulty that motivated him. A...

Orchestra gets experience

Orchestra gets experience

Brenna Enos, Twitter.com/brennasenos

April 12, 2018


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When attending a musical, it becomes all too easy to feast your eyes on the choreographed dance routines, intricate sets and flashy costumes. But an integral part of musicals you cannot always see are the people that bring the music to life from behind the curtain – the orchestra.  For the...

Concert hits all the right notes

Concert hits all the right notes

Lilly Montero, Twitter.com/lilly_montero3

April 12, 2018


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LMC’s Music Department put on the 2018 Spring Jazz Concert Wednesday, April 11. The event was the latest in a series of experimental multi-school collaborations. The concert featured the Freedom High School Jazz Band conducted by director George Chilcott and LMC’s own jazz band conducted by dire...

Prep for a quake

Prep for a quake

Robert Pierce, Twitter.com/RobertP_EXP

April 12, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Nursing Department held its third annual mass casualty simulation-training event Wednesday, April 11. Throughout the campus, student and volunteer actors mimed various injuries and ailments for LMC nursing and medical students to diagnose and treat in a simulation of a real-life...

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