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New athletic building opened

New athletic building opened

Krys Shahin, Spencer Batute, and Erick Amaya

November 21, 2019

The Kinesiology and Athletic Complex has officially opened and is ready for students and staff to use at the Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus. While the amenities and features within the building are meant for student athletes and students enrolled in KNACT-110, the state-of-the-art fitness cente...

Safety on campus is a priority

Safety on campus is a priority

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 14, 2019

The Safety and Security Committee and Police Services at Los Medanos College are working to implement new and accurate evacuation route maps in every classroom and office space on campus. As a result of construction to build a new Student Union building, which is slated to open in spring 2020, old eva...

Los Medanos College nominated for Aspen Prize

Los Medanos College nominated for Aspen Prize

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 14, 2019

Los Medanos College was named as one of 150 community colleges nationwide eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, a recognition awarded only to the most highly distinguished two-year colleges in the United States Tuesday, Nov. 5. The Aspen Prize is awarde...

Healing through harmony

Healing through harmony

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 14, 2019

Somewhere on campus, the hands of Bona Nsiala can be heard twirling away at guitar strings, making a melody for passersby to and from classes. Many stop to listen, and some ask him why he plays out in public. Nsiala’s usual reply is that he simply likes the echo that he gets from playing in open areas....

Mom pod open

Mom pod  open

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

November 7, 2019

The Mamava Lactation Pod in CC3 is now officially open and ready for use. The pod opening was originally delayed after its placement in March due to security and privacy concerns. “It is open for use,” said Carlos Montoya, Business Services Manager at Los Medanos College. The delays occurred d...

LMC celebrates the dead

LMC celebrates the dead

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 7, 2019

The United by Dreams and LatinX clubs hosted a Dia De Los Muertos event in the Outdoor Quad on the Los Medanos Pittsburg campus Monday, November 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dia De Los Muertos is a holiday celebrated, primarily in Mexico, to honor any departed family members that have passed. In a...

Zuniga nominated for Theatre Bay Area Award

Zuniga nominated for Theatre Bay Area Award

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 7, 2019

Dr. Luis Zuniga, Director of LMC Orchestra and Band, was recently nominated for an award for Outstanding Music Direction by Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest theatre service organizations in the United States. The Theatre Bay Area Awards “are designed to honor excellence in professionally-orie...

LMC hosts haunted hangout

LMC hosts haunted hangout

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Multiple clubs at Los Medanos College participated in a haunted house event along with a Fall Fundraiser, Oct. 25. The campus was decked out in spooky Halloween decorations but kept it family-friendly for all the children who attended with their parents.  The groups who decorated the campus, like Sh...

Students access free materials

Students access free materials

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

October 31, 2019

Open Education Resource, or Zero Textbook Costs, is a program that allows students to take classes that have textbooks and other materials ready for them to use at no cost. The program began back in the spring of 2018 when the state awarded Los Medanos College with a grant of roughly $30,000 to s...

Food pantry demonstration

Food pantry demonstration

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The Los Medanos College Food Pantry held a cooking demonstration Tuesday Oct. 29 in the Library in Room L-109. Those who attended learned new and different ways to cook and prepare items like pumpkin spread for Thanksgiving, as well as corn and green chili salad. Both recipes are healthy choices t...

Kanye preaches to the choir

Kanye preaches to the choir

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 31, 2019

From 808s to 3:16, legendary rapper and hip-hop producer Kanye West has covered plenty of ground throughout his musical career. West presents his spiritual journey and renewed faith in God in his ninth studio album, “Jesus Is King,” released Oct. 25. The most significant aspect of this new record...

How cultures on campus celebrate fall

How cultures on campus celebrate fall

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 24, 2019

Trick-or-treating, jack-o-lanterns, spooky decorations and all things macabre. These traditions are unquestionable customs of Halloween, a hallmark American holiday. However, Halloween is by no means the only cultural approach to this fall holiday. A number of various cultures and communities around...

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