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Transfer Day hits campus

Transfer Day hits campus

Hillary Hetrick and Krys Shahin

October 24, 2019

As Los Medanos College students arrived on campus Tuesday, Oct. 22, they were met with an array of tables, colorful banners, brochures, and more. Transfer Day was about to begin. The event took place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Indoor Quad. Representatives from over 55 colleges were present at the...

Appliance unplugged?

Appliance unplugged?

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

October 24, 2019

As a result of a projected lower rate of increase in the job market for technicians — just a 2 percent expected rate of growth — the Career Technical Education Appliance program has been up for review, and could be discontinued based on data collected by management and Workforce Development. “[The CTE Applianc...

Back-to-back home wins

Back-to-back home wins

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

The Los Medanos College Women’s Soccer team defeated Mendocino College 9-0 Friday, Oct. 18. The Mustangs remain in first place in the Bay Valley Conference, with a 7-0-0 record. Player Marianna Giovanetti opened the score sheet with her first goal of the game in the very first minute of the game. ...

Leading with impact

Leading with impact

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

October 24, 2019

The Impact Conference, a leadership development and inspirational event for students, took place Thursday, Oct. 17 and Friday, Oct. 18. The conference hosted keynote speaker David Heredia, the creator of “Little Heroes of Color,” as well as other speakers from the college and Pittsburg area. The ev...

Play gets LMC hyped

Play gets LMC hyped

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The student-produced play “Hype Man,” which debuted at the Los Medanos College Little Theatre Thursday, Oct. 10, proved to be a resounding success. The play was written by Idris Goodwin and is directed by Terrance Ivory. The story of “Hype Man” features three friends in the hip-hop industry...

Police respond to threat

Police respond to threat

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano

October 18, 2019

Students and staff at the Los Medanos College campus in Pittsburg went on lockdown due to threat of a potential active shooter on campus, Wed. Oct. 9th at 9:43 p.m. The LMC Police Services and Contra Costa Community College District began receiving inquiries about a potential armed gunman on campus “appro...

LMC staff plays ball

LMC staff  plays ball

Joseph Johnson, @picassojoe

October 18, 2019

The Los Medanos College faculty and staff set up a softball game for themselves in order to take a break from the challenging work environment they endure everyday to keep LMC a nice, safe and productive environment. During the game, everyone was all smiles, excited to reminisce in the games played i...

Cars get a charge

Cars get a charge

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 18, 2019

The electric vehicle charging stations in Parking Lot A of the Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus, which were originally expected to be completed within the first few weeks of school, are now expected to become operable before the end of October or November. Although the construction of the chargin...

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

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...

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