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Hispanic Heritage celebrated in dance

Hispanic Heritage celebrated in dance

Brenna Enos, Features Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

National Hispanic Heritage Month festivities at Los Medanos College continued Wednesday evening, with Lotería Night — a fun-filled evening hosted by the Puente Program and Puente Club at LMC The event was open to the LMC community and their families Oct.11 in room L-109. The night was focused on...

Jemele faces up-Hill battle

Jemele faces up-Hill battle

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

October 11, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Top Stories

ESPN Sports Commentator Jemele Hill caught hell just a few weeks ago for calling Donald Trump a White Supremacist in a series of tweets. She said in one of her tweets “Trump is the most ignorant, offensive president of my lifetime. His rise is a direct result of white supremacy. Period.” It wasn’t...

Armed robbery near LMC Lake puts community on alert

Armed robbery near LMC Lake puts community on alert

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

A Los Medanos College student was robbed by an armed suspect Wednesday morning on the southwest side of the LMC Lake. An emergency alert sent to staff and students following the incident reported the victim sustained no injuries. The alert also explained police received a call about the robbery at 9 a.m...

Complex construction

Complex construction

October 5, 2017


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Diversified Demolition Contractors begin the early stages of the construction of LMC’s new Physical Education Complex and Student Union.  A groundbreaking event is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 11 a.m.  No RSVP necessary, refreshments will be served....

College studies options

College studies options

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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LMC faculty and staff participated in a college wide conversation Oct. 2 sparked by the book “Redesigning America’s Community Colleges” by Thomas R. Bailey, Shanna Smith Jaggars and Davis Jenkins. Members of the college community had been provided copies of the book during All College Day in August...

Professor braves the elements

Professor braves the elements

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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  Swimming in darkness with only a small headlight to follow, enduring jellyfish stings with every crashing wave and doing it all after a sleepless night — that was the experience Los Medanos College professor Briana McCarthy during her swim across the English Channel. Departing Sept. 14, M...

BART revises path

BART revises path

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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Thanks to the actions of Los Medanos College’s own photography and graphic design Professor Curtis Corlew, BART, the Contra Costa Transit Authority and CalTrans will be collaborating with Antioch city authorities to ‘fix’ a problematic intersection near Hillcrest Avenue and make it safer for bic...

Artist advocates animal activism

Artist advocates animal activism

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Striking red and white instillation art pieces revolving around poaching were unveiled in the art gallery. These pieces use a variety of mediums to convey the same message, all of which promoting animal activism. Artist Karrie Hovey’s instillation “Menagerie” opened Sept. 26 to the public, with...

Comedy to stage at LMC

Comedy to stage at LMC

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


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Comic relief awaits the Los Medanos College community when “Lone Star” and “Laundry and Bourbon,” directed by Barbara M. Norris, opens in LMC’s Little Theater Tuesday, Oct. 12 for a two-week run.  These two-in-one comedic acts, with “Lone Star” heading up the ...

Battle of the Bay: LMC style

Battle of the Bay: LMC style

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The heated rivalry between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics is one of the most famous clashes of all time in sports and on Friday, Sept. 29 the rivalry continued to create dramatics after the A’s vs. Giants Los Medanos College staff softball game. What began as a simple softball game...

Mustangs stomp out Storm

Mustangs stomp out Storm

Jesus Cano, jcano@lmcexperince.com

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

A two-goal second half paved the way for the Los Medanos College Women’s soccer team, as they picked up their third win of the season by defeating Napa Valley College 2-0. Plenty of scoring opportunities were presented in the first half Tuesday afternoon at Mustang Stadium, but the Mustangs did n...

Sumney’s album feels comforting

Sumney’s album feels comforting

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

If the word ‘comfort’ came in the form of music, it would sound something like Moses Sumney’s debut album “Aromanticism.” With soft, surreal crooning and minimalistic instrumentation, this album is the musical embodiment of a warm blanket on a cold day. But this isn’t your typical “hearts...

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