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Mustangs overcome obstacle

Mustangs overcome obstacle

Hugo Calderon, Twitter.com/HugoCalderon09

April 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Los Medanos College emerged victorious against Solano College, winning 6-3, despite head coach Anthony D’Albora and starting pitcher, James Biles being ejected from the game. In the fifth inning the umpire tossed Biles and D’Albora out. Biles was trying to communicate with his coach from the mound....

2016 MVP adds award

2016 MVP adds award

Jesus Cano, Twitter.com/y2j_cano88

April 11, 2018


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Back in 2016, Caitlin Sadler was the queen of the court for not only for the Los Medanos College volleyball team, but also the entire Bay Valley Conference. But in the classroom, she exemplified the definition of a true scholar athlete, and the state took notice. Over spring break, Sadler was one...

Uchis polishes sound

Uchis polishes sound

D'Angelo Jackson, @DangeloJackson_

April 10, 2018


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Imagine for a moment the vintage sounds of gliding, 70s guitar drips, crystalline synths, sine pads, the smooth vocal stylings of Yukimi Nagano and Amy Winehouse, sung of course to melodies that are both somber and sanguine, and done with an approach to R&B, soul, reggaeton, electronica and funk....

Review Crew: ‘A Quiet Place’

Review Crew: ‘A Quiet Place’

Perry Continente, Twitter.com/perrycontinente

April 10, 2018


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Perry says:  Writer, director and star John Krasinski develops the family of his new film “A Quiet Place” into compelling original characters almost entirely without spoken dialogue. The film’s empathetic approach to character and family may be its single greatest achievement. So it is unfortunat...

Trustee inquiry dropped

Adria Watson, @adriarwatson

April 5, 2018


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An investigation into an anonymous complaint of alleged sexual harassment by former Contra Costa Community College Governing Board President Tim Farley was halted after Farley’s unexpected resignation Feb. 26. The investigation had been prompted by an anonymous letter dated Jan. 24, addressed to...

Miller gets new position as dean

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexpereince.com

April 5, 2018


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              As a result of technological advances education is but a mouse click away and the Contra Costa Community College District is responding to the call for increasing opportunities in online education for students. According...

Pittsburg honors Chavez/Huerta

Pittsburg honors Chavez/Huerta

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

April 5, 2018


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Caesar Chavez day was celebrated in Pittsburg with a march honoring both Chavez and Dolores Huerta. While the current political climate was a huge concern for the marchers, the majority of the energy was directed towards celebrating Mexican culture and the lives of Chavez and Huerta. The Los Medanos...

Armour’s au revoir

Armour’s au revoir

Adria Watson, @adriarwatson

April 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

“My favorite groups of students are the re-entry students. I see them come up and I give them their paperwork. They are so nervous and I go ‘You’re going to be OK. You’ve made a good step in coming to college,’” said Admissions and Records Director Robin Armour who retired just before Spring...

Novelist discusses obstacles

Kimberly Stelly, twitter.com/@kstelly1994

April 4, 2018


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Ronnie Sydney is the best-selling author of several graphic novels, all a part of the “Nelson Beats the Odds” series. He takes creative license with his own experiences and weaves them into the pages of his comic books. During his presentation Monday, April 2, Los Medanos College counselor, Nina...

Miller takes on new position

Miller takes on new position

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

March 28, 2018


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As a result of technological advances education is but a mouse click away and the Contra Costa Community College District is responding to the call for increasing opportunities in online education for students. According to Hans Johnson, senior fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California and...

Film captures feeling of youth

Film captures feeling of youth

Adria Watson, twitter.com/adriarwatson

March 15, 2018


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Ava DuVernay’s film adaptation of the science fantasy novel “A Wrinkle in Time’” is packed with profound emotion and stunning visuals that capture the story’s theme of loving and accepting who you are, as you are. “A Wrinkle in Time” tells the story of a young girl’s journey to find ...

Tragedy inspires action

Tragedy inspires action

Lilly Montero, twitter.com/lilly_montero3

March 15, 2018


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High school and college students around East Contra Costa County made their voices heard during the National School Walkout Wednesday, March 14. Students from Freedom, Heritage, Dozier Libbey, Pittsburg, Antioch and Deer Valley high schools, as well as from Los Medanos College, walked out of their clas...

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