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“A Seat At The Table” still imperative to Black culture

“A Seat At The Table” still imperative to Black culture

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

September 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

“When I felt afraid or when I felt like this record would be so different from my last, I would see or hear another story of a young Black person in America having their life taken away from them, having their freedom taken away,” said singer-songwriter, Solange during the “A Seat With Us” conversation she had a year ago with her mother (Tina Knowles-Lawson) and writer Judnick Mayard about “A Sea...

Honoring cultural journey

Honoring cultural journey

September 28, 2017


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Los Medanos College students Julian Mispireta, Amata Abatcha, Vanessa Fregoso and Diana Cobian relax in the Outdoor Quad Wednesday, Sept. 27 for the viewing of “McFarland, USA” (top photo) hosted by Student Life in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Student body gives blood

Student body gives blood

Joshua Wood, jwood@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Los Medanos College held its Fall 2017 Blood Drive on Sept. 20 The blood drive was run out of a mobile donation center from Blood Centers of the Pacific, a non-profit organization that delivers blood to over 40 hospitals in the Bay Area and northern California. Students from across LMC gathered at...

Clubs feature activities

Clubs feature activities

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

A steady stream of students flocked to the outdoor quad Tuesday, Sept. 19 for Club Day. 14 of the 26 active clubs were present on hand to provide information to students in joining a student-run club on campus — including AGS, Anime, Honors and UMOJA. Director of Student Life Teresa Archaga, who...

LMC artist seeks new exposures

LMC artist seeks new exposures

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

“I’ve been making tracks for a year since I was about 17,” recalled Conor Cruze, as described on a Los Medanos College campus bulletin board poster as ‘LMC student and local amateur rapper.’ “I initially made amateur rap battle videos, that later inspired me to make original tracks. I’ve...

‘Infinite’ rather limited

‘Infinite’ rather limited

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The sixth installment in Capcom’s acclaimed “Vs.” series, “Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite” is… a fighting game. As a ‘fighting’ game, it’s absolutely excellent, with the flashy combos, frenetic action and fast pace that makes the “Vs.” series distinct. As a ‘game,’ however… it’s...

Metroid impresses

Metroid impresses

Josh Wood, jwood@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

After 10 years of waiting, nothing was more torturous than the minute-long cut scene of the staple red and orange spaceship descending onto the surface of planet SR-388. But when the hatch opened and Samus rose from the depths of her ship to one of the most recognizable choral jingles in gaming, the...

Volleyball splits series

Volleyball splits series

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After a heart-breaking 3-0   loss to the Solano Falcons on last week, it was a tale of two games Wednesday for the Mustangs volleyball team.  Two games against two different colleges in LMC on the same day.  The LMC volleyball were looking to get back in the win column. With their...

Stangs clawed by Falcons

Stangs clawed by Falcons

Jonathan Little

September 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With a bit of momentum after their recent shut out of Lassen College, the Los Medanos College Mustangs women’s soccer team had a 1-3-1 record and high hopes going into the first game of the regular season Sept. 22 against Solano College at home. But despite their opponent’s pre-season record of...

LMC shields DACA

LMC shields DACA

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

September 26, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

In the wake of President Trump’s repeal of DACA, a Republican bill seeks to replace the executive order with many more restrictions. The succeed act would provide a path for citizenship, but it also restricts applicants to the program. On top of DACA’s restrictions, people under the SUCCEED Act...

Composer talks music experience

Composer talks music experience

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

September 26, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Renowned Composer Adrienne Albert started off her speech to a mixed crowd of Los Medanos College students, staff and faculty by surveying the room. “How many of you grew up in a household where music was a central part of growing up?” she asked. Half of the audience members raised their hands. “Well,...

College bucks the tide

Brenna Enos, beno@lmcexperience.com

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Numbers are looking good for Los Medanos College and the surrounding cities this year: the economy is booming, unemployment rates in Contra Costa Country are at a record low and full-time students at LMC are increasing. But why does the correlation between unemployment rates and student enrollment...

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