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Semanick is up for 10th Oscar

Luke Johnson

February 27, 2014


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Former Los Medanos College student Michael Semanick has received his tenth Academy Award nomination for Achievement in Sound Mixing for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” and has a chance bring home his third Oscar. The sound mixer earned his first Academy Award nomination in 2001 for “The...

Recent crimes alarming

Rattana Kim

February 27, 2014


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Crime continues to be an issue at Los Medanos College. According to the records compiled and published by the Department of Justice’s Campus Crime Awareness Report, burglary and theft are the two most reported incidents. However, LMC remains among the lower rates of crime in comparison to the other...

Monkey Inferno heats up

Monkey Inferno heats up

Brendan Cross, bcross@lmcexperience.com

February 26, 2014


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Xochi Birch, daughter of LMC co-founding staff member Felipe Torres Jr. and entrepreneur with a net worth in the hundreds of millions, came back to LMC Monday, Feb. 24 to talk about her business experiences and endeavors. Birch, along with her husband Michael, were the creators of the social networking...

Debate duo wins tourney

Brendan Cross

February 20, 2014


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Students Dylan Melowitz and Dennis Tekell led the Los Medanos College Debate Team to a novice division tournament win in the 2014 NCFA Championship Tournament at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton Feb. 7-9. Both Melowitz and Tekell had never taken part in a debate tournament before the event and...

Lab upgrade under way

Lab upgrade under way

Joseph Delano

February 20, 2014


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The laboratory upgrade at the Brentwood campus is under way. Construction began earlier this semester and the new lab is scheduled to be open to students for the upcoming fall semester. The additional space will allow students of the Brentwood campus to forego the need to come to the main Pittsburg campus...

Snell’s work is honored

Snell’s work is honored

Rattana Kim

February 6, 2014


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Los Medanos College’s Mathematics Professor Myra Snell is one of twenty-four finalists nationwide for the Awards of Excellence, which is sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The AACC recognizes innovation and promising practices of two-year community colleges nationwide. There...

Alum wins 50k for ad

Alum wins 50k for ad

Steven Luke

February 6, 2014


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LMC Alum and Antioch High grad Amber Gill won $50,000 after finishing as the runner-up in Doritos “Crash the Super Bowl” ad contest. Gill was one of more than 55,000 people who originally submitted a commercial to the Doritos “Crash the Super Bowl” contest, and then became one of five finalists. A...

Bus passes still possible

Bus passes still possible

Tamara L. Seward

January 30, 2014


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As costs for education and transportation continue to rise, transportation to and from school can be an added burden for those students who do not own their own vehicle and have no other way to get to school aside from public transportation. What happens if your car breaks down? How does a student who...

Fresh talent welcomed

Fresh talent welcomed

Rattana Kim

January 30, 2014


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This spring 2014 semester, Los Medanos College welcomes new Cafeteria Manager Jackee Kim from Fresh & Natural Corporation. This corporation is the vendor that hosts LMC’s cafeteria. This change of management was due to a need for better service according to Chief Operations Officer (COO), Norma...

Parking strife in Brentwood

Parking strife in Brentwood

Bertha Aguilar

January 30, 2014


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Insufficient parking at the LMC Brentwood Center has always been a lingering problem, but the parking situation is about to become scarce. Parking for the Brentwood Center is limited, as it shares public parking with surrounding businesses. The Sand Creek business center are a cluster of buildings located...

‘Fences’ without borders

‘Fences’ without borders

Suzzanne Sperry

January 27, 2014


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The LMC Theater Department is preparing for a week-long conference hosted by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). The KCACTF is a national theater program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide which has served as a catalyst in improving the quality...

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