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Evaluation for accreditation

Evaluation for accreditation

Dexter Dunzweiler

November 22, 2012


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Faculty, staff and administration gathered in the music Recital Hall Oct. 29 to kick off the regular accreditation process. The school goes through this process once every six years, the last occurring in 2008. The next accreditation is schedualed to visit LMC in October 2014. The process starts...

Dance Squad face plants

Dance Squad face plants

Luke Johnson

November 19, 2012


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Los Medanos College’s first dance team in the history of the school flopped in its first performance during the halftime show at Saturday afternoon’s football game. Due to technical difficulties, the dancers were unable to hear the music for their routine from the 50-yard-line. After multiple...

Drama gets crazy on center stage

Drama gets crazy on center stage

Vanessa Flores

November 19, 2012


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The 1962 novel “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” written by Ken Kesey has been brought to life at Los Medanos College by the Drama Department. Directed by Barbara Norris, this production flourished on stage with its great acting. The play focuses on the rebellious ways of Randle McMurphy who...

Guest speaker offers parenting tools

Guest speaker offers parenting tools

November 19, 2012


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Guest speaker Ramona McCoy, early childhood education instructor, visited Los Medanos College on Thursday, Nov. 8 for a special workshop for students in the EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs & Services) and CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education) programs. The workshop, labeled as...

Hopeful transfers make contact

Hopeful transfers make contact

Brenda Cross and Alan Tapia

November 2, 2012


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The colorful booths and cheerful smiles of representatives from universities greeted students who happened to roam through the third floor of the College Complex on Monday, as student had the chance to learn about colleges from across the country. As many as 54 schools participated in Los Medanos...

Final push for president

Final push for president

Kellie McCown

November 2, 2012


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For months the American people have been subject to presidential campaign commercials, emails, and phone calls all looking for their attention, and ultimately their vote. At the head of the race are two different men, with two different visions of what direction our country should be taking in the upcoming...

City hosts debate team

City hosts debate team

Samuel Gonzalez

November 2, 2012


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Should California voters pass proposition 30? That question was debated by students from LMC’s Debate Team in Pittsburg’s City Council Chambers on the night of Oct 24. “The best way to understand these complicated issues is through an all out clash of ideas,” Professor Dave Zimny said in...

Possible fallout if it fails

Charles Powell

November 2, 2012


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Many important issues will be decided on Election Day and the Los Medanos College Community’s future will be shaped by a number of them from who the new commander in chief will be to who will represent Ward 5 on the Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) Governing Board. Two local ballot...

New play opens Nov 8

New play opens Nov 8

Samuel Gonzalez

November 2, 2012


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The Los Medanos College Drama Department will perform “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” a play based on Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel of the same name. “Cuckoo’s Nest,” is the fictional story of Randle Patrick McMurphy’s court-ordered stay in a mental hospital. McMurphy—who enjoys gambling...

Schools visit for preview night

Schools visit for preview night

Aishling Doherty

November 2, 2012


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Los Medanos College invited high school students and their parents to campus Monday night for its annual College Night event. “Transfer Day [a companion event, see page 1]focuses on current LMC students who are looking to transfer, and College Night is for local East Contra Costa County High School...

Students informed at rally

Students informed at rally

Charels Powell

October 26, 2012


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The proliferation of political propaganda leaves little doubt election day, Nov. 6, is just around the around the corner. The Los Medanos College Community was given a chance to make sure it could participate in a voter registration drive called “Rock the Vote” — held at the Pittsburg campus quad...

Marketing department wins big

Marketing department wins big

Sean Tongson

October 26, 2012


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Los Medanos College was presented with eight Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 6. These awards recognize outstanding achievement in print and online communications and publications as well as media and campaign success stories at community and technical...

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