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CHAMPIONS!

CHAMPIONS!

Hugo Calderon, @Hugothegreat09

April 25, 2019

The Los Medanos College baseball team won its first Bay Valley Conference title in the program’s 32-year history. One of the largest obstacles the team had to hurdle this season involved building successful season with a freshmen-heavy team. Only seven of the 38 players on the roster are sophomores.   ...

Mothers’ needs addressed

Mothers’ needs addressed

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

April 18, 2019

Students who are breastfeeding will soon have a place available anytime while the campus is open to pump breast milk or breastfeed. Alongside the Student Services building, a pod called the Mamava Lactation Pod was implemented over the spring recess. According to Senior Executive Assistant Jennifer Adams, the Mama...

PekaKucha packs a punch

PekaKucha packs a punch

Sierra Swedberg, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Attendees at the PechaKucha 20 x 20 event, hosted by the Los Medanos College Honors Club knows it was a fun and interesting way to listen and watch speeches. Pechakucha itself means to chit chat, a perfectly fitting name for the packed event as the audience got to watch seven speakers present anyth...

First-gen alumi talks education

First-gen alumi talks education

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

April 18, 2019

“Education really does open so many doors for you, I wouldn’t be here without my education,” said Workforce Development’s new program coordinator Melina Rodriguez. Rodriguez is no stranger to Workforce Development or LMC, as she has worked for Admission and Records, Calworks and was the admi...

Big Band gets swinging

Big Band gets swinging

Kirsten Haun, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Lively music filled the air as the Heritage Jazz Band kicked off the night playing tunes that swayed people to the dance floor Wednesday, April 17. The event was called the Big Band Dance Party and it was held from 6-9 p.m. to commemorate the third year since establishing the Veterans Resource Center at...

Mustangs win over Mendocino

Mustangs win over Mendocino

Hugo Calderon, @hugothegreat09

April 11, 2019

Zach Ellsworth’s speed wasn’t enough to preserve his team’s lead, but it was enough to be the walk off run. Los Medanos College beat Mendocino 4-3 March 21, with Milan Mijanovic hitting the walk off RBI in the tenth inning. Ellsworth has made the stretch from second base to home plate often this season and...

Memorial brings awareness

Memorial brings awareness

Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

A small but powerful memorial was held Wednesday, April 10 in the outdoor quad to bring awareness to the students lives lost in school shootings over the past few decades. The event was one of many put together for Active Shooter Awareness Week. Major school shootings from across the nation ranged from 1996 t...

Be very afraid of ‘Us’

Be very afraid of ‘Us’

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

April 11, 2019

Jordan Peele, the writer, and director of the critically acclaimed movie “Get out” has released his second anticipated film “US.” The new film is a psychological horror film about a family being terrorized by doppelgangers while on vacation. The main protagonist in the film is Adelaide Wilson, played by A...

From Software’s new game builds on formula

From Software’s new game builds on formula

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

April 11, 2019

“Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” is the latest release by the revered Japanese gaming development company From Software, most known for their critically acclaimed Dark Souls franchise and its equally praised spiritual successor, Bloodborne. These action role-playing games have inspired the presence of a ...

Watch your blindspot

Watch your blindspot

Marc Lopez, @KaptainMarc

March 21, 2019

“No matter what everyone has a blindspot,” said actor Rafael Casal from the critically acclaimed indie film “Blindspotting.” “You are always conditioned to see one thing before the other.” LMC and Maya Cinemas held a special screening for the critically acclaimed film “Blindspotting” on ...

Softball dominates in double header

Softball dominates in double header

Marc Lopez, @KaptainMarc

March 21, 2019

After constant game delays, the Los Medanos College softball team made a statement with two landslide victories. Weather and a damaged field has kept the Mustangs from playing almost the entirety of their pre-season. However, on March 19, the Mustangs let loose during its first Bay Valley Conferenc...

Female police aides take on leadership

Female police aides take on leadership

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

March 21, 2019

Police aides here on campus make sure that they do whatever they can to keep LMC safe and secure. With the law enforcement field being well dominated by males, more women are stepping up to the plate to show they also have a presence in the field. Corporal LMC police aid Sandy Lomeli had always known that she w...

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