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The new normal – Day 4

The new normal - Day 4

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Editor’s note: “The new normal” is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with a shelter-in-place order amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   With constant changes going on throughout this COVID-19 virus outbreak many lives are affected d...

The new normal – Day 3

Student Guy Wallace plays Madden, a football game, in his free time since he is not able to practice for football right now.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

March 19, 2020

Editor’s note: “The new normal” is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with a shelter-in-place order amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Although the Contra Costa Community College District originally intended to move lecture classes online...

The new normal – Day 2

Statistics teacher Julio Guerrero-Gonzalez tries to entertain students during his Zoom lessons with fun backgrounds.

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

Editor’s note: Today is the second day of the public health order requiring citizens of Contra Costa County and five other local municipalities to shelter in place. “The new normal” is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with that order ami...

The new normal – Day 1

Krys Shahin on a conference call with her dog Apollo interested in what she is doing.

Krys Shahin, @krysshah

March 17, 2020

Editor's note: Today is the first day of the public health order requiring citizens of Contra Costa County and five other local municipalities to shelter in place. "The new normal" is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with that order amid...

Campuses in CCCCD close

Campuses in CCCCD close

Krys Shahin and Jordyn Toscano

March 15, 2020

Interim Chancellor Gene Huff sent out a press release to all employees of the Contra Costa Community College District today, March 15, to alert them that all campuses will be closed until further notice. As it stands all five locations under the district, Contra Costa College, Diablo Valley College-Pleasan...

Local hip-hop garage group grabs attention from fans and industry workers

Above, AG Club crafts a song in their garage studio. Seated left is Loui, who uses a digital keyboard to mix together the instrumental. Seated right, reaching over, is Babyboy, who asks Loui how certain affects can be added to make his vocals more interesting. Behind them is Jody Fontaine, mulling over lyrics he wrote.

Spencer Batute, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

When the members of local hip-hop collective AG Club were in middle school, Odd Future, a soon-to-be supergroup, was revolutionizing the course of hip-hop with its innovative, anti-establishment style and multimedia approach to art. Like many contemporaries, AG Club bears the influence of Odd Future...

Beliefs spark loud debate

Student Arron Homes argues with a man in a “Jesus can set you free” T-shirt who walked onto campus Thursday to proselytize. Many other students also gathered around in the outdoor quad to challenge his religious perspectives.

September 20, 2019

Students walked on to campus Thursday, Sept. 19, to hear a man yelling about his beliefs with a large sign that said "REPENT FOR YOUR SINS" along with a shirt that read "Jesus can set you free" in the outdoor quad while debating with those that challenged his thoughts. Campus police were present to ensure...

Cops advocate awareness

Officer Barbosa showing support alongside Esperanza Rojas for Active Shooter Awareness Week Sept. 11 at Los Medanos College.

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

September 13, 2019

Active Shooter Awareness Week has returned this semester with a larger turnout than its predecessor.  A memorial was held Tuesday, Sept. 10 along with a presentation by Contra Costa County Community College District and the Los Medanos College Campus Police about what to do when in those high- ...

Back Talk SE – “Venom” Spoilercast

October 16, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZDdUDVR1Sw On this special edition version of Back Talk, Robert Pierce and Anthony Martinez discuss "Venom."

Back Talk EP106

October 15, 2018

https://youtu.be/0FI6IbFTbRo Episode 106 of #BackTalkLMC featuring Robert Pierce and Anthony Martinez!

Back Talk EP105

October 8, 2018

https://youtu.be/BpmQDcmIPII Episode 5 of #BackTalkLMC with Robert Pierce and Anthony Martinez, this week featuring co-editor-in-chief Perry Continente!

Back Talk EP104

October 1, 2018

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wx8LEKD4Vzg Episode 104 of #BackTalkLMC featuring Robert Pierce, Anthony Martinez and Lilly Montero!

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