Experience

Graduation ceremony to be held online

Jesus Briseno proudly waves a Mexican flag as he walks up to the stage at graduation. Photo taken in 2017.

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has ceased all large gatherings and will until further notice, which includes graduation for Los Medanos College students.  The ceremony, which was originally going to be held face-to-face on the last day of classes May 22, will not be pushed back, but will be online rat...

LMC sets up emergency fund

LMC sets up emergency fund

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

Los Medanos College has created the LMC COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund to help students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 virus pandemic.  As this situation was unexpected and unlike anything formerly dealt with, LMC started the fund in the hopes of creating stability for students who a...

Work Education continues through COVID-19

Students in participating in the CWEE program can work in many types of jobs including on campus, grocery stores, police services and more.

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

With constant changes occurring due to the COVID-19 virus, like Los Medanos College campus being closed and courses being switched online, many are still adjusting to new routines weeks into the shelter-in-place. Cooperative Work Experience Education students and instructors have been dealing with w...

The new normal – Day 30

The new normal - Day 30

Charles Reed, Campus Editor

April 15, 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.  Due to the major lifestyle adjustment everyone has had to make these last few weeks, many have lea...

The new normal – Day 28

The new normal - Day 28

Erick Amaya, Sports Editor

April 13, 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 the transition to remote instruction due to the COVID-19 virus, Maria Torres is yet another...

The new normal – Day 24

LMC President Bob Kratochvil in the College Assembly meeting that had 97 participants held April 9.

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 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. As the statewide shelter-in-place order is extended, individuals in the Los Medanos College community are still...

The young and the young at heart should stay inside (or donate blood)

The young and the young at heart should stay inside (or donate blood)

Adriana Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

April 9, 2020

Streets are barren and the silence is palpable.When you wander outside to the only open places of business — a grocery, construction store, or emergency locations such as hospitals, vets, and dentists — there are people hidden behind masks with rubber gloves concealing their hands. There is a stan...

Accreditation process nearing completion

The Shared Governance Council met March 25 to discuss the accreditation.

Spencer Batute, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

Los Medanos College’s accreditation process, an assessment of the school’s educational programs to receive federal funding, is nearing completion. The final draft of the Institutional Self Evaluation Report, a self-assessment of the college’s adherence to its educational standards, is expecte...

Spring semester remains online

Staff and students packed the lecture hall to express their concerns and confusion about what was happening due to the COVID-19 virus during the emergency Academic Senate meeting which was held on March 11.

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2020

The remainder of the spring 2020 semester at Los Medanos College and within the Contra Costa Community College District will continue with instruction and services delivered remotely, and most students will not return to campus for face-to-face classes until fall.  The announcement was made by Interim ...

The new normal – Day 23

The new normal - Day 23

Jordyn Toscano, News Editor

April 8, 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. Adjusting to the transition of all student resources and courses online has been challenging this spring ...

The new normal – Day 22

The new normal - Day 22

Spencer Batute, Staff Writer

April 7, 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.  Before the campus closure, Appliance Service Technology Instructor Debbie Winckler’s teaching s...

Transfer Services move online

Transfer Services move online

Charles Reed and Krys Shahin

April 4, 2020

The state-wide shelter-in-place has impacted the entire Los Medanos College community, yet there are still programs that offer student services online.  The Transfer and Career Center has moved a selection of their services online to help students stay on track with their transfer goals. ...

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