Experience

District adopts social justice resolution

Governing Board President Rebecca Barrett discusses the resolution before it was approved in a Governing Board Meeting held June 24.

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah

July 3, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board adopted a new resolution to endorse community and public safety engagements in social justice reform during a meeting Wednesday, June 24. This conversation began after the district released a statement regarding the death of George Floyd by Minne...

Fall semester to be online

All courses that are being offered during the summer and fall semesters will be hybrid or completely online. Student's can see what courses are hybrid when registering through InSite.

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah

May 21, 2020

The fall 2020 semester will continue online amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Interim Vice President of Instruction Nancy Ybarra, some courses may have the option to be hybrid or partially face-to-face, depending on the course and health official recommendations as the year comes to an end.&nb...

Food pantry still serves students

The Food Pantry has new hours to continue serving LMC students.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran

May 7, 2020

Editors note: The Food Pantry hours have changed from "Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m" to Mondays 2 to 4 p.m. according to Teresea Archaga. Despite recent campus closures and shelter-in-place orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Medanos College Food Pantry will continue to remain ...

Construction continues

Construction continues

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah

May 7, 2020

Many things have changed or come to a halt amid the recent pandemic, but construction at Los Medanos College has not.  The Student Union and Kinesiology and Athletics Complex project started back in 2017 and was set to finish by the beginning of the spring 2020 semester. Due to unforeseen circum...

Student Trustee election held

Student Trustee election held

Hillary Hetrick, Campus Editor / @Hillarymhetrick

May 6, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District is holding an election for their new student trustee through Thursday, May 7. Students can vote through this SurveyMonkey link until 5 p.m. to choose who represents the students of the district. According to the district's website, a student trustee is a non-vot...

The new normal – Day 44

The new normal – Day 44

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah

April 29, 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. A month and a half into the Coronavirus pandemic, members of the Contra Costa Community College Distri...

Study Away proposals for 2021 due

Study Away proposals for 2021 due

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Proposals for the 2021 Study Away Program have been extended to Wednesday, April 29 by 5 p.m. The proposals were originally due April 15 but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the date was pushed back.  The Study Away Program is separate from the Study Abroad Program. According to an email sent ...

The new normal – Day 41

The new normal - Day 41

Erick Amaya, Sports Editor

April 26, 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 influx of negativity that has sprung up with the recent pandemic, Los Medanos College student and ...

CARES Act passed by senate

Eloy Oakley spoke about the CARES Act at a student media teleconference held April 14 via Zoom.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran

April 25, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act was recently passed by the U.S. Senate March 27 to help to provide relief to groups affected or impacted by the recent pandemic.  According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the almost $2 trillion Coronavirus response bill will provid...

The new normal – Day 35

The new normal - Day 35

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

April 20, 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 COVID-19 virus persists through California, people continue to be affected more and more each day. For ...

Chancellor search halted until fall

Chancellor search halted until fall

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer

April 19, 2020

The search for the next chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District has once again come to a halt. During a meeting held April 9, the district governing board approved delaying the search for a permanent chancellor until the fall 2020 semester. The impact of the Coronavirus causing th...

The new normal – Day 31

The new normal - Day 31

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 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.  One month into the California mandated shelter-in-place order due to the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens ...

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