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District responds to county order

District responds to county order

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2020

Contra Costa County declared an extension to the shelter-in-place order March 31, extending the date until “at least May 3.” The Contra Costa Community College District is now meeting to discuss what further actions should take place for the rest of the spring 2020 semester.   The importance of abiding by ...

The new normal – Day 15

The new normal – Day 15

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 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. Associated Students President Thyra Cobbs is one of the hundreds of Los Medanos College students affected b...

LMC provides technology to students

LMC provides technology to students

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2020

As both lab and lecture courses transition to online only, some students may find themselves struggling to produce the materials and resources they need to be successful, and may not have access to.  In an attempt to help these students, Los Medanos College has purchased 50 Chromebooks and i...

The new normal – Day 7

The new normal – Day 7

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer

March 23, 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 a shelter-in-place order in California, the everyday routines of Los Medanos College students, teachers a...

Chancellor search halted

Chancellor search halted

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

The search for the next chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District has come to a screeching halt. Due to recent developments in regards to the COVID-19 virus pandemic “and its impact on the ability to serve students quality and affordable higher education,” the search has been paused...

Be wary of email scams

Be wary of email scams

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

The Coronavirus unfortunately is not the only virus people need to worry about catching. As more and more people begin to fret over the world’s most recent pandemic, some have decided to exploit the crisis for their own benefit.  "One of the things that's most concerning to us are phishing sca...

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

The new normal – Day 3

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

The new normal – Day 2

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...

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...

District reacts to COVID-19 pandemic

District reacts to COVID-19 pandemic

Jordyn Toscano and Krys Shahin

March 12, 2020

Editor's note: There are now 168 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus in Contra Costa County and 3 deaths as of March 28. As more cases of the novel coronavirus are identified in Contra Costa County, the Contra Costa Community College District is working to provide new guidances to its three colleges...

Combating the Coronavirus

Combating the Coronavirus

Krys Shahin and Jordyn Toscano

March 5, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District, along with other schools in the Northern California Study Abroad Consortium, are responding to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in Europe by bringing home all students and staff currently studying abroad in Italy. Over 100 students, who have been staying in ...

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