Urgent Conversations

Urgent Conversations

Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

The Los Medanos College Social Science Department is hosting a four-part series of events called "Urgent Conversations" in order to inform students and teachers on the topics of equity and social justice, while also providing tools, ideas and curriculum to help support teachers and students during these...

How cultures on campus celebrate fall

Halloween decorations in the Center for Academic Support.

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 24, 2019

Trick-or-treating, jack-o-lanterns, spooky decorations and all things macabre. These traditions are unquestionable customs of Halloween, a hallmark American holiday. However, Halloween is by no means the only cultural approach to this fall holiday. A number of various cultures and communities around...

Grammys get it wrong again

Grammys get it wrong again

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

February 23, 2017

The music industry has always catered to white audiences over culturally relevant art. One of the most notable examples of this came about when the Grammys Ceremony aired last Saturday and graced us with criminally unsatisfying results once again, particularly in the categories in which hip-hop or R&...

Migos lacks ‘hype’

Migos lacks 'hype'

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

February 1, 2017

Atlanta trio Migos’ second studio album “Culture,” released Jan. 27 is a solid effort, but doesn’t show much growth compared to “Y.R.N. (Yung Rich Nation).” The hype behind this group has been at an all-time high as they have brought urban anthems from “Versace,” “Hannah M...

Students share stories

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience,com

November 17, 2016

Five students were chosen to speak to an audience of their peers during Los Medanos College’s second successful “Evening of Cultural Conversations.” The event held Tuesday, Nov. 15 in L-109 was meant to invite the audience to understand the personal struggles and journeys of each speaker. The event led by...

Spanish degree nears approval

Tyler Mortimore and Kimberly Stelly, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

October 13, 2016

Students who have taken one of Los Medanos College’s Spanish classes may be well on their way to a degree that doesn’t officially exist, at least not at the moment. A Spanish associative arts transfer degree is out of the planning phase and on its way to being approved at the district level, later...

Cultural clash causes internal struggle

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

October 6, 2016

Living a life torn between two different cultures is difficult. I personally choose to hyphenate myself and identify as Mexican-American because, although I recognize my luck for being born into this country, I still want people to remember the culture that made me who I am. Recently, I have begun t...

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