Debate team looks forward to tournament

BayLeaf Wilson practices for debate tournament.

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The Los Medanos College Debate Team is headed to their next tournament set to be held Thursday, March 12 through Sunday, March 15 in Fresno Calif. The tournament, called the California Community College Forensic Association State Championship, is an annual event that the team often participates in. ...

E-cigs & aliens debated

Felero Smith uses a Reeses to make a point about vaping.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

December 5, 2019

The Los Medanos College Debate Team held their public debate for the end of the semester Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m in the Library Community Room 109. The goal of the public debate was to demonstrate the International Public Debate Association format to interested students, and provide t...

Debate season ends on high note

Azi Carter, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

The LMC debate season ended on a high note with a public debate hosted by Brentwood City Hall. The debate team left a lasting impression on the community of Brentwood. Over 150 concerned citizens, LMC students, faculty and staff filled the chambers of City Hall to witness the debate. Prior to the...

Debate season starts with success

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

October 19, 2017

The Los Medanos College Mustangs Debate Team picked up early season wins Oct. 7 and 8 at the San Diego State Aztec Invitational, where Richard Stanfield and Dylan Lee placed eleventh out of thirty six two-person teams, Stanfield took sixth place overall and Lee took thirteenth overall. In addition, the...

Debate team gets ready for a new season

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

August 24, 2016

It’s a new season for Los Medanos College’s Debate Society. With a new season come new faces, excitement and challenges. Debate team adviser Marie Arcidiacono said one of the main goals for the team this season is to continue making a name for their selves as a nationally competitive community college...

Team argues minimum wage

Debater Collin Brown speaks during the April 27 debate at Pittsburg City Hall.

Tyler Mortimore, tyler.mortimore@gmail.com

April 28, 2016

The decision to raise a minimum wage is always a contentious one, and it provided ample fodder for the Los Medanos College debate team as they took the stage Wednesday night at Pittsburg City Hall to argue over a $15 minimum wage. Professor Kasey Gardner welcomed the full house and explained the rules...

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