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An environment for growth

An environment for growth

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
April 21, 2021

Over the past year, schools all over the world went virtual because of the COVID-19 virus. During the first two weeks of the pandemic last March, I was excited for an “extended spring break.” After...

Connect with your career

Connect with your career

If you’re struggling to figure out what career to pursue, you’re not alone. The decision can be a stressful one. Fortunately, this week’s Opportunity Fair will provide you the chance to learn about...

Nolan Higdon during his presentation Oct. 20.

This is not fake news: Author tells you what is

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
October 23, 2020

The Los Medanos College Honors Transfer Program hosted a Zoom meeting with author and Diablo Valley College professor Nolan Higdon Oct. 20 to discuss his new book The Anatomy of Fake News: A Critical News...

Host Jennifer Saito and the panelists at the Oct. 15 meeting.

Vote smart: Don’t be manipulated

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
October 20, 2020

The Los Medanos College Honors Transfer Program hosted Vote Smart! Information Literacy and the 2020 Election Thursday Oct. 15. The virtual panel kicked off the first of a three part series the program...

Repeat matchup in race for Ward 5 district trustee

Repeat matchup in race for Ward 5 district trustee

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
October 11, 2020

In a replay of the 2016 election, voters will again have the opportunity Nov. 3 to decide between incumbent Greg Enholm and challenger Fernando Sandoval in the race for the Ward 5 trustee to serve on the...

The members of the CCCCD Governing Board

Board rejects renewal of third administrator contract

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
September 25, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board voted 3-2 not to extend the contract of Executive Vice Chancellor Eugene Huff during their Sept. 9 meeting. Huff is currently serving as the...

District finds new chancellor

District finds new chancellor

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
September 25, 2020

After a final closed-door interview Sept. 22, and amid controversy about the hiring process, the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board has tapped Dr. Bryan Reece to be its new chancellor...

One of the challenges facing new District Chancellor Bryan Reece is recovering student enrollment in the wake of the pandemic.

Chancellor search moves forward with single candidate

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
September 16, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District’s search for a new permanent chancellor made significant progress last Friday, Sept. 11 when the Governing Board narrowed its field of candidates to two, Bryan...

Panelists during the Sept. 9 Zoom meeting.

Panelists examine past and present of policing

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
September 14, 2020

A panel of Los Medanos College Social Science instructors condensed a few centuries worth of policing in the United States into a roughly two-hour presentation on Zoom Sept. 9 in the third of LMC’s four-part...

The District Governing Board members during the meeting held Aug. 25

District faculty upset with Governing Board

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
August 31, 2020
To lay off the one person who's a senior administrator of color in the name of increasing diversity is a joke.
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...

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...

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