Experience

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ review: The struggles of a savant

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
December 21, 2020

Chess can be traced back 1,500 years when it is thought to have developed in India. Now, it is heralded as one of the most skillful games of competition, with tournaments that boast impressive prize pools....

Top 5 – Female R&B albums of 2020

Top 5 - Female R&B albums of 2020
Angelica Johnson, Staff Writer
December 21, 2020

Female R&B has been leading the charts since summer with singles, EPs and albums from current R&B queens to newcomers dazzling the timeless and soul-enriching genre with their own signature takes....

Leaders have let down the American people

Leaders have let down the American people
Dante Harrold, Staff Writer
December 21, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has shown the need to rely on science rather than dogma in times of  medical crisis. We should acknowledge there must be a degree of sacrifice in terms of small comforts to...

Virtual concert shows off vocal talent

The LMC Virtual Chorale Chamber performing during virtual concert Dec. 7.
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
December 11, 2020

The Los Medanos College and College of Alameda divisions of choral and vocal activities hosted the fall 2020 Voices of Equity Masterclass Recital Monday, Dec. 7. Directed by LMC professor Silvester Henderson...

New chancellor brings valuable community college experience

New chancellor brings valuable community college experience
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
December 10, 2020

Continuing to build on an already robust career spanning multiple positions within the community college realm, Bryan Reece has taken the reins of the Contra Costa Community District as its new permanent...

Police reformation begins with better education

Police reformation begins with better education
Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
December 8, 2020

On March 23, 2020, 32 shots were fired when three officers dressed in plain clothes forced themselves into the home of Breonna Taylor. Six of those shots hit Taylor and killed her.  The excessive...

From the stage to the computer screen

LMC student Ian Panela performing in the New Play Festival 2020.
Marjani Michelle Baptiste, Staff Writer
December 3, 2020

The theater is the heart of the Dramatic Arts program and since the pandemic hit, the stage has been vacant. The pandemic has reduced in-person activities on campus and this has affected the program’s...

College collaborating with Tesla to create opportunities

College collaborating with Tesla to create opportunities
Angelica Johnson, Staff Writer
December 2, 2020

Education and technology are coming together like never before as Los Medanos College and Tesla will officially announce their collaboration Dec. 3 from 6 to 7 p.m. via Zoom during LMC’s first-ever virtual...

Student athletes training despite pandemic

Student athletes training despite pandemic
Andrew Guitron, Staff Writer
December 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for students, especially athletes. All sports are currently on hiatus and with most classes being conducted fully online, it can be hard for student athletes...

Experience staff win awards

Graphic from Weston Hopkins
Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
November 25, 2020

The Los Medanos College Experience staff attended an online journalism conference Nov. 6-8 and were honored with 18 awards for work published during the 2019-20 academic year in addition to the contests...

Thanksgiving in 2020

Thanksgiving in 2020
Experience Staff
November 24, 2020

Getting through this year has been difficult for everybody. The pandemic has thrown the world into disarray, and it’s only getting worse. Now, during the time of the year people look forward to most,...

College offers ingredients to make holiday special

College offers ingredients to make holiday special
Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer
November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and several Los Medanos College groups are gearing up to provide a Thanksgiving basket to LMC students in need. The Umoja Scholars Program, EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs,...

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