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LMC should focus more on the LGBTQ+ community

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com

May 3, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

Los Medanos College has prided itself on being a supportive and inclusive atmosphere for its LGBTQ+ students. And it should. We have an ALLIES club specifically run by and for the LGBTQ+ students on campus. We have an out gay governing board member. We have a cohort of teachers in the process of creating...

Campus concerned over DeVos

Campus concerned over DeVos

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

February 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Education by the senate Tuesday, Feb. 7 after a historic tie-breaking vote — 51 to 50 — made by Vice President Mike Pence. After some responses she made to questions posed to her at the secretary of education confirmation hearing Jan....

Drama preps for stage

Drama preps for stage

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

February 7, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Drama students and faculty are busily prepping for their upcoming plays this spring. With a healthy mix of different genre, directors and even show length, this season provides something for everyone. The lineup includes “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,” in late March, “Shape...

Options are important

Alexandra Riva, ariva@lmcexperience.com

December 2, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Registration for Spring 2017 classes began for many students this week. As is usual for this process, classes fill up or aren’t offered on certain days of the week, which can create problems for students. These problems usually work themselves out. But what’s the deal with all the online classes bei...

Death penalty back on ballot

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

November 3, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

A hot topic often discussed in class, the death penalty is back on the ballot with two propositions. The first initiative, Prop 62, focuses on repealing the death penalty, while a yes vote on Prop 66 looks to change death penalty procedures to speed up the appeals process. This is not the first time...

Soccer scores another win

Garrett Belme, gbelme@lmcexperience

November 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos women’s soccer team notched a decisive victory over the Napa College Storm with a final score of 9-0. Napa drove down the field early, but a misfire had them coming up empty. The first goal of the day came when Mariah Caitlin passed the ball to an open Bubu Ayala who quickly got d...

New club gets down to business

October 21, 2016


Filed under Campus

Entrepreneurship is now at it’s all time high among the younger generations. With today’s access to technology, almost anyone can become his or her own boss. Nitlon Serva realized this and decided to create Los Medanos College’s first business club on campus. “The Business Department is excited...

‘Brother Gary’ brings the laughs

‘Brother Gary’ brings the laughs

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com

October 21, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

“Brother Gary,” the unique play featured at Los Medanos College's little theater and directed by Jack Nicolaus, touched up on the controversial topic of diversity while also successfully maintaining a pleasantly light and humorous tone. Bay Area playwright Ramiz Monsif tells the story surrounding ...

Crimes at Los Medanos are a concern

Janet Madrid

October 13, 2016


Filed under Perspectives

As a student at Los Medanos College, the crime can raise a red flag. Back in April 2016, a robbery happened, with a student getting their backpack stolen in the evening as well. If these crimes happened the first time, shouldn’t we up our protection to prevent it from happening again? Just looking at ...

Movie night draws big crowd

Movie night draws big crowd

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com

October 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Los Medanos outside amphitheater was open for students and staff for a movie night event hosted by the Los Medanos College Associate Student Senate, Shenanigans club and Office of Student Life Oct. 6. Attendees gathered around the amphitheater around 5:30, bringing chairs, blankets and friends....

‘Meeting’ is filled with spirit

‘Meeting’ is filled with spirit

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

September 30, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Riddled with endless metaphors and foreshadowing, “The Meeting” has brought topics relevant to the injustices going on in today’s society to the Los Medanos College community despite some issues with the writing. Written by Jeff Stetson, this show tells the tale of a fictional meeting between Mart...

Life as art

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

A new exhibit, Figurative Ceramics, was recently installed in the Los Medanos College Art Gallery. This most recent exhibit is a collaboration between renowned artist Lisa Reinertson and local artists Lucy Snow, Rosalinda Grejsen, Mary Lamb and Julee Richardson. There was a reception for the exhibit Thu...

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