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...

What the Honors Transfer Program can do for you

What the Honors Transfer Program can do for you

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
March 23, 2021

Many students desire to get ahead in college. Whether it be transferring with a higher acceptance rate, taking advanced courses or participating in numerous club activities, the Los Medanos Honors Transfer...

Abby Muse, Ryan Hiscocks and Briana McCarthy all detail their experience with COVID-19.

First hand experience with COVID-19

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
March 22, 2021

The first case of COVID-19 in the United States was reported Jan. 20, 2020 and little information was known about the virus or it’s severity. There was no way to predict its devastating impact, no way...

Professor Eric Sanchez uses his phone to instruct a class during the pandemic.

Art instructors draw on new techniques during pandemic

Faith Lloyd, Staff Writer
March 10, 2021

Has COVID-19 attacked creativity? Art professors and students alike continue to encounter barriers that prevent them from properly practicing their craft, but somehow, they are finding new ways to break...

Graphic by Sarina Grossi with elements provided by Chialin Hsieh.

Pilot Pathway Project aims to help students

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
March 10, 2021

At community colleges like Los Medanos, time and energy is spent to ensure students succeed and reach their academic goals. However, it’s difficult to help students if no personal connection is built...

Top 5 - Shows to watch on Netflix

Top 5 – Shows to watch on Netflix

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
March 2, 2021

As alternative streaming services grow in popularity, the once dominant Netflix has been losing its position as the trendiest source of entertainment. Other streaming services such as Disney Plus, Amazon...

Graphic from Weston Hopkins.

Student art gallery goes virtual

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
February 25, 2021

Galleries have long been considered an imperative place of gathering for art-lovers. For artists, their hard work and creative messages are displayed to a large audience of people who can view and appraise...

Graphic from Jesus Chico.

Accreditation commission concerned with district

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2021

In an effort to hold the Contra Costa Community Colleges District Governing Board accountable, all district colleges — including Los Medanos — have been issued a warning by the accrediting agency that...

Jesus Cano at Pittsburg High School's Pirate Stadium after the 2019 North Coast Section Division 1 final where Pittsburg beat Liberty High School 21-14.

Living his American dream

Luis Angel Fuentes Perez, Staff Writer
February 18, 2021

Jesus “Juice” Cano, a journalist for the Collegiate at Fresno State University, has found success in his pursuit of a sports journalism career. However, the former Los Medanos College Experience editor...

Thyra Cobbs at the LMC Pittsburg campus March 2020.

Motivation beyond measure

Anjelica Johnson, Staff Writer
February 17, 2021

When thinking of a highly accomplished and committed college student, Thyra Cobbs may be the first person that pops into mind. Cobbs is a powerhouse name known throughout the Los Medanos College community...

Graphic from Weston Hopkins.

LMC Covid-19 testing site relocates

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
February 16, 2021

As the United States reaches the one-year-mark of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to provide for struggling communities grows stronger and stronger over time.  The Contra Costa Community...

Graphic from Weston Hopkins.

Drama department working on new film

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
February 16, 2021

Redemption is a fickle thing and can be a hard concept to grasp for many people, let alone superheroes. The Los Medanos College drama department displays this idea in their upcoming film “Super Jerks,”...

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