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Free immigration legal consultations

Free immigration legal consultations

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2020

Los Medanos College students, staff and faculty have access to free legal immigration services from the Immigration Institute of the Bay Area.  The IIBA was founded in 1918 and “has helped immigrants, refugees, and their families join and contribute to the community for over one hundred years,”...

Board rejects renewal of third administrator contract

The members of the Governing Board

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 Interim Chancellor of the district, though Dr. Bryan Reece was recently offered the permanent chancellor...

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 and will now enter into contract negotiations. On Oct. 14, Reece’s contract is scheduled for public...

Chancellor search takes next step

LMC President and moderator of the Sept. 17 public forum listens intently to Dr. Bryan Reece

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2020

The search for the next Contra Costa Community College District permanent chancellor progressed further Thursday, Sept. 17 as the district held a public forum with the sole candidate, Dr. Bryan Reece. Starting at 12:30 p.m. each school in the district and the district office held a 45 minute forum...

Chancellor search moves forward with single candidate

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 Reece and Raul Rodriguez. But that field was reduced to one Wednesday, Sept. 16, when Rodriguez...

Panelists examine past and present of policing

Panelists during the Sept. 9 Zoom meeting.

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 “Urgent Conversations” series. From slave patrols in the early 1700s to the militarization...

Career Services hosting weekly meetings

Career Services hosting weekly meetings

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2020

The Los Medanos College Transfer and Career Services have added a new remote service to their roster for the fall semester, the Career Design Studio. The studio is spearheaded by LMC Career Exploration Program Coordinator Edward Beanes and Adjunct Career Counselor and Instructor Mark Isham.  “The...

The Financial Aid Office is still here to help

The Financial Aid Office is still here to help

Dante Harrold and Weston Hopkins

September 9, 2020

Financial aid is a crucial tool for students, even more so during this economically tremulous time. The U.S. is currently facing a pandemic, which has launched the country into a recession, leaving millions financially vulnerable. Students need to know what financial aid they may be entitled to and how...

Incoming freshman in the time of COVID

Incoming freshman in the time of COVID

Andrew Oliver, Staff Writer

September 2, 2020

Los Medanos College has a lot of new attendees during this unpredictable year.

Bookstore working to keep up with orders

Bookstore working to keep up with orders

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer

September 1, 2020

We currently have three permanent Bookstore employees and we have received well over 3,000 online orders.

District faculty upset with Governing Board

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

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.

Hannum appointed VPI

Natalie Hannum, the new Vice President of Instruction smiles for the camera.

Erick Amaya, Sports Editor

June 9, 2020

Natalie Hannum, who joined the Los Medanos College staff in 2013, will serve as the school’s new Vice President of Instruction. She will officially begin her new role July 1, 2020.  With the retirement of interim VPI Nancy Ybarra, Hannum was named the successor by LMC President Bob Kratochvil...

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