Experience

Navigating LMC

Sophia Ornelas, Guest Columnist

February 13, 2020

Our college’s layout is compact when compared to a university, however, incoming students find it difficult to navigate the school. Whether it be searching for their class in the College Complex, or looking for the Student Service Center, more often than not students wander into the Library or Art ...

Vote medicare for all

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

February 13, 2020

In a country that claims to care about its citizens, we cannot allow our actions to be contradictory to the beliefs of this amazing nation. When we are in a nation that is supposed to be one of the best and most advanced in the world, how can we allow the people around us to suffer because of their e...

Preparing for the Coronavirus

Preparing for the Coronavirus

Jordyn Toscano and Krys Shahin

February 7, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District has set in place an emergency preparedness plan in case of the event that the rapidly developing Coronavirus affects anyone within the area. While there have only been 12 proven cases of Coronavirus in the United States as of Feb. 6, and six cases in Cal...

PTEC hosts open house

PTEC hosts open house

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

December 11, 2019

The Process Technology (PTEC) program at Los Medanos College held an open house to introduce students to the career Tuesday, Dec. 10. Those who were interested in learning about different tools and equipment that process technology workers deal with, including safety.   “Our industry ex...

E-cigs & aliens debated

E-cigs & aliens debated

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

December 5, 2019

The Los Medanos College Debate Team held their public debate for the end of the semester Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m in the Library Community Room 109. The goal of the public debate was to demonstrate the International Public Debate Association format to interested students, and provide t...

LMC continues search for VPI

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Los Medanos College is in search of filling the void position of Interim Vice President of Instruction (VPI). The appointee will take charge from January 2020 until the end of the academic year.   The vacant position was offered to employees within the Contra Costa Community College Dis...

Student Union soon to open

Student Union soon to open

Spencer Batute and Krys Shahin

December 5, 2019

The Student Union Complex is on track to open at the beginning of the spring 2020 semester. Its arrival is set to come after the new Kinesiology and Athletic Complex finished before schedule at the Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus.  The new addition to the LMC campus will be fit for many clubs an...

New athletic building opened

New athletic building opened

Krys Shahin, Spencer Batute, and Erick Amaya

November 21, 2019

The Kinesiology and Athletic Complex has officially opened and is ready for students and staff to use at the Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus. While the amenities and features within the building are meant for student athletes and students enrolled in KNACT-110, the state-of-the-art fitness cente...

Safety on campus is a priority

Safety on campus is a priority

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 14, 2019

The Safety and Security Committee and Police Services at Los Medanos College are working to implement new and accurate evacuation route maps in every classroom and office space on campus. As a result of construction to build a new Student Union building, which is slated to open in spring 2020, old eva...

Senator stipends nixed

Senator stipends nixed

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

November 14, 2019

Los Medanos College Associated Students recently voted down a proposal to pay themselves stipends for their student government service after being criticized for not putting the specific topic on their meeting agenda as called for by California’s Ralph M. Brown Act. Over the past few weeks, starting at...

Online classes changing format

Online classes changing format

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 14, 2019

The Los Medanos College Academic Senate has approved the implementation of fall cyber sessions for the 2020 fall semester. Cyber sessions are an online only, four to five week course that offers various general ed classes. Both Diablo Valley College and Contra Costa College have already incorporat...

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