Experience

Food pantry still serves students

The Food Pantry has new hours to continue serving LMC students.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran

May 7, 2020

Editors note: The Food Pantry hours have changed from "Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m" to Mondays 2 to 4 p.m. according to Teresea Archaga. Despite recent campus closures and shelter-in-place orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Medanos College Food Pantry will continue to remain ...

CARES Act passed by senate

Eloy Oakley spoke about the CARES Act at a student media teleconference held April 14 via Zoom.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran

April 25, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act was recently passed by the U.S. Senate March 27 to help to provide relief to groups affected or impacted by the recent pandemic.  According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the almost $2 trillion Coronavirus response bill will provid...

Contra Costa requires masks

Contra Costa County residents are now required to wear masks starting April 22. Photo taken March 14 at FoodMaxx  in Brentwood, Calif.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor

April 17, 2020

Contra Costa County is one of many Bay Area counties now requiring members of the public and workers to wear face coverings starting 8 a.m., April 22. Contra Costa Health Services released a public health emergency order April 17, 2020 which states that “violation of or failure to comply with this order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both.” This...

LMC provides technology to students

LMC provides technology to students

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2020

As both lab and lecture courses transition to online only, some students may find themselves struggling to produce the materials and resources they need to be successful, and may not have access to.  In an attempt to help these students, Los Medanos College has purchased 50 Chromebooks and i...

Custodial crew continues to clean campus

Custodian Reynaldo Flores wipes down all door handles and surfaces everyday on campus. Photo taken March, 17.

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

While both students and staff are no temporarily not allowed at the Los Medanos College campus, it brings the question of how the physical campus upkeep will be maintained during the COVID-19 outbreak and the California shelter-in-place order.  After staff and students were notified of the campus closure Mar...

Summer registration postponed

Summer registration postponed

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the registration for the summer 2020 term, originally scheduled to open April 4, has now been reset to a tentative date.  “Registration for summer will likely be April 20,” wrote Interim Vice President of Instruction Nancy Ybarra in an email. “Although th...

Meetings held on Zoom

The first online Academic Senate meeting was held Monday, March 23.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

March 25, 2020

The Los Medanos College Academic Senate held its first online Zoom meeting Monday, March 23 from 3 to 5 p.m. Due to California’s state-wide shelter-in-place order, students, staff and faculty are not allowed to leave their homes for anything other than essentials until further notice.  As t...

Math Lab moves online

Dorthy Enomoto checks her answers in the Math Lab. Picture taken in 2013.

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

As lecture classes continue to transition online, the Los Medanos College Math Lab will also be transitioning to an online format. This switch will happen March 23 starting at 8 a.m. The Math Lab will function in a similar manner to lecture courses, through Canvas. Any LMC student currently taking a ...

Armed robbery near LMC Lake puts community on alert

Armed robbery near LMC Lake puts community on alert

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

October 5, 2017

A Los Medanos College student was robbed by an armed suspect Wednesday morning on the southwest side of the LMC Lake. An emergency alert sent to staff and students following the incident reported the victim sustained no injuries. The alert also explained police received a call about the robbery at 9 a.m...

Ignorance isn’t an excuse

Staff

April 13, 2017

Today’s political climate almost requires you to keep up with what’s going around you and if you’re one of those people who say you don’t watch the news, you’re in for some serious problems. And today, not only do you have to pay attention to the news, you have to watch out for unreliable new...

Death penalty back on ballot

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com

November 3, 2016

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...

Is Kaepernick correct?

Garrett Belme, gbelme@lmcexperience.com

September 7, 2016

San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick has made headlines recently for not standing up during the singing of the national anthem before two preseason games. Kaepernick said he refuses to stand and celebrate the United States in the wake of controversial killings of unarmed black citizens...

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