The new normal – Day 40

Photo courtesy of Umoja Program Coordinator Jamila Stewart.

Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

Editor’s note: “The new normal” is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with a shelter-in-place order amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Umoja Program Coordinator Jamila Stewart, is one of the many LMC staff members adjusting to the changes i...

Educating the future

Melan George, an LMC student in the Umoja program, reads to Foothill Elementary School children.

Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Before Black History Month came to an end, Los Medanos College faculty members and students had the opportunity to volunteer and read Black History Month books to the children at Foothill Elementary School and Highlands Elementary School.  Dr. A’kilah Moore, the former Dean of Mathematics and Science,...

Hip-hop and art collaborate

Hip-hop and art collaborate

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

October 9, 2016

Though it would have been interesting to see English Instructor Tess Caldwell freestyle another verse for the second day of Los Medanos College’s first hip-hop conference, in her own words, day two still “got pretty funky.” Rapper and conference organizer Kaila Love said with this event, she h...

Umoja hosts speaker; motivation ensues

Umoja guest speaker  San Francisco State Professor delivers motivational speech.

Dakotah Zabroski, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

San Francisco State professor Jamal Cooks delivered a motivational speech to the Umoja program that students could relate to. Cooks started off in the not so nice part of Oakland but overcame adversity and is currently only the second African-American professor to be tenured at San Francisco State. Cooks...

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