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Taken 2 Reviews

Taken 2 Reviews

October 12, 2012
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Movie Summary: “Taken 2,” the sequel to “Taken,” opened in American theaters Oct. 5, starring Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills alongside Maggie Grace playing his daughter, Kim. The 91-minute PG-13 rated film was directed by Oliver Megaton, and picks up where the last film left off. Charels Powell:...

Resident Evil 6 a hit and miss

Mark Francis
October 12, 2012
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Resident Evil 6 was a surprise announcement this year by Capcom, released a month early on October 2, which had fans salivating and waiting impatiently for zombie slaying. The wait has been somewhat worth it, with the new gameplay mechanics adding more replay value and more multiplayer modes. However,...

Experience gets a new web format

Experience gets a new web format

Jasmine Gordon
October 12, 2012
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The Los Medanos College Experience has added a new service for readers: an electronic edition published regularly through School Newspapers Online (SNO). Many local newspapers have also gone online — the Contra Costa Times and San Francisco Chronicle, for example — and the Experience is following...

‘Crossing’ opens Oct. 11

‘Crossing’ opens Oct. 11

Charles Powell and Dexter Dunzweiler
October 5, 2012
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Los Medanos College Drama Department will give people a reason to cast off from their routines of small screen, big screen and all other forms entertainment with their rendition of “Rough Crossing” written by Tom Stoppard. The maiden voyage is on Oct. 11 and will represent weeks of effort from the...

Future fire fighters feel the burn

Future fire fighters feel the burn

Kellie Mccown
September 21, 2012
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The hot summer sun beat down unforgivingly on four fire academy students as they prepared themselves to enter an abandond house. At the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Training Center in Walnut Creek, Batillion Chief Jeff Burris yells out a stern “Let’s Go.”  Without hesitation the...

Couple performs piano duet

Dexter Dunzweiler
September 21, 2012
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A piano recital was held last Saturday in the Los Medanos College Recital Hall. Music instructor Katherine Thompson performed with her husband Eric Thompson. The title of the concert was “Piano Duo Polyhymnia” and was solely two pianists. The steady flow of music and timing was impressive in the...

Final must-have game for the Wii

Final must-have game for the Wii

Mark Francis
September 14, 2012
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You can tell when you first boot up Mistwalkers’ latest, “The Last Story” on a Wii, that you’re in for a treat.The game’s main theme, created by none other then famed video game composer Nobuo Uematsu (the man behind many classic “Final Fantasy” melodies) serenades the players at the main...

Study abroad in Florence, Italy Spring 2013

Study abroad in Florence, Italy Spring 2013

September 14, 2012
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Across campus flyers say, “Study in Florence Spring 2013.” An information meeting will be held on Sept. 19 in the Los Medanos Library room 105 between 4-5 p.m. “At the meeting students will see a pre- sentation on what to expect while studying abroad. Students will also get information on what...

Students achieve their LMC goals

Students achieve their LMC goals

Luis Montiel
September 6, 2012
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Students, faculty and family gathered in the football field May 26 to celebrate the achievements of members of the class of 2012. Dean Kiran Kamath approached the podium, adjusted the microphone and said, “Welcome to Los Medanos College’s 38th Annual Graduation Ceremony.” Among the first to...

Faculty and staff on display

Faculty and staff on display

Antoinette Bunn
August 31, 2012
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The LMC Art Gallery is kicking off the school year with Roll Call 2012, the annual faculty and staff art exhibition featuring the work of more than 10 featured artists. The new show opens Aug. 21 and runs through Sept. 12. On display this fall are a variety of creations ranging from traditional paintings...

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