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‘Hactivist’ gives balance to the reputation of ANON

Dexter Dunzweiler
October 26, 2012
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“We Are Legion: The Story of the Hactivists,” a great documentary that shows the history of the group Anonymous, was released into select cities Oct. 22. The film explains how the group started as pranksters not hackers, but quickly evolved into something bigger. Out of a website “4chan”...

Choral gives a unique pleasure

Choral gives a unique pleasure

Dexter Dunzweiler
October 26, 2012
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Music Department presented the Choral Experience Concert, which proved to be an excellent show that provided LMC students and special guests a chance to showcase their talents. The concert featured the LMC College Chorus, Chamber Chorale and the Gospel Choir directed by Silvester...

‘Boom’ plays off of cuts to education

‘Boom’ plays off of cuts to education

Eric Martin
October 20, 2012
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“Here Comes the Boom” is a great movie for all education lovers. The fictional comedy opened last Friday Oct. 12 with actor Kevin James playing a biology teacher Scott Voss who finds out his school is cutting programs because of budget concerns. In an effort to prevent loss of the music program,...

Wave of joy and laughter (Play Review)

Wave of joy and laughter (Play Review)

Dexter Dunzweiler
October 19, 2012
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Drama Department is presenting its adaptation of “Rough Crossing” — a play written by British playwright Tom Sheppard — in the Little Theater during the middle weeks of October. The play is directed by LMC Drama Instructor Sean J. O’Neil and performed by LMC drama students. The...

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
Filed under Features

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...

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