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Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
April 7, 2016
Filed under Features

After campaigning on a platform of a smarter fight against terror, President Barack Obama molded America’s burgeoning drone program into this vision of a more surgical war. Using unmanned aircraft, Obama could wage a truly Global War on Terror, raining Hellfire missiles down on targets from Somalia...

Zayn lets us into his “Mind”

Zayn lets us into his “Mind”

Taylor Stroud, [email protected]
April 4, 2016
Filed under Features

Exactly one year after his public departure from boy band One Direction, Zayn Malik – who now identifies simply as ZAYN – released his first solo album “Mind Of Mine” Friday, March 25. As a pop and R&B fan who is indifferent about One Direction’s music, I was intrigued to hear what ZAYN...

Zootopia is Disney’s best movie yet

Zootopia is Disney’s best movie yet

Atreyu Hinckley
March 10, 2016
Filed under Features

A year after Walt Disney Animation Studios decided to try out an animated superhero film in the hit movie “Big Hero 6”, they decided to return to animal characters in their new film “Zootopia.” Zootopia is a city populated by anthropomorphic mammals. The city consists of both predators in...

‘Radio Golf’ soon to premiere at LMC

‘Radio Golf’ soon to premiere at LMC

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
March 10, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Drama Department is bringing the show “Radio Golf” to the Little Theater beginning Thursday, March 31 at 7 p.m. Outreach Director Tyrone Davis from the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco will direct the show written by August Wilson. “I’m a huge fan of...

Jazz hits the right notes

Jazz hits the right notes

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
March 7, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Recital Hall nearly reached capacity Saturday night, Feb. 27 for a Jazz Concert performance featuring, the LMC and Heritage High School Jazz Ensembles as well as the Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, a “17 piece big band that plays music composed and arranged by its members”...

New art to be displyed

Adria Watson, [email protected]
March 3, 2016
Filed under Features

Los Medanos College will be hosting the Art Guild of the Delta show in the Art Gallery every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from March 9 to April 13. The opening reception for the show will be Thursday March 10 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Art pieces including paintings, drawings, photos, ceramics and...

Art Club continues success

Art Club continues success

Taylor Stroud, [email protected]
March 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College’s Art Club is thriving in only its second semester. The club gives LMC students an opportunity to connect and collaborate with other students on campus who are looking for a creative outlet. It aims to foster students’ various art skills in a safe place as well as guide...

Oranssi Pazuzu shows range

Oranssi Pazuzu shows range

Michael Martinez, [email protected]
March 3, 2016
Filed under Features

Oranssi Pazuzu is a Finnish band that has been creating waves in the underground scene with their compelling mix of black metal and spacey psychedelic rock. Their latest album, “Värähtelijä,” continues to tread new ground in a genre that has seen a fair amount of experimentation lately. According...

Film be-‘witches’

Film be-‘witches’

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
February 24, 2016
Filed under Features

After viewing Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of “The Shining,” Stephen King lamented that it was “a fancy car without an engine,” claiming that Kubrick had taken his novel’s matriarch — a clever and strong-willed character — and turned her into a screaming idiot, capable only of slobbering...

Music department in ‘Treble’

Sarah D. Gonzales, [email protected]
February 23, 2016
Filed under Features

A handful of music major requirement and prerequisite music classes have been cut for the 2016 spring semester here at Los Medanos College. Music 013 and Music 014 — Musicianship one and two —are listed as required courses music majors needed to complete to acquire their degree. Both courses have...

Rocky win probable

Brendan Cross, [email protected]
February 23, 2016
Filed under Features

This year’s Actor in a Supporting Role category for the 88th Academy Awards is loaded with great performances, but ultimately comes down to a two-man race to grace the Oscar trophy February 28. Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies – If you did an image search for stills from Bridge of Spies, and loo...

Fassbander stuns as Jobs

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
February 23, 2016
Filed under Features

The Academy loves true stories, and this year is very much the rule. Four of the five nominations for Best Actor went to men for roles playing people who had walked the earth as recently as 2011. Some are more mythologized more than others. The lone fictional fictional character is a botanist who finds...

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