Measure E worth weighed

Suzzanne Sperry, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

Measure E is a $450 million bond measure to improve aging Contra Costa Community College facilities.   If the district wins the ballot, LMC will be looking at new Student Activities and Performing...

Grads walk nearing

Charles Powell, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

Past the sweat and aggravation of finals for some Los Medanos College students a figurative finish line is waiting just around the bend in the form of graduation day. The commencement ceremony will...

Accreditation quandary

Kellie McCown, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

The Los Medanos College battle for accreditation continued Monday with a third draft presented to campus faculty and staff for review before being forwarded to the Academic Senate May 12 for endorsement. The...

What are your plans for summer vacation?

Aishling Doherty and Jazmine Gordon, Staff Writers
May 8, 2014

Editorial Cartoon 5-9-14

Joey Fajardo, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

Ensemble sounds so ‘baroque’

During the LMC Baroque Ensemble Aileen Nichols plays viola.
Brendan Cross, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

The Los Medanos College Baroque Ensemble presented a lackluster “Evening of Baroque Music” Thursday, May 1. The program featured six different works of which separate portions of the ensemble played. Parts...

Students vote yes on ‘E’

Editorial, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

Measure E has stirred quite some controversy over the proposal to raise property taxes from $13 for every $100,000 of assessed value to $26. While there are arguments on both sides that are valid, it is...

Read about the side effects

Malik Lawson, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

Antidepressants are making a killing. The promotion of depression as an illness treatable with drugs has become a scandalous enterprise with little or no merit. The psychiatric drug I have chosen to...

Study before finals approach

Josh Wood, Guest Columnist
May 8, 2014

We’ve all heard the rule, don’t cram, study over the course of the semester a little bit each day and you won’t have to worry. Unfortunately, many of us fall short of that expectation, including...

Sweet Child of Light paints a better realm

Aurora (bottom left) works through puzzles with help from the end user in the forest.
Joseph Delano, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

Child of Light, the most recent release from Ubisoft, is a stellar game. The side-scrolling epic is visually exhilarating, while having a superb ambient soundtrack. From seeing the trailer for the game,...

‘Fluffy’ comes to the Bay Area

Steven Luke, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

Gabriel Iglesias, also known as Fluffy to his fans, made a stop in the Bay Area on his Unity Through Laughter world tour. However, this wasn’t just another stop on the tour, it was the filming of his...

Game is anything but ‘amazing’

Spider-Man flies through the air from his webs.
Brendan Cross, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

There is absolutely nothing amazing about “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” video game. Games based on movies are almost always bad, as companies just release something alongside the movie to further capitalize...

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