The binge-watching epidemic

The binge-watching epidemic

You may have only heard of "binge-watching" in the past year or two, but it has been around for a while. In the 1980s, people got together to watch marathons of their favorite shows on television. Now,...

The state of the ‘small screen’

It could be argued that young people have begun to spend too much time immersed in the small screens of their smartphones, tablets and computers. But a shift in the content of the “small screen” has...

Netflix exclusive shows

Netflix has broken new ground with its slew of original content. Ranging from TV shows to comedy specials to documentaries, Netflix has proven to be a powerhouse not just in popular content offered but...

Public Debate. Pittsburg City Hall, Friday May 1, 2015.

Debate over vapors

Josh Wood and Cristo Resendiz
May 7, 2015

  Pittsburg City Hall filled with an audience for a public debate courtesy of the LMC Debate Team Friday May 1. The eight debaters, split into teams of four, took turns arguing over whether...

Executive Vice Chancellor Gene Huff during a budget forum April 27.

Budget climbing back

Despite weak enrollment for the third consecutive year, the Contra Costa Community College District’s budget is relatively balanced, according to district representatives during a series of budget forums...

Retiring counselor Marie Karp smiles as she assists LMC student Erika Velasco.

Goodbye LMC, hello world

Although she has no immediate plans for life after academia, Los Medanos College counselor Marie Karp is excited about the possibilities. “I'm just looking forward to doing whatever I want to do,”...

Appreciate the past then move on

Appreciate the past then move on

May 7, 2015

Only 90s kids will get this: I miss my childhood. Okay a lot of us miss our childhood regardless of the time period we’re born and today’s emphasis on nostalgia reflects this. This generation in particular...

Get your work done on time

Get your work done on time

It’s that time of the semester again folks. The last few days before finals, when every semester-long assignment is due, with little time left to do it. But you know what’s worse than all our piled-up...

Dont undersell the revolution

Don’t undersell the revolution

The power of the American spirit has been at a crossroads as citizens embark on a pivotal decision — is it time for a revolution? In recent months, the mantra “Black Lives Matter” and Police Brutality...

Centerfielder Jerome Hill steadies under a fly ball during a 7-2 win against Mendocino College March 12. Hill finished the season as the team leader in batting average, hits, stolen bases and was awarded Bay Valley first team all-conference.

LMC baseball honored

When a team finishes in sixth place and misses the playoffs, there is usually not a lot to be excited about, but Los Medanos College baseball had plenty to be excited about after the season as seven players...

Put PEDs in the past

On Marty Lurie’s radio talk show on KNBR 680, another issue about Barry Bonds came into view, this time whether or not he should be welcomed back in the Giants organization as a coach. There is no doubt...

 The Avengers assemble again as they are put to the test and battle to save the planet from destruction against Ultron. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, James Spader, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. Rated PG-13. Runtime: 2 hr. 21 min.

Better than the first

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is the second amalgam of Hollywood A-listers once again gussied up in their Marvel superhero garb that, for the most part, entertained from start to finish, despite it being...

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