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Screenshot from Daft Punk's video

The end of Daft Punk

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
March 4, 2021

After 28 years of a successful music partnership, French-Electronica-duo Daft Punk has broken up.  The duo released a video Feb. 22 making it clear the band was done, and in their mysterious style...

Top 5 - Shows to watch on Netflix

Top 5 – Shows to watch on Netflix

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
March 2, 2021

As alternative streaming services grow in popularity, the once dominant Netflix has been losing its position as the trendiest source of entertainment. Other streaming services such as Disney Plus, Amazon...

Graphic from Weston Hopkins.

Student art gallery goes virtual

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
February 25, 2021

Galleries have long been considered an imperative place of gathering for art-lovers. For artists, their hard work and creative messages are displayed to a large audience of people who can view and appraise...

Graphic from Weston Hopkins.

Drama department working on new film

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
February 16, 2021

Redemption is a fickle thing and can be a hard concept to grasp for many people, let alone superheroes. The Los Medanos College drama department displays this idea in their upcoming film “Super Jerks,”...

Laugh through the screen with “Shenanigans”

Laugh through the screen with “Shenanigans”

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
February 3, 2021

Theater is typically performed in front of a live audience, but in the face of a global pandemic this is not currently feasible. Undeterred, artists have been getting creative to keep the art form alive,...

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ review: The struggles of a savant

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
December 21, 2020

Chess can be traced back 1,500 years when it is thought to have developed in India. Now, it is heralded as one of the most skillful games of competition, with tournaments that boast impressive prize pools....

The LMC Virtual Chorale Chamber performing during virtual concert Dec. 7.

Virtual concert shows off vocal talent

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
December 11, 2020

The Los Medanos College and College of Alameda divisions of choral and vocal activities hosted the fall 2020 Voices of Equity Masterclass Recital Monday, Dec. 7. Directed by LMC professor Silvester Henderson...

LMC student Ian Panela performing in the New Play Festival 2020.

From the stage to the computer screen

Marjani Michelle Baptiste, Staff Writer
December 3, 2020

The theater is the heart of the Dramatic Arts program and since the pandemic hit, the stage has been vacant. The pandemic has reduced in-person activities on campus and this has affected the program’s...

Harrowing Halls of  Halloween Programming

Harrowing Halls of Halloween Programming

Jesus Chico, Staff Writer / Graphics Editor
October 6, 2020

Fall television is often the most anticipated content all year, and 2020 is no exception. While theaters may have been shut down in much of the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, streaming shows and...

Former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris testifies before the U.S. Senate in

‘The Social Dilemma’ review: the sins of social media

Josh Bahns, Staff Writer
September 11, 2020

“There are only two industries that call their customers ‘users’: illegal drugs and software.” This is one of the many haunting quotes from Netflix’s new docu-drama hybrid, “The Social Dilemma.”  Jeff...

Review of Charlie Kaufman's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things'

Review of Charlie Kaufman’s ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’

Josh Bahns, Staff Writer
September 7, 2020
Rarely does a movie start with a character saying the title of said movie, but rarely does a Kaufman movie resemble any other.
The Strokes return with a bang

The Strokes return with a bang

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

After four years of slowly putting together songs in small writing sessions, The Strokes have returned after a seven-year hiatus to release a new album titled “The New Abnormal.” With legendary producer...

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