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‘Mortal Kombat 1’ gores success

Ray Kopf, Staff Writer
September 20, 2023

Mortal Kombat is a title that has been in headlines since it was first released in 1992. At that time, it was making headlines about how graphic the content was and how parents should be careful showing...

Official poster for Starfield

“Starfield:” Empty Space

Dylan Davidson, Experience Correspondent
September 20, 2023

In June of 2018, renowned video game development studio Bethesda unveiled their newest open world role-playing game “Starfield.” It was promised to be the studios biggest and most content-rich game,...

‘Roll Call’ exhibition showcases diverse art styles

Antonio Johnson, Staff Writer
September 14, 2023

Extraordinary artistic designs, paintings and photography, from Los Medanos College faculty and staff were on full display at the opening of the ‘Roll Call’ art exhibition held Sept. 7 from 4 to...

Maurice, portrayed by Jonas Bloquet, gets taken control of by Valak, a demonic entity.

Sketchy plot ruins ‘The Nun II’

Ray Kopf, Staff Writer
September 13, 2023

The newest film in the Conjuring universe, “The Nun II,” was recently released and it stands as an interesting inclusion into the franchise. Set four years after the events of the previous movie, this...

Azad, portrayed by Shah Rukh Khan, shows himself as the leader of the group that hijacked the train.

‘Jawan’ rectifies the wrongs of society

Mohammad Najimi, Staff Writer
September 13, 2023

A new action and drama Bollywood movie was released on Sept. 7 titled “Jawan” which had the Indian megastar Shah Rukh Khan as the main character. It was an intense thriller that displayed someone forcing...

Retirement calls upon Robert McCall

Retirement calls upon Robert McCall

Jerome Hill, Staff Writer
September 12, 2023

“Equalizer 3,” Starring Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning and Eugenio Mastrandrea, was released to theaters on Sept. 1 and it feels like another Steven Seagal movie. “Equalizer 3” is filled with...

A creative passion turned into a future

Nyla Rahimi, Staff Writer
August 31, 2023

“My mom and my grandmother were both seamstresses,” says Nicole McGraw as she describes her introduction to sewing, “so I grew up kinda in that world.”  Her world is not only one of sewing...

Morgan Freeman speaks about the impact of the 761st tank batallion.

Original Black Panthers ‘come out fighting’

Jerome Hill, Staff Writer
August 31, 2023

I’ve seen many documentaries before, but this one will stay in my top five list. It covers a wide array of cultures, war stories and experiences as Morgan Freeman had the opportunity to meet a World...

Jann Mardenborough, portrayed by Archie Madekwe, imagines himself inside a racecar in order to stay focused in an important race against other online players.

‘Gran Turismo’ grand, but lacks pacing

Mohammad Najimi, Staff Writer
August 31, 2023

A new action and adventure movie has recently been released titled “Gran Turismo'' and it is based on the true story of Jann Mardenborough, a teenage Gran Turismo player who was able to become a professional...

Angela Brickmann, portrayed by Noma Dumezweni, walks oward the suspected bomber while police aim their guns in his direction.

Plot holes get their ‘Retribution’

Mohammad Najimi, Staff Writer
August 31, 2023

The key component of action movies are the conflict, chase, challenge, combat and violence that occur during the film. These kinds of movies also contain the hero triumphing at the end. The new action...

Screenshot of a band playing their song.

Music lovers tune into the 28th Annual Gospel Celebration

Jaden Fortier, Staff Writer
May 16, 2023

Lovers of gospel music and students of Professor Silvester Henderson’s music class came together to listen and watch the 28th Annual Gospel Celebration Virtual Concert at 7 p.m. on May 6. Marking...


Life story of boxer George Foreman

Juan Cebreiros, Staff Writer
May 16, 2023

“Big George Foreman” is a captivating sports drama that pays homage to the remarkable life and boxing career of George Foreman. This film explores the complex journey of a man who not only conquered...

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