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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...

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

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

An artist in the making

An artist in the making
Amelie Hernandez, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

“Art is about growing as a person and trying new techniques along the way and the best part of it is seeing others' reactions to what each of my pieces means to them,” said LMC artist Marisol Gutierrez. Gutierrez...

Cricket: the 19-year-old graffiti artist

Luke Thomas showing off his art in Brentwood at the train tracks that intersect Lone Tree Way.
Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

To most, Luke Thomas is just an average Los Medanos College liberal arts major fresh out of high school. But to a handful of people he is known as Cricket, a 19-year-old future graffiti artist.  Graffiti...

Top 5 – Albums that’ll rock your quarantine

Top 5 - Albums that'll rock your quarantine
Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer
May 16, 2020

During these tough times, we all need things to help keep us distracted or just keep us entertained. Music has always been an outlet for humanity whether it be to celebrate, forget, remember, or question...

Show review – “The Midnight Gospel”

Show review - “The Midnight Gospel”
Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer
May 2, 2020

While all the craziness in the world is still occurring, I’m sure everyone is looking for something to keep their mind off things. We’re all searching for that one show, video game or hobby to keep...

Show review – Slobby’s World

While the show was first released on the streaming platform Netflix back in 2018, it is a great show to binge while in quarantine.
Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
April 27, 2020

During this quarantine, we’re all a little bored being stuck at home. Even if some of us still work, we all like to come home, put our feet up and relax on the couch with a nice show to watch. Luckily,...

Song review – Level of Concern

Song review - Level of Concern
Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief
April 14, 2020

Finding entertainment during a pandemic can be difficult for all of those not accustomed to staying home. Lately, we’ve seen various artists and musicians rally together to create new content for our...

Local hip-hop garage group grabs attention from fans and industry workers

Above, AG Club crafts a song in their garage studio. Seated left is Loui, who uses a digital keyboard to mix together the instrumental. Seated right, reaching over, is Babyboy, who asks Loui how certain affects can be added to make his vocals more interesting. Behind them is Jody Fontaine, mulling over lyrics he wrote.
Spencer Batute, Staff Writer
March 13, 2020

When the members of local hip-hop collective AG Club were in middle school, Odd Future, a soon-to-be supergroup, was revolutionizing the course of hip-hop with its innovative, anti-establishment style...

Banner Up! for Brentwood

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer
March 5, 2020

The Art Guild of the Delta is calling all artists to apply for the fourth annual Banner Up! Program. Art Guild of the Delta is welcoming artists of high school age and older, at no cost to them, to participate...

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