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...

‘Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue’ themes touch the soul

Nyla Rahimi, Staff Writer
May 2, 2023

“Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue” opened April 27 to a receptive and engaged audience, but with the performance that took place, it would be hard to watch it and respond in any other way. The show...

New play showing in the LMC theater April 26

Nyla Rahimi, Staff Writer
April 20, 2023

Theater inspires us all every day, whether it be a tale of hardship or an uplifting and heartwarming story of family, we always leave these experiences with more than what we came with. In the Los...

Donna Acosta-Campos kicks off rehearsal by entering the scene as her character Glorie

‘Grace & Glorie’ is a touching tale

Atreyu Hinckley, Staff Writer
November 18, 2022

“Grace & Glorie” is the latest play provided by the Los Medanos College’s Drama Department. It’s the first play to be performed at the LMC little theater since the pandemic started back in...

Daisy Acosta-Campo (left) rehearses lines with fellow co-star Nyla Rahimi.

‘Grace and Glorie’ to premiere at LMC

Kai Arellano, Staff Writer
October 20, 2022

After two years of producing films remotely, the Los Medanos College drama department  will be on stage once again. “Grace and Glorie,” a story of two opposites who find a commonality and a friendship,...

The poster for Nosotros.

‘Nosotros’ explores home and community

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
March 8, 2022

Monument Impact presents “Nosotros,” a culmination of their Home Offers Me Escape and Safety, or H.O.M.E.S. program. The play details the experiences of the Wellington Gardens residents after having...

Fourth place winning feature photo taken by Cara Reiber in the Fall of 2021.

“Death and Silence” is more than just a film

Cara Rieber, Staff Writer
October 18, 2021

Three full days of shooting, from sunup to sundown. No extra days to re-shoot. Everything has to be perfect.  This was the experience of the Los Medanos College Drama Department Sept. 24-26 as they...

Ben Platt as Evan Hansen and Amandla Stenberg as  Alana Beck sitting together on a swing set.

The emotional beauty in “Dear Evan Hansen”

Audrey Lichty, Correspondent
October 7, 2021

"Dear Evan Hansen" is both a heartfelt and heartbreaking story about a teenager trying to deal with depression and anxiety, and a family grieving the loss of their son and brother. The musical movie, released...

Stage hands check the set for the SF production of Hamilton during intermission on Aug. 25.

Hamilton: A brilliant retrospective

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
September 6, 2021

“Hamilton: An American Musical” has stolen the hearts of thousands of fans across the country. And the show did it again on Aug. 25 to an appreciative audience who were starved of live theater during...

Head of the drama department nominated for awards

Head of the drama department nominated for awards

Faith Lloyd, Staff Writer
April 15, 2021

There's nothing better than a good teacher. Sometimes having a teacher that simply understands students and the struggles they are facing can inspire them and provide a new sense of academic confidence.  Professor...

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,...

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