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Top 5 – Female R&B albums of 2020

Top 5 - Female R&B albums of 2020
Angelica Johnson, Staff Writer
December 21, 2020

Female R&B has been leading the charts since summer with singles, EPs and albums from current R&B queens to newcomers dazzling the timeless and soul-enriching genre with their own signature takes....

Top 5 – Sports movies to watch during quarantine

Top 5 - Sports movies to watch during quarantine
Andrew Guitron, Staff Writer
November 19, 2020

During these tough times movies are a great way to keep us distracted and entertained, and they are effective at delivering meaningful messages. Here are my Top 5 sports flicks you should check out during...

Essential employee working through the pandemic

Essential employee working through the pandemic
Roya Mohammad, Staff Writer
October 1, 2020

Zach Lindsay, alumni of Freedom High School and current student of Los Medanos College, has overcome many obstacles during this pandemic working at Raley’s.  Lindsay first started at Raley’s...

More than a voice behind the microphone

More than a voice behind the microphone
Tiffany James, Staff Writer
May 23, 2020

Sterling James — “The Bay Baby” — is a breath of fresh air. Her contagious smile is disarming and her greeting reveals her down-to-earth nature: “How are you doing cousin?” In the age of...

New family normal for two professors

New family normal for two professors
Jordyn Toscano, News Editor
May 22, 2020

Despite the bleak nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, both Los Medanos College biology professor Briana McCarthy and speech professor Marie Arcidiacono-Kaufman were beyond excited to welcome their newborns...

The new normal – Day 67

Left: Both Briana McCarthy and Marie Arcidiacono-Kaufman are LMC professors who are now new mothers during a pandemic.
Jordyn Toscano, News Editor
May 22, 2020

Editor’s note: This is the final installment of “The new normal,” a continuing series that began March 17, the first day of the public health order requiring citizens of Contra Costa County and five...

LMC English instructor publishes book

LMC English instructor publishes book
Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

Los Medanos College assistant English instructor L.D. Green, who teaches composition, creative writing and literature, recently published a collection of essays and stories which explore people's struggles...

Noel is new Academic Senate President

Noel is new Academic Senate President
Spencer Batute, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

Professor James Noel was elected Los Medanos College Academic Senate president earlier this semester when he ran unopposed to succeed current president Joshua Bearden, whose two-year term is coming to...

Top 5 – Random albums to check out during quarantine

Top 5 - Random albums to check out during quarantine
Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

Queens of the Stone Age - Era Vulgaris Released in 2007, “Era Vulgaris” is a defining album in the Queens of the Stone Age catalog. The album has 11 featured tracks, with four bonus tracks...

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...

The new normal – Day 66

The new normal - Day 66
Krys Shahin and Charles Reed
May 21, 2020

Editor’s note: “The new normal” is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with a shelter-in-place order amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19...

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