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A constructively critiqued concert

A constructively critiqued concert

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Nerves bundled in the air for performing students as they showcased their vocality in the Choral/Vocal Masterclass Recital Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Los Medanos College Recital Hall. The audience consisted of many students and supporting friends and family members of the director and LMC professor ...

Give back to LMC

Give back to LMC

Kelly Williams and Spencer Batute

December 5, 2019

The 31st anniversary of the annual Los Medanos College traditional toy drive is here. The event takes place on the Pittsburg campus, and they are asking for small donations to give back to those in need during the holidays. In previous years, the Office of Instruction at the Pittsburg campus has giv...

Raising funds with holiday fun and crafts

Raising funds with holiday fun and crafts

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 29, 2019

Leave some room in your wallets and hearts this holiday — the Ceramics Department will hold a ceramics fundraiser during finals week. Funds raised will go toward the ceramics department to help with equipment and maintenance, as well as the ceramics department’s annual spring conference at UC Davis w...

Breath of life

Breath of life

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 22, 2019

Child Study Center Instructor, Leticia Webb, watched her entire life flash before her eyes Thursday, Oct. 31 at the Los Medanos Pittsburg campus in Parking Lot A. Abiding by her unspoken daily schedule, Webb went outside to eat her lunch in her car, as she does every day during her break. This part...

Students stop and smell the roses

Students stop and smell the roses

Jordyn Toscano, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The Los Medanos College Rotaract club has been searching for and resolving a variety of needs on campus for many years now. The LMC Rotaract club is “like a junior club for Rotary; like a college version of it,” explained Antioch Rotary Adviser Milanka Schneiderman. Rotaract aims to provide servi...

Comedians in conversation

Comedians in conversation

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Comedians Nina G and Mean Dave raised awareness for disabilities and addiction at Los Medanos College’s comedy show, titled “Stutterer Interrupted: Comedians in Conversation,” at the Little Theatre Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. In the show, she revealed the hard truth of her past through biting punchline...

Movie Review: “Parasite”

Movie Review: “Parasite”

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 21, 2019

“Parasite” is a film that turns its audience into exactly what it portrays; hungry parasites, ever-starving and constantly craving the next scene. Set in South Korea, a lower class family of four struggles to earn enough to live with dignity. After the son fakes his way into a high-paying tutoring...

Healing through harmony

Healing through harmony

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 14, 2019

Somewhere on campus, the hands of Bona Nsiala can be heard twirling away at guitar strings, making a melody for passersby to and from classes. Many stop to listen, and some ask him why he plays out in public. Nsiala’s usual reply is that he simply likes the echo that he gets from playing in open areas....

Musician plays with pride

Musician plays with pride

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

November 14, 2019

Los Medanos College hosted one of its Equity Speaker Series events in the Little Theatre Friday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. The free concert featured Eli Conley, an indie singer-songwriter and out gay transgender man. Conley showcased his talents by playing guitar and singing songs about issues currently facing t...

Get set for STEM with robotics club

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The Delta Robotics club of Los Medanos College is currently accepting new members. The club is run by students who have experience in engineering, programming and business fundamentals. They meet every Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Science Room 230.  At these meetings, newcomers can expect to find workshops and pr...

Zuniga nominated for Theatre Bay Area Award

Zuniga nominated for Theatre Bay Area Award

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 7, 2019

Dr. Luis Zuniga, Director of LMC Orchestra and Band, was recently nominated for an award for Outstanding Music Direction by Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest theatre service organizations in the United States. The Theatre Bay Area Awards “are designed to honor excellence in professionally-orie...

LMC hosts haunted hangout

LMC hosts haunted hangout

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Multiple clubs at Los Medanos College participated in a haunted house event along with a Fall Fundraiser, Oct. 25. The campus was decked out in spooky Halloween decorations but kept it family-friendly for all the children who attended with their parents.  The groups who decorated the campus, like Sh...

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