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Review Crew: “Venom”

Review Crew: “Venom”

Perry Continente, Robert Pierce, and A.R. Broom

October 19, 2018


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A.R. Broom, "2 stars out of 5"  Top-notch computer generated imagery, plenty of action, well known actors, low levels of plot complexity and superpowers. At this point, Marvel has their formula pretty well nailed down to gather vast amounts of audiences and please them. There were a couple of...

Analyzing #Metoo

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

October 19, 2018


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When actress Rose Mcgowan came out with sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein in 2017, she kickstarted the major growth of the #Metoo movement. Women then came together on social media to finally tell their stories about their own experiences with sexual assault. The growth and cons...

LGBTQ community comes out

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

October 18, 2018


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Los Medanos College Allies Club and LMC faculty from the LGBTQ community celebrated “Coming Out Day,” an event that addresses LGBTQ issues and encourages community visibility. Three faculty members told their coming out stories during the event. The event also showcased Deb Cuny, a Restorative Justice...

Back Talk SE – “Venom” Spoilercast

October 16, 2018


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZDdUDVR1Sw On this special edition version of Back Talk, Robert Pierce and Anthony Martinez discuss "Venom."

Pittsburg California Theatre and LMC to put on ‘Becky Shaw’

Pittsburg California Theatre and LMC to put on ‘Becky Shaw’

BreAnna Crawford, @lyniece_

October 12, 2018


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The LMC drama department will be performing in Gina Gionfriddo's witty play, “Becky Shaw” at the California Theatre from Oct. 18 to 21. The dark comedy is about a newlywed couple who wants their two “romantically challenged” friends to be together. In this tale of tangled love lives, the night...

Ramirez’s road to outreach

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

October 12, 2018


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As Student Outreach coordinator, Elizabeth Ramirez helps hundreds of high school students every week better determine what they are going to do with their future. She encourages them to go college, get scholarships, make use of student resources, and make the overall transition from high school to college eas...

Oktoberfest part 2: E.J. Phair

Oktoberfest part 2: E.J. Phair

PERRY CONTINENTE, @perrycontinente

October 11, 2018


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For the first in the Oktoberfest series click here! When looking for experimental, cutting edge beer people don't often think of Pittsburg. Which is a shame, given that E.J. Phair is brewing some truly unique beer and pushing the boundaries of the beverage, while also serving up fantastic pizza from ...

Oktoberfest part 1: Five Suns Brewing

Oktoberfest part 1: Five Suns Brewing

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

October 4, 2018


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Downtown Martinez’s food scene has blossomed in recent years with the addition of several colorful restaurants and bars. One of these new arrivals, Five Suns Brewing, is an absolute gem.   Five Suns is rarely open, only entertaining guests Friday through Sunday, but is well worth going out...

‘Spamalot’ debuts at the Pittsburg California Theater

BreAnna Crawford, @lyniece_

October 4, 2018


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On September 28 the California Theater debuted the musical adaptation “Spamalot” of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” — a hilarious mess of jokes and great vocals. The setting of the play took place in England, decades in the past with a king looking for troops to help him rule. As the st...

Food review: Nido Kitchen and Bar

Food review: Nido Kitchen and Bar

Perry Continente, A.R. Broom, and Jesus Cano

September 27, 2018


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Nido Kitchen and Bar is a Mexican restaurant located at 444 Oak Street, Oakland. They are known for their modern twist on classic Mexican cuisine and their extensive mezcal menu. Perry Continente, "4 Stars out of 5" Nido’s modern spin on classic Mexican food can be a colorful and oddly nostalgic experie...

Music director talks life and hard work

Music director talks life and hard work

Lilly Montero, @Lilly_Montero3

September 20, 2018


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Los Medanos College music director, Dr. Luis Zuniga, grew up in a no-nonsense kind of home when it came to education. “Education was more like a religion,” said Zuniga about the atmosphere in his family home in Panama. To be educated was the standard, his parents dogma ultimately helped shape...

The East Bay “rolls loud”

The East Bay “rolls loud”

BreAnna Crawford, @lyniece_

September 20, 2018


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“It was the most fun I have ever had, everyone was dancing and just having an overall good time with each other,” said LMC student Taylor Sims about her experience at Rolling Loud Bay Area this past weekend. Rolling Loud is a hip-hop music festival that took place Sept. 14 and 15 at the Oaklan...

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